Berkeley County's Workforce: Plentiful, Talented, and Innovative

Nationally Recognized for Excellence

-South Carolina ranked No. 3 for “Low Labor Cost” - Area Development Magazine (ADM)

-South Carolina ranked No. 5 for “Workforce Development Programs” - ADM

-Low-Country Top 20 “Prime Workforce” - ADM

-Low-Country Top 15 “Recession Busting” - ADM

-One of the Lowest Unionization Rates in the nation



-SCWorks brings employers and job seekers together

-Regional Workforce Advisors serve as a connection for the business and education communities

-ReadySC provides training for new and expanding business at little to no cost for qualifying companies

-DEW helps people by providing unemployment benefits, job opportunities, and workforce services

-Trident Technical College is a public, two-year, multi-campus community college that provides quality education and promotes economic development in the Lowcountry

-Charleston Regional Career Headlight helps people learn about careers that are available in the Charleston region, pay well, and are a good fit for them and their life goals.




Workforce Snapshot

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