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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

New Bern, North Carolina Metro Area

MSA: New Bern, NC
counties: Craven, Jones, Pamlico
Population (2016 estimate): 126,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 4.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 45,000
Average Earnings (2016): $37,130

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 1,200 28.2 0.6 $83,430
Business and Financial Operations 1,940 45.5 0.9 $63,120
IT and Mathematical 550 12.8 0.4 $69,820
Architecture and Engineering 1,330 31.1 1.8 $73,860
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 230 5.5 0.7 $52,930
Community and Social Services 510 11.9 0.8 $39,040
Legal and Judicial 310 7.3 1.0 $55,380
Education, Training, and Library 2,690 62.9 1.0 $38,740
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 220 5.2 0.4 $43,900
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 3,180 74.5 1.3 $56,240
Healthcare Support 1,970 46.2 1.6 $22,980
Protective Services 1,280 30.0 1.3 $34,040
Food Preparation and Serving Related 4,690 109.8 1.2 $18,720
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,210 28.4 0.9 $22,040
Personal Care and Services 1,210 28.3 0.9 $19,330
Sales and Related 3,880 90.8 0.9 $21,230
Office and Administrative Support 6,080 142.3 0.9 $30,890
Construction and Extraction 1,650 38.6 1.0 $36,880
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,900 67.8 1.8 $47,720
Production 3,230 75.6 1.2 $34,380
Transportation and Material Moving 2,300 54.0 0.8 $29,690

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