Charleston-North Charleston, South Carolina Job Growth
There were 356,200 jobs in Charleston, South Carolina in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 364,471 employed persons for the month. Charleston added 1,900 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,733 (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 in February 2018 is at a new high of 356,200.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 368,533 for Charleston in March 2017. 4,062 jobs have been lost in Charleston since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 362,738, Charleston has added 1,733 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Charleston, South Carolina Employment History