Finance Schools In South Carolina

South Carolina has 13 accredited finance schools where finance faculty who teach finance classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in finance in the state of South Carolina, which encompasses finance training at the following levels:

  • Finance Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Finance
  • Masters degree in Finance


Schools

  1. Charleston Southern University

    9200 University Blvd, Charleston, South Carolina 29410-8087

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  2. Bob Jones University

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

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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. Francis Marion University

    4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, South Carolina 29506

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  5. Greenville Technical College

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

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  6. Limestone College

    1115 College Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340-3799

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  7. Presbyterian College

    503 South Broad Street, Clinton, South Carolina 29325

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  8. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

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

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

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  10. South Carolina State University

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

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Wofford College

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

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  12. University of Phoenix-Columbia Campus

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

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  13. 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 Finance Employment

South Carolina 25,540
National 2,457,330

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

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In South Carolina

25,660 27,770 28,460 26,830 25,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, the field of finance is shrinking. There were 120 less finance professionals working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of finance professionals has shrunk by 0%. This is slower than the trend for finance professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of finance professionals has shrunk by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Finance VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$58,639 $60,420 $63,530 $63,962 $66,978
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by finance professionals is increasing in South Carolina. In 2006 finance professionals made a mean salary of $58,639 per year, and in 2010 they made $66,978 per year.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$36,760
25th percentile
$45,425
50th percentile
$59,695
75th percentile
$81,526
90th percentile
$89,002

This represents a 12% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of South Carolina, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of finance. The pay differential between the highest paid finance professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 142%

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Accounting
$42,388
Business
$85,107
Business Administration
$82,023
Business Management
$89,388
Finance
$66,978
International Business
$84,553
Marketing
$77,048
Risk Management
$71,930
Small Business
$104,790

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
15
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total18

The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited finance schools in South Carolina is increasing. In 2006 there were 52 finance graduates from finance courses in South Carolina and in 2010 there were 603 graduates.

Thus there was a 1060% percent increase in the number of finance school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina. A majority of these graduates, or 83%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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The number of finance faculty, growth in the field of finance academia and finance faculty salaries in South Carolina, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching finance courses to students at the certificate in finance, bachelors degree in finance, and masters degree in finance levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of finance in South Carolina. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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