Motca’s labor force numbers about 2,600 people, who work in different sectors.
Located in a plateau area, work in agriculture is the dominant activity by locals. Locals also provides services in areas such as, animal husbandry (livestock), wood and craft activities.
Some Roma work as musicians or as silversmiths. In Motca a cooperative of artisans exists working in employing Roma craftsmen in their traditional guilds such as silversmiths, blacksmiths or musicians.
The purpose of the cooperative is to develop in terms of human resources and extend into surrounding villages. Motca Cooperative is affilitaed within the "Romano Cher - Casa Roma" run by the Association Romano Butiq in Bucharest.