Top Employers in Charleston, SC

Learn more about the top employers in Charleston, SC.

Susanna Pilny
On Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 14:49

Charleston’s economy is largely based on tourism, the information technology field, and higher education. IT in particular is a massively growing area, both for jobs and corporations—like Boeing—but the biggest employer by far is the nearby joint Navy/Air Force base.

Joint Base Charleston – 36,000

Medical University of South Carolina – 12,200

The Boeing Company – 8,200

Charleston County School District – 5,300

Roper St. Francis Healthcare – 5,100

Berkeley County School District – 4,200

Dorcester County School District II – 3,500


Susanna Pilny is a freelance writer from Rhode Island with degrees in neuroscience and Classics from Vanderbilt, URI, and Trinity College Dublin.