Information Technology Schools In South Carolina

Information Technology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 21 accredited information technology schools in South Carolina. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of information technology and information technology training in South Carolina, which includes information technology training at the following levels:

  • Information Technology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Information Technology
  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology
  • Masters degree in Information Technology
  • PhD degree in Information Technology


Schools

  1. Charleston Southern University

    9200 University Blvd, Charleston, South Carolina 29410-8087

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  2. Benedict College

    1600 Harden Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29204-1086

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  3. Bob Jones University

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

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  4. Southern Wesleyan University

    907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, South Carolina 29630-1020

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  5. College of Charleston

    66 George St, Charleston, South Carolina 29424-0001

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  6. Citadel Military College of South Carolina

    171 Moultrie St, Charleston, South Carolina 29409

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  7. Clemson University

    201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, South Carolina 29634

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Columbia College in Columbia on Columbia College Dr

    1301 Columbia College Dr, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

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  9. Francis Marion University

    4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, South Carolina 29506

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  10. Furman University

    3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, South Carolina 29613-6162

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  11. Lander University

    320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, South Carolina 29649-2099

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  12. Limestone College

    1115 College Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340-3799

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  13. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

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

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

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  15. South Carolina State University

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

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  16. University of South Carolina-Upstate

    800 University Way, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303-4999

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  17. Voorhees College

    481 Porter Drive, Denmark, South Carolina 29042

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  18. Winthrop University

    119 Tillman Hall, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733

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  19. South University-Columbia

    9 Science Court, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

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  20. University of Phoenix-Columbia Campus

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

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  21. 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 Information Technology Employment

South Carolina 23,480
National 2,922,550

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

Employment Growth for Information technology professionals In South Carolina

19,570 21,350 24,330 23,230 2,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, information technology is a shrinking field. There were 17,230 less information technology professionals working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of information technology has shrunk by 88% in South Carolina. This is slower than the trend for information technology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of information technology professionals has shrunk by 89% between 2006 and 2010.

Information Technology VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$62,033 $64,811 $66,502 $66,579 $99,450
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In South Carolina, as the number of information technology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by information technology professionals are increasing. In 2006 information technology professionals made a mean salary of $62,033 per year, and in 2010 they made $99,450 per year.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$59,210
25th percentile
$76,840
50th percentile
$97,900
75th percentile
$116,820
90th percentile
$142,730

This represents a growth in salaries of 38%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In South Carolina state, within the field of information technology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid information technology professionals earn 141% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Computer Networking
$64,702
Computer Science
$61,794
Information Systems
$81,775
Information Technology
$67,509

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

Educational Trends

Information Technology programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina

associate
4
bachelor
34
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total43

The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited information technology schools in South Carolina is decreasing. In South Carolina, there were 423 graduates in 2006. And there were 376 graduates from information technology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 11% percent decrease in the number of information technology school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina. Most of these graduates, or 79%, earned a bachelor's degree in information technology.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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