New Jersey Summary Tables

Levels

Measure Level 12 Month Average Series High High Date Series Low Low Date
Hires 163,000 161,500 288,000 June 2020 87,000 October 2012
Job openings 285,000 285,583 299,000 January 2022 61,000 August 2009
Layoffs and discharges 49,000 40,583 511,000 March 2020 23,000 December 2011
Quits 76,000 95,833 112,000 February 2022 28,000 August 2009
Total separations 132,000 147,417 605,000 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 3.9% 41 3.9% 8.1% June 2020 2.2% March 2013
Job openings 6.4% 46 6.5% 7.0% March 2021 1.6% October 2009
Layoffs and discharges 1.2% 7 1.0% 12.2% March 2020 0.6% January 2022
Quits 1.8% 51 2.3% 2.7% March 2022 0.7% August 2009
Total separations 3.1% 47 3.6% 14.4% March 2020 2.0% December 2011
Unemployed persons per job opening ratio 0.6% 13 0.9% 7.1% October 2009 0.6% May 2022

Hires

State Level Rate Prior Month Prior Year Rank
Nevada 98,000 6.8% 5.7% 6.9% 1
Alaska 21,000 6.7% 6.9% 5.6% 2
Wyoming 17,000 6.0% 6.0% 5.0% 3
Montana 30,000 5.9% 5.9% 5.3% 4
Georgia 270,000 5.6% 5.6% 5.8% 5
Idaho 43,000 5.3% 5.2% 4.8% 6
South Carolina 117,000 5.3% 5.0% 4.6% 6
Hawaii 31,000 5.1% 5.6% 4.6% 8
New Jersey 163,000 3.9% 4.1% 3.2% 41
Massachusetts 134,000 3.7% 3.9% 3.4% 45
Michigan 160,000 3.7% 3.9% 4.4% 45
Wisconsin 110,000 3.7% 3.6% 3.8% 45
California 618,000 3.5% 3.8% 3.9% 48
Minnesota 103,000 3.5% 3.9% 3.1% 48
New York 329,000 3.5% 3.3% 3.2% 48
District of Columbia 25,000 3.3% 3.5% 2.9% 50
Pennsylvania 187,000 3.2% 3.0% 3.0% 51
United States 6,507,000 4.3% 4.3% 4.2%