Unemployment Rate

Greenville’s unemployment rate rose substantially during the recession, but is now back to pre-recession levels. Greenville’s unemployment rate at the end of 2014 was 4.8%, South Carolina’s 6.5%, and the United State 5.6%. Greenville’s is less than the country.

Source: Federal Reserve

Largest Employers

The largest employer in Greenville is Greenville Health System, followed by the Greenville County School District, with 10,958 and 9,580 employees respectively. Nineteen employers in Greenville County have 1,000 or more employees.

Download the largest employers in the Upstate.  2014_LargestEmployers_Upstate

Source: Upstate Alliance