State Employee Stats

As of August 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 35 0.00
20-29 8,934 11.0
30-39 15,795 19.5
40-49 21,693 26.8
50-59 24,064 29.7
60-69 9,832 12.1
70 or more 684 0.8

Employment Type

Employment Type
Number of SHRA Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Full Time 58,222 99.0
Part Time 373 1.0
Time Limited 357 1.0

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Education

Education
Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Less than High School 1,961 2.0
High School Graduate 31,542 39.0
Associate 8,774 11.0
Bachelor 20,701 26.0
Advanced Degree 8,625 11.0
Certifications 292 0.0

Gender

Gender
Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Female 40,998 51.0
Male 40,039 49.0

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Job Categories

Job Categories
Number of SHRA Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Administrative Support 6,530 11.1
Agricultural, Environmental & Scientific 2,205 3.7
Corrections 12,628 21.4
Education & Training 601 1.0
Engineering 2,882 4.9
Executive 108 0.2
Financial & Business Management 2,271 3.9
Human Resources 597 1.0
Human Services 3,404 5.8
Information Communication & Media 330 0.6
Information Technology 2,217 3.8
Institutional Support Services 1,248 2.1
Law Enforcement & Public Safety 3,092 5.2
Legal 527 0.9
Medical & Health 8,992 15.3
Natural, Historic & Cultural Resources 764 1.3
Operations & Trades 6,512 11
Planning & Economic Development 438 0.7
Program Management 2,742 4.7
Safety & Inspection 864 1.5

Ethnicity

Ethnicity
Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
African American 24,419 30.1
Asian 1,803 2.2
Hispanic 1,590 2.0
Multinational 212 0.3
Native American 1,164 1.4
Pacific Islander 34 0.0
White 50.001 61.7
Ethnicity Not Given 1,814 2.2

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Years of Service

Years of Service
Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Less than 2 years 12,516 15.0
2-4 13,041 16.0
5-9 14,208 18.0
10-14 15,300 19.0
15-19 10,988 14.0
20-29 12,869 16.0
30+ 2,115 3.0

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Agencies

Agency
Number of SHRA Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Community College System 158 0.3
Department of Administration 439 0.7
Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services 1,900 3.2
Department of Commerce 1,653 2.8
Department of Environmental Quality 1,430 2.4
Department of Health and Human Services 15,735 26.7
Department of Information Technology 566 1.0
Department of Insurance 397 0.7
Department of Justice 744 1.3
Department of Labor 344 0.6
Department of Military and Veteran Affairs 98 0.2
Department of Natural and Cultural Resources 1,715 2.9
Department of Public Instruction 892 1.5
Department of Public Safety 20,128 34.1
Department of Revenue 1,316 2.2
Department of State Treasurer 334 0.6
Department of Transportation 9,814 16.6
Department of the Secretary of State 178 0.3
North Carolina School of Science & Math 79 0.1
Office of State Budget and Management 50 0.1
Office of State Human Resources 84 0.1
Office of the State Auditor 139 0.2
Office of the State Controller 161 0.3
Wildlife Resource Commission 598 1.0

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Universities

University/School
Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Appalachian State University 1,220 6.0
Elizabeth City State University 156 1.0
East Carolina University 2,183 10.0
Fayetteville State University 400 2.0
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University 855 4.0
North Carolina Central University 545 2.0
North Carolina State University 4,057 18.0
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 6,467 29.0
University of North Carolina-General Administration 274 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 237 1.0
University of North Carolina-Wilmington 1,001 5.0
Western Carolina University 685 3.0
Winston-Salem State University 413 2.0

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Counties

County
Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Alamance 178 0.2
Alexander 526 0.6
Alleghany 44 0.1
Anson 614 0.8
Ashe 93 0.1
Avery 577 0.7
Beaufort 238 0.3
Bertie 398 0.5
Bladen 264 0.3
Brunswick 169 0.2
Buncombe 2,092 2.6
Burke 2,969 3.7
Cabarrus 418 0.5
Caldwell 250 0.3
Camden 22 0.0
Carteret 458 0.6
Caswell 320 0.4
Catawba 418 0.5
Chatham 211 0.3
Cherokee 112 0.1
Chowan 79 0.1
Clay 22 0.0
Cleveland 267 0.3
Columbus 845 1.0
Craven 663 0.8
Cumberland 1,097 1.4
Currituck 50 0.1
Dare 371 0.5
Davidson 263 0.3
Davie 49 0.1
Duplin 98 0.1
Durham 1,154 1.4
Edgecombe 237 0.3
Forsyth 1,308 1.6
Franklin 255 0.3
Gaston 243 0.3
Gates 24 0.0
Graham 22 0.0
Granville 3,841 4.7
Greene 882 1.1
Guilford 2,736 3.4
Halifax 487 0.6
Harnett 450 0.6
Haywood 104 0.2
Henderson 202 0.2
Hertford 127 0.2
Hoke 293 0.4
Hyde 228 0.3
Iredell 301 0.4
Jackson 919 1.1
Johnston 375 0.5
Jones 24 0.0
Lee 160 0.2
Lenoir 1,582 2.0
Lincoln 139 0.2
Macon 72 0.1
Madison 68 0.1
Martin 210 0.3
McDowell 525 0.6
Mecklenburg 2,480 3.1
Mitchell 37 0.0
Montgomery 329 0.4
Moore 273 0.3
Nash 478 0.6
New Hanover 1,737 2.1
Northampton 197 0.2
Onslow 203 0.3
Orange 6,748 8.3
Pamlico 187 0.2
Pasquotank 655 0.8
Pender 370 0.5
Perquimans 54 0.1
Person 62 0.1
Pitt 2,898 3.6
Polk 37 0.0
Randolph 539 0.7
Richmond 374 0.5
Robeson 933 1.2
Rockingham 145 0.2
Rowan 656 0.8
Rutherford 194 0.2
Sampson 463 0.6
Scotland 576 0.7
Stanly 580 0.7
Stokes 85 0.1
Surry 174 0.2
Swain 42 0.1
Transylvania 57 0.1
Tyrrell 174 0.2
Union 212 0.3
Vance 131 0.2
Wake 22,498 27.8
Warren 314 0.4
Washington 66 0.1
Watauga 1,336 1.6
Wayne 2,298 2.8
Wilkes 348 0.4
Wilson 796 1.0
Yadkin 63 0.1
Yancey 55 0.1