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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in South Carolina

What professions added the most jobs in South Carolina? In this article we look into this issue from two angles. First we show the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014 (Table 1). Secondly we show the top 50 jobs that had the highest growth rate from year 2010 to 2014 (Table 2). The employment and salary information in South Carolina is computed from data published by BLS [1] in May 2015.

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in South Carolina

Table 1 shows the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014, the total employment in South Carolina increased from 1,746,820 to 1,876,480 with a net gain of 129,660. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of team assemblers with 11,170 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand with 11,170 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
1,746,820
1,876,480 129,660 7.42% $29,800
2 Team Assemblers
34,410
45,580 11,170 32.46% $28,630
3 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
31,990
42,910 10,920 34.14% $22,780
4 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
35,700
45,470 9,770 27.37% $17,010
5 Customer Service Representatives
34,470
44,130 9,660 28.02% $28,260
6 General and Operations Managers
20,680
27,430 6,750 32.64% $91,220
7 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
28,540
34,660 6,120 21.44% $28,630
8 Cooks, Restaurant
12,930
18,760 5,830 45.09% $20,240
9 Retail Salespersons
63,590
69,040 5,450 8.57% $20,210
10 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
14,710
19,440 4,730 32.15% $50,340
11 Waiters and Waitresses
32,720
37,010 4,290 13.11% $17,020
12 Personal Care Aides
6,910
10,680 3,770 54.56% $18,540
13 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
20,100
23,830 3,730 18.56% $41,240
14 Cashiers
57,440
61,010 3,570 6.22% $17,560
15 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
1,650
4,660 3,010 182.42% $50,320
16 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
8,270
11,250 2,980 36.03% $31,390
17 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
26,690
29,620 2,930 10.98% $19,250
18 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
3,510
6,440 2,930 83.48% $41,120
19 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
19,700
22,580 2,880 14.62% $35,280
20 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
10,080
12,620 2,540 25.20% $53,830
21 Food Batchmakers
810
3,200 2,390 295.06% $25,580
22 Tire Builders
1,110
3,410 2,300 207.21% $35,610
23 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
3,190
5,390 2,200 68.97% $44,330
24 Management Analysts
5,460
7,580 2,120 38.83% $62,170
25 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
12,670
14,710 2,040 16.10% $29,050
26 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
2,900
4,890 1,990 68.62% $21,970
27 Machinists
6,210
8,110 1,900 30.60% $35,780
28 Family and General Practitioners
1,830
3,650 1,820 99.45% $155,180
29 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
6,880
8,610 1,730 25.15% $49,030
30 Construction Laborers
10,960
12,680 1,720 15.69% $25,080
31 Industrial Engineers
4,620
6,320 1,700 36.80% $72,670
32 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
660
2,350 1,690 256.06% $
33 Computer Systems Analysts
4,060
5,650 1,590 39.16% $61,760
34 Highway Maintenance Workers
340
1,870 1,530 450.00% $28,520
35 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
23,140
24,540 1,400 6.05% $20,750
36 Paralegals and Legal Assistants*
3,750
5,120 1,370 36.53% $38,830
37 Social and Human Service Assistants
3,290
4,640 1,350 41.03% $26,810
38 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
8,460
9,660 1,200 14.18% $32,690
39 Accountants and Auditors
12,740
13,870 1,130 8.87% $54,040
40 Coaches and Scouts
2,090
3,220 1,130 54.07% $36,260
41 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
9,510
10,630 1,120 11.78% $36,820
42 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
5,910
7,010 1,100 18.61% $44,440
43 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
1,870
2,960 1,090 58.29% $18,470
44 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
1,310
2,400 1,090 83.21% $17,520
45 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
4,820
5,900 1,080 22.41% $35,130
46 Mechanical Engineers
4,600
5,670 1,070 23.26% $78,240
47 Medical Assistants
7,310
8,380 1,070 14.64% $27,830
48 Civil Engineers
4,190
5,240 1,050 25.06% $72,590
49 Education Administrators, Postsecondary
1,690
2,730 1,040 61.54% $72,690
50 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
1,170
2,190 1,020 87.18% $40,280

Table 2. 50 Jobs with Fastest Growth Rate

Table 2 shows the top 50 jobs that had the fastest growth rate from 2010 to 2014. We note that the profession that grew the fastest is the profession of psychiatric technicians with a growth rate of 515.38%. It is followed by the profession of highway maintenance workers which grew by 450.00% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Psychiatric Technicians
130
800 670 515.38% $23,780
2 Highway Maintenance Workers
340
1,870 1,530 450.00% $28,520
3 Food Batchmakers
810
3,200 2,390 295.06% $25,580
4 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
660
2,350 1,690 256.06% $
5 Tire Builders
1,110
3,410 2,300 207.21% $35,610
6 Occupational Therapy Aides
130
390 260 200.00% $21,960
7 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
1,650
4,660 3,010 182.42% $50,320
8 Human Resources Managers
560
1,460 900 160.71% $84,960
9 Commercial and Industrial Designers
260
650 390 150.00% $51,110
10 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
190
460 270 142.11% $42,060
11 Broadcast Technicians
230
550 320 139.13% $29,870
12 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
540
1,280 740 137.04% $63,140
13 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
550
1,290 740 134.55% $22,600
14 Skincare Specialists
190
420 230 121.05% $23,250
15 Massage Therapists
500
1,050 550 110.00% $27,790
16 Riggers
130
270 140 107.69% $
17 Tool and Die Makers
930
1,900 970 104.30% $48,350
18 Family and General Practitioners
1,830
3,650 1,820 99.45% $155,180
19 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
430
840 410 95.35% $64,480
20 Music Directors and Composers
160
300 140 87.50% $49,290
21 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
1,170
2,190 1,020 87.18% $40,280
22 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
3,510
6,440 2,930 83.48% $41,120
23 Financial Examiners
120
220 100 83.33% $70,400
24 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
1,310
2,400 1,090 83.21% $17,520
25 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
820
1,490 670 81.71% $36,070
26 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
290
520 230 79.31% $27,470
27 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
520
930 410 78.85% $26,000
28 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
220
390 170 77.27% $49,200
29 Personal Financial Advisors
1,270
2,190 920 72.44% $58,840
30 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood
580
990 410 70.69% $23,690
31 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
3,190
5,390 2,200 68.97% $44,330
32 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
2,900
4,890 1,990 68.62% $21,970
33 Operations Research Analysts
500
840 340 68.00% $60,120
34 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
1,330
2,200 870 65.41% $37,260
35 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
1,090
1,790 700 64.22% $35,460
36 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
270
440 170 62.96% $29,830
37 Statisticians
240
390 150 62.50% $50,080
38 Dietetic Technicians
660
1,070 410 62.12% $20,770
39 Education Administrators, Postsecondary
1,690
2,730 1,040 61.54% $72,690
40 Writers and Authors
180
290 110 61.11% $46,400
41 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
560
900 340 60.71% $61,820
42 Occupational Therapists
1,180
1,870 690 58.47% $68,940
43 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
1,870
2,960 1,090 58.29% $18,470
44 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
430
680 250 58.14% $28,230
45 Opticians, Dispensing
770
1,210 440 57.14% $34,760
46 Personal Care Aides
6,910
10,680 3,770 54.56% $18,540
47 Choreographers
110
170 60 54.55% $27,530
48 Coaches and Scouts
2,090
3,220 1,130 54.07% $36,260
49 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand
320
490 170 53.12% $24,850
50 Software Developers, Systems Software
1,400
2,100 700 50.00% $74,130

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