Film Schools In South Carolina

In South Carolina, there are 2 accredited schools where film classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in film in the state of South Carolina, which encompasses film training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Film
  • Masters degree in Film


  1. Bob Jones University

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Film Employment

South Carolina 190
National 82,430

Approximately 0% of the country's film professionals work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Film professionals In South Carolina

340 330 440 320 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, the field of film is shrinking. In South Carolina, 150 less film professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 44% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for film professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of film professionals working around the nation.

Film VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$0 $18,280 $18,027 $23,947 $28,543
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In South Carolina, as the number of film professionals is declining, the salaries earned by film professionals are increasing.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 100%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 173% pay differential between the highest paid film professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of film in South Carolina.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Computer Animation

Film professionals in South Carolina earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of film professionals is decreasing in South Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited film schools in South Carolina state is increasing. In 2006, 79 students graduated from film courses in South Carolina. And in 2010, 105 students graduated.

This represents a 33% increase in the number of film degree or certificate school graduates in South Carolina state. 60% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in film.

Film Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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