Bluffton has a diverse and growing work force, comprised of well-educated and highly-trained employees. Businesses looking to expand or relocate to Bluffton will benefit from a quality labor pool marked by competitive wages and ample skilled employees representing diverse demographics from retired executives to young professionals. Additionally, as a right-to-work and employment-at-will state, South Carolina enjoys stable Employer-Employee relations.


  • Steady flow of trained and experienced transitioning military personnel and spouses readily available in the Region
  • University of South Carolina at Beaufort (USCB)
  • Collaborative Pipeline Programs linking K-12, Technical College of the Lowcountry and USCB
  • The Technical College of the Lowcountry
  • Popular destination for skilled and experienced retirees
  • Community recruitment victory of the University of South Carolina Beaufort’s Hilton Head Gateway Campus, South Carolina’s newest 4-year college
  • Early college and career programs


  • Our labor market offers young, energetic and talented individuals with a diverse range of skills and training
  • Talent pool of nearby Savannah holds potential for even broader range of options
  • Transitioning military personnel offer highly-trained specialized skills in aircraft maintenance and repair, and logistics
  • More specialized needs can be met through training programs at ReadySC, South Carolina’s premiere employment training resource

LowcountryWorks™ is a directory and map of known high-knowldge, high-impact companies in Bluffton South Carolina and the surrounding region. Career seekers will find this site especially useful by being able to quickly view the companies that are hiring and directly link to the respective career opportunities.

The Company Showcase, features a simple, comprehensive, and up-to-date listing (and map) of companies operating within the region. Companies can be quickly filtered by industry or limited to show only those known to be currently hiring.

LowcountryWorks™ is a part of the Don Ryan Center for Innovation comprehensive talent attraction and development strategy.

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