December 2020

As of December 2020

* 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 Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Less than 20 54 0%
20-29 10,251 13%
30-39 17,039 21%
40-49 20,909 26%
50-59 23,477 29%
60-69 9,481 12%
70 or more 719 1%
   
Employment Type Number of SHRA Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Full Time 59,477 98.8%
Part Time 251 0.4%
Time Limited 450 0.7%
   
Education Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Less than High School 3,198 4%
High School Graduate 28,651 35%
Associate 8,740 11%
Bachelor 22,135 27%
Advanced Degree 9,219 11%
Certifications 400 0%
   
Gender Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Female 42,992 52%
Male 38,935 48%
Unreported 3 0%
   
Job Categories Number of SHRA Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Administrative Support 5,457 9%
Agricultural, Environmental & Scientific 2,172 4%
Corrections 14,380 24%
Education & Training 632 1%
Engineering 2,854 5%
Executive 80 0%
Financial & Business Management 2,743 5%
Human Resources 663 1%
Human Services 3,254 5%
Information Communication & Media 367 1%
Information Technology 2,339 4%
Institutional Support Services 1,243 2%
Law Enforcement & Public Safety 3,285 5%
Legal 617 1%
Medical & Health 8,598 14%
Natural, Historic & Cultural Resources 610 1%
Operations & Trades 6,302 10%
Planning & Economic Development 386 1%
Program Management 3,314 6%
Safety & Inspection 905 2%
   
Ethnicity Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
African American 25,283 31%
Asian 1,926 2%
Hispanic 2,131 3%
Multinational 402 0%
Native American 1,252 2%
Pacific Islander 37 0%
White 49,224 60%
Ethnicity Not Given 1,675 2%
   
Years of Service Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Less than 2 years 12,009 15%
2 to 4 15,866 19%
5 to 9 15,692 19%
10 to 14 12,171 15%
15 to 19 10,757 13%
20 to 29 13,348 16%
30+ 2,087 3%
   
Agency Number of SHRA Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Administration 448 0.7%
Agriculture 1,865 3.1%
Commerce 1,545 2.5%
Community Colleges 170 0.3%
Cosmetic Arts 23 0.0%
Elections 100 0.1%
Environmental Quality 1,470 2.5%
Health Human Services 15,541 25.8%
Information Technology 1,042 1.8%
Insurance 552 0.9%
Justice 738 1.2%
Labor 326 0.5%
Military and Veterans Affairs 97 0.2%
Natural and Cultural Resources 1,713 2.9%
Opticians 1 0.0%
Public Instruction 844 1.4%
Public Safety 21,906 36.5%
Revenue 1,308 2.2%
Secretary of State 181 0.3%
State Auditor 135 0.2%
State Budget & Management 49 0.1%
State Controller 166 0.3%
State Ethics 80 0.0%
State Human Resources 80 0.1%
State Treasurer 317 0.5%
Transportation 8,901 14.8%
Wildlife 604 1.0%
   
   
University/School Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Appalachian State University 1,275 6%
Elizabeth City State University 158 1%
East Carolina University 2,087 10%
Fayetteville State University 335 2%
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University 835 4%
North Carolina Central University 532 2%
North Carolina State University 3,950 18%
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 6,452 30%
University of North Carolina-General Administration 392 1%
University of North Carolina-Asheville 305 1%
University of North Carolina-Charlotte 1,716 8%
University of North Carolina-Greensboro 1,109 5%
University of North Carolina-Pembroke 235 2%
University of North Carolina-School of the Arts 247 1%
University of North Carolina-Wilmington 1,030 5%
Western Carolina University 724 3%
Winston-Salem State University 370 2%
   
County Number of Employees Percent of Total State Employees
Alamance 221 0.3%
Alexander 515 0.6%
Alleghany 42 0.1%
Anson 558 0.7%
Ashe 81 0.1%
Avery 493 0.6%
Beaufort 243 0.3%
Bertie 447 0.5%
Bladen 254 0.3%
Brunswick 181 0.2%
Buncombe 2,115 2.6%
Burke 3,048 3.7%
Cabarrus 481 0.6%
Caldwell 261 0.3%
Camden 20 0.0%
Carteret 436 0.5%
Caswell 324 0.4%
Catawba 448 0.5%
Chatham 215 0.3%
Cherokee 117 0.1%
Chowan 90 0.1%
Clay 27 0.0%
Cleveland 290 0.4%
Columbus 892 1.1%
Craven 701 0.9%
Cumberland 1,012 1.2%
Currituck 70 0.1%
Dare 347 0.4%
Davidson 277 0.3%
Davie 63 0.1%
Duplin 117 0.1%
Durham 1,049 1.3%
Edgecombe 185 0.2%
Forsyth 1,325 1.6%
Franklin 261 0.3%
Gaston 277 0.3%
Gates 27 0.0%
Graham 25 0.0%
Granville 3,816 4.7%
Greene 1,058 1.3%
Guilford 2,791 3.4%
Halifax 498 0.6%
Harnett 469 0.6%
Haywood 171 0.2%
Henderson 239 0.3%
Hertford 118 0.1%
Hoke 193 0.2%
Hyde 230 0.3%
Iredell 316 0.4%
Jackson 953 1.2%
Johnston 435 0.5%
Jones 23 0.0%
Lee 185 0.2%
Lenoir 1,511 1.8%
Lincoln 160 0.2%
Macon 70 0.1%
Madison 71 0.1%
Martin 205 0.3%
McDowell 564 0.7%
Mecklenburg 2,588 3.2%
Mitchell 49 0.1%
Montgomery 323 0.4%
Moore 319 0.4%
Nash 538 0.7%
New Hanover 1,836 2.2%
Northampton 129 0.2%
Onslow 243 0.3%
Orange 6,887 8.4%
Pamlico 190 0.2%
Pasquotank 640 0.8%
Pender 359 0.4%
Perquimans 52 0.1%
Person 68 0.1%
Pitt 2,859 3.5%
Polk 40 0.0%
Randolph 575 0.7%
Richmond 372 0.5%
Robeson 958 1.2%
Rockingham 180 0.2%
Rowan 685 0.8%
Rutherford 205 0.3%
Sampson 460 0.6%
Scotland 621 0.8%
Stanly 545 0.7%
Stokes 94 0.1%
Surry 176 0.2%
Swain 44 0.1%
Transylvania 68 0.1%
Tyrrell 109 0.1%
Union 234 0.3%
Vance 139 0.2%
Wake 22,251 27.2%
Warren 341 0.4%
Washington 69 0.1%
Watauga 1,399 1.7%
Wayne 2,406 2.9%
Wilkes 354 0.4%
Wilson 789 1.0%
Yadkin 70 0.1%
Yancey 54 0.1%

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