Social Work Schools In South Carolina

Social Work classes faculty can choose to work at one of 17 accredited social work schools in South Carolina. The trends in South Carolina's social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:

  • Social Work Certificate
  • Associates degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work
  • PhD degree in Social Work


Schools

  1. Aiken Technical College

    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, South Carolina 29829

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  2. Benedict College

    1600 Harden Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29204-1086

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  3. Coker College

    300 E College Ave, Hartsville, South Carolina 29550

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  4. Columbia College in Columbia on Columbia College Dr

    1301 Columbia College Dr, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

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  5. Denmark Technical College

    1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd, Denmark, South Carolina 29042

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  6. Florence-Darlington Technical College

    2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501

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  7. Greenville Technical College

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

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  8. Horry-Georgetown Technical College

    2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  9. Limestone College

    1115 College Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340-3799

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  10. Midlands Technical College

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

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  11. Piedmont Technical College

    620 North Emerald Road, Greenwood, South Carolina 29646

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  12. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

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  13. South Carolina State University

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

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  14. Trident Technical College

    7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29423-8067

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  15. Williamsburg Technical College

    601 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Kingstree, South Carolina 29556-4197

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  16. Winthrop University

    119 Tillman Hall, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733

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  17. York Technical College

    452 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Social Work Employment

South Carolina 8,740
National 609,060

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

Employment Growth for Social workers In South Carolina

9,350 9,570 9,110 8,540 8,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of social workers is shrinking in South Carolina. In South Carolina, 610 less social workers were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Carolina, this field has shrunk by 7% in four years. This is slower than the trend for social workers around the US. Nationally, the number of social workers has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$33,630 $34,520 $34,080 $37,948 $38,872
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of social workers is declining, the salaries paid to social workers are increasing in South Carolina. Social workers earned a yearly mean salary of $33,630 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $38,872 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in South Carolina

10th percentile
$26,315
25th percentile
$30,450
50th percentile
$35,835
75th percentile
$45,805
90th percentile
$55,530

This represents a 13% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In South Carolina state, within the field of social work, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid social workers earn 111% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in South Carolina

Human Resources
$58,257
Human Services
$35,420
Public Administration
$76,852
Public Health
$56,790
Social Work
$38,872

In South Carolina, social workers make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Social Work programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina

associate
8
bachelor
7
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
6
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The number of students graduating from the 17 accredited social work schools in South Carolina is increasing. In 2006 there were 720 social work graduates from social work courses in South Carolina and in 2010 there were 783 graduates.

Thus there was a 9% percent increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned a associate's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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