Department of Numbers

Raleigh, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 695,300 jobs in Raleigh, North Carolina in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 736,905 employed persons for the month. Raleigh added 3,600 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,444 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Raleigh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 695,300 +3,600 +26,400
CPS 736,905 +2,444 +34,513

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 July 2022 is at a new high of 695,300.

CPS employment in July 2022 for Raleigh is at a new high of 736,905.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Raleigh, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 695,300 3,600 736,905 2,444
June 2022 691,700 2,800 734,461 2,310
May 2022 688,900 1,000 732,151 3,950
April 2022 687,900 2,800 728,201 4,484
March 2022 685,100 4,900 723,717 4,137
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