Elementary Education Schools In South Carolina

South Carolina has 27 accredited elementary education schools where elementary education faculty who teach elementary education classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the elementary education academic community in South Carolina, and the future trends in elementary education training at the following levels:

  • Elementary Education Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Elementary Education
  • Masters degree in Elementary Education
  • PhD degree in Elementary Education


Schools

  1. Allen University

    1530 Harden Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29204

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  2. Anderson University in Anderson, SC

    316 Boulevard, Anderson, South Carolina 29621-4035

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  3. Charleston Southern University

    9200 University Blvd, Charleston, South Carolina 29410-8087

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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. Claflin University

    400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115-4498

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  9. Clemson University

    201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, South Carolina 29634

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

    300 E College Ave, Hartsville, South Carolina 29550

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  11. Columbia International University

    7435 Monticello Rd, Columbia, South Carolina 29203-1513

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  12. Columbia College in Columbia on Columbia College Dr

    1301 Columbia College Dr, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

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  13. Converse College

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

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  14. Erskine College and Seminary

    2 Washington St, Due West, South Carolina 29639

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  15. Francis Marion University

    4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, South Carolina 29506

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  16. Furman University

    3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, South Carolina 29613-6162

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  17. Lander University

    320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, South Carolina 29649-2099

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  18. Limestone College

    1115 College Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340-3799

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  19. Morris College

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

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  20. Newberry College

    2100 College St, Newberry, South Carolina 29108

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  21. North Greenville University

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

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  22. University of South Carolina-Aiken

    471 University Pkwy, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

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  23. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

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

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

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  25. South Carolina State University

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

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  26. University of South Carolina-Upstate

    800 University Way, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303-4999

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  27. Winthrop University

    119 Tillman Hall, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Elementary Education Employment

South Carolina 28,960
National 2,108,120

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

Employment Growth for Elementary education professionals In South Carolina

28,310 31,070 31,760 30,920 28,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, the field of elementary education is growing. In 2010 there were 650 more elementary education professionals working in South Carolina than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of elementary education has grown by 2% in South Carolina. This growth is faster than the change in the number of elementary education professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of elementary education professionals has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010.

Elementary Education VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$48,180 $50,073 $52,590 $53,788 $56,400
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by elementary education professionals is increasing in South Carolina. The mean salary for elementary education professionals in 2006 was $48,180 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $56,400 per year.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$38,398
25th percentile
$45,290
50th percentile
$55,135
75th percentile
$65,762
90th percentile
$77,455

Thus, there was a 15% growth in elementary education professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In South Carolina state, within the field of elementary education, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid elementary education professionals earn 102% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Early Childhood Education
$41,728
Educational Leadership
$72,828
Elementary Education
$56,400
Special Education
$48,353
Teaching
$53,585
Visual Communications
$35,042

In South Carolina, elementary education professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Elementary Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina

associate
0
bachelor
27
master
15
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total44

The number of students graduating from the 27 accredited elementary education schools in South Carolina is decreasing. In 2006, 1,000 students graduated from elementary education courses in South Carolina. And in 2010, 699 students graduated.

Thus there was a 30% percent decrease in the number of elementary education school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina. A majority of these graduates, or 61%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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