Paralegal Schools In South Carolina

There are 15 accredited paralegal schools in South Carolina for faculty who teach paralegal classes to choose from. The trends in South Carolina's paralegal academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal


Schools

  1. Aiken Technical College

    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, South Carolina 29829

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  2. Technical College of the Lowcountry

    921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, South Carolina 29901-1288

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  3. Florence-Darlington Technical College

    2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501

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  4. Greenville Technical College

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

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  5. Horry-Georgetown Technical College

    2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  6. Midlands Technical College

    1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, South Carolina 29170-2176

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  7. Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

    3250 Saint Matthews Rd, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29118-8299

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  8. Central Carolina Technical College

    506 N Guignard Dr, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-2499

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  9. Trident Technical College

    7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29423-8067

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  10. South University-Columbia

    9 Science Court, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

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  11. ITT Technical Institute-Greenville

    Six Independence Pointe, Greenville, South Carolina 29615

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  12. Miller-Motte Technical College in North Charleston

    8085 Rivers Ave-Ste E, North Charleston, South Carolina 29406

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  13. Virginia College in Charleston

    6185 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, South Carolina 29406

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  14. Brown Mackie College-Greenville

    75 Beattie Place Ste 100, Greenville, South Carolina 29601

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  15. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_North Charleston

    2431 W Aviation Ave, North Charleston, South Carolina 29406

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Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Paralegal Employment

South Carolina 6,780
National 476,640

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

Employment Growth for Paralegals In South Carolina

7,000 7,660 7,320 7,110 6,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, paralegal is a shrinking field. In South Carolina, 220 less paralegals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Carolina, this field has shrunk by 3% in four years. This decline is slower than the change in the number of paralegals around the country. Nationally, the number of paralegals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$35,045 $35,570 $36,515 $37,375 $38,595
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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As the number of paralegals is declining, the salaries paid to paralegals are increasing in South Carolina. In 2006 paralegals made a mean salary of $35,045 per year, and in 2010 they made $38,595 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$24,735
25th percentile
$29,615
50th percentile
$36,520
75th percentile
$44,870
90th percentile
$54,895

Thus, there was a 9% growth in paralegals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of paralegal, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid paralegals earning 122% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in South Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in South Carolina

Court Reporter
$36,590
Criminal Justice
$31,149
Homeland Security
$37,427
Law
$50,001
Paralegal
$38,595

In South Carolina, paralegals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
14
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
7
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The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited paralegal schools in South Carolina is decreasing. In 2006 there were 292 paralegal graduates from paralegal courses in South Carolina and in 2010 there were 239 graduates.

Thus there was a 18% percent decrease in the number of paralegal school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina. A majority of these graduates, or 61%, graduated with a associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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