This application allows access to labor market data. Most recent published data at the statewide level is displayed on this screen. Programs may not display data for all areas due to the unavailability of estimates at all geographic levels. Data is produced by LEAD (Labor & Economic Analysis Division) of the North Carolina Department of Commerce under contract with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) except for: National estimates, which are produced solely by the BLS; all Business Closings, and CES employment estimates for the Goldsboro and Jacksonville MSAs, which are produced solely by the LEAD. Please note the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program data for the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC MSA only includes geographic and industry data for NC. 

Terms of use

Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)

Area : North Carolina       Information         
Period: 2017, November (Revised, Benchmark: 2016)

Current Employment Statistics (CES)

Area : North Carolina    Information      
Mining and Logging 5.95.9
Construction 202.8200.6
Manufacturing 469.3466.4
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 841.0828.3
Information 74.574.3
Financial Activities 228.7228.3
Professional and Business Services 656.2652.4
Education and Health Services 610.5605.1
Leisure and Hospitality Services 483.7490.6
Other Services 155.1154.6
Government 760.0740.0
Period: 2017, November (Benchmark: 2016)

Quarterly Census Employment and Wages (QCEW)

Area : North Carolina             Information      
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting6,18458,730482,809,398382,353,412
Mining 4185,38682,199,40234,394,600
Utilities 96030,248604,904,65686,903,260
Construction 51,842418,3685,236,096,3323,170,399,124
Manufacturing 20,534933,69213,198,902,8926,136,093,006
Wholesale Trade 39,614370,2446,358,062,0942,321,886,594
Retail Trade 68,7961,005,3736,888,061,3624,716,130,634
Transportation and Warehousing 14,898295,4003,553,895,1141,686,023,484
Information 10,234159,8132,973,095,088707,478,328
Finance and Insurance 29,898334,9027,101,103,7041,864,628,896
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 24,536118,2211,349,167,950773,410,502
Professional and Technical Services 74,082483,5059,408,829,6662,763,917,394
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3,454166,1063,774,534,3541,184,219,832
Administrative and Waste Services 36,460593,3565,304,948,4323,459,739,826
Educational Services 12,506779,5948,537,306,718539,749,272
Health Care and Social Assistance 48,2221,213,99414,770,377,4784,164,228,810
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 8,170159,5621,110,401,848517,885,022
Accommodation and Food Services 42,366860,2323,632,417,6103,243,971,964
Other Services, Ex. Public Admin 45,796220,0481,835,656,3421,167,886,978
Public Administration 5,146485,8125,766,014,62020,676,676
Period: 2017, 02 Qtr

Occupational Employment and Wages in North Carolina (OES)

Area : North Carolina             Information      
Total All occupations 874,231,020$9.49$21.77$27.91
Management Occupations 86180,470$30.28$58.50$72.61
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 85208,340$20.01$34.81$42.22
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 84125,030$23.23$40.52$49.17
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 8761,830$21.80$37.12$44.78
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 8833,800$18.44$32.57$39.63
Community and Social Services Occupations 9149,510$14.35$21.13$24.52
Legal Occupations 8922,010$17.03$45.75$60.11
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 90266,340$12.43$23.24$28.64
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occ8740,760$11.86$25.37$32.12
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations90265,870$17.64$35.94$45.09
Healthcare Support Occupations 90153,090$8.82$12.80$14.78
Protective Service Occupations 89102,560$10.47$17.58$21.14
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 88412,150$8.29$10.21$11.17
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occup. 89130,920$8.32$11.82$13.56
Personal Care and Service Occupations 89108,400$8.28$11.97$13.82
Sales and Related Occupations 86454,500$8.39$19.11$24.48
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 87630,420$10.59$16.68$19.73
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 899,360$9.08$15.00$17.96
Construction and Extraction Occupations 87147,430$12.18$18.59$21.79
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 87175,420$13.15$21.28$25.34
Production Occupations 88344,780$9.97$16.31$19.48
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 86308,040$9.31$15.35$18.38
Period: 2017