Human Resources Schools In South Carolina

In South Carolina, there are 9 accredited schools where human resources classes faculty can find employment. The trends in South Carolina's human resources academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in human resources includes human resources training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources
  • Masters degree in Human Resources


  1. Anderson University in Anderson, SC

    316 Boulevard, Anderson, South Carolina 29621-4035

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  2. Bob Jones University

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

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  3. Southern Wesleyan University

    907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, South Carolina 29630-1020

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  4. Claflin University

    400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115-4498

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  5. Clemson University

    201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, South Carolina 29634

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Limestone College

    1115 College Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340-3799

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

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. University of Phoenix-Columbia Campus

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

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  9. Strayer University-South Carolina

    555 N Pleasantburg Dr Ste 300, Greenville, South Carolina 29607

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Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Human Resources Employment

South Carolina 7,080
National 635,670

Of all of the human resources professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of South Carolina.

Employment Growth for Human resources professionals In South Carolina

4,640 4,790 4,710 4,840 3,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Human Resources is a shrinking field in South Carolina. In South Carolina, 1,600 less human resources professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Carolina, this field has shrunk by 34% in four years. This is slower than the trend for human resources professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of human resources professionals has shrunk by 37% between 2006 and 2010.

Human Resources VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$34,970 $36,140 $37,635 $37,725 $63,495
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Resources
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of human resources professionals is declining, the salaries paid to human resources professionals are increasing in South Carolina. In 2006 human resources professionals made a mean salary of $34,970 per year, and in 2010 they made $63,495 per year.

Salary percentiles for Human resources professionals in South Carolina

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Thus, human resources professionals' salaries grew by 45% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of South Carolina, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of human resources. The pay differential between the highest paid human resources professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 129%

Average Salaries for Human resources professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Business Administration
Business Management
Human Resources
Organizational Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Human Resources programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited human resources schools in South Carolina is increasing. In South Carolina, there were 138 graduates in 2006. And there were 234 graduates from human resources courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of human resources school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina by 70%. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in human resources.

Human Resources Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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