North Carolina Job Growth
There were 4,337,300 jobs in North Carolina in September 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,596,364 employed persons for the month. North Carolina added 9,700 jobs in September 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 7,559 (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 July 2016 for North Carolina at 4,341,300. Since then 4,000 jobs have been lost in North Carolina according to the employer survey. From a trough of 4,327,600 in August 2016, North Carolina has gained 9,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in North Carolina reached a maximum of 4,618,499 in May 2016. 22,135 jobs have been lost in North Carolina since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 4,588,805, North Carolina has added 7,559 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
North Carolina Employment History