Numbers of jobs in North Carolina

All Occupations

Year Number
2001 3,725,250
2002 3,713,570
2003 3,706,260
2004 3,722,700
2005 3,809,690
2006 3,892,670
2007 4,013,460
2008 4,063,420
2009 3,896,750
2010 3,772,780
2011 3,814,860
2012 3,878,800
2013 3,947,030
2014 4,030,880
2015 4,125,070
2016 4,231,020
2017 4,298,390
2018 4,383,210

Management Occupations

Year Number
2001 214,070
2002 209,870
2003 187,190
2004 173,870
2005 179,430
2006 178,650
2007 185,840
2008 190,340
2009 181,710
2010 168,840
2011 168,470
2012 170,020
2013 170,990
2014 175,970
2015 180,100
2016 180,470
2017 183,580
2018 191,090

Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Year Number
2001 106,260
2002 106,220
2003 110,320
2004 117,780
2005 124,260
2006 138,000
2007 153,370
2008 159,550
2009 154,190
2010 156,600
2011 161,250
2012 168,580
2013 175,150
2014 185,240
2015 195,930
2016 208,340
2017 213,810
2018 218,230

Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Year Number
2001 75,510
2002 75,140
2003 74,760
2004 79,210
2005 78,020
2006 82,190
2007 84,800
2008 91,000
2009 94,810
2010 93,110
2011 95,130
2012 102,330
2013 106,570
2014 111,160
2015 116,390
2016 125,030
2017 129,080
2018 135,130

Architecture and Engineering Occupations

Year Number
2001 57,750
2002 52,840
2003 51,280
2004 51,390
2005 52,570
2006 53,420
2007 56,950
2008 57,180
2009 53,760
2010 50,920
2011 53,280
2012 54,640
2013 54,990
2014 56,570
2015 58,530
2016 61,830
2017 64,360
2018 64,160

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Year Number
2001 35,650
2002 36,010
2003 37,300
2004 38,010
2005 37,790
2006 38,270
2007 39,040
2008 40,760
2009 41,060
2010 35,160
2011 34,340
2012 33,810
2013 34,840
2014 35,260
2015 34,350
2016 33,800
2017 34,940
2018 35,220

Community and Social Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 43,770
2002 46,710
2003 44,820
2004 46,340
2005 47,180
2006 47,540
2007 50,150
2008 55,150
2009 55,870
2010 53,940
2011 50,140
2012 49,550
2013 49,760
2014 49,680
2015 48,910
2016 49,510
2017 51,520
2018 53,050

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2001 16,800
2002 17,530
2003 17,440
2004 18,990
2005 19,690
2006 19,410
2007 20,570
2008 21,310
2009 21,910
2010 22,010
2011 23,200
2012 23,860
2013 24,430
2014 25,050
2015 24,660
2016 22,010
2017 21,570
2018 24,550

Education, Training, and Library Occupations

Year Number
2001 224,810
2002 228,520
2003 234,650
2004 241,760
2005 248,850
2006 250,300
2007 253,850
2008 256,960
2009 262,380
2010 264,390
2011 263,650
2012 259,320
2013 259,310
2014 257,010
2015 260,330
2016 266,340
2017 277,250
2018 277,400

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Year Number
2001 30,660
2002 30,390
2003 30,620
2004 31,790
2005 33,430
2006 35,260
2007 37,370
2008 39,290
2009 38,050
2010 38,280
2011 37,420
2012 39,780
2013 38,920
2014 40,150
2015 40,120
2016 40,760
2017 42,060
2018 42,100

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2001 174,930
2002 180,730
2003 182,800
2004 187,750
2005 191,430
2006 198,840
2007 209,670
2008 218,200
2009 225,500
2010 229,720
2011 232,330
2012 238,220
2013 248,150
2014 249,760
2015 256,650
2016 265,870
2017 264,860
2018 278,880

