South Carolina Job Growth
There were 2,170,000 jobs in South Carolina in March 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,274,185 employed persons for the month. South Carolina lost 2,100 jobs in March 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 6,826 (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 2019 for South Carolina at 2,172,300. Since then 2,300 jobs have been lost in South Carolina according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in South Carolina for March 2019 is at a new high of 2,274,185.
Employment: CES, CPS
South Carolina Employment History