LUMBERTON—Robeson County jobs in healthcare took the highest place amongst all job sectors based on a North Carolina Division of Commerce report displaying 2022 second quarter information.
The info from April, Might and June was launched this week displaying how the county’s workforce of roughly 48,445 individuals is split by trade sector.
Historically, the highest 5 job sectors have been Manufacturing, Well being Care, Training, Retail Commerce and Tourism (Lodging and Meals Providers).
Whereas the information modifications every quarter, the highest rating job sectors in Robeson County present little change month to month.
Amongst Robeson County’s closest neighbors, prime job sectors diverse considerably. In Bladen County, the Manufacturing sector topped the listing of employers. Manufacturing additionally topped the listing in Scotland and Hoke counties. Cumberland County’s prime employers fell into the Well being Care and Social Help sector.
As anticipated, the labor pressure in Cumberland County (128,303) tilts the scales considerably — besides in Manufacturing Sector jobs, the place Robeson County tops the listing with its 6,951 jobs, edging its northern neighbor’s 6,210 jobs. Bladen County holds an in depth third relating to Manufacturing Sector jobs (6,167).
Additionally of word is Commerce Division information displaying that Robeson County’s labor pressure has remained comparatively secure for the primary six months of the 12 months, rising very barely from 48,371 in January to 48,561 in June.
Moreover, evaluating September labor pressure information — the newest full information obtainable — even throughout the previous 5 years, present’s the labor pressure has remained comparatively secure.
In 2017, September’s labor pressure was 49,516. Throughout the ensuing years each the labor pressure and unemployment charges modified little, averaging 48,331 and 6% respectively.
Throughout the begin of the pandemic in 2020 the labor dropped to 47,891 with an unemployment price climbing to eight.4 p.c.
October’s county stage unemployment and labor pressure numbers are anticipated to be launched within the first a part of December.