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Ministry Schools In South Carolina

In South Carolina, there are 8 accredited schools where ministry classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in ministry in the state of South Carolina, which encompasses ministry training at the following levels:


  1. Anderson University in Anderson, SC

    316 Boulevard, Anderson, South Carolina 29621-4035

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  2. Charleston Southern University

    9200 University Blvd, Charleston, South Carolina 29410-8087

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  3. Bob Jones University

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

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  4. Columbia International University

    7435 Monticello Rd, Columbia, South Carolina 29203-1513

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  5. Erskine College and Seminary

    2 Washington St, Due West, South Carolina 29639

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  6. Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary

    4201 Main St, Columbia, South Carolina 29203-5898

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  7. North Greenville University

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

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  8. W L Bonner College

    4430 Argent Ct, Columbia, South Carolina 29203-5901

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Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Ministry Employment

South Carolina 500
National 59,660

Approximately 1% of the country's ministry professionals work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In South Carolina

320 290 300 380 500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, the field of ministry is growing. In 2010 there were 180 more ministry professionals working in South Carolina than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of ministry has grown by 56% in South Carolina. This growth is faster than the national trend for ministry professionals which shows a 13% increase in the number of ministry professionals working around the nation.

Ministry VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$42,855 $45,080 $52,780 $41,990 $52,910
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by ministry professionals is increasing in South Carolina. The mean salary for ministry professionals in 2006 was $42,855 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $52,910 per year.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in South Carolina

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Thus, ministry professionals' salaries grew by 19% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of ministry, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid ministry professionals earning 157% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in South Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in South Carolina

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In South Carolina, ministry professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of ministry professionals is increasing in South Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited ministry schools in South Carolina state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 109 ministry graduates from ministry courses in South Carolina and in 2010 there were 111 graduates.

Thus there was a 2% percent increase in the number of ministry school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina. 56% of these graduates received a master's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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