CHCP's Online Health Care Career Education in South Carolina
In South Carolina, the health care industry has remained stable despite the recent economic downturn. The South Carolina unemployment rate is higher than the national average; however, the health care industry continues to be a leader in job growth in the state. Health care professionals are in high demand in South Carolina and enjoy job stability.
According to SC Works:
- Ambulatory Health Care Services is the fastest-growing industry in South Carolina and is predicted to have the largest number of future job openings in the state.
- Employment in Health Care and Social Assistance is projected to increase by 29% between 2010 and 2020.
- As of 2013, the counties with the highest number of employees for Health Care and Social Assistance in South Carolina were Charleston, Greenville and Richland.