Department of Numbers

North Carolina Job Growth

There were 4,221,500 jobs in North Carolina in February 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,429,049 employed persons for the month. North Carolina added 16,800 jobs in February 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 30,562 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is North Carolina job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 4,221,500 +16,800 +134,600
CPS 4,429,049 +30,562 +94,203

North Carolina Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for North Carolina as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment in North Carolina

CES employment in February 2015 for North Carolina is at a new high of 4,221,500.

CPS employment in North Carolina for February 2015 is at a new high of 4,429,049.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2015

North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2015 4,221,500 16,800 4,429,049 30,562
January 2015 4,204,700 1,600 4,398,487 23,218
December 2014 4,203,100 15,300 4,375,269 5,109
November 2014 4,187,800 13,300 4,370,160 5,978
October 2014 4,174,500 22,500 4,364,182 6,372
September 2014 4,152,000 600 4,357,810 6,088
August 2014 4,151,400 2,599 4,351,722 5,357
July 2014 4,148,800 8,300 4,346,365 4,267
June 2014 4,140,500 6,100 4,342,098 2,844
May 2014 4,134,400 9,500 4,339,254 1,481
April 2014 4,124,900 19,000 4,337,773 1,118
March 2014 4,105,900 18,999 4,336,655 1,809