Communications Schools In South Carolina

There are 22 accredited communications schools in South Carolina for faculty who teach communications classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in communications in the state of South Carolina, which encompasses communications training at the following levels:

  • Communications Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Communications
  • Masters degree in Communications
  • PhD degree in Communications


Schools

  1. Anderson University in Anderson, SC

    316 Boulevard, Anderson, South Carolina 29621-4035

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  2. Benedict College

    1600 Harden Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29204-1086

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  3. Bob Jones University

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

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  4. Southern Wesleyan University

    907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, South Carolina 29630-1020

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  5. College of Charleston

    66 George St, Charleston, South Carolina 29424-0001

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  6. Claflin University

    400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115-4498

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  7. Clemson University

    201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, South Carolina 29634

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Coker College

    300 E College Ave, Hartsville, South Carolina 29550

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  9. Columbia International University

    7435 Monticello Rd, Columbia, South Carolina 29203-1513

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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. Francis Marion University

    4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, South Carolina 29506

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  12. Furman University

    3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, South Carolina 29613-6162

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  13. Morris College

    100 West College Street, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-3599

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  14. Newberry College

    2100 College St, Newberry, South Carolina 29108

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  15. North Greenville University

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

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  16. University of South Carolina-Aiken

    471 University Pkwy, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

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  17. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Coastal Carolina University

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

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  19. South Carolina State University

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

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. University of South Carolina-Upstate

    800 University Way, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303-4999

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  21. Voorhees College

    481 Porter Drive, Denmark, South Carolina 29042

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  22. Winthrop University

    119 Tillman Hall, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Communications Employment

South Carolina 4,780
National 439,660

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

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In South Carolina

4,380 4,290 4,750 4,730 4,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, communications is a growing field. In 2010 there were 400 more communications professionals working in South Carolina than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Carolina, this field has grown by 9% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of communications professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of communications professionals has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Communications VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$28,773 $39,595 $34,585 $41,547 $42,892
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
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The amount earned by communications professionals is increasing in South Carolina. The mean salary for communications professionals in 2006 was $28,773 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,892 per year.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$20,147
25th percentile
$26,795
50th percentile
$37,745
75th percentile
$50,768
90th percentile
$70,045

Thus, there was a 33% growth in communications professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In South Carolina state, within the field of communications, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid communications professionals earn 248% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Advertising
$62,465
Business
$85,107
Communications
$42,892
Creative Writing
$53,220
Fashion Marketing
$60,275
Marketing
$77,048
Public Relations
$77,620
Visual Communications
$35,042

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
23
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
3
Total31

As the number of communications professionals is increasing in South Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 22 accredited communications schools in South Carolina state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 607 communications graduates from communications courses in South Carolina and in 2010 there were 646 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of communications school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina by 6%. Most of these graduates, or 74%, earned a bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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