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Engineering Schools
In Charleston, South Carolina

In Charleston, there is only one engineering school where engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Charleston, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Charleston Vs. South Carolina Engineering Employment

Charleston 3,420
South Carolina 21,260

Of the 19,860 engineering professionals employed in South Carolina, 3,420 work in Charleston.

Charleston Vs. South Carolina Engineering employment growth

21,580 21,270 21,290 21,550 19,860
No data No data No data 4,120 3,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charleston

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Charleston

No data No data No data $62,858 $62,519
No data No data No data $38,630 $39,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Charleston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charleston

In 2010 Charleston engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,519. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Charleston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Charleston

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Engineering professionals in Charleston earn a median salary of $59,573 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,855 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $91,172 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Charleston

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering

On average engineering professionals in Charleston earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Charleston.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Charleston


There is only one accredited engineering school in the city. Many of Charleston's engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Engineering Programs Offered In Charleston


Charleston's engineering school offers one engineering degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Charleston


In 2010 approximately 33 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Charleston, South Carolina

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