Community College Earnings in South Carolina

  • Community college graduates in South Carolina (10 years post graduation) earn approximately $28,900 per year (2020).
  • The community colleges in South Carolina with the highest earning graduates are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Community College Earnings in South Carolina (2020)

  • College Student Earnings Location
  • Rank: #11.$50,100
    476 Hubbard Drive
    Lancaster SC  29720
    (803)313-7000
  • Rank: #22.$34,400
    200 Miller Rd
    Sumter SC  29150
    (803)775-8727
  • Rank: #33.$33,900
    1 University Boulevard
    Okatie SC  29909
    (843)208-8000
  • Rank: #44.
    Trident Technical College
    Public
    $33,700
    7000 Rivers Avenue
    Charleston SC  29423
    (843)574-6111
  • Rank: #55.
    Greenville Technical College
    Public
    $32,800
    738 S Pleasantburg Dr
    Greenville SC  29607
    (864)250-8000
  • Rank: #66.
    Spartanburg Methodist College
    Public
    $32,200
    1000 Powell Mill Road
    Spartanburg SC  29301
    (864)587-4000
  • Rank: #77.$32,100
    309 East Academy St
    Union SC  29379
    (864)429-8728
  • Rank: #88.
    Midlands Technical College
    Public
    $31,900
    1260 Lexington Drive
    West Columbia SC  29170
    (803)738-8324
  • Rank: #99.
    Tri-County Technical College
    Public
    $30,500
    7900 U.S. Hwy 76
    Pendleton SC  29670
    (864)646-1500
  • Rank: #1010.
    Brown Mackie College-Greenville
    Private, for profit
    $30,300
    Two Liberty Square, 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
    Greenville SC  29601
    (864)239-5300
  • Rank: #1111.$29,200
    2050 Highway 501 East
    Conway SC  29526
    (843)347-3186
  • Rank: #1212.$29,000
    921 Ribaut Road
    Beaufort SC  29901
    (800)768-8252
  • Rank: #13-1513.-15.
    Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach
    Private, for profit
    $28,900
    3268 Waccamaw Blvd.
    Myrtle Beach SC  29579
    (800)342-7342
  • Rank: #13-1513.-15.
    Virginia College-Greenville
    Public
    $28,900
    78 Global Dr Ste 200
    Greenville SC  29607
    (864)679-4900
  • Rank: #13-1513.-15.
    Virginia College-Charleston
    Public
    $28,900
    6185 Rivers Avenue
    Charleston SC  29406
    (843)614-4300
  • Rank: #16-1716.-17.
    Aiken Technical College
    Public
    $28,800
    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway
    Graniteville SC  29829
    (803)508-7263
  • Rank: #16-1716.-17.$28,800
    506 N Guignard Dr
    Sumter SC  29150
    (803)778-1961
  • Rank: #1818.$28,600
    2715 W. Lucas Street
    Florence SC  29501
    (843)661-8324
  • Rank: #19-2119.-21.$28,000
    3250 Saint Matthews Rd
    Orangeburg SC  29118
    (803)536-0311
  • Rank: #19-2119.-21.$28,000
    465 James Brandt Blvd
    Allendale SC  29810
    (800)922-5500
  • Rank: #19-2119.-21.
    Spartanburg Community College
    Public
    $28,000
    107 Community College Drive
    Spartanburg SC  29303
    (864)592-4600
  • Rank: #2222.
    York Technical College
    Public
    $27,900
    452 S Anderson Rd
    Rock Hill SC  29730
    (803)327-8000
  • Rank: #2323.
    Piedmont Technical College
    Public
    $27,500
    620 North Emerald Road
    Greenwood SC  29646
    (864)941-8324
  • Rank: #2424.
    Northeastern Technical College
    Public
    $25,800
    1201 Chesterfield Hwy.
    Cheraw SC  29520
    (843)921-6900
  • Rank: #2525.
    Miller-Motte Technical College-Charleston
    Private, for profit
    $25,100
    8085 Rivers Ave., Ste E
    North Charleston SC  29418
    (843)574-0101
  • Rank: #2626.
    Williamsburg Technical College
    Public
    $24,400
    601 Martin Luther King Jr Ave
    Kingstree SC  29556
    (843)355-4110
  • Rank: #2727.
    Forrest College
    Private, for profit
    $23,300
    601 E River Street
    Anderson SC  29624
    (864)225-7653
  • Rank: #2828.
    Centura College-Columbia
    Private, for profit
    $22,200
    7500 Two Notch Road
    Columbia SC  29223
    (803)754-7544
  • Rank: #2929.
    Denmark Technical College
    Public
    $19,700
    1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd
    Denmark SC  29042
    (803)793-5100
  • Rank: #3030.
    Clinton College
    Private, non-profit
    $17,700
    1029 Crawford Rd
    Rock Hill SC  29730
    (803)327-7402
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