Special Report

Industries With the Most Job Openings

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14. Real estate and rental and leasing
> Job opening rate in May 2021: 4.3% (total: 101,000)
> Total employment + job openings in May 2021: 2,363,000
> Job opening rate in May 2020: 3.4% (total: 76,000)
> Total employment + job openings in May 2020: 2,214,800

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13. Educational services
> Job opening rate in May 2021: 4.5% (total: 165,000)
> Total employment + job openings in May 2021: 3,649,000
> Job opening rate in May 2020: 2.4% (total: 80,000)
> Total employment + job openings in May 2020: 3,351,500

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12. Information
> Job opening rate in May 2021: 4.6% (total: 132,000)
> Total employment + job openings in May 2021: 2,868,000
> Job opening rate in May 2020: 3.0% (total: 81,000)
> Total employment + job openings in May 2020: 2,675,000

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11. State and local, excluding education
> Job opening rate in May 2021: 4.7% (total: 444,000)
> Total employment + job openings in May 2021: 9,400,000
> Job opening rate in May 2020: 3.9% (total: 353,000)
> Total employment + job openings in May 2020: 9,167,000

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10. Wholesale trade
> Job opening rate in May 2021: 4.7% (total: 280,000)
> Total employment + job openings in May 2021: 5,961,000
> Job opening rate in May 2020: 2.5% (total: 140,000)
> Total employment + job openings in May 2020: 5,648,000