Sociology Schools In South Carolina

In South Carolina, there are 21 accredited schools where sociology classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sociology in the state of South Carolina, which encompasses sociology training at the following levels:

  • Sociology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology
  • PhD degree in Sociology


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. College of Charleston

    66 George St, Charleston, South Carolina 29424-0001

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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
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  6. Coker College

    300 E College Ave, Hartsville, South Carolina 29550

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  7. Francis Marion University

    4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, South Carolina 29506

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  8. Furman University

    3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, South Carolina 29613-6162

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  9. Lander University

    320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, South Carolina 29649-2099

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  10. Morris College

    100 West College Street, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-3599

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  11. Newberry College

    2100 College St, Newberry, South Carolina 29108

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  12. Presbyterian College

    503 South Broad Street, Clinton, South Carolina 29325

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  13. University of South Carolina-Aiken

    471 University Pkwy, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

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  14. University of South Carolina-Beaufort

    1 University Boulevard, Bluffton, South Carolina 29909

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  15. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

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

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

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  17. South Carolina State University

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

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  18. University of South Carolina-Upstate

    800 University Way, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303-4999

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  19. Voorhees College

    481 Porter Drive, Denmark, South Carolina 29042

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  20. Winthrop University

    119 Tillman Hall, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733

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  21. Wofford College

    429 N Church St, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303-3663

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Sociology Employment

South Carolina 390
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of South Carolina.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In South Carolina

240 240 290 290 390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, the field of sociology is growing. In 2010 there were 150 more sociology professionals working in South Carolina than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sociology has grown by 63% in South Carolina. This growth is faster than the change in the number of sociology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of sociology professionals has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$54,790 $60,400 $62,090 $63,140 $57,460
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to sociology professionals are growing in South Carolina. The mean salary for sociology professionals in 2006 was $54,790 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $57,460 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$34,080
25th percentile
$43,200
50th percentile
$55,430
75th percentile
$70,270
90th percentile
$85,660

This represents a 5% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In South Carolina state, within the field of sociology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sociology professionals earn 151% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Counseling
$46,785
Criminology
$47,450
Forensic Psychology
$71,890
Mental Health
$30,574
Organizational Psychology
$66,960
Psychology
$70,247
School Psychology
$62,170
Sociology
$57,460
Sports Psychology
$62,170

In South Carolina, sociology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
21
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total24

The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited sociology schools in South Carolina is increasing. In 2006 there were 479 sociology graduates from sociology courses in South Carolina and in 2010 there were 485 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina by 1%. A majority of these graduates, or 88%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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