Accounting Schools In South Carolina

Accounting classes faculty can choose to work at one of 36 accredited accounting schools in South Carolina. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in accounting in the state of South Carolina, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting


Schools

  1. Aiken Technical College

    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, South Carolina 29829

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  2. Charleston Southern University

    9200 University Blvd, Charleston, South Carolina 29410-8087

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  3. Technical College of the Lowcountry

    921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, South Carolina 29901-1288

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  4. Benedict College

    1600 Harden Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29204-1086

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  5. Bob Jones University

    1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard, Greenville, South Carolina 29614-0001

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  6. Southern Wesleyan University

    907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, South Carolina 29630-1020

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  7. College of Charleston

    66 George St, Charleston, South Carolina 29424-0001

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  8. Northeastern Technical College

    1201 Chesterfield Hwy., Cheraw, South Carolina 29520

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  9. Clemson University

    201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, South Carolina 29634

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  10. Columbia College in Columbia on Columbia College Dr

    1301 Columbia College Dr, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

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  11. Converse College

    580 E Main St, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29302-0006

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  12. Florence-Darlington Technical College

    2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501

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  13. Francis Marion University

    4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, South Carolina 29506

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  14. Furman University

    3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, South Carolina 29613-6162

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  15. Greenville Technical College

    620 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29607-2418

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  16. Horry-Georgetown Technical College

    2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  17. Midlands Technical College

    1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, South Carolina 29170-2176

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  18. North Greenville University

    7801 N. Tigerville Road, Tigerville, South Carolina 29688-1892

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  19. Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

    3250 Saint Matthews Rd, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29118-8299

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  20. Piedmont Technical College

    620 North Emerald Road, Greenwood, South Carolina 29646

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  21. Presbyterian College

    503 South Broad Street, Clinton, South Carolina 29325

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  22. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

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  23. Coastal Carolina University

    108 James P. Blanton Circle, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  24. South Carolina State University

    300 College St NE, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29117-0001

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  25. Spartanburg Community College

    800 Brisack Road, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303

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  26. Central Carolina Technical College

    506 N Guignard Dr, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-2499

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  27. Tri-County Technical College

    7900 U.S. Hwy 76, Pendleton, South Carolina 29670

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  28. Trident Technical College

    7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29423-8067

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  29. Voorhees College

    481 Porter Drive, Denmark, South Carolina 29042

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  30. Wofford College

    429 N Church St, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303-3663

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  31. York Technical College

    452 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730

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  32. Centura College in North Charleston

    8088 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, South Carolina 29406-9235

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  33. Centura College in Columbia

    7500 Two Notch Road, Columbia, South Carolina 29223

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  34. University of Phoenix-Columbia Campus

    1001 Pinnacle Point Dr Ste 200, Columbia, South Carolina 29223-5727

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  35. Brown Mackie College-Greenville

    75 Beattie Place Ste 100, Greenville, South Carolina 29601

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  36. Strayer University-South Carolina

    555 N Pleasantburg Dr Ste 300, Greenville, South Carolina 29607

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Accounting Employment

South Carolina 45,210
National 3,526,740

Of all of the accounting professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In South Carolina

46,860 46,750 47,900 46,170 45,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, accounting is a shrinking field. 1,650 less accounting professionals were working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of accounting has shrunk by 4% in South Carolina. This decline is slower than the change in the number of accounting professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of accounting professionals has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$36,270 $36,930 $38,960 $40,317 $42,388
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by accounting professionals is increasing in South Carolina. Accounting professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $36,270 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,388 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$26,398
25th percentile
$32,315
50th percentile
$40,112
75th percentile
$49,930
90th percentile
$61,895

Thus, there was a 14% growth in accounting professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of accounting, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid accounting professionals earning 134% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in South Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Accounting
$42,388
Business
$85,107
Business Administration
$82,023
Finance
$66,978
Forensic Accounting
$53,610
Small Business
$104,790

In South Carolina, accounting professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina

associate
13
bachelor
19
master
6
doctor
0
Certificate
17
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As the number of accounting professionals is decreasing in South Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 36 accredited accounting schools in South Carolina state is increasing. In 2006 there were 849 accounting graduates from accounting courses in South Carolina and in 2010 there were 1,063 graduates.

Thus there was a 25% percent increase in the number of accounting school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina. Most of these graduates, or 35%, earned a bachelor's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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