Employment in Forsyth County
This is reference information for different sectors of employment in Forsyth County. This page includes data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to identify major industries in Forsyth County and shows some changes in these industries between 2008 and 2017
Considering all types of industry sectors, there are two main categories: Goods and Services.
Number of Jobs in Goods Sector
Number of Jobs in Service Sector
Sectors of Employment
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|Sector||Number Employed, 2017|
|Accommodation and Food Services||17,834|
|Administrative and Support||13,067|
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation||2,910|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||38,471|
|Management of Companies & Enterprises||6,276|
Changes in Employment by Sector
The following graph shows changes in number of people employed by sector between 2008 and 2017.
Average Annual Wages for Different Sectors
This graph shows the average annual wage for a typical person working in that sector.
Changes in Average Annual Wages
The graph below shows the changes in average annual wages for a typical worker in that sector.