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Top Employers in Charleston, SC

Learn more about the top employers in Charleston, SC.

By Susanna Pilny on May 8, 2016

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Charleston / Courtesy of Brian Howell under a CC 4.0 license.

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

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