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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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,792 miles from location Strayer University-South Carolina Greenville SC n/a n/a n/a
5,714 miles from location Medix School-Fortis College Columbia SC n/a n/a n/a
5,647 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Charleston SC n/a n/a n/a
5,711 miles from location University of South Carolina-Columbia Columbia SC 40.9203 40% 28,482
5,818 miles from location Clemson University Clemson SC 78.2973 36% 19,111
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
5,641 miles from location College of Charleston Charleston SC 70.6878 31% 11,772
5,594 miles from location Coastal Carolina University Conway SC 26.2817 32% 8,360
5,603 miles from location Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conway SC 10.297 n/a 7,252
5,813 miles from location Tri-County Technical College Pendleton SC 8.36484 n/a 6,758
5,715 miles from location York Technical College Rock Hill SC 9.58954 n/a 6,034
5,770 miles from location Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg SC 9.83487 n/a 5,713
5,774 miles from location Piedmont Technical College Greenwood SC 10.844 n/a 5,566
5,770 miles from location University of South Carolina-Upstate Spartanburg SC 53.5181 40% 5,403
5,644 miles from location Florence-Darlington Technical College Florence SC 8.88427 n/a 5,242
5,698 miles from location South Carolina State University Orangeburg SC 22.5112 30% 4,538
5,673 miles from location Central Carolina Technical College Sumter SC 8.81998 n/a 4,137
5,635 miles from location Francis Marion University Florence SC 53.2837 41% 3,957
5,792 miles from location Bob Jones University Greenville SC 26.8746 n/a 3,956
5,642 miles from location Citadel Military College of South Carolina Charleston SC 35.1916 40% 3,339
5,755 miles from location Aiken Technical College Graniteville SC 8.50122 n/a 3,268
5,697 miles from location Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Orangeburg SC 8.47288 n/a 3,219
5,650 miles from location Charleston Southern University Charleston SC 19.3559 30% 3,219
5,753 miles from location Limestone College Gaffney SC 20.9287 37% 3,137
5,711 miles from location Benedict College Columbia SC 15.38 n/a 2,983
5,796 miles from location Furman University Greenville SC 76.5688 30% 2,962
5,682 miles from location Technical College of the Lowcountry Beaufort SC 7.69436 n/a 2,565
5,814 miles from location Southern Wesleyan University Central SC 51.1318 29% 2,382
5,698 miles from location Claflin University Orangeburg SC 24.351 32% 1,860
5,767 miles from location Converse College Spartanburg SC 28.9761 38% 1,720
5,698 miles from location University of South Carolina-Beaufort Hilton Head Island SC 16.6461 50% 1,684
5,768 miles from location Wofford College Spartanburg SC 72.7284 28% 1,468
5,708 miles from location South University-Columbia Columbia SC 18.0098 90% 1,273
5,762 miles from location Presbyterian College Clinton SC 30.8375 36% 1,221
5,659 miles from location Coker College Hartsville SC 22.857 31% 1,141
5,713 miles from location Denmark Technical College Denmark SC 11.025 n/a 1,105
5,747 miles from location Newberry College Newberry SC 51.6651 33% 1,103
5,790 miles from location Virginia College-Greenville Greenville SC 1.62985 n/a 1,054
5,655 miles from location Northeastern Technical College Cheraw SC 10.7211 n/a 1,030
5,648 miles from location Miller-Motte Technical College Charleston SC 22.551 100% 864
5,640 miles from location Williamsburg Technical College Kingstree SC 11.6269 n/a 732
5,640 miles from location The Art Institute of Charleston Charleston SC 12.2979 97% 686
5,786 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Greenville Greenville SC 21.6586 100% 675
5,707 miles from location University of Phoenix-Columbia Campus Columbia SC 2.21706 n/a 514
5,714 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Columbia Columbia SC 9.8694 100% 441
5,646 miles from location Virginia College in Charleston Charleston SC n/a n/a 270
5,707 miles from location Centura College Columbia SC 19.1931 n/a 248
5,648 miles from location Centura College Charleston SC 17.4419 n/a 199
5,794 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Greenville Greenville SC n/a n/a 174
5,806 miles from location Forrest Junior College Anderson SC 32.8318 n/a 94
 

Curious what studying Technology gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators + 1,980 $56,560 28.6%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + 410 $55,100
 

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