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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