Technology in South Carolina

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in South Carolina


Each year, roughly 2.1% of South Carolina students graduate with degrees in technology. That means an estimated 2,127 technology professionals graduate from South Carolina's 52 technology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Carolina with a technology program is Clemson University, which is located in Clemson. In 2010, it was ranked 22nd nationwide. In 2010, 292 students graduated from Clemson University's technology program. Clemson University charged in-state students $11,908 in tuition fees per year.

Furman University, which was ranked 23rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Carolina that has a technology program. It is located in Greenville. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Furman University technology program. Tuition at Furman University was $38,088 per year.

The third-ranked school in South Carolina with a technology program is Wofford College, which is located in Spartanburg. In 2010, it was ranked 27th nationwide. In 2010, Wofford College graduated 3 students from its technology programs. Tuition at Wofford College was $31,710 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a South Carolina technology school, average tuition will be $12,163 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,594 per year to $38,088 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Carolina technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Furman University - located in Greenville, students are charged $38,088 per year
  2. Virginia College in Charleston - located in Charleston, students are charged $32,800 per year
  3. Wofford College - located in Spartanburg, students are charged $31,710 per year

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

  1. Denmark Technical College - located in Denmark, students are charged $2,594 per year
  2. Williamsburg Technical College - located in Kingstree, students are charged $3,264 per year
  3. Northeastern Technical College - located in Cheraw, students are charged $3,342 per year

A technology degree from a South Carolina school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of South Carolina technology professionals:

  1. Berkeley County - 540 technology professionals
  2. Greenville County - 450 technology professionals
  3. Calhoun County - 420 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of technology professionals in South Carolina will grow by 13%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,010 technology professionals working in South Carolina.

Salary

On average, technology professionals earn a salary of $55,830 per year in South Carolina state. However, South Carolina technology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $20,610 per year to more than $90,150 per year in 2010. The counties in South Carolina with the highest average salary for technology professionals are:

  1. Darlington County - $64,030 per year
  2. Abbeville County - $62,590 per year
  3. Sumter County - $61,510 per year

On average, technology professionals earn the least in the following South Carolina counties:

  1. Berkeley County - $48,785 per year
  2. Allendale County - $51,050 per year
  3. Calhoun County - $53,855 per year

The technology professionals with highest average salaries in South Carolina were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $56,560 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $55,100 per year

On average, the lowest paid technology professionals in South Carolina were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $56,560 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $55,100 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in technology in South Carolina and to compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Technology in South Carolina
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in South Carolina
  • Master's Degree in Technology in South Carolina
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in South Carolina
  • Certificate in Technology in South Carolina

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators 1,980 $56,560 28.6%
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Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 410 $55,100
 

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