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Workforce

Employment statistics, job forecasts, wages, demographics, and other labor market information help public and private organizations, researchers, and others better understand today’s complex workforce. Spartanburg County has a robust work force readily available to businesses looking to locate or expand in the area. 

Industry Table
All Industries in Spartanburg county, sc

NAICS Description 2013 Jobs 2018 Jobs 2013 - 2018 Change 2013 - 2018 % Change 2018 Location Quotient
11 Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 292 307 15 5% 0.17
21 Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 125 145 20 16% 0.24
22 Utilities 172 177 5 3% 0.34
23 Construction 7,057 8,066 1,009 14% 0.97
31 Manufacturing 25,660 30,040 4,380 17% 2.52
42 Wholesale Trade 6,320 6,796 476 8% 1.20
44 Retail Trade 14,996 16,397 1,401 9% 1.06
48 Transportation and Warehousing 5,907 7,636 1,729 29% 1.43
51 Information 1,073 884  (189)  (18%) 0.32
52 Finance and Insurance 3,658 3,306  (352)  (10%) 0.54
53 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,162 1,636 474 41% 0.64
54 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 4,104 5,319 1,215 30% 0.54
55 Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,616 1,905 289 18% 0.89
56 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services 8,520 11,610 3,090 36% 1.23
61 Educational Services 2,479 2,884 405 16% 0.73
62 Health Care and Social Assistance 9,554 11,479 1,925 20% 0.60
71 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 1,237 1,303 66 5% 0.50
72 Accommodation and Food Services 10,737 11,912 1,175 11% 0.92
81 Other Services (except Public Administration) 6,363 7,231 868 14% 0.99
90 Government 21,317 22,556 1,239 6% 0.98
99 Unclassified Industry 0 0 0 0% 0.00
    132,348 151,590 19,242 15%  

Source: EMSI Q4 2018 Data Set - October 2018

additional information

  • Link: Community Profile - Spartanburg County 
    South Carolina Department of Workforce and Employment - Business Intelligence DepartmentThe Business Intelligence Department (BID) collects, analyzes, and disseminates this data in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
    The data helps monitor and forecast national, statewide, and local economic trends, helping employers and job seekers make career, education, and economic development decisions. Better understanding employment trends and statistical trends help promote stable employment and economic growth.
  • Link: SC Works Online Services
    SC Works Online Services links all of South Carolina's state and local workforce services and resources. The partners are the SC Department of Employment and Workforce and South Carolina's 12 Workforce Investment Boards, which administer SC Works Centers throughout the State of South Carolina.
  • Link: Upstate Workforce Investment Board
    The Upstate Workforce Board builds and maintains a workforce development system that meets the needs of employers of Cherokee, Spartanburg and Union Counties.

 

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