South Carolina


CEW Publications


States Online College Job Market: Ranking the States

This report analyzes the online college labor market on a state-by-state basis. We examine the geographic distribution of online job ads for college graduates within industries and occupational clusters, and compare the relative strength of the online college labor market across states.

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Recovery- Job Growth And Education Requirements Through 2020

Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2020. This report shows where the jobs will be by education level, occupation and industry. Recovery 2020 is an update to our Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018.

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A Decade Behind

In order for the South to get out of the low-skill low-wage trap, it will need to invest in education and postsecondary training to break the cycle. We provide projections of education and employment containing a state-by-state analysis of 17 southern states through 2020.

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By 2020, 1 out of every 5 dollars will be spent on healthcare in the U.S. In this report, we project 5.6 million jobs in the healthcare sector by 2020, 82% of which will require postsecondary education.

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Career Clusters

This report presents data on job opportunities and skill requirements through 2018 arranged by the 16 career and technical education (CTE) career clusters in the Carl D. Perkins Act of 2006.

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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics workers are the source of growth and innovation, but meeting the economy's demand for these critical skills will be challenging.

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Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018

This landmark report shows where the jobs will be, by education level, occupation and industry through 2018, and how postsecondary education is increasingly essential to middle class earnings.

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Median earnings for chemical engineering majors are $9,000 higher in South Carolina than in the U.S. as a whole.

South Carolina 105k
National 96k