North Carolina Job Growth
There were 4,307,700 jobs in North Carolina in May 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,618,342 employed persons for the month. North Carolina lost 1,600 jobs in May 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 6,870 (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 March 2016 for North Carolina at 4,310,500. Since then 2,800 jobs have been lost in North Carolina according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in North Carolina for May 2016 is at a new high of 4,618,342.
Employment: CES, CPS
North Carolina Employment History