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HomeNewsEconomyJOLTS: Job Openings 6.4M in September, Driven By Private Sector

JOLTS: Job Openings 6.4M in September, Driven By Private Sector

A newspaper with the headline "Job Market". (Photo: AdobeStock)
A newspaper with the headline "Job Market". (Photo: AdobeStock)
A newspaper with the headline “Job Market”. (Photo: AdobeStock)

Washington, D.C. (PPD) — The number of job openings came in at 6.436 million in September, up slightly from a downwardly revised 6.352 million, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported. While hires came in at 5.871 million after a historically high level around 7.0 million over the last two months, total separations fell to 4.664 million.

Forecasts for job openings ranged from a low of 6.2 million to a high of 6.7 million. The consensus forecast was 6.508 million.

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