Sumter ranks eighth in South Carolina in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in May


South Carolina’s Sumter payroll data reveal that it is ranked eighth in South Carolina in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in May, with 41,300 employees, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

South Carolina Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls by Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Rank
Metropolitan Statistical Area
May (in thousands)
1
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin
431.7
2
Columbia
405.0
3
Charleston-North Charleston
374.6
4
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach
184.2
5
Spartanburg
162.0
6
Florence
93.1
7
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort
85.8
8
Sumter
41.3
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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