Job Training for South Carolina

South Carolina Job Training
“Palmetto State”

South Carolina presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:

  • industrial sectors
  • occupations
  • companies

But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.

South Carolina Economic Overview

In 2016, South Carolina Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 26th with over $209 billion and ranked 46th with a per capita GDP over $37,000. For June 2017, South Carolina had an employed workforce of over 2.2 million and an unemployment rate of 3.9%. For 2016, South Carolina ranked 19th on cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to the America at large; South Carolina’s rank on this measure has fallen from 38th to 48th.

South Carolina Income Per PersonSouth Carolina Locations for Job Training

Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in South Carolina, including the following major cities:

  • South Carolina Locations for Job TrainingAugusta
  • Charleston
  • Charlotte
  • Columbia
  • Florence
  • Greenville
  • Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort
  • Myrtle Beach
  • Spartanburg
  • Sumter

South Carolina Industries for Job Training

OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major South Carolina industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the South Carolina economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.

South Carolina Sector Sizes

South Carolina OJT supersectors with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large are the Manufacturing supersector and the Government supersector.

Manufacturing. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

The manufacturing subsector includes 21 specific manufacturing sectors, which include product manufacturing related to food, beverage, tobacco, textiles, apparel, leather, wood, paper, printing, petroleum and coal, chemicals, plastics and rubber, nonmetallic minerals, primary metals, fabricated metal, machinery, computers and electronics, electrical equipment, appliances, components, transportation equipment, furniture and miscellaneous.

Manufacturing is the top supersector in South Carolina, relative to the nation, with over 246,000 employed (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • Sonoco Products Company
  • Delta Apparel, Inc.
  • Cooper Tools, Inc.
  • ASCI Holdings UK (de), Inc
  • Michelin North America, Inc.
  • Robert Bosch, LLC

Government. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Government is one of the top industries in South Carolina, with 366,000 employed (17.6% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • State of South Carolina
  • United States Marine Corps
  • South Carolina Department of Mental Health
  • Air Force, United States Department of the
  • The Army, United States Department of the

South Carolina Growth Industries for Job Training

The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.

South Carolina Sector Growth

The South Carolina OJT industry that grew its workforce 2% or more than the country at large is the Manufacturing supersector.

Manufacturing. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

The manufacturing subsector includes 21 specific manufacturing sectors, which include product manufacturing related to food, beverage, tobacco, textiles, apparel, leather, wood, paper, printing, petroleum and coal, chemicals, plastics and rubber, nonmetallic minerals, primary metals, fabricated metal, machinery, computers and electronics, electrical equipment, appliances, components, transportation equipment, furniture and miscellaneous.

Manufacturing is the top growth industry in South Carolina, relative to the rest of America, with over 245,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Manufacturing employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 3.6% while the national average was basically flat at 0.4%. Companies reporting the most employee growth in this supersector are:

  • AVX Corporation
  • Kemet Corporation
  • Delta Apparel, Inc.
  • Glyeco, Inc.

South Carolina Occupations for Job Training

The following shows South Carolina occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.

South Carolina Job Opportunities

South Carolina Job Training Providers

South Carolina has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see South Carolina Training. See OJT trainers in South Carolina for additional training opportunities.

At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in South Carolina. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in South Carolina, OJT.com can help you.

Drop OJT.com a line today and let us help you with your job training needs! 

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