New Jersey Summary Tables

Levels

Measure Level 12 Month Average Series High High Date Series Low Low Date
Hires 160,000 163,000 293,000 June 2020 87,000 October 2012
Job openings 298,000 284,667 323,000 July 2021 61,000 August 2009
Layoffs and discharges 21,000 39,917 517,000 March 2020 21,000 January 2022
Quits 103,000 96,000 110,000 May 2007 28,000 August 2009
Total separations 138,000 146,583 611,000 March 2020 77,000 December 2011

Rates

Measure Rate National Rank 12 Month Average Series High High Date Series Low Low Date
Hires 3.9% 40 4.1% 8.2% June 2020 2.2% March 2013
Job openings 6.7% 40 6.6% 7.5% July 2021 1.6% October 2009
Layoffs and discharges 0.5% 51 1.0% 12.3% March 2020 0.5% January 2022
Quits 2.5% 41 2.4% 2.8% October 2020 0.7% August 2009
Total separations 3.3% 47 3.7% 14.6% March 2020 2.0% December 2011

Hires

State Level Rate Prior Month Prior Year Rank
Delaware 30,000 6.6% 4.9% 4.3% 1
Alaska 20,000 6.3% 6.0% 6.3% 2
Kentucky 113,000 5.9% 5.2% 4.3% 3
North Carolina 274,000 5.9% 5.2% 5.0% 3
Montana 28,000 5.6% 5.4% 5.0% 5
Georgia 258,000 5.5% 5.3% 4.4% 6
Colorado 152,000 5.4% 4.4% 4.3% 8
Idaho 44,000 5.4% 5.0% 4.7% 8
South Carolina 117,000 5.4% 5.5% 3.8% 8
New Jersey 160,000 3.9% 3.4% 4.0% 40
Minnesota 104,000 3.6% 3.7% 3.3% 45
Pennsylvania 208,000 3.6% 4.0% 3.6% 45
Connecticut 58,000 3.5% 3.7% 3.3% 47
Kansas 49,000 3.5% 4.1% 3.6% 47
Missouri 95,000 3.3% 4.0% 4.0% 49
New York 308,000 3.3% 3.6% 3.1% 49
District of Columbia 21,000 2.8% 2.9% 2.3% 51
United States 6,426,000 4.3% 4.3% 4.0%