Civil Engineering Schools In South Carolina

In South Carolina, there are 11 accredited schools where civil engineering classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in civil engineering in the state of South Carolina, which encompasses civil engineering training at the following levels:

  • Civil Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering
  • Masters degree in Civil Engineering
  • PhD degree in Civil Engineering


Schools

  1. Technical College of the Lowcountry

    921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, South Carolina 29901-1288

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  2. Citadel Military College of South Carolina

    171 Moultrie St, Charleston, South Carolina 29409

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  3. Clemson University

    201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, South Carolina 29634

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Florence-Darlington Technical College

    2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501

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  5. Greenville Technical College

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

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  6. Horry-Georgetown Technical College

    2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  7. Midlands Technical College

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

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  8. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

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  9. South Carolina State University

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

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Spartanburg Community College

    800 Brisack Road, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303

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  11. Trident Technical College

    7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29423-8067

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

South Carolina 6,280
National 415,840

Approximately 2% of the country's civil engineering professionals work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In South Carolina

5,560 5,710 5,710 6,430 6,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, civil engineering is a growing field. In South Carolina, 720 more civil engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 13% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for civil engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of civil engineering professionals has shrunk by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Civil Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$49,150 $51,133 $53,640 $55,913 $54,807
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to civil engineering professionals are growing in South Carolina. Civil engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,150 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $54,807 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$32,087
25th percentile
$41,767
50th percentile
$52,753
75th percentile
$65,567
90th percentile
$81,353

Thus, civil engineering professionals' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 154% pay differential between the highest paid civil engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of civil engineering in South Carolina.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Architecture
$58,500
Civil Engineering
$54,807
Construction Management
$56,550
Drafting
$50,073
Engineering
$67,842

In South Carolina, civil engineering professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Civil Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina

associate
6
bachelor
4
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
5
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The number of students graduating from the 11 accredited civil engineering schools in South Carolina is increasing. In 2006, 338 students graduated from civil engineering courses in South Carolina. And in 2010, 396 students graduated.

This represents a 17% increase in the number of civil engineering degree or certificate school graduates in South Carolina state. 32% of these graduates received a associate's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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