South Carolina Job Growth
There were 2,070,800 jobs in South Carolina in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,200,101 employed persons for the month. South Carolina added 12,500 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 7,528 (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 September 2016 for South Carolina at 2,070,900. Since then 99 jobs have been lost in South Carolina according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,058,300 in October 2016, South Carolina has gained 12,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in South Carolina for November 2016 is at a new high of 2,200,101.
Employment: CES, CPS
South Carolina Employment History