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South Carolina



News Releases:

Jul
21

Occupational Employment and Wages in Augusta-Richmond County — May 2020

Workers in the Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $23.30 in May 2020.

Jul
16

Occupational Employment and Wages in Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort — May 2020

Workers in the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.12 in May 2020.

Jul
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – June 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.9 percent in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

South Carolina Economy at a Glance:

South Carolina
Data Series Back
Data
Jan
2021
Feb
2021
Mar
2021
Apr
2021
May
2021
June
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,360.7 2,377.2 2,388.1 2,381.4 2,387.9 (p)2,396.7

Employment(1)

2,235.3 2,253.3 2,267.4 2,263.0 2,277.5 (p)2,289.7

Unemployment(1)

125.4 123.9 120.7 118.4 110.4 (p)107.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.6 (p)4.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,105.0 2,113.0 2,117.5 2,111.6 2,112.5 (p)2,118.8

12-month % change

-4.3 -3.8 -3.1 11.8 7.9 (p)4.7

Mining and Logging(3)

4.4 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 (p)4.5

12-month % change

0.0 2.3 2.3 2.3 0.0 (p)2.3

Construction(3)

103.1 105.8 107.9 108.7 106.6 (p)107.0

12-month % change

-3.4 -0.8 1.2 7.3 4.6 (p)4.8

Manufacturing(3)

246.0 245.6 247.5 245.4 246.4 (p)247.4

12-month % change

-4.5 -4.4 -3.5 9.3 7.5 (p)2.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

408.0 412.6 414.0 412.0 414.5 (p)416.3

12-month % change

-0.8 0.5 0.9 10.8 8.2 (p)5.5

Information(3)

25.3 25.1 24.2 24.4 25.0 (p)25.0

12-month % change

-2.7 -2.7 -6.6 3.0 4.2 (p)4.2

Financial Activities(3)

105.7 105.6 106.7 105.0 103.8 (p)103.2

12-month % change

-1.1 -1.4 -0.5 1.4 -0.3 (p)-1.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

286.3 287.1 287.0 283.6 283.1 (p)283.9

12-month % change

-2.7 -1.9 -1.3 11.0 7.8 (p)4.8

Education & Health Services(3)

251.3 252.0 252.2 254.9 254.7 (p)256.5

12-month % change

-3.7 -3.5 -3.2 10.2 6.6 (p)5.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

238.1 235.7 234.6 233.5 236.7 (p)236.3

12-month % change

-12.9 -13.8 -11.4 58.1 29.7 (p)12.4

Other Services(3)

74.5 74.5 73.7 74.0 74.4 (p)75.4

12-month % change

-7.1 -7.1 -7.4 18.8 10.5 (p)3.0

Government(3)

362.3 364.5 365.2 365.7 362.9 (p)363.3

12-month % change

-4.0 -3.5 -3.3 0.9 1.1 (p)2.5

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 2021
Columbia Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2021
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2021
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2021
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in South Carolina — 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021
County Employment and Wages in South Carolina – Third Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Columbia — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Consumer Price Index, South Region – June 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Jul 2021
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 2020 Employment, Pay News Release May 2021
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston-North Charleston — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Augusta, GA-SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2021
Charleston, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2021
Greenville, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2021
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in South Carolina — 2019 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Augusta-Richmond County — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
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 2020 Employment News Release May 2021
Women’s Earnings In South Carolina – 2019 Pay News Release Feb 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Spartanburg — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Fatal Occupational Injuries in South Carolina — 2019 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Florence — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021