North Carolina Job Growth
There were 4,265,500 jobs in North Carolina in October 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,488,328 employed persons for the month. North Carolina lost 3,100 jobs in October 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 10,871 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is North Carolina job growth compared to other states.
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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 peaked in September 2015 for North Carolina at 4,268,600. Since then 3,100 jobs have been lost in North Carolina according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in North Carolina reached a maximum of 4,497,779 in May 2015. 9,451 jobs have been lost in North Carolina since then according to the household survey. From a August 2015 low of 4,472,649, North Carolina has added 15,679 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
North Carolina Employment History