Raleigh, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 636,000 jobs in Raleigh, North Carolina in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 693,672 employed persons for the month. Raleigh added 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,201 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Raleigh job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 peaked in June 2018 at 637,900. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Raleigh according to the employer survey. From a trough of 629,700 in September 2018, Raleigh has gained 6,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 695,087 for Raleigh in July 2018. 1,415 jobs have been lost in Raleigh since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 691,360, Raleigh has added 2,312 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Raleigh, North Carolina Employment History