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Managers in North Carolina

Considering a career as a Manager in North Carolina?

11.8% Jobs Projection
$113,560 Median Salary
2,140 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Managers in North Carolina are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Managers in North Carolina is growing faster than average.

  • Managers in North Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Managers Work in North Carolina?

There were approximately 11,990 workers employed as Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 11,400 Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 590 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Managers in NC Employment Trend

The typical state has 5,175 Managers working in it, which means North Carolina has more Managers than average.

Managers in NC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Managers: Nation vs. NC

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 2,140 annual job openings, and 28,190 total jobs in 2026 for Managers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,200 annual jobs and 1,071,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Managers Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Managers ranged from $65,090 to $187,460 with $113,560 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $31.29 to $90.12. The median hourly rate was $54.6.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $55.89 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.29.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Managers Earnings: NC vs. National Average

Top North Carolina Metros for Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 4,170 $121,690
Raleigh, NC 2,220 $109,830
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1,880 $123,670
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 1,780 $114,270
Greensboro-High Point, NC 660 $113,010
Winston-Salem, NC 560 $111,190
Wilmington, NC 350 $109,860
Fayetteville, NC 290 $114,490
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 230 $80,220
Asheville, NC 180 $81,800
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 110 $74,140
Greenville, NC 90 $119,260
New Bern, NC 70 $102,810
Burlington, NC 60 $98,970
Rocky Mount, NC 50 n/a
Goldsboro, NC 50 $71,920
Jacksonville, NC 40 $98,890

Top States for Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 66,300 $129,300
Florida 23,160 $90,740
Texas 20,710 $113,510
District of Columbia 19,910 $141,320
New Jersey 18,370 $127,510
Virginia 17,280 $130,590
New York 16,600 $109,910
Georgia 14,480 $109,920
Tennessee 14,480 $74,130
Maryland 14,450 $119,900
Ohio 14,410 $97,600
Wisconsin 12,400 $75,630
North Carolina 11,990 $113,560
Washington 11,280 $116,700
Pennsylvania 11,060 $116,820
Louisiana 9,790 $79,900
Minnesota 9,350 $118,410
Colorado 8,940 $127,750
Massachusetts 8,660 $120,100
Arizona 8,520 $98,540

Below are the states where Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $141,320
Virginia $130,590
California $129,300
Colorado $127,750
New Jersey $127,510
Delaware $124,710
Massachusetts $120,100
Maryland $119,900
New Hampshire $118,520
Minnesota $118,410

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