While manufacturing and tourism are notable industries in South Carolina, the technology industry is a dark horse helping to provide a meaningful boost to the state’s economy. South Carolina’s information technology sector outputs more than $8.5 billion in GDP. This number is made possible by the eight and a half percent of the state’s workforce that is represented by high-tech occupations. The state is continuing to build on this progress, with significant recruitment in capital investments in 2020 in areas such as agriculture technology.
$8.5BGDP from Information Tech Sector
684High-Tech Sector Workers Per Billion of GSP
8.6%High-Tech Share of Total Workforce