South Carolina Unemployment Benefits Calculator


The latest figures for South Carolina show an unemployment rate of 12.1%.


Calculate your estimated benefit by answering a few questions below.
State in which you earned wages
Approximate wages earned from Jan. 1, 2019 - Mar. 31, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Apr. 1, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jul. 1, 2019 - Sep. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Oct. 1, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019  
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South Carolina unemployment insurance benefits are available if you meet these criteria.  The numbers are subject to change, and though www.Unemployment-Benefits.org does our best to maintain current data, we do not guarantee its accuracy.  Please check with the South Carolina Employment Security Commission (SCES) for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  South Carolina Employment Security Commission (SCES)

Requirements:
Unemployed through no fault of your own
You must have worked for an employer (or employers) who paid taxes in your name.
Able to work
Available for work
Be actively seeking work

Eligibility:
1- You must have earned a minimum amount of wages during the 12-month period occurring before the quarter in which you were laid off

Who can apply:  Out of work and part time workers

How long can you claim benefits: 26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $20- $326

Determined by:  Highest quarter wages in base period

Weekly Benefit – You must make your claim weekly to continue to receive benefits.