General Information:
Upstate Community Report 2017
State LMI Website

Other Publications:

SC Economic Trends
SC Economic Trends - This publication presents information regarding economic trends in South Carolina, including seasonally adjusted employment and unemployment, current employment statistics, consumer price index, building permits, and unemployment insurance claims.
Occupational Outlook
Occupational Outlook - These publications present information regarding the top 20 fastest-growing occupations, top 20 occupations with the greatest number of job openings, and top occupations by education level in South Carolina and for the 12 Local Workforce Investment Areas around the state.
New Year New Career
New Year ... New Career? - This publication presents jobs that require up to two years of training, along with their average hourly wage in South Carolina.
Need A Job In A Hurry
Need A Job In A Hurry? - This publication presents jobs that require only a high school diploma or GED, along with their average hourly wage in South Carolina.
Future of STEM
The Future of STEM Jobs in SC - This flier present Top 15 STEM occupations in SC, along with their average hourly wage and minimum educational requirements.
20 Fastest Growing Jobs
20 Fastest Growing Jobs in SC for 2020 - This poster is legal-sized, and includes projected occupations by education level with wages through 2010.
The more you Learn, the more you Earn
The More You LEARN, The More You EARN - This flier shows how education affects earning power.
SC Works Center half-page jobseeker fliers
SC Works Center Half-Page Jobseeker Fliers - These fliers include information useful to jobseekers such as How Much Should I Be Paid?, How To Pick A Good Career, Hot Jobs, Declining Jobs, Skills Employers Want, Do I need training?, Jobs With the Most Online Advertisements in SC, and What does a ____ do?
Commuting Patterns
Commuting Patterns Flyer - This publication presents information regarding inbound commuting patterns and the concentration of commuters within various counties.
Veterans - This report presents the Veterans' population based on concentration, education, income, and gender in comparison to the Non-veteran population.
WIA & MSA Maps - This series of maps represent current Workforce Investment Areas and Metropolitan Statistical Areas for South Carolina and the new boundaries that have been defined by the Census.
Annual MLS Report
Mass Layoff Statistics - An Annual report on layoff actions that result in workers being separated from their jobs.
Job Outlook
South Carolina Job Outlook - This general career information represents various high-growth occupations arranged by education level and/or training generally required. It also lists some jobs on the decline.
Good Jobs
Good Jobs That Don't Require A 4-Year Degree - This general career information represents various high-growth occupations that do not require a 4-year degree.
Local Employment Dynamics (LED) - Employers, workers, transportation agenies, training institutions, educators, economic developers, and other local decision-makers need current data to help in making decisions.
Wage Conversion Brochure May 2012 - Easily convert an hourly wage to a weekly, monthly, and yearly salary estimate using these formulas.
An Analysis of STEM Supply-Demand in SC - With advancements and innovations in technology, the workforce of South Carolina needs comprehensive knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Is South Carolina producing the right STEM knowledge at the right levels? By taking a look at what jobs employers are advertising, you can see what may or may not be needed, in the near future.
This is a graphic of the outline of South Carolina.

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