Healthcare Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 94,650
2002 98,120
2003 100,390
2004 107,120
2005 117,390
2006 126,360
2007 136,020
2008 146,300
2009 146,130
2010 147,240
2011 145,440
2012 144,330
2013 146,520
2014 148,370
2015 152,390
2016 153,090
2017 147,990
2018 147,300

Protective Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 79,160
2002 72,770
2003 73,850
2004 77,170
2005 79,810
2006 83,260
2007 87,360
2008 90,130
2009 92,290
2010 93,960
2011 99,120
2012 99,910
2013 99,860
2014 100,960
2015 101,800
2016 102,560
2017 99,920
2018 100,080

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 280,890
2002 289,030
2003 290,760
2004 305,950
2005 314,270
2006 327,480
2007 343,000
2008 351,140
2009 346,620
2010 340,370
2011 350,440
2012 361,200
2013 376,620
2014 391,300
2015 398,970
2016 412,150
2017 421,170
2018 426,490

Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations

Year Number
2001 117,000
2002 117,260
2003 115,780
2004 117,810
2005 118,100
2006 121,690
2007 123,030
2008 128,130
2009 124,640
2010 122,510
2011 121,090
2012 123,050
2013 124,450
2014 126,930
2015 129,430
2016 130,920
2017 131,100
2018 133,890

Personal Care and Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 75,140
2002 73,050
2003 72,770
2004 74,210
2005 73,300
2006 76,960
2007 79,880
2008 82,470
2009 83,710
2010 84,350
2011 87,440
2012 88,100
2013 92,110
2014 97,600
2015 99,720
2016 108,400
2017 113,420
2018 121,590

Sales and Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 385,340
2002 380,880
2003 388,900
2004 392,280
2005 406,400
2006 415,100
2007 426,690
2008 428,830
2009 411,320
2010 400,990
2011 410,790
2012 423,340
2013 433,220
2014 438,780
2015 445,980
2016 454,500
2017 461,060
2018 472,380

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 595,990
2002 615,050
2003 612,270
2004 600,510
2005 601,250
2006 612,240
2007 631,870
2008 632,680
2009 610,830
2010 590,320
2011 594,170
2012 600,400
2013 602,210
2014 610,960
2015 624,230
2016 630,420
2017 631,920
2018 629,880

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations

Year Number
2001 9,050
2002 8,520
2003 8,510
2004 8,320
2005 8,210
2006 8,270
2007 8,060
2008 8,040
2009 6,960
2010 6,620
2011 7,170
2012 7,390
2013 7,370
2014 7,990
2015 9,010
2016 9,360
2017 8,220
2018 8,540

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2001 177,050
2002 172,430
2003 169,750
2004 164,740
2005 179,410
2006 192,160
2007 203,370
2008 201,120
2009 164,330
2010 142,400
2011 133,100
2012 133,550
2013 131,540
2014 136,410
2015 138,980
2016 147,430
2017 157,810
2018 167,930

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

Year Number
2001 170,380
2002 166,380
2003 168,760
2004 170,250
2005 172,130
2006 172,200
2007 174,210
2008 170,770
2009 160,210
2010 152,730
2011 157,480
2012 161,950
2013 162,860
2014 166,500
2015 168,920
2016 175,420
2017 182,490
2018 188,380

Production Occupations

Year Number
2001 463,600
2002 439,480
2003 432,880
2004 419,740
2005 422,090
2006 407,640
2007 394,660
2008 382,910
2009 339,450
2010 307,600
2011 311,980
2012 317,580
2013 325,890
2014 330,170
2015 341,450
2016 344,780
2017 340,210
2018 343,450

Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

Year Number
2001 296,790
2002 296,620
2003 300,470
2004 297,730
2005 304,680
2006 307,430
2007 313,700
2008 311,160
2009 281,010
2010 270,730
2011 277,420
2012 277,900
2013 281,270
2014 289,060
2015 298,220
2016 308,040
2017 320,050
2018 323,480

Metro Areas in North Carolina