Charleston-North Charleston, South Carolina Job Growth
There were 370,800 jobs in Charleston, South Carolina in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 383,446 employed persons for the month. Charleston lost 600 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 671 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Charleston job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Charleston, South Carolina Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Charleston 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 for Charleston, South Carolina
CES employment for Charleston peaked in June 2019 at 374,000. Since then 3,200 jobs have been lost in Charleston according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in October 2019 for Charleston is at a new high of 383,446.
Employment: CES, CPS
Charleston, South Carolina Employment History