The number of job openings in the US reached a new all-time high of 7.581 million in January 2019 from an upwardly revised 7.479 million in the previous month, easily beating market expectations of 7.31 million. The number of job openings was little changed for total private and increased for government (+59,000). The largest gains were recorded in wholesale trade (+91,000), real estate and rental and leasing (+60,000), and information (+42,000), while the biggest declines were seen in other services (-98,000), retail trade (-97,000), and arts, entertainment, and recreation (-40,000). Job Offers in the United States averaged 4361.59 Thousand from 2000 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 7626 Thousand in November of 2018 and a record low of 2264 Thousand in July of 2009.
Job Offers in the United States is expected to be 6300.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Job Offers in the United States to stand at 5818.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Job Openings is projected to trend around 5600.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.