North Carolina Job Growth
There were 4,867,800 jobs in North Carolina in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,972,559 employed persons for the month. North Carolina added 15,300 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 10,334 (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 in January 2023 for North Carolina is at a new high of 4,867,800.
CPS employment in North Carolina reached a maximum of 4,990,450 in May 2022. 17,891 jobs have been lost in North Carolina since then according to the household survey. From a October 2022 low of 4,960,151, North Carolina has added 12,408 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
North Carolina Employment History