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: 2018, December (Revised, Benchmark: 2017)

Current Employment Statistics (CES)

Area : North Carolina    Information      
Total Nonfarm4,569.14,536.4
Mining and Logging5.55.6
Trade, Transportation, & Utilities878.3856.5
Financial Activities241.5242.5
Professional & Business Services646.9646.0
Education & Health Services621.9615.9
Leisure & Hospitality 493.6506.6
Other Services 148.7149.8
Government 756.2739.0
Period: 2018, December (Benchmark: 2017)

Quarterly Census Employment and Wages (QCEW)

Area : North Carolina             Information      
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting6,26856,904498,511,544391,994,540
Mining 4426,28292,645,05440,861,884
Utilities 1,18036,430789,733,732108,546,936
Construction 53,572442,3325,844,692,9383,481,706,258
Manufacturing 20,442947,66413,782,527,3326,337,207,784
Wholesale Trade 40,074363,9386,512,367,2342,357,037,680
Retail Trade 69,1981,013,0487,179,951,8484,879,141,864
Transportation and Warehousing 15,540308,2263,862,309,1781,796,399,438
Information 10,724163,5193,156,198,872863,191,782
Finance and Insurance 30,414346,4017,698,623,4501,910,279,338
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 25,464121,6791,458,372,996817,202,650
Professional and Technical Services 76,810511,38610,211,532,5842,917,847,778
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3,612162,9503,840,609,4621,278,601,354
Administrative and Waste Services 38,192601,6135,448,815,5383,624,614,272
Educational Services 12,930784,7178,851,821,534585,621,818
Health Care and Social Assistance 48,7401,237,95915,420,570,2444,294,698,050
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 8,476163,8921,184,564,984542,322,670
Accommodation and Food Services 43,422879,2073,843,344,1523,422,094,476
Other Services, Ex. Public Admin 47,062224,6931,930,725,8241,220,865,702
Public Administration 5,148495,2276,025,333,99222,527,978
Period: 2018, 02 Qtr

Occupational Employment and Wages in North Carolina (OES)

Area : North Carolina             Information      
Total All occupations 844,298,390$9.75$22.15$28.35
Management Occupations 83183,580$30.41$59.44$73.96
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 83213,810$20.58$35.59$43.10
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 81129,080$24.26$41.53$50.16
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 8464,360$22.10$37.89$45.79
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 8734,940$18.78$32.89$39.95
Community and Social Services Occupations 8851,520$14.45$21.49$25.02
Legal Occupations 8821,570$17.32$44.99$58.82
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 89277,250$12.32$23.76$29.47
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occ8442,060$11.92$25.64$32.50
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations87264,860$17.89$35.98$45.03
Healthcare Support Occupations 87147,990$9.25$13.31$15.35
Protective Service Occupations 8799,920$10.97$18.57$22.36
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 83421,170$8.35$10.49$11.56
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occup. 86131,100$8.57$12.24$14.07
Personal Care and Service Occupations 86113,420$8.37$12.21$14.14
Sales and Related Occupations 82461,060$8.46$18.96$24.21
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 84631,920$10.91$17.03$20.09
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 878,220$9.44$15.66$18.77
Construction and Extraction Occupations 86157,810$12.67$19.20$22.46
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 84182,490$13.36$21.65$25.79
Production Occupations 84340,210$10.35$16.60$19.72
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 84320,050$9.53$15.68$18.76
Period: 2018