An Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

 


South Carolina Provides a High Concentration of Employment in Manufacturing and Engineering.  

Leading the charge in the Southeastern and the United States’ manufacturing revival, South Carolina ranks as a top five state in employment concentration for a number of manufacturing, scientific, and engineering occupations.  When compared to all other states, South Carolina has one of the highest percentages of its workforce employed in the engineering, the technical, and the production occupations critical to manufacturing success.  While businesses in other parts of the country may struggle to find key workers like CNC machine operators or mechanical engineers, South Carolina can easily provide a steady supply.

 

 

Concentration of Workforce in the Southern Carolina Region:

A high concentration represents a regional concentration that is double the national average for the highlighted industry, or more; an above average concentration represents a regional concentration that is twenty to ninety-nine percent above the national average; an average concentration represents a regional concentration similar to the national average.

 

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic:
High (Double the National Average)

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers:
High (Double the National Average

First-Line Supervisors of Productions and Operating Workers:
High (Double the National Average)

Tool and Die Makers:
High (Double the National Average)

Concentration of Team Assemblers:
High (Double the National Average)

Cutting, Punching & Press Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal, and Plastic:
High (Double the National Average)

Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing:
Above Average (20-99% Higher than the National Average)

Concentration of Machinists:
Above Average (20-99% Above the National Average)

Concentration of Industrial Engineers
Above Average (20-99% Higher than the National Average)

Mechanical Engineers:
Average (Similiar to the National Average)

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic:
Average (Similiar to the National Average)

 

 

 




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