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Myrtle Beach Metro Area
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina showed 2,000 job listings for 2010 and in Autumn 2014, enjoyed an increase to 5,600 advertized openings.
Myrtle Beach, in Horry County on the eastern side of South Carolina at the Atlantic Ocean, is the center of the Resort and Vacation Industry of this Atlantic Seaboard State.
Back in 2008, the metropolitan market area enjoyed a population of around 300,000 permanent residents, with an increase to 465,391 people in 2013. That makes almost two-thirds more residents in five years.
Before the Revolutionary War, the lands around Myrtle Beach were inhabited by the Waccamah Nation. After European settlement, the new and developing area economy depended upon agriculture in the era of the plantation system.
After the American Civil War, lumber workers from surrounding communities began to come to Myrtle Beach (called New Town until 1938) for relaxation and then the Tourist Industry bloomed to and grow significantly after World War II.
Local industries expected to expand include the following sectors.
- Accommodation and Food Services - Conferences, Travel and Tourism. Tourism is already Number 1 Industry in Myrtle Beach. Theme Parks include Broadway at the Beach Mall and Park, Freestyle Music Park, and the Family Kingdom Amusement Park. Several malls and outlet stores add to Tourism strength. Downtown revitalization boosts this success even further (see below).
- Health Care and Social Assistance
- Educational Services
- Retail Trade
- Waste Management/ Remediation & Administration
Downtown Redevelopment on the Ocean
The Pavilion Area Master Plan for Myrtle beach includes at least five areas for revitalization of the Downtown area to bring new residences and business success to the city and Horry County.
The Entry District is a formal Gateway to the city, like an official greeting area and front door. Elements to be improved in an ongoing plan for development are traffic flow and parking, landscaping, sidewalks, sidewalk cafés, a Visitor Center and other features,
A North Entertainment District is planned to increase the level of energy Downtown with multi-family residences, more retail stores, professional offices, and numerous arts and entertainment venues. A Central Amusement District circles the city's Pavilion Amusement Park. Elements there are planned with taller buildings, pedestrian-friendly businesses, cafés, and boutiques. An oceanfront atmosphere is another goal of this particular part of revitalization in the central district.
Myrtle Beach has a South Mixed Use District to be refurbished in an ongoing plan to focus on beachfront properties with small shops and other businesses. Historic preservation is supported in this areas as well. related to this, a Beach District overlaps the other districts to bring together a sense of the waterfront. Beachfront parks and street access to the ocean provide many opportunities for entertaining and relaxing venues.
The Waccamaw People
The Chicora-Waccamaw Nation is known as Waccaman today and headquartered in Horry County in the city of Conway near Myrtle Beach. it was from Conway that European-American lumberman began to venture to Myrtle Beach for respite. The Waccamah People stayed in their original area. They are a State-Recognized Tribe or nation that was awarded 20 acres of land in their original homeland in 2004. With a native village and museum, this overall installation and homelands have become a tourist attraction.
See also the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge.
Myrtle Beach CanAm Days
For over 45 years, Myrtle Beach has sponsored the week-long Canadian American Days each spring in honor of Canadian friends to the north that love Myrtle Beach.
Evetns often include dance championships, marching bands, Candian military units and their bands, a retreat, wildlife appreciation days, car shows, St. Patrick's Day celebrations, and dozens of other events, plus lieve entertainment every day and night.
What this city website each year in the spring, because Employment Interships are available yearly for the celebrations at CanAm Days.
The Waccamaw People
The Grand Strand
More About Myrtle Beach
- Tourist Attractions, Hot Job Markets, and Retirement Living in Myrtle Beach SC
Second part of this two-part article.
Along the Grand Strand - Fun, Work, Retirement
- Family Kingdom, Myrtle Beach's Only Seaside Amusement and Oceanfront Water Park!
Ride the Swamp Fox coaster! Add more fun to your vacation at Family Kingdom, Myrtle Beach's only oceanfront Amusement Park and Water Park! Over 30 fun-filled rides to choose from for your family or group outing.
- Grand Strand Events - The Official Events Calendar for the Myrtle Beach Area of South Carolina
The official community calendar for the Myrtle Beach area includes arts festivals, craft shows, theater shows and entertainers sponsored by the Myrtle Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.
- Myrtle Beach Pavilion Amusement Park
THE MYRTLE BEACH PAVILION has been entertaining generations of families for more than fifty years. An 11-acre playground by the sea, The Myrtle Beach Pavilion features more than 40 spectacular rides for all ages and the ADA.
Higher Education - Colleges, Universities, and Vocational Schools
- Cathedral Bible College
- Coastal Carolina University
- Fortune Academy, Inc.
- Horry County Adult Education
- Horry-Georgetown Technical College: Grandstand Campus
- Howard Adult Education Center
- Golf Academy Of The Carolinas
- Strand College Of Hair Design
- Williamsburg Tech College
- Williamsburg County School District - Adult Education
Sports Teams & Recreation
Advertized Job Increases Are SignificantClick thumbnail to view full-size
Top 10 High Demand Jobs - Govt Forecasts 2006 to 2016
The BOLD occupations below are in high demand in the midstream of the timeline for these Employment Projections.
- Retail Sales 22% increase projected - Increasing well into 2011 - 2012.
- Waitstaff 21%
- Maids and Housekeepers 25%
- Registered Nurses (RNs) 33% - Increasing further than expected at end of 2011.
- Landscaping & Groundskeeping 25%
- Maint/Repair Workers 27%
- Janitors and Cleaners 26%
- Customer Service Representatives 30%
- Restaurant Cooks 22%
- General/Operations Managers 23% - Continues to increase through 2011.
Data is gathered by the federal, state, and county governments regularly and published on a variety of schedules, from monthly up to biennially.
Top 10 Job Listings 2014 - 2016
- Medical positions in all specialties and levels - Private Practice and Hospital
- Truck Drivers - Owner Operators and salaried
- Physical and Occupations Therapists - Includes Travelers
- Retail Salespeople, Supervisors, and Cashiers
- Shift Supervisors - Dining and Food Service
- Registered Nurses (RNs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs)
- General and Assistant Managers
- Event Specialists
- Customer Service Positions
- Retail Sales Representatives
Other higher demand occupations include Security Officers, Meat Cutters, Housekeepers, and Cable TV Technicians.
Largest Employers in The Larger Myrtle Beach Metro Area
- Horry County Department of Education - Public school systems.
- Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. - requires psych-related testing and background checks.
- Burroughs and Chapin Company, Inc. - Real Estate.
- Horry County Government
- Grand Strand Regional Medical Center
- Conway Medical Center
- AVX Corporation
- City of Myrtle Beach (Government)
- Coastal Carolina University
- Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Insurance and related products and services.
.Local Companies Listing the Most Jobs
- HCA Healthcare
- CR England- Trucking and Freight
- Eastside Medical Center
- Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
- Mountain Star Healthcare
- Food Lion - Grocery
- Hilton Worldwide
- Georgetown Hospital System
- Genesis Healthcare.
Best Health and Medical Careers in this market.
The opportunities for Travel Nursing, including nurses, physicians, allied health professionals and other health related workers are numerous in the Grand Strand area. "Travelers" receive high pay, broader benefits, rent/mortgage allowance, transportation costs and other incentives. Many work from 12 weeks to one year in a location and enjoy vacation atmospheres in the locales where they work.