South Carolina Job Growth
There were 1,881,500 jobs in South Carolina in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,995,078 employed persons for the month. South Carolina added 3,100 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,935 (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 peaked in January 2008 for South Carolina at 1,956,900. Since then 75,400 jobs have been lost in South Carolina according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,791,000 in December 2009, South Carolina has gained 90,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in South Carolina reached a maximum of 2,017,147 in February 2007. 22,069 jobs have been lost in South Carolina since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 1,886,045, South Carolina has added 109,033 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
South Carolina Employment History