Labor Force Estimates

Statistic High Point
Guilford County Piedmont Triad Regin
Labor Force
52,850 256,090 802,678
Employed 49,744 241,032 757,189
Unemployment Rate 
5.9% 5.9% 5.7%

Source


The source for the above statistics is NC Department of Commerce 2015

2015 Guilford County Employment by Industry

Sector Employed Average Salary
Health Care and Social Assistance 37,182 $45,088
Government 34,707 $41,967
Manufacturing 32,994 $61,245
Retail Trade 31,701 $27,633
Administrative,Support, Waste Mgt., and Remediation Services 31,654 $26,729
Accommodation and Food Services 24,533 $15,766
Wholesale Trade 16,744 $59,182
Transportation and Warehousing 15,214 $43,766
Finance and Insurance 13,730 $67,594
Other Services (except Public Administration) 13,324 $24,866
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 13,059 $59,961
Construction 12,226 $43,289
Educational Services 7,787 $30,031
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5,894 $123,315
Real Estate, Rental, and Leasing 5,073 $55,234
Information 4,683 $65,437
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 4,157 $16,630
Crop and Animal Production 481 $24,217
Utilities 402 $72,906
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 75 $48,860

Source


NC Department of Commerce LEAD, EMSI (employment by industry) 2015