Department of Numbers

Raleigh, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 626,100 jobs in Raleigh, North Carolina in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 673,340 employed persons for the month. Raleigh added 5,900 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 604 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Raleigh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 626,100 +5,900 +21,600
CPS 673,340 +604 +20,821

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Raleigh, North Carolina Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Raleigh 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 for Raleigh, North Carolina

CES employment for Raleigh in August 2017 is at a new high of 626,100.

CPS employment in August 2017 for Raleigh is at a new high of 673,340.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Raleigh, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 626,100 5,900 673,340 604
July 2017 620,200 2,300 672,736 4,526
June 2017 617,900 1,900 668,210 4,226
May 2017 616,000 2,300 663,984 -190
April 2017 613,700 1,700 664,174 148
March 2017 612,000 -300 664,026 1,984
February 2017 612,300 3,700 662,042 1,460
January 2017 608,600 -700 660,582 -865
December 2016 609,300 800 661,447 1,847
November 2016 608,500 1,000 659,600 2,462
October 2016 607,500 900 657,138 2,528
September 2016 606,600 2,100 654,610 2,091