Workforce

A motivated workforce awaits you. Currently there is a good supply of skilled and unskilled labor looking for employment.  For additional information visit North Carolina’s Employment Security Commission.   

ACTIVE JOB APPLICANTS REGISTERED FOR WORK IN WILSON COUNTY

  Registered for Work Experience
2010 Total Male Female 0-6 Months 7-24 Months Over 24 Months
July 5964 3088 2876 1121 1134 2988
August 6117 3100 3017 1135 1184 3082
September 6070 3040 3030 1105 1200 3094
October 5970 2988 2982 1038 1162 2991
November 5304 2627 2677 951 1087 2728
December 5195 2656 2539 936 1067 2608
2011            
January 5199 2694 2505 931 1096 2707

 

REGISTERED APPLICANTS IN A 5 COUNTY AREA CONTIGOUS WITH WILSON COUNTY
(latest available data)
 
County Number of Applicants
Wilson 5199
Edgecombe 3924
Johnston 6883
Nash 4733
Wayne 6198
Total 26937

 

WILSON COUNTY MONTHY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

  JAN FEB MAR APRIL MAY JUN JULY AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
2011 12.4 11.9 11.8                  
2010 12.9 13.0 12.1 12.3 12.5 12.8 12.6 12.2 11.2 11.0 11.8 11.6
2009 11.6 12.4 12.5 13.1 13.5 13.8 13.6 12.8 11.9 12.1 12.1 12.5