Bookkeeping in South Carolina

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Schools Offering Bookkeeping Programs in South Carolina


Each year, approximately 0.0% of South Carolina graduates receive certificates in bookkeeping. That means an estimated 20 bookkeeping clerks graduate from South Carolina's 4 bookkeeping schools each year.

Top Schools

Northeastern Technical College, which is located in Cheraw, is the top-ranked school in South Carolina that has a bookkeeping program. It received a ranking of 89th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Northeastern Technical College graduated no students from its bookkeeping program. The tuition rate at Northeastern Technical College was $3,342 per year.

The second-ranked school in South Carolina with a bookkeeping program is Greenville Technical College, which is located in Greenville. In 2010, it was ranked 90th nationwide. The tuition rate at Greenville Technical College was $3,636 per year.

Aiken Technical College, which is located in Graniteville, is the third-ranked school in South Carolina that has a bookkeeping program. It received a ranking of 91st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Aiken Technical College bookkeeping program. Tuition at Aiken Technical College was $3,706 per year.

Cost

Bookkeeping schools in South Carolina, charge students an average tuition of $5,202 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $10,124 per year, or as little as $3,342 per year. In 2010, the following South Carolina bookkeeping schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Brown Mackie College-Greenville - located in Greenville, students are charged $10,124 per year
  2. Aiken Technical College - located in Graniteville, students are charged $3,706 per year
  3. Greenville Technical College - located in Greenville, students are charged $3,636 per year

The lowest tuition rates at South Carolina bookkeeping schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Northeastern Technical College - located in Cheraw, students are charged $3,342 per year
  2. Greenville Technical College - located in Greenville, students are charged $3,636 per year
  3. Aiken Technical College - located in Graniteville, students are charged $3,706 per year

A bookkeeping certificate from a South Carolina school... what next?

Most people who graduate from bookkeeping school in South Carolina go on to work as a bookkeeping clerk. In 2010, there were 21,310 bookkeeping clerks working in South Carolina. The South Carolina counties with the largest populations of bookkeeping clerks are:

  1. Calhoun County - 4,520 bookkeeping clerks
  2. Berkeley County - 3,970 bookkeeping clerks
  3. Greenville County - 3,540 bookkeeping clerks

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of bookkeeping clerks is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 25,230 bookkeeping clerks working in the South Carolina then.

Salary

On average, a bookkeeping clerk earns a salary of $32,720 per year in South Carolina state. But, salaries for bookkeeping clerks can vary. In 2010, bookkeeping clerks made as little as less than $16,610 per year or as much as more than $48,560 per year in South Carolina. On average a bookkeeping clerk earns the most in the following South Carolina counties:

  1. Berkeley County - $34,840 per year
  2. Calhoun County - $34,370 per year
  3. Beaufort County - $33,900 per year

The following counties in South Carolina have the lowest average salaries for bookkeeping clerks:

  1. Abbeville County - $27,740 per year
  2. Chesterfield County - $28,670 per year
  3. Horry County - $30,330 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional South Carolina statistics regarding a career in bookkeeping. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as small business or finance.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Certificate in Bookkeeping in South Carolina

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,792 miles from location Greenville Technical College Greenville SC 10.0617 n/a 15,089
5,755 miles from location Aiken Technical College Graniteville SC 8.50122 n/a 3,268
5,655 miles from location Northeastern Technical College Cheraw SC 10.7211 n/a 1,030
5,794 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Greenville Greenville SC n/a n/a 174
 

Curious what studying Bookkeeping gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in South Carolina

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks + 21,310 $32,720 -2.7%
2
Billing and Posting Clerks + 7,290 $31,120 -2.3%
 

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