New Jersey Summary Tables

Levels

Measure Level 12 Month Average Series High High Date Series Low Low Date
Hires 169,000 158,250 288,000 June 2020 87,000 October 2012
Job openings 281,000 283,500 299,000 January 2022 61,000 August 2009
Layoffs and discharges 39,000 39,667 511,000 March 2020 23,000 December 2011
Quits 108,000 97,167 112,000 February 2022 28,000 August 2009
Total separations 155,000 147,750 605,000 March 2020 77,000 December 2011
Unemployed persons per job opening ratio NA NA NA NA NA NA

Rates

Measure Rate National Rank 12 Month Average Series High High Date Series Low Low Date
Hires 4.0% 36 3.9% 8.1% June 2020 2.2% March 2013
Job openings 6.3% 45 6.5% 7.0% March 2021 1.6% October 2009
Layoffs and discharges 0.9% 22 1.0% 12.2% March 2020 0.6% January 2022
Quits 2.6% 42 2.4% 2.7% March 2022 0.7% August 2009
Total separations 3.7% 39 3.6% 14.4% March 2020 2.0% December 2011
Unemployed persons per job opening ratio 0.7% 6 0.9% 7.1% October 2009 0.7% April 2022

Hires

State Level Rate Prior Month Prior Year Rank
Alaska 22,000 6.9% 6.6% 5.5% 1
Oklahoma 101,000 6.0% 5.7% 4.3% 2
Montana 30,000 5.9% 5.7% 5.3% 3
Wyoming 17,000 5.9% 6.0% 5.0% 3
Hawaii 35,000 5.8% 5.2% 5.0% 5
Georgia 271,000 5.7% 5.8% 5.5% 6
Kentucky 110,000 5.7% 6.3% 5.5% 6
Nevada 81,000 5.6% 4.8% 4.9% 8
New Jersey 169,000 4.0% 4.3% 4.0% 36
Kansas 52,000 3.7% 3.8% 3.8% 46
Connecticut 59,000 3.6% 3.5% 4.1% 47
Minnesota 104,000 3.6% 3.7% 3.5% 47
Wisconsin 104,000 3.5% 3.9% 3.8% 49
New York 303,000 3.2% 3.3% 3.7% 50
Pennsylvania 170,000 2.9% 3.4% 3.6% 51
United States 6,586,000 4.4% 4.4% 4.2%