There were 5.133 million job openings on the last business day of February, little changed from January. This was the highest level of job openings since January 2001. The job openings rate for February was 3.5 percent. The number of job openings was little changed for total private and government and no industries posted significant changes from January. The number of job openings (yellow) are up 23% year-over-year compared to February 2014.

There were 4.916 million hires in February, about the same as in January. The hires rate in February was 3.5 percent. The number of hires was little changed for total private and government in February. There was little to no change in the number of hires in all industries over the month.

There were 2.7 million quits in February, about the same as in January. The quits rate in February was 1.9 percent. The number of quits was little changed for total private and government over the month. The number of quits was changed little in February for all industries and decreased in the Northeast region. Quits are up 10% year-over-year.