Electrician in South Carolina

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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in South Carolina


Each year, approximately 0.1% of South Carolina graduates receive certificates in electrician training. Thus, South Carolina's 4 electrician schools put out approximately 58 electricians each year.

Top Schools

Northeastern Technical College, which was ranked 89th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in South Carolina that has a electrician program. It is located in Cheraw. 11 students graduated with a certificate in electrician from Northeastern Technical College in 2010. Students at Northeastern Technical College paid $3,342 per year in tuition fees.

Greenville Technical College, which was ranked 90th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Carolina that has a electrician program. It is located in Greenville. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Greenville Technical College electrician program. Students at Greenville Technical College paid $3,636 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in South Carolina with a electrician program is Trident Technical College, which is located in Charleston. In 2010, it was ranked 90th nationwide. In 2010, 14 students graduated from Trident Technical College electrician program. Tuition at Trident Technical College was $3,530 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of South Carolina's electrician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,559 per year, though tuition can range from $3,728 per year to $3,342 per year. The South Carolina electrician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Midlands Technical College - located in West Columbia, students are charged $3,728 per year
  2. Greenville Technical College - located in Greenville, students are charged $3,636 per year
  3. Trident Technical College - located in Charleston, students are charged $3,530 per year

The electrician schools in South Carolina that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Northeastern Technical College - located in Cheraw, students are charged $3,342 per year
  2. Trident Technical College - located in Charleston, students are charged $3,530 per year
  3. Greenville Technical College - located in Greenville, students are charged $3,636 per year

An electrician certificate from a South Carolina school... what next?

A large number of South Carolina electrician graduates become electricians. In 2010, there were 6,210 electricians working in South Carolina. The South Carolina counties with the largest populations of electricians are:

  1. Greenville County - 1,300 electricians
  2. Berkeley County - 1,160 electricians
  3. Calhoun County - 730 electricians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of electricians in South Carolina will grow by 3%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 9,590 electricians working in South Carolina.

Salary

An electrician in South Carolina earns $39,910 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. electricians in South Carolina had varying salaries from $24,530 to $72,450 per year in 2010. On average an electrician earns the most in the following South Carolina counties:

  1. Beaufort County - $46,780 per year
  2. Allendale County - $43,630 per year
  3. Abbeville County - $41,250 per year

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

  1. Anderson County - $34,270 per year
  2. Spartanburg County - $34,540 per year
  3. Horry County - $34,740 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in electrician training in South Carolina and to compare salaries with various related fields such as automotive or HVAC, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Certificate in Electrician Training 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
5,647 miles from location Trident Technical College Charleston SC 9.83283 n/a 14,834
5,716 miles from location Midlands Technical College West Columbia SC 8.54988 n/a 11,890
5,655 miles from location Northeastern Technical College Cheraw SC 10.7211 n/a 1,030
 

Curious what studying Electrician 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
Electricians + 6,210 $39,910 -19.9%
2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 2,290 $54,490 -27.3%
3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers + 2,170 $48,010 -23.3%
4
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment + 1,580 $47,410 25.4%
5
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay + 470 $59,670
 

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