Whether your industry is manufacturing, professional or retail, Moore County’s labor force has the skills and dedicated work ethic to meet your workforce needs.


>> Moore County has a civilian workforce of over 38,000 strong.  

Thanks to Moore County’s adjacent proximity to Fort Bragg, Pope Air Force Base, and Camp Mackall, our workforce is enhanced by retired military personnel who call Moore County home and offer unique skills, valuable experience and diverse backgrounds.  Our workforce is further strengthened by the civilian spouses of our military residents.



  • % of residents who are High School Graduates or higher in Moore County = 89.2% (compared to 85.8% for North Carolina)
  • % of residents who are College Graduates (bachelor’s degree or higher) = 32.6% (compared to 28.4% for North Carolina)
  • 2016 Average Weekly Wage per Employee (Private Sector) = $721.
  • 2014 Commuting Patterns:
    • Moore County Residents who live and work in Moore County = 12,865
    • Moore County Residents who work outside of Moore County = 13,229
    • Nonresidents who work in Moore County = 14,329

Source:  US Census Bureau 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



2015 Top 3 Private Industry Sectors Employment
#1 – Healthcare & Social Assistance 8,405
#2 – Hospitality (Recreation, Entertainment, Food, Accommodations) 6,014
#3 – Retail Trade 4,405


>> Partners in Progress works closely with the NCDOC Division of Employment Security and NCWorks offices in Moore County to make searching for the right employees easier.  Contact us.

Moore County Partners in Progress | PO Box 5885 | Pinehurst, NC 28374-5885 Toll Free: 800-461-3755 | Phone: 910-246-0311 | Fax: 910-246-0312 | Email: Research Triangle Partner | Website Services by ConnectNC