North Carolina



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Jun
15

Occupational Employment and Wages in Durham-Chapel Hill – May 2016

Workers in the Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $27.81 in May 2016, about 17 percent above the nationwide average of $23.86.

Jun
15

Occupational Employment and Wages in Greensboro-High Point – May 2016

Workers in the Greensboro-High Point Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.52 in May 2016, about 14 percent below the nationwide average of $23.86.

Jun
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South was unchanged in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

North Carolina Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)4,920.4 4,935.0 4,943.7 4,950.8 4,945.3 (p)4,928.5

Employment(1)

(2)4,663.6 4,674.9 4,691.5 4,707.1 4,710.8 (p)4,705.5

Unemployment(1)

(2)256.9 260.1 252.2 243.7 234.5 (p)223.0

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)5.2 5.3 5.1 4.9 4.7 (p)4.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

4,382.7 4,377.0 4,387.1 4,387.5 4,379.1 (p)4,397.9

12-month % change

2.2 1.9 1.8 1.6 1.2 (p)1.6

Mining and Logging(4)

5.7 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.9 (p)5.7

12-month % change

3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 5.4 (p)1.8

Construction(4)

204.0 205.2 206.4 202.8 199.7 (p)203.0

12-month % change

5.2 4.3 4.3 2.3 0.3 (p)2.0

Manufacturing(4)

466.8 461.2 461.2 464.0 462.8 (p)464.7

12-month % change

0.5 -0.9 -1.0 -0.2 -0.4 (p)0.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

820.9 822.6 821.8 818.2 816.1 (p)817.6

12-month % change

2.0 1.8 1.5 1.0 0.4 (p)0.5

Information(4)

78.3 77.8 77.2 75.6 74.5 (p)74.6

12-month % change

0.9 -0.1 -1.9 -3.0 -5.7 (p)-5.7

Financial Activities(4)

229.2 230.5 230.3 230.8 229.7 (p)231.0

12-month % change

2.6 3.0 2.6 2.7 2.0 (p)2.5

Professional & Business Services(4)

619.0 618.8 620.6 621.6 624.8 (p)634.4

12-month % change

3.4 3.3 3.5 3.1 3.4 (p)5.0

Education & Health Services(4)

589.0 589.4 591.7 592.0 593.2 (p)593.8

12-month % change

1.9 1.8 2.0 1.8 1.7 (p)1.7

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

485.6 484.4 489.2 489.0 487.3 (p)487.4

12-month % change

3.3 2.3 2.8 2.4 1.5 (p)1.6

Other Services(4)

151.8 154.1 154.8 154.7 155.9 (p)157.0

12-month % change

1.8 3.1 3.8 3.7 3.9 (p)4.5

Government(4)

732.4 727.2 728.1 733.0 729.2 (p)728.7

12-month % change

1.4 1.1 0.8 1.0 0.9 (p)0.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Virginia Beach Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
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Charlotte Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
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Raleigh Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
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Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2017
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2017
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2017
County Employment and Wages in North Carolina – Fourth Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Virginia Beach Area Employment — June 2016 Employment News Release Aug 2016
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in North Carolina – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Minimum Wage Workers in North Carolina – 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greensboro-High Point – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Raleigh – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
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 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2017
Fatal Occupational Injuries in North Carolina – 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2017
Durham Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2017
Winston Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2017
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in North Carolina – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Winston-Salem – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Durham-Chapel Hill – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017