South Carolina



News Releases:

Jul
18

Occupational Employment and Wages in Augusta-Richmond County — May 2018

Workers in the Augusta-Richmond County Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.62 in May 2018, about 13 percent below the nationwide average of $24.98.

Jul
18

Occupational Employment and Wages in Columbia — May 2018

Workers in the Columbia Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.48 in May 2018, about 14 percent below the nationwide average of $24.98.

Jul
18

Occupational Employment and Wages in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin — May 2018

Workers in the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.13 in May 2018, about 15 percent below the nationwide average of $24.98.

South Carolina Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,335.1 2,341.9 2,350.6 2,359.9 2,368.6 (p)2,374.9

Employment(1)

2,260.3 2,267.4 2,274.3 2,280.8 2,286.0 (p)2,291.4

Unemployment(1)

74.8 74.5 76.3 79.1 82.7 (p)83.5

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.2 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.5 (p)3.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,172.3 2,172.1 2,171.8 2,178.2 2,177.8 (p)2,179.8

12-month % change

1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 1.8 (p)1.7

Mining and Logging(3)

4.5 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 (p)4.5

12-month % change

2.3 0.0 2.3 2.3 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

99.9 100.4 100.0 100.1 100.7 (p)102.0

12-month % change

-3.8 -3.8 -4.1 -3.5 -2.7 (p)0.9

Manufacturing(3)

252.9 254.4 254.9 255.4 255.5 (p)255.2

12-month % change

3.4 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.3 (p)2.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

414.1 411.9 412.3 412.7 412.7 (p)413.5

12-month % change

2.6 1.9 2.1 2.2 1.9 (p)1.8

Information(3)

28.0 27.8 27.8 27.6 27.6 (p)27.4

12-month % change

0.7 -0.7 -1.1 -2.1 -1.4 (p)-2.8

Financial Activities(3)

104.8 104.6 103.9 104.3 105.1 (p)105.4

12-month % change

0.9 0.6 -0.1 1.5 1.7 (p)0.8

Professional & Business Services(3)

296.6 296.6 295.0 296.7 293.9 (p)293.6

12-month % change

1.3 1.4 0.6 1.9 0.2 (p)0.6

Education & Health Services(3)

255.5 257.0 257.8 258.2 258.0 (p)257.3

12-month % change

2.2 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.7 (p)2.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

269.5 267.2 266.7 267.8 268.5 (p)268.6

12-month % change

2.1 1.8 2.5 3.6 4.4 (p)2.6

Other Services(3)

75.4 76.1 76.6 77.7 77.4 (p)77.6

12-month % change

-1.6 -1.4 -0.3 0.8 0.5 (p)0.6

Government(3)

371.1 371.7 372.3 373.2 373.9 (p)374.7

12-month % change

0.8 1.1 1.4 1.4 1.5 (p)1.7

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Charlotte Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2019
Columbia Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2019
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2019
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2019
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in South Carolina – 2018 Unemployment News Release Mar 2019
County Employment and Wages in South Carolina – Third Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Columbia — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Consumer Price Index, South Region – June 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston-North Charleston — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Augusta, GA-SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2019
Charleston, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2019
Greenville, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2019
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in South Carolina – 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Augusta-Richmond County — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Nurse Occupations in South Carolina’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineering Occupations in Selected Southeast Metropolitan Areas – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in South Carolina – Third Quarter 2017 Employment News Release May 2018
Women’s Earnings In South Carolina – 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2018