What kind of jobs are there in Myrtle Beach, SC?

A large number of Myrtle Beach residents find employment in the tourism and hospitality sector, thanks to the many hotels and tourist attractions located in the area.

Given its sizable elderly population, the region features plenty of openings in the health care sector, as well, including at Conway Medical Center and Grand Strand Medical Center.

Many residents also find jobs in education, particularly at the Horry County school district and Coastal Carolina University. Opportunities in public service exist with the Horry County government and the individual city governments.

Job Market Index

Index Score: 5.3 /10

How we calculate this.


Myrtle Beach has a less healthy job market than similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary


Myrtle Beach
$36,950

USA
$51,960

Unemployment Rate 2019

4.0%
of people are without a job

0.3 % higher than national average.

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.