Overall unemployment rate moved down to 2.3% with the biggest shift in Business Services, which lost 2,000 roles, based on the most recently available information published in June 2022.
Total employment in the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC market rose by 905 jobs in April and the unemployment rate decreased compared to the prior month by 60 bps to 2.3%. The national unemployment rate decreased by 42 bps over the same time to 3.3%.
- Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC unemployment rate is 104 bps below the national rate which is a positive sign.
- Unemployment in the market is 110 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
- Average wages (per hour) grew in April versus prior month by 3% and are down compared to last year at this time in the market.
For key employment segments of the market, total jobs declined by -0.1%. Key sectors include:
- Transportation & Utilities: 80,800; +100
- Business Services: 73,400; -2,000
- Government: 61,500; -100
- Manufacturing: 60,800; +700
- Education & Healthcare: 53,500; -100
- Restaurants & Hotels: 43,100; +400
- Financial Services: 21,600; +200
- Construction, Mining: 19,700; -100
- Other Jobs: 15,000; +200
- IT & Development: 6,900; +200
Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through April 2022 (Data published June 2022 and reports created on June 1, 2022). Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.
Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.