State Employee Stats

As of July 2017

Age | Appointment Type | Education | Gender | Occupation | Race
Service Years | Agency | University | County

* Statistics that list "Number of SHRA Employees" refers to employees covered by the State Human Resources Act (SHRA), cabinet agencies, and Council of State agencies.

Age

Age
Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Less than 20 32 0.04
20-29 9,447 11.3
30-39 16,426 19.7
40-49 22,385 26.9
50-59 24,424 29.3
60-69 9,893 11.9
70 or more 683 0.8

Employment Type

Employment Type
Number of SHRA Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Full Time 60,465 98.0
Part Time 385 0.6
Time Limited 364 0.6

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Education

Education
Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Less than High School 1,927 2.0
High School Graduate 31,735 38.0
Associate 8,832 11.0
Bachelor 22,599 27.0
Advanced Degree 8,782 11.0
Certifications 287 0.0

Gender

Gender
Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Female 42,077 50.0
Male 41,213 49.0

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Job Categories

Job Categories
Number of SHRA Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Administrative Support 6,530 10.7
Agricultural, Environmental & Scientific 2,210 3.6
Corrections 14,829 24.2
Education & Training 604 1.0
Engineering 2,892 4.7
Executive 108 0.2
Financial & Business Management 2,268 3.7
Human Resources 594 1.0
Human Services 3,419 5.6
Information Communication & Media 332 0.5
Information Technology 2,216 3.6
Institutional Support Services 1,253 2.0
Law Enforcement & Public Safety 3,094 5.1
Legal 536 0.9
Medical & Health 8,993 14.7
Natural, Historic & Cultural Resources 759 1.2
Operations & Trades 6,521 10.7
Planning & Economic Development 440 0.7
Program Management 2,752 4.5
Safety & Inspection 864 1.4

Ethnicity

Ethnicity
Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
African American 25,205 30.2
Asian 1,808 2.2
Hispanic 1,645 2.0
Multinational 225 0.3
Native American 1,191 1.4
Pacific Islander 36 0.0
White 51,325 61.4
Ethnicity Not Given 1,855 2.2

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Years of Service

Years of Service
Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Less than 2 years 14,647 18.0
2-4 11,829 14.0
5-9 14,616 17.0
10-14 15,554 19.0
15-19 11,291 14.0
20-29 13,237 16.0
30+ 2,117 3.0

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Agencies

Agency
Number of SHRA Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Community College System 159 0.3
Department of Administration 449 0.7
Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services 1,904 3.1
Department of Commerce 1,657 2.7
Department of Environmental Quality 1,431 2.3
Department of Health and Human Services 15,723 25.7
Department of Information Technology 568 0.9
Department of Insurance 391 0.6
Department of Justice 758 1.2
Department of Labor 345 0.6
Department of Military and Veteran Affairs 96 0.2
Department of Natural and Cultural Resources 1,716 2.8
Department of Public Instruction 890 1.5
Department of Public Safety 22,347 36.5
Department of Revenue 1,315 2.1
Department of State Treasurer 337 0.6
Department of Transportation 9,830 16.1
Department of the Secretary of State 177 0.3
North Carolina School of Science & Math 80 0.1
Office of State Budget and Management 51 0.1
Office of State Human Resources 83 0.1
Office of the State Auditor 141 0.2
Office of the State Controller 163 0.3
Wildlife Resource Commission 603 1.0

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Universities

University/School
Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Appalachian State University 1,223 6.0
Elizabeth City State University 154 1.0
East Carolina University 2,183 10.0
Fayetteville State University 393 2.0
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University 838 4.0
North Carolina Central University 540 2.0
North Carolina State University 4,073 19.0
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 6,466 29.0
University of North Carolina-General Administration 280 1.0
University of North Carolina-Asheville 330 1.0
University of North Carolina-Charlotte 1,740 8.0
University of North Carolina-Greensboro 1,135 5.0
University of North Carolina-Pembroke 399 2.0
University of North Carolina-School of the Arts 236 1.0
University of North Carolina-Wilmington 995 5.0
Western Carolina University 685 3.0
Winston-Salem State University 406 2.0

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Counties

County
Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Alamance 209 0.3
Alexander 540 0.6
Alleghany 44 0.1
Anson 627 0.8
Ashe 100 0.1
Avery 588 0.7
Beaufort 252 0.3
Bertie 411 0.5
Bladen 227 0.3
Brunswick 197 0.2
Buncombe 2,149 2.6
Burke 2,998 3.6
Cabarrus 461 0.6
Caldwell 267 0.3
Camden 21 0.0
Carteret 478 0.6
Caswell 336 0.4
Catawba 448 0.5
Chatham 218 0.3
Cherokee 118 0.1
Chowan 84 0.1
Clay 24 0.0
Cleveland 302 0.4
Columbus 862 1.0
Craven 684 0.8
Cumberland 1,145 1.4
Currituck 57 0.1
Dare 377 0.5
Davidson 274 0.3
Davie 58 0.1
Duplin 109 0.1
Durham 1,230 1.5
Edgecombe 257 0.3
Forsyth 1,374 1.6
Franklin 272 0.3
Gaston 295 0.4
Gates 25 0.0
Graham 24 0.0
Granville 3,840 4.6
Greene 902 1.1
Guilford 2,826 3.4
Halifax 507 0.6
Harnett 473 0.6
Haywood 152 0.2
Henderson 220 0.3
Hertford 134 0.2
Hoke 309 0.4
Hyde 226 0.3
Iredell 338 0.4
Jackson 928 1.1
Johnston 399 0.5
Jones 26 0.0
Lee 176 0.2
Lenoir 1,589 1.9
Lincoln 158 0.2
Macon 72 0.1
Madison 72 0.1
Martin 218 0.3
McDowell 535 0.6
Mecklenburg 2,631 3.2
Mitchell 41 0.0
Montgomery 339 0.4
Moore 295 0.4
Nash 500 0.6
New Hanover 1,795 2.2
Northampton 207 0.2
Onslow 231 0.3
Orange 6,761 8.1
Pamlico 193 0.2
Pasquotank 672 0.8
Pender 389 0.5
Perquimans 54 0.1
Person 71 0.1
Pitt 2,947 3.5
Polk 40 0.0
Randolph 579 0.7
Richmond 387 0.5
Robeson 980 1.2
Rockingham 171 0.2
Rowan 724 0.9
Rutherford 210 0.3
Sampson 483 0.6
Scotland 593 0.7
Stanly 599 0.7
Stokes 89 0.1
Surry 191 0.2
Swain 43 0.1
Transylvania 60 0.1
Tyrrell 181 0.2
Union 237 0.3
Vance 141 0.2
Wake 22,753 27.3
Warren 327 0.4
Washington 68 0.1
Watauga 1,345 1.6
Wayne 2,349 2.8
Wilkes 361 0.4
Wilson 815 1.0
Yadkin 69 0.1
Yancey 58 0.1