New Jersey Summary Tables

Levels

Measure Level 12 Month Average Series High High Date Series Low Low Date
Hires 153,000 162,250 288,000 June 2020 87,000 October 2012
Job openings 273,000 283,167 299,000 January 2022 61,000 August 2009
Layoffs and discharges 51,000 41,250 511,000 March 2020 23,000 December 2011
Quits 90,000 95,250 112,000 February 2022 28,000 August 2009
Total separations 148,000 147,000 605,000 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 3.6% 47 3.9% 8.1% June 2020 2.2% March 2013
Job openings 6.1% 46 6.4% 7.0% March 2021 1.6% October 2009
Layoffs and discharges 1.2% 12 1.0% 12.2% March 2020 0.6% January 2022
Quits 2.1% 49 2.3% 2.7% March 2022 0.7% August 2009
Total separations 3.5% 42 3.6% 14.4% March 2020 2.0% December 2011
Unemployed persons per job opening ratio 0.6% 10 0.8% 7.1% October 2009 0.6% July 2022

Hires

State Level Rate Prior Month Prior Year Rank
Georgia 263,000 5.5% 5.6% 5.0% 1
Alaska 17,000 5.4% 6.4% 5.5% 2
Kentucky 104,000 5.4% 4.9% 5.8% 2
Montana 27,000 5.3% 5.3% 5.7% 4
Nevada 74,000 5.1% 5.0% 7.5% 6
Oklahoma 86,000 5.1% 5.1% 5.4% 6
South Carolina 115,000 5.1% 4.9% 5.0% 6
West Virginia 36,000 5.1% 4.8% 4.9% 6
Wisconsin 113,000 3.8% 3.6% 4.0% 45
Massachusetts 138,000 3.7% 3.5% 3.9% 46
New Jersey 153,000 3.6% 3.9% 4.2% 47
California 618,000 3.5% 3.6% 3.7% 48
District of Columbia 24,000 3.1% 3.4% 2.8% 49
Pennsylvania 184,000 3.1% 3.2% 3.3% 49
New York 288,000 3.0% 3.1% 3.3% 51
United States 6,382,000 4.2% 4.2% 4.5%