Charleston-North Charleston, South Carolina Job Growth
There were 371,800 jobs in Charleston, South Carolina in November 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 384,034 employed persons for the month. Charleston added 900 jobs in November 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 535 (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 2,200 jobs have been lost in Charleston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 370,900 in October 2019, Charleston has gained 900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in November 2019 for Charleston is at a new high of 384,034.
Employment: CES, CPS
Charleston, South Carolina Employment History