Dorchester County: ‘The Boat Building Capital of South Carolina’

Making Waves: Dorchester County is fast becoming "the
boat building capital of South Carolina".



Marine Manufacturing

Dorchester County has the largest number of employees in
Marine Manufacturing of any county in the state as of 2015. Jobs in the
Marine Manufacturing sector have average annual pay of 21% higher than the
overall average in the county. It’s no wonder than the job growth for this
sector in the county has grown 108% from 2009-2014!


The impact of the Marine Manufacturing sector is substantial
and we are proud to see our industries continue to grow and provide jobs
and investment into our county. Additionally, we are grateful to have great
partners involved in assisting them in their growth such as South Carolina
Electric & Gas (SCE&G) which recognize their success by featuring
Scout Boats and Sportsman Boats in their Insights Magazine.


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