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; 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 (QCEW) 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: 2021, March (Revised, Benchmark: 2020)

Current Employment Statistics (CES)

Area : North Carolina    Information      
Total nonfarm 4,460,5004,469,600
Mining and logging 5,7005,700
Construction 231,500233,700
Manufacturing 459,500461,300
Trade, transportation, and utilities 861,100870,000
Information 77,00076,500
Financial activities 257,000258,000
Professional and business services 663,600668,600
Education and health services 601,400599,200
Leisure and hospitality 430,100441,200
Other services 156,600157,000
Government 717,000698,400
Period: 2021, March (Benchmark: 2020)

Quarterly Census Employment and Wages (QCEW)

Area : North Carolina             Information      
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting6,35853,408522,225,876
Mining 4166,17896,698,634
Utilities 1,30031,106675,202,364
Construction 58,300456,7666,562,306,562
Manufacturing 20,542896,88213,507,619,680
Wholesale Trade 40,980360,3786,852,895,864
Retail Trade 69,924991,3987,942,962,888
Transportation and Warehousing 16,940354,5554,393,538,022
Information 12,938145,7103,414,766,414
Finance and Insurance 32,250386,5648,852,066,492
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 28,462121,7561,567,534,850
Professional and Technical Services 84,452534,59811,770,359,964
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3,666164,1384,353,868,368
Administrative and Waste Services 41,812576,0275,924,228,492
Educational Services 13,768667,6638,802,883,146
Health Care and Social Assistance 52,5001,222,20816,686,236,166
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 8,902119,2941,012,921,920
Accommodation and Food Services 45,132727,1893,552,044,886
Other Services, Ex. Public Admin 52,174217,7722,138,111,652
Public Administration 5,246499,6626,649,798,100
Period: 2020, 03 Qtr

Occupational Employment and Wages in North Carolina (OEWS)

Area : North Carolina             Information      
Total All occupations 78.04,462,800$23.34$11.91$17.75$27.93
Management Occupations 77.0205,900$58.91$35.91$51.26$73.05
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 76.0232,620$36.62$24.57$32.39$43.97
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 75.0143,990$43.11$29.67$41.35$54.98
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 77.068,290$38.28$27.07$35.64$47.41
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 80.039,530$34.31$23.14$29.82$41.15
Community and Social Services Occupations 84.055,520$22.53$17.65$21.84$26.87
Legal Occupations 81.026,290$44.72$21.46$30.68$54.88
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 88.0278,130$24.57$14.28$21.84$28.68
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occ78.044,330$26.41$15.05$22.10$32.51
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations82.0276,020$36.70$22.24$29.72$39.80
Healthcare Support Occupations 81.0177,750$13.64$10.29$12.56$15.67
Protective Service Occupations 85.099,810$19.92$13.95$18.41$23.98
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 77.0429,910$11.35$8.69$9.86$12.70
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occup. 81.0133,740$13.11$9.91$12.20$14.99
Personal Care and Service Occupations 81.095,430$13.35$9.07$11.24$15.32
Sales and Related Occupations 76.0479,880$20.13$9.75$13.08$23.17
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 78.0556,600$18.49$13.74$17.42$22.18
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 83.07,740$15.54$10.55$13.71$18.48
Construction and Extraction Occupations 81.0180,690$20.41$15.26$18.81$24.26
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 79.0189,790$22.71$16.19$21.46$27.99
Production Occupations 78.0340,230$17.31$12.38$15.54$20.64
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 78.0400,610$16.17$11.07$14.23$19.01
Period: 2019