Department of Numbers

Raleigh, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 648,700 jobs in Raleigh, North Carolina in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 704,642 employed persons for the month. Raleigh added 3,200 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,527 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Raleigh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 648,700 +3,200 +10,900
CPS 704,642 +2,527 +16,015

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 2019 is at a new high of 648,700.

CPS employment in August 2019 for Raleigh is at a new high of 704,642.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

Raleigh, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 648,700 3,200 704,642 2,527
July 2019 645,500 -1,100 702,115 3,098
June 2019 646,600 2,600 699,017 2,846
May 2019 644,000 2,600 696,171 2,126
April 2019 641,400 1,500 694,045 2,001
March 2019 639,900 2,900 692,044 1,677
February 2019 637,000 1,200 690,367 1,083
January 2019 635,800 5,100 689,284 501
December 2018 630,700 300 688,783 67
November 2018 630,400 -1,500 688,716 58
October 2018 631,900 2,200 688,658 77
September 2018 629,700 -8,100 688,581 -46