Economic Analyst

North Carolina Department of Commerce
Wake County, NC
Date Posted:  September 9, 2022
Closing Date:  September 21, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Commerce is the state’s lead agency for economic, community and workforce development. The department works with local, regional, national, and international organizations to fulfill its mission to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for all North Carolinians.

The Labor and Economic Analysis Division (LEAD) is the state’s premier resource for labor market, workforce and economic development information, research, analysis and insights. The division’s primary functions include: collecting, analyzing, estimating and reporting key economic, employment and educational data; running economic and fiscal impact analyses; evaluating educational, workforce and social programs; conducting research and policy analysis to support the state’s strategic goals; and leveraging labor market, education, and other economic data to strengthen North Carolina’s workforce development, educational, community development and economic development systems.

The Labor and Economic Analysis Division seeks an Economic Analyst for its Occupational Analysis Team. The position is responsible for serving as lead employment projections analyst and collaborating work activities with federal, state, and local partners, committees, data users, and other stakeholders.  This work includes the development, enhancement, and distribution of state and local occupational and industry employment projections and related research activities.