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Who's hiring: Manufacturing (nondurable goods), Transportation & utilities, Professional & business services
Percent companies planning to hire in Q3: 18 percent
Population: 639,617 (+1.5 percent YOY)
Unemployment rate: 9.5 percent
Mean annual income: $38,190
In Manpower's survey, 18 percent of companies plan to hire more employees in the July-to-September period, while 6 percent expect to reduce their payrolls, and 74 percent expect to maintain staff levels. Companies adding new jobs in Greenville include zero-emission bus manufacturer Proterra, which plans to employ 1,300 workers at a new plant over the next few years, and GE Aviation, which plans to add 100 jobs by 2013 at its new production facility.