Columbia, South Carolina Job Growth
There were 405,500 jobs in Columbia, South Carolina in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 394,457 employed persons for the month. Columbia added 1,100 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 158 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Columbia 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.
Columbia, South Carolina Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Columbia 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 Columbia, South Carolina
CES employment for Columbia in December 2019 is at a new high of 405,500.
CPS employment in December 2019 for Columbia is at a new high of 394,457.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbia, South Carolina Employment History