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Industries

Spartanburg County is an ideal place for industry growth, innovation and business development. Spartanburg offers numerous advantages in workforce, infastructure, and access to global markets. Spartanburg is a key asset in the Upstate region's job growth and economic vitality.

Top 5 Industry Employers

Company No. of Employees Major Product
BMW Manufacturing Corp 8800 Automobile Manufacturing
Michelin North America Inc 3085 Radial truck tires
Milliken & Co. 1300 Textile Manufacturing
Cryovac Division-Sealed Air Corporation 1100 Flexible plastic packaging material
Draexlmaier Automotive of America, LLC. 1080 Wire Harnesses
Source: SC Appalachian Council of Governments and County Economic Development Office 

Industry Group Jobs and Earnings Comparison

Group

2015 Jobs

2016 Jobs

Earnings Per Worker

Establishments

Manufacturing

26,648

27,010

$73,127

420

Government

21,757

21,936

$58,756

201

Retail Trade

15,699

16,163

$30,758

1,005

Accommodation and Food Services

11,174

11,101

$21,726

513

Health Care and Social Assistance

9,779

10,046

$51,821

468

Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

8,325

9,070

$33,910

349

Wholesale Trade

6,861

6,999

$66,585

438

Transportation and Warehousing

6,483

6,401

$53,984

200

Construction

5,562

5,659

$65,925

497

Other Services (except Public Administration)

5,061

5,018

$29,029

582

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

3,849

4,105

$70,797

534

Finance and Insurance

3,330

3,475

$72,085

348

Educational Services

2,562

2,581

$38,741

58

Management of Companies and Enterprises

1,745

1,779

$135,172

34

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

1,098

1,030

$21,348

78

Information

1,020

1,010

$60,316

60

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

924

1,011

$56,277

190

Crop and Animal Production

196

198

$23,008

25

Utilities

178

167

$93,872

10

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

133

138

$66,156

7

Source: EMSI
 

 

Industries by Share

 

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