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EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES

The Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program is a federal-state cooperative effort between the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Labor and Economic Analysis Division (LEAD) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The OES program provides annual estimates of occupational employment and wages for the Nation, State, and Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA). Information is derived from semiannual surveys of employers conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in collaboration with LEAD. 

 

The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program is a federal-state cooperative effort between the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Labor and Economic Analysis Division (LEAD) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The QCEW program provides quarterly employment and wage statistics by industry for the Nation, State, Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA), 23 Workforce Development Board areas, Council of Government areas, Prosperity Zones and counties. Information is derived from employer quarterly Unemployment Insurance Tax and Wage reports and related data sources. The QCEW program produces quarterly employment and wage statistics including the number of establishments, monthly employment, average employment, total quarterly wages, and average weekly wage. 

EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES

BY OCCUPATIONAL GROUP (OES)

Period: 2020, 2nd Quarter

EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES BY INDUSTRY (QCEW)

Period: 2018

Source: NC Department of Commerce, AccessNC

Note: Data is measured monthly and published with a multi-month delay