A motivated workforce awaits you in Wilson! We have a diverse and talented supply of skilled and unskilled labor looking for employment. Wilson Community College and the Wilson Academy for Applied Technology (WAAT) prepare students for jobs now and in the future. This innovative pipeline budding talent ensures that Wilson’s industries will always be abundant in human resources. For additional information visit North Carolina’s Employment Security Commission.

Wilson's strategic location and top-quality roads system make it a regional employment center providing a larger labor pool for employers. Customized training through Wilson Community College, part of the State of North Carolina's acclaimed community college system, means industries can hone the skills of their employees to meet their changing needs.

North Carolina is a right-to-work state, and 3% of Wilson’s workforce are union members.

Labor Pool within 25 mile radius:

Recruiting area radius covered
25 miles*
Recruiting area population
1,883,494
Approximate Drive Time
30 minutes
% in North Carolina
100%
Estimated Labor Force
173,822

 

*The whole of Wilson County & Portions of Edgecombe , Franklin, Green, Johnston, Nash, Pitt, Wake and Wayne counties This table represents the number of persons registered for work with the Employment Security Commission offices in the area. This does not include all available labor since additional workers may be recruited from other sources such as house­ wives, persons now commuting out of area, etc.

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