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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Metro Area

MSA: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
counties: Horry (SC), Brunswick (NC)
Population (2016 estimate): 449,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.5%
NFP Employment (2016): 160,000
Average Earnings (2016): $32,250

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 6,030 39.5 0.8 $70,180
Business and Financial Operations 3,250 21.3 0.4 $53,600
IT and Mathematical 1,250 8.2 0.3 $54,570
Architecture and Engineering 830 5.4 0.3 $65,030
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 500 3.3 0.4 N/A
Community and Social Services 1,300 8.5 0.6 $38,690
Legal and Judicial 820 5.4 0.7 $43,130
Education, Training, and Library 8,740 57.3 0.9 $48,010
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,520 9.9 0.7 $30,330
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 7,250 47.5 0.8 $55,470
Healthcare Support 3,960 26.0 0.9 $23,790
Protective Services 4,660 30.5 1.3 $33,660
Food Preparation and Serving Related 26,420 173.2 1.9 $18,950
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 10,000 65.6 2.1 $19,960
Personal Care and Services 5,250 34.4 1.1 $19,450
Sales and Related 23,320 152.8 1.5 $22,370
Office and Administrative Support 22,230 145.7 0.9 $28,020
Construction and Extraction 5,920 38.8 1.0 $33,600
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 6,550 42.9 1.1 $34,090
Production 4,420 28.9 0.5 $27,560
Transportation and Material Moving 8,230 53.9 0.8 $26,740

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