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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in South Carolina

844 Bachelor's Degrees
$49,260 Avg Salary
$32,143 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in South CarolinaWith 844 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, computer and information sciences is the #11 most popular major in South Carolina. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.9% of all the computer and information sciences bachelor's degrees in the country. The computer and information sciences school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in South Carolina ranking looked at 10 colleges that offer a bachelor's in computer and information sciences.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Computer & Information Sciences Majors

The average computer and information sciences major who graduates from a school in South Carolina earns about $49,260 per year during the early years of their career. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 24% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

On a nationwide level, computer and information sciences majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $53,773. That's 8% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in South Carolina.

Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools in South Carolina  49,260
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98,600
Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  53,773
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98,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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98,600

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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Grads in South Carolina

The following colleges produce the highest paid computer and information sciences graduates.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in South Carolina

#1

Clemson University

Clemson, SC

Clemson University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Clemson is a very large public school located in the suburb of Clemson.

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College of Charleston

Charleston, SC

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to College of Charleston. Located in the city of Charleston, C of C is a public college with a large student population.

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Furman University

Greenville, SC

Furman University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. Furman is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Greenville.

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University of South Carolina - Columbia earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the midsize city of Columbia, Carolina is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Our rankings recognize Citadel Military College of South Carolina as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Charleston, The Citadel is a public college with a small student population.

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Strayer University - South Carolina landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. Located in the small city of Greenville, Strayer University - South Carolina is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC

Our