New Jersey Summary Tables

Levels

Measure Level 12 Month Average Series High High Date Series Low Low Date
Hires 173,000 164,083 288,000 June 2020 87,000 October 2012
Job openings 279,000 284,667 299,000 January 2022 61,000 August 2009
Layoffs and discharges 28,000 39,750 511,000 March 2020 23,000 December 2011
Quits 96,000 95,667 112,000 February 2022 28,000 August 2009
Total separations 132,000 146,083 605,000 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 4.1% 36 4.0% 8.1% June 2020 2.2% March 2013
Job openings 6.2% 41 6.5% 7.0% March 2021 1.6% October 2009
Layoffs and discharges 0.7% 45 1.0% 12.2% March 2020 0.6% January 2022
Quits 2.3% 45 2.3% 2.7% March 2022 0.7% August 2009
Total separations 3.1% 48 3.5% 14.4% March 2020 2.0% December 2011
Unemployed persons per job opening ratio 0.6% 15 0.8% 7.1% October 2009 0.6% June 2022

Hires

State Level Rate Prior Month Prior Year Rank
Alaska 20,000 6.4% 6.4% 5.9% 1
Wyoming 16,000 5.6% 6.0% 5.4% 2
Georgia 261,000 5.4% 5.6% 5.8% 3
Montana 27,000 5.3% 6.0% 5.5% 4
Florida 473,000 5.1% 5.0% 4.9% 5
Louisiana 97,000 5.1% 5.0% 4.9% 5
Idaho 41,000 5.0% 5.3% 5.8% 8
North Carolina 236,000 5.0% 4.7% 5.9% 8
Oklahoma 85,000 5.0% 5.1% 4.4% 8
West Virginia 35,000 5.0% 4.8% 4.7% 8
New Jersey 173,000 4.1% 3.9% 3.6% 36
California 623,000 3.6% 3.6% 3.8% 44
Kansas 50,000 3.6% 3.7% 4.7% 44
Wisconsin 104,000 3.5% 3.7% 3.7% 46
District of Columbia 26,000 3.4% 3.3% 3.5% 48
Massachusetts 125,000 3.4% 3.7% 3.7% 48
Minnesota 100,000 3.4% 3.5% 3.6% 48
Pennsylvania 202,000 3.4% 3.3% 3.4% 48
New York 289,000 3.1% 3.4% 3.5% 51
United States 6,374,000 4.2% 4.3% 4.4%