Employment and Wages

Labor Force
Employment
Unemployment
Rate %
2001
63,500
60,310
3,190
5.3 %
2002
73,957
70,120
3,387
5.2 %
2003
76,372
72,718
3,654
4.8 %
2004
79,067
75,489
3,578
4.5 %
2005
83,837
80,717
3,120
3.7 %
2006
87,431
84,172
3,259
3.7 %
2007
87,811
84,222
3,589
4.1 %
2008
92,437
86,683
5,754
6.2 %

Source: Employment Security Commission of North Carolina

 

Insured Employment & Wages 2008

Union
County
Industry
Total Federal Government
Total State Government
Total Local Government
Total Private Industry
Total All Industries
NAICS0
0
0
0
0
No
of
Units
14
15
93
4,557
4,678
Ann
Avg
Empl
267
622
9,520
47,184
57,594
Annual
Wages
Paid ($)
12,939,410
22,629,615
338,129,999
1,664,988,067
2,038,687,091
Avg Ann
Wage Per
Emp ($)
48,464
36,400
35,516
35,308
35,412
Total
Taxable
Wage ($)
0
0
381,039
816,520,278
816,901,317
Avg
CTB

Rate
0
0
0.00041
0.01704
0.01703

 

Union
County
Industry
Agriculture Forestry Fishing & Hunting
Mining
Utilities
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale Trade
Retail Trade
Transportation and
Warehousing Information
Finance and Insurance
Real Estate
Rental and Leasing
Professional and Technical Services
Management of Companies
and Enterprises
Administrative and Waste Services
Educational Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Arts Entertainment and Recreation
Accommodation and Food Services
Other Services Ex.
Public Admin
Public Administration Unclassified
NAICS11

21
22
23
31
42
44
48

51
52
53
54
55

56
61
62
71
72
81
92
99

No
of
Units
48*
6
898
256
413
464
119

46
186
160
382
14

311
91
214
37
220
286
34
497

Ann
Avg
Empl
733*
204
8,221
11,684
2,894
6,001
1,474

464
850
440
1,418
79

3,071
6,856
4,851
539
3,552
1,479
2,390
331

Annual
Wages
Paid ($)
24,730,367*
12,203,655
328,110,895
491,679,527
155,786,459
147,956,310
56,657,198

16,524,804
37,817,948
13,896,229
70,050,676
3,534,029

85,155,560
232,288,651
158,361,489
11,437,912
41,245,339
41,391,452
88,335,936
20,066,414

Avg Ann
Wage Per
Emp ($)
31,992.71*
59,821.84
39,911.31
42,081.44
53,830.84
24,655.28
38,437.72

35,613.80
44,491.70
31,852.34
49,401.04
44,734.54

27,728.94
33,881.08
32,645.12
21,22.62
11,611.86
27,965.82
36,960.64
60,623.61

Total
Taxable
Wage ($)
15,226,763*
3,795,293
166,630,682
218,794,674
54,878,059
87,850,481
24,696,233

8,180,709
14,072,520
7,083,305
25,567,644
1,704,410

53,978,338
16,632,945
47,748,546
6,624,247
34,519,623
21,213,716
199,887
7,217,289

Avg
CTB

Rate
0.00976*
0.00673
0.02109
0.01743
0.01716
0.01312
0.01464

0.01879
0.01534
0.01605
0.01624
0.01756

0.01778
0.01639
0.01628
0.01754
0.01291
0.01591
0.00001
0.01523

 

Source: Employment Security Commission of North Carolina, issued July 1, 2009

* in table indicates disclosure suppression