Manufacturing Output and Firms
Total Manufacturing Output ($billions, 2021)
(Percent share of total gross state product)
Manufacturing Firms in South Carolina (2019)
Manufacturers in South Carolina account for 15.10% of the total output in the state, employing 11.71% of the workforce. Total output from manufacturing was $39.26 billion in 2021. In addition, there were an average of 253,000 manufacturing employees in South Carolina in December 2021, with an average annual compensation of $79,718.72 in 2021.
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau
Manufacturers help to drive the South Carolina economy, with $28.80 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2021.
Sources: International Trade Administration, U.S. Census Bureau