New Jersey Summary Tables

Levels

Measure Level 12 Month Average Series High High Date Series Low Low Date
Hires 159,000 163,667 293,000 June 2020 87,000 October 2012
Job openings 290,000 272,000 323,000 July 2021 61,000 August 2009
Layoffs and discharges 47,000 45,833 517,000 March 2020 23,000 December 2011
Quits 102,000 92,417 110,000 May 2007 28,000 August 2009
Total separations 167,000 148,583 611,000 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% 45 4.2% 8.2% June 2020 2.2% March 2013
Job openings 6.7% 29 6.4% 7.5% July 2021 1.6% October 2009
Layoffs and discharges 1.2% 16 1.2% 12.3% March 2020 0.6% December 2011
Quits 2.5% 46 2.3% 2.8% October 2020 0.7% August 2009
Total separations 4.1% 40 3.8% 14.6% March 2020 2.0% December 2011

Hires

State Level Rate Prior Month Prior Year Rank
Hawaii 38,000 6.6% 6.4% 6.0% 1
Alaska 20,000 6.5% 6.1% 6.2% 2
Montana 28,000 5.8% 5.2% 4.8% 3
South Carolina 126,000 5.8% 5.4% 5.1% 3
Idaho 45,000 5.7% 4.7% 4.8% 5
Kentucky 105,000 5.6% 5.2% 5.2% 6
Wyoming 15,000 5.5% 5.1% 4.8% 7
Iowa 61,000 4.0% 4.0% 4.2% 44
New Jersey 159,000 3.9% 4.1% 4.6% 45
Maryland 103,000 3.8% 3.7% 4.9% 46
Minnesota 111,000 3.8% 3.4% 3.4% 46
New York 333,000 3.7% 3.6% 3.4% 48
Ohio 201,000 3.7% 4.2% 4.2% 48
Massachusetts 123,000 3.5% 4.0% 3.2% 50
District of Columbia 24,000 3.2% 2.8% 3.1% 51
United States 6,697,000 4.5% 4.4% 4.2%