Economic State In North Carolina

Mar 26, 2015

A U.S. Dept. of Commerce report says high-wage jobs are on the decline in North Carolina.
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New numbers from the U.S. Department of Commerce show personal income in North Carolina is lower than the national average.

The state ranks 38th in average annual income. And North Carolina’s unemployment numbers are improving but does that show the full picture? High-wage jobs are vanishing and North Carolinians are taking low-wage positions.

Host Frank Stasio talks with Triangle Business Journal reporter Jason deBruyn.