South Carolina Job Growth
There were 2,113,600 jobs in South Carolina in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,232,579 employed persons for the month. South Carolina added 7,900 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,451 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is South Carolina job growth compared to other states.
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South Carolina Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for South Carolina as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in South Carolina
CES employment in November 2017 for South Carolina is at a new high of 2,113,600.
CPS employment in South Carolina reached a maximum of 2,235,030 in October 2017. 2,451 jobs have been lost in South Carolina since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
South Carolina Employment History