Music Schools In South Carolina

There are 25 accredited music schools in South Carolina for faculty who teach music classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of music and music training in South Carolina, which includes music training at the following levels:

  • Music Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Music
  • Masters degree in Music
  • PhD degree in Music


Schools

  1. Allen University

    1530 Harden Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29204

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  2. Anderson University in Anderson, SC

    316 Boulevard, Anderson, South Carolina 29621-4035

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  3. Charleston Southern University

    9200 University Blvd, Charleston, South Carolina 29410-8087

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  4. Benedict College

    1600 Harden Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29204-1086

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  5. Bob Jones University

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

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  6. Southern Wesleyan University

    907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, South Carolina 29630-1020

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  7. College of Charleston

    66 George St, Charleston, South Carolina 29424-0001

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  8. Claflin University

    400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115-4498

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  9. Coker College

    300 E College Ave, Hartsville, South Carolina 29550

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  10. Columbia International University

    7435 Monticello Rd, Columbia, South Carolina 29203-1513

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  11. Columbia College in Columbia on Columbia College Dr

    1301 Columbia College Dr, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

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  12. Converse College

    580 E Main St, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29302-0006

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  13. Erskine College and Seminary

    2 Washington St, Due West, South Carolina 29639

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  14. Francis Marion University

    4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, South Carolina 29506

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  15. Furman University

    3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, South Carolina 29613-6162

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  16. Lander University

    320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, South Carolina 29649-2099

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  17. Limestone College

    1115 College Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340-3799

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  18. Newberry College

    2100 College St, Newberry, South Carolina 29108

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  19. North Greenville University

    7801 N. Tigerville Road, Tigerville, South Carolina 29688-1892

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  20. Presbyterian College

    503 South Broad Street, Clinton, South Carolina 29325

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  21. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

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  22. Coastal Carolina University

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

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  23. South Carolina State University

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

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  24. University of South Carolina-Upstate

    800 University Way, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303-4999

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  25. Winthrop University

    119 Tillman Hall, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Music Employment

South Carolina 860
National 63,990

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

Employment Growth for Music professionals In South Carolina

770 930 850 850 860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, music is a growing field. In 2010 there were 90 more music professionals working in South Carolina than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Carolina, this field has grown by 12% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of music professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of music professionals has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010.

Music VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$20,635 $0 $0 $24,895 $23,950
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by music professionals is increasing in South Carolina. The mean salary for music professionals in 2006 was $20,635 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $23,950 per year.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$9,555
25th percentile
$19,410
50th percentile
$24,645
75th percentile
$28,935
90th percentile
$34,665

This represents a 14% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 263% pay differential between the highest paid music professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of music in South Carolina.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Art
$43,134
Liberal Arts
$59,200
Music
$23,950
Music Production
$46,482

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
57
master
19
doctor
4
Certificate
1
Total81

As the number of music professionals is increasing in South Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 25 accredited music schools in South Carolina state is also increasing. In 2006, 273 students graduated from music courses in South Carolina. And in 2010, 287 students graduated.

This represents a 5% increase in the number of music degree or certificate school graduates in South Carolina state. A majority of these graduates, or 70%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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