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. 

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Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)

Area : North Carolina       Information         
Period: 2019, June (Revised, Benchmark: 2018)

Current Employment Statistics (CES)

Area : North Carolina    Information      
Total 4,582.24,561.0
Mining & Logging 5.65.6
Construction 223.5221.5
Manufacturing 472.1471.4
Trade, transportation, and utilities 857.2854.0
Information 80.180.0
Financial activities 248.3246.7
Professional and business services 646.1642.9
Education and health services 616.9623.4
Leisure and Hospitality Services 547.8521.4
Other services 161.1157.9
Government 723.5736.2
Period: 2019, June (Benchmark: 2018)

Quarterly Census Employment and Wages (QCEW)

Area : North Carolina             Information      
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting6,17052,786529,755,310166,187,408
Mining 4226,08497,879,0128,606,820
Utilities 1,15231,798691,483,73625,034,762
Construction 53,440453,0546,758,973,8921,365,095,960
Manufacturing 20,294955,69214,372,599,4661,935,631,708
Wholesale Trade 39,608369,0747,072,658,498768,874,232
Retail Trade 68,6021,029,6857,545,341,8762,675,208,356
Transportation and Warehousing 15,472327,7504,205,122,970784,906,938
Information 10,676162,2143,275,845,852288,757,530
Finance and Insurance 29,386351,2618,047,357,806548,088,946
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 25,764120,3641,678,208,460342,663,674
Professional and Technical Services 76,520527,63812,924,089,2061,279,289,728
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3,536168,5984,151,425,924482,445,504
Administrative and Waste Services 37,652608,5825,928,771,2942,344,987,674
Educational Services 12,870794,3589,532,080,656262,839,334
Health Care and Social Assistance 48,7781,248,48816,876,732,4522,107,016,786
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 8,440147,7191,370,024,054270,791,582
Accommodation and Food Services 43,544860,5784,017,083,9162,517,776,362
Other Services, Ex. Public Admin 46,782224,4722,075,962,040585,657,484
Public Administration 4,982493,2926,452,852,5824,642,490
Period: 2018, 04 Qtr

Occupational Employment and Wages in North Carolina (OES)

Area : North Carolina             Information      
Total All occupations 804,383,210$10.12$22.69$28.97
Management Occupations 80191,090$29.71$59.24$74.01
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 79218,230$20.77$36.02$43.65
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 77135,130$24.21$42.13$51.09
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 8064,160$22.09$37.60$45.36
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 8335,220$19.69$34.14$41.36
Community and Social Services Occupations 8653,050$14.59$21.92$25.59
Legal Occupations 8324,550$17.49$43.58$56.63
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 89277,400$12.15$23.60$29.32
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occ8042,100$12.72$26.50$33.39
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations84278,880$18.30$36.61$45.76
Healthcare Support Occupations 83147,300$9.63$13.80$15.89
Protective Service Occupations 86100,080$11.42$19.17$23.04
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 79426,490$8.42$10.94$12.20
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occup. 83133,890$8.86$12.60$14.47
Personal Care and Service Occupations 83121,590$8.44$12.46$14.48
Sales and Related Occupations 79472,380$8.78$19.48$24.83
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 81629,880$11.34$17.57$20.68
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 858,540$9.59$16.03$19.25
Construction and Extraction Occupations 84167,930$12.99$19.70$23.05
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 81188,380$13.73$22.20$26.44
Production Occupations 81343,450$10.92$17.03$20.09
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 81323,480$9.78$16.33$19.61
Period: 2019