South Carolina

International companies in South Carolina employ 162,900 U.S. workers. Approximately 88,100 of those jobs are in the manufacturing sector. With 821 international companies in the Palmetto State, global investment grows South Carolina's economy. Discover how global investment is growing South Carolina's economy and providing high-quality jobs in local communities.

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Globally Connected

162,900 Workers

in South Carolina are employed as a result of global investment - an increase of 26.3 percent since 2014.

88,100 Mfg Workers

in South Carolina - 54.1 percent of all FDI jobs in the state - are in the manufacturing sector.

Germany, France, and Canada

support the largest number of jobs in South Carolina among all international employers.

821 Global Employers

have operations in South Carolina.

From 2014 to 2019, South Carolina's FDI employment
While the state's overall private-sector employment