North Carolina



News Releases:

May
24

Occupational Employment and Wages in Durham-Chapel Hill – May 2017

Workers in the Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $28.53 in May 2017, about 17 percent above the nationwide average of $24.34.

May
24

Occupational Employment and Wages in Raleigh – May 2017

Workers in the Raleigh Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $24.71 in May 2017, not significantly different from the nationwide average of $24.34.

May
24

Occupational Employment and Wages in Winston-Salem – May 2017

Workers in the Winston-Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.59 in May 2017, about 11 percent below the nationwide average of $24.34.

North Carolina Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)4,967.6 (2)4,966.1 4,969.9 4,974.3 4,977.8 (p)4,981.8

Employment(1)

(2)4,745.7 (2)4,744.3 4,747.6 4,752.0 4,755.3 (p)4,762.3

Unemployment(1)

(2)221.9 (2)221.8 222.3 222.4 222.5 (p)219.6

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.5 (2)4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 (p)4.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

4,437.2 4,449.2 4,458.6 4,467.9 4,473.0 (p)4,482.1

12-month % change

1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 (p)1.9

Mining and Logging(4)

5.8 5.7 5.8 5.7 5.8 (p)5.8

12-month % change

3.6 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 (p)3.6

Construction(4)

209.5 210.5 212.0 212.5 214.4 (p)215.6

12-month % change

2.6 2.4 2.9 2.4 3.5 (p)4.0

Manufacturing(4)

467.5 468.1 469.1 470.3 470.1 (p)473.0

12-month % change

0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.8 (p)1.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

831.4 833.7 832.8 837.9 838.8 (p)838.2

12-month % change

1.3 1.3 1.0 1.6 1.7 (p)1.7

Information(4)

79.7 79.8 80.7 81.7 82.2 (p)82.8

12-month % change

1.1 1.3 2.7 3.7 4.2 (p)4.9

Financial Activities(4)

234.2 235.0 235.7 237.5 238.2 (p)238.7

12-month % change

2.0 2.2 2.4 3.2 3.2 (p)3.1

Professional & Business Services(4)

627.2 631.7 634.6 632.3 630.5 (p)633.3

12-month % change

2.8 3.6 3.4 2.8 2.5 (p)3.3

Education & Health Services(4)

601.8 602.7 602.5 602.9 604.8 (p)605.8

12-month % change

1.8 1.6 1.3 1.0 1.4 (p)1.4

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

494.8 496.7 499.2 499.7 500.4 (p)500.0

12-month % change

1.6 1.8 2.1 1.7 1.6 (p)1.9

Other Services(4)

150.8 150.8 150.5 151.7 151.7 (p)151.7

12-month % change

-0.7 -0.4 -0.7 0.1 0.1 (p)0.2

Government(4)

734.5 734.5 735.7 735.7 736.1 (p)737.2

12-month % change

0.7 0.8 1.0 0.9 0.8 (p)0.9

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(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
Economic Summary May 2018
Raleigh Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2018
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table May 2018
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2018
County Employment and Wages in North Carolina – Fourth Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Virginia Beach Area Employment — June 2017 Employment News Release Aug 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in North Carolina – 2017 Unemployment News Release Mar 2018
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 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Raleigh – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2018
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 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2018
Fatal Occupational Injuries in North Carolina – 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2018
Durham Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Winston Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in North Carolina – 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Winston-Salem – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Durham-Chapel Hill – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
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 Engineers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Women’s Earnings In North Carolina – 2016 Pay News Release Sep 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in North Carolina – First Quarter 2017 Employment News Release Dec 2017