New Jersey Summary Tables

Levels

Measure Level 12 Month Average Series High High Date Series Low Low Date
Hires 167,000 165,417 293,000 June 2020 87,000 October 2012
Job openings 310,000 266,667 323,000 July 2021 61,000 August 2009
Layoffs and discharges 39,000 49,750 517,000 March 2020 23,000 December 2011
Quits 96,000 90,583 110,000 May 2007 28,000 August 2009
Total separations 144,000 150,000 611,000 March 2020 77,000 December 2011

Rates

Measure Rate National Rank 12 Month Average Series High High Date Series Low Low Date
Hires 4.1% 37 4.2% 8.2% June 2020 2.2% March 2013
Job openings 7.2% 24 6.3% 7.5% July 2021 1.6% October 2009
Layoffs and discharges 1.0% 26 1.3% 12.3% March 2020 0.6% December 2011
Quits 2.4% 45 2.3% 2.8% October 2020 0.7% August 2009
Total separations 3.6% 43 3.8% 14.6% March 2020 2.0% December 2011

Hires

State Level Rate Prior Month Prior Year Rank
Hawaii 37,000 6.4% 3.8% 6.7% 1
Alaska 19,000 6.1% 6.9% 5.9% 2
Nevada 79,000 5.8% 6.3% 5.8% 3
Georgia 261,000 5.7% 5.8% 4.9% 4
Louisiana 102,000 5.5% 5.2% 5.2% 5
West Virginia 38,000 5.5% 5.1% 5.3% 5
Rhode Island 26,000 5.4% 5.0% 5.4% 7
South Carolina 116,000 5.4% 5.2% 4.9% 7
New Jersey 167,000 4.1% 4.4% 5.8% 37
Virginia 153,000 3.9% 4.6% 4.1% 45
Connecticut 60,000 3.7% 4.0% 3.5% 47
Maryland 100,000 3.7% 3.9% 3.6% 47
Nebraska 38,000 3.7% 3.9% 3.8% 47
New York 323,000 3.6% 3.6% 3.5% 49
Minnesota 100,000 3.5% 3.1% 3.3% 50
District of Columbia 21,000 2.8% 2.7% 2.4% 51
United States 6,506,000 4.4% 4.4% 4.2%