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Inter-Industry Trends
Overview

NC's National Rank
Location of Industry in NC
Job Gain/Loss over the Past Decade
North Carolina's National Rank

Information Technology

Projected IT Employment in 2006

Fastest Growing (Percent Increase 1996-2006)

Number of Job Openings (Average Annual Openings 1996-2006)
California
295,700
Oregon
218
California
16,520
Texas
167,500
Georgia
112
Texas
7,920
Virginia
135,100
Colorado
101
Virginia
7,670
Illinois
125,000
Virginia
98
Illinois
6,460
New Jersey
105,900
Minnesota
92
Georgia
5,560
Massachusetts
96,400
Arizona
83
New Jersey
5,300
Florida
95,450
North Carolina
80
Massachusetts
5,060
Ohio
93,950
Nevada
80
Ohio
4,730
Georgia
90,750
Massachusetts
79
Florida
4,620
Washington
79.750
California
78
Colorado
4,160
Colorado
71,050
South Dakota
76
Washington
4,040
North Carolina
69,950
Washington
76
North Carolina
3,770
Minnesota
66,250
Idaho
75
Minnesota
3,700
Connecticut
41,800
Rhode Island
75
Arizona
2,180
Missouri
40,250
Illinois
72
Wisconsin
1,920
Arizona
39,650
New Hampshire
72
Missouri
1,890
Wisconsin
38,600
Ohio
70
Connecticut
1,880
Oregon
32,100
Wisconsin
66
Alabama
1,730
Alabama
31,000
New Jersey
65
Tennessee
1,310
Tennessee
27,550
Alabama
64
Oregon
1,300
Utah
24,050
New Mexico
64
Utah
1,190
Oklahoma
18,600
West Virginia
64
Oklahoma
870
South Carolina
16,250
Florida
63
South Carolina
770
Lousiana
16,100
Utah
62
Louisiana
760
Kentucky
13,800
North Dakota
62
Kentucky
680
Nebraska
13,750
Texas
61
New Hampshire
610
New Hampshire
11,700
Louisiana
59
New Mexico
510
New Mexico
10,500
Tennessee
59
Nebraska
480
Rhode Island
9,250
Hawaii
59
Rhode Island
470
Arkansas
8,500
Kentucky
58
Nevada
430
Idaho
8,150
South Carolina
56
Idaho
410
Nevada
7,950
Oklahoma
55
Arkansas
400
Mississippi
7,350
Maine
55
Mississippi
330
Delaware
6,550
Arkansas
55
South Dakota
320
Maine
6,500
Mississippi
54
Maine
300
South Dakota
6,050
Missouri
53
West Virginia
300
West Virginia
6,050
Connecticut
51
Hawaii
260
Hawaii
5,350
Vermont
45
Delaware
250
Vermont
4,250
Alaska
43
North Dakota
190
North Dakota
4,150
Delaware
36
Vermont
180
Alaska
2,600
Nebraska
29
Alaska
120
Montana
2,500
Wyoming
24
Montana
80
Wyoming
1,050
Montana
20
Wyoming
40

Projections not available at time of publication for Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce; Office of Technology Policy

Biotechnology

How North Carolina Biotechnology Ranks Nationwide

Overall Pharmaceutical Companies Bioprocess
Manufacturing
Agbio R&D Contract Research Orgs.
4th 4th 3rd 2nd 1st

 

Top 12 US biotechnology states:

State Number of Biotech Companies
California 410
Massachusetts 210
Maryland 95
North Carolina 87
Pennsylvania 71
New Jersey 69
New York 68
Washington 41
Georgia 37
Texas 36
Florida 32
Colorado 30
Source: Ernst & Young, Beyond Borders: The Global Biotechnology Report 2002
Note: Medical device, large pharmaceutical and large agri-business companies are outside the scope of the report.
 

Textiles and Apparel

 

(Data Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2004)

 

Hog Farming

Table provided by North Carolina Department of Agriculture



Furniture

Table generated from data porovided by the U.S. Census Bureau

 



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