Department of Numbers

Raleigh, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 684,500 jobs in Raleigh, North Carolina in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 723,701 employed persons for the month. Raleigh added 4,300 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,121 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Raleigh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 684,500 +4,300 +35,400
CPS 723,701 +4,121 +37,972

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 March 2022 is at a new high of 684,500.

CPS employment in March 2022 for Raleigh is at a new high of 723,701.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2022

Raleigh, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2022 684,500 4,300 723,701 4,121
February 2022 680,200 5,800 719,580 3,574
January 2022 674,400 3,100 716,006 4,086
December 2021 671,300 2,600 711,920 -264
November 2021 668,700 2,600 712,184 416
October 2021 666,100 900 711,768 2,426
September 2021 665,200 -3,000 709,342 3,230
August 2021 668,200 -700 706,112 3,720
July 2021 668,900 5,600 702,392 4,071
June 2021 663,300 6,100 698,321 4,074
May 2021 657,200 4,400 694,247 4,379
April 2021 652,800 3,700 689,868 4,139