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Jobs for Economics Grads in South Carolina

8,110 people in the state and 1,144,130 in the nation are employed in jobs related to economics.

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Wages for Economics Jobs in South Carolina

In this state, economics grads earn an average of $68,550. Nationwide, they make an average of $115,590.

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There are 13 colleges in South Carolina that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
26,406 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 93% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.10%. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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95 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
35,470 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. A typical student attending UofSC will pay a net price of $20,509. 94% of students get financical aid.

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Furman University

Greenville
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
2,567 Total Students

81% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Furman grads earn an average salary of $38,400. The student loan default rate of 2.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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Wofford College

Spartanburg
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
1,764 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.04 years. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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College of Charleston

Charleston
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
10,384 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

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Winthrop University

Rock Hill
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
5,576 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.70%.

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#7

Benedict College

Columbia
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
1,731 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $14,291. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

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3 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
3,350 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

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Converse College

Spartanburg
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
1,377 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $12,685. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

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1 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
10,118 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,900 a year. A typical student attending Coastal Carolina University will pay a net price of $14,749.

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Economics Careers in SC

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Economics Professors 9% $69,000
Economists 8% $60,480
Managers 8% $98,620

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