The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce (based in Columbia, SC) officially announced the recipients of the 2014 Best Places to Work in SC award. Winners are divided into two categories, small/medium employers (15-249 U.S. employees) and large employers (more than 250 U.S. employees). Charleston dominated the large employer category. There were 26 companies awarded the honor in the small/medium category and 24 companies in the large category.
Greenville, SC dominated the small/medium employer category, outpacing Charleston and Columbia for the most awarded companies. Nearly half of the companies (a total of 12) who received the Best Places to Work in SC award are based in the upstate city. Notable Charleston, SC-based recipients in the small/medium employer category include Advantage Media, BoomTown, SCRA, Sparc, Telogical Systems and Thomas & Hutton Engineering.
It was a different story in the large employer category. Charleston dominated this one with 16 of 24 employers receiving the Best Places to Work in SC award. Way to go Charleston! Notable employers in this category include Benefitfocus, Blackbaud, Charleston Water System, Life Cycle Engineering, and Select Health of South Carolina, along with several law firms and other large employers.
For a complete list of the award winners, please view the pdf document available on the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce web site.