With 8% growth since 2010, the 16-county region of Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, N.C.-S.C., has more than recovered its recession losses and is now riding near the crest of the nation’s 100 largest MSAs in terms of jobs added.
Sorting through the hundreds of 4-digit industry classifications in our Canadian data, we managed to find a few genuinely surprising industries that have grown – or declined – at eye-catching rates.
Here’s our exploration of the top jobs in North Carolina for 2012. The results? Healthcare occupations and network systems/data communication analysts are among the jobs to keep an eye on.
In this post we want to give some background on the mining, oil, and gas sector and discuss some of the top employment opportunities for 2012.