Health Science Schools In South Carolina

Health Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited health science schools in South Carolina. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in South Carolina, and the future trends in health science training at the following levels:

  • Health Science Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Health Science
  • Masters degree in Health Science
  • PhD degree in Health Science


  1. Technical College of the Lowcountry

    921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, South Carolina 29901-1288

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Clemson University

    201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, South Carolina 29634

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Furman University

    3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, South Carolina 29613-6162

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Medical University of South Carolina

    179 Ashley Ave, Charleston, South Carolina 29425

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

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. South University-Columbia

    9 Science Court, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Health Science Employment

South Carolina 95,590
National 7,588,750

Approximately 1% of the country's health science professionals work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In South Carolina

83,190 87,490 91,120 90,840 80,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of health science professionals is shrinking in South Carolina. In South Carolina, 2,750 less health science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Carolina, this field has shrunk by 3% in four years. This is slower than the trend for health science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 9% between 2006 and 2010.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$50,549 $58,919 $60,507 $58,074 $60,474
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to health science professionals are growing in South Carolina. In 2006 health science professionals made a mean salary of $50,549 per year, and in 2010 they made $60,474 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in South Carolina

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

This represents a 16% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In South Carolina state, within the field of health science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid health science professionals earn 88% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Biomedical Engineering
Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science
X Ray Technician

In South Carolina, health science professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina


As the number of health science professionals is decreasing in South Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited health science schools in South Carolina state is increasing. In 2006, 33 students graduated from health science courses in South Carolina. And in 2010, 36 students graduated.

This represents a 9% increase in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in South Carolina state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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