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North Carolina



News Releases:
Jun
21
County Employment and Wages in North Carolina — Fourth Quarter 2021

Employment increased in all of North Carolina’s nine largest counties from December 2020 to December 2021.

Jun
17
Occupational Employment and Wages in Asheville — May 2021

Workers in the Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $22.82 in May 2021.

Jun
17
Occupational Employment and Wages in Durham-Chapel Hill — May 2021

Workers in the Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $33.03 in May 2021.

North Carolina Economy at a Glance:
North Carolina
Data Series Back
Data
Dec
2021
Jan
2022
Feb
2022
Mar
2022
Apr
2022
May
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)4,991.7 5,007.1 5,015.3 5,030.5 5,056.5 (p)5,087.6

Employment(1)

(r)4,784.7 4,809.7 4,828.1 4,853.2 4,883.2 (p)4,916.6

Unemployment(1)

(r)207.1 197.4 187.2 177.3 173.3 (p)171.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.1 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.4 (p)3.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

4,656.1 4,665.6 4,694.7 4,717.8 4,721.2 (p)4,728.2

12-month % change

3.6 3.8 4.2 4.2 3.9 (p)3.6

Mining and Logging(3)

5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 (p)5.5

12-month % change

-1.8 0.0 -1.8 -3.5 -3.5 (p)-3.5

Construction(3)

239.0 239.6 239.5 244.2 239.4 (p)240.6

12-month % change

2.5 1.8 1.5 3.0 0.4 (p)0.9

Manufacturing(3)

465.9 464.9 469.5 471.5 472.8 (p)476.5

12-month % change

2.0 1.4 2.0 2.0 2.6 (p)3.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

900.5 902.2 905.7 905.7 903.5 (p)899.2

12-month % change

1.3 1.9 2.1 2.0 1.7 (p)1.1

Information(3)

79.8 79.7 80.2 81.1 81.4 (p)81.5

12-month % change

10.1 7.0 7.7 8.7 7.5 (p)7.1

Financial Activities(3)

274.9 277.5 280.2 282.0 283.7 (p)285.9

12-month % change

4.4 4.3 4.8 4.9 4.8 (p)5.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

691.0 697.0 704.6 710.0 712.4 (p)713.6

12-month % change

5.8 6.1 6.7 6.7 7.1 (p)6.5

Education & Health Services(3)

634.5 634.5 639.6 643.2 642.5 (p)643.8

12-month % change

2.8 1.5 2.0 2.6 2.3 (p)2.1

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

483.1 485.4 490.9 491.6 494.5 (p)496.2

12-month % change

11.7 12.1 13.0 12.4 11.5 (p)9.6

Other Services(3)

165.9 164.6 164.3 165.6 167.1 (p)168.1

12-month % change

5.5 4.1 3.5 4.0 4.3 (p)4.7

Government(3)

716.0 714.7 714.7 717.4 718.4 (p)717.3

12-month % change

0.3 2.9 2.8 2.2 1.5 (p)1.5

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Virginia Beach Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2022
Charlotte Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2022
Raleigh Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2022
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2022
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2022
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2022
County Employment and Wages in North Carolina — Fourth Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Virginia Beach Area Employment — June 2021 Employment News Release Jul 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in North Carolina — 2021 Unemployment News Release Feb 2022
Minimum Wage Workers in North Carolina – 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greensboro-High Point — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Raleigh — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Consumer Price Index, South Region — May 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News – May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2022
Fatal Occupational Injuries in North Carolina — 2020 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2022
Durham Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2022
Winston Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2022
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in North Carolina — 2020 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Winston-Salem — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Durham-Chapel Hill — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Construction Trades Occupations in North Carolina’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineering Occupations in Selected Southeast Metropolitan Areas – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Women’s Earnings in North Carolina — 2020 Pay News Release Oct 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in North Carolina — First Quarter 2021 Employment News Release Nov 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Asheville — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Wilmington — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fayetteville — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greenville — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021