Charleston Jobs Report

January 2020 Jobs Report

Jobs Added

Metro +1,800
  • Month Over Month: +0.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 1,633
  • Year Over Year: +1.2%
State -2,700
  • Month Over Month: -0.4%
  • 3 Month Average: -1,767
  • Year Over Year: -0.4%
National +225,000
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 211,000
  • Year Over Year: +1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Metro 4.7%
  • Month Over Month: -0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 4.63%
  • Year Over Year: -0.2%
State 5.1%
  • Month Over Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 5.1%
  • Year Over Year: +0.2%
National 3.6%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.53%
  • Year Over Year: -0.4%

Local Industry Job Growth from the B.L.S.

Finance & Insurance -400
  • From Last Month: -1.7%
  • 3 Month Average: 23
  • From Last Year: 0.0%
Accommodation & Food Services 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 9
  • From Last Year: 0.0%
Manufacturing 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 4
  • From Last Year: 0.0%
Retail Trade +200
  • From Last Month: +1.8%
  • 3 Month Average: 11
  • From Last Year: -4.2%
Goods Producing -300
  • From Last Month: -2.9%
  • 3 Month Average: 10
  • From Last Year: -2.9%

U.S. Job Growth for All Sectors

Local Job Reports

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