South Carolina

A dockhouse over looking a river in South Carolina.

South Carolina

South Carolinians with retail-supported jobs could stretch the length of the state's coastline.

Retail is the nation's largest private sector employer driving the U.S. economy and creating jobs in the communities around the country. Retail is everywhere - especially in South Carolina. Here is a quick look at retail's impact. Download the full report here. 

South Carolina retail by the numbers

628,929
Jobs Supported by Retail
56,462
Retail Establishments
$31.2 (b)
Total GDP Impact
450,633
Direct Retail Employment
$11,438 (m)
Direct Labor Income
$17,312 (m)
Direct Impact on GDP

Retail jobs in South Carolina

December 13, 2018
Specialist, Store Protection - Ross Stores, INC - Greenville, SC
December 13, 2018
Specialist, Store Protection - Ross Stores, INC - Greenville, SC
December 13, 2018
Specialist, Store Protection - Ross Stores, INC - Rock Hill, SC
December 13, 2018
Specialist, Store Protection - Ross Stores, INC - Myrtle Beach, SC

The report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry is underwritten by American Express.

Source: All data comes from the PwC report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry, except where otherwise noted.

The retail industry is defined as including retail, food services and drinking places.
Unless otherwise noted, the total impact statistics combine the industry’s direct, indirect and induced impacts. Employment is defined as the number of payroll and self-employed jobs, including part-time jobs. Labor income is defined as annual wages and salaries and benefits as well as proprietors’ income. An establishment is a single physical location at which business is conducted. A business may consist of more than one establishment.