North Carolina Job Growth
There were 4,139,800 jobs in North Carolina in July 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,369,632 employed persons for the month. North Carolina added 15,800 jobs in July 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 19,848 (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 February 2008 for North Carolina at 4,174,500. Since then 34,700 jobs have been lost in North Carolina according to the employer survey. From a trough of 3,839,200 in February 2010, North Carolina has gained 300,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in North Carolina reached a maximum of 4,397,744 in May 2014. 28,112 jobs have been lost in North Carolina since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
North Carolina Employment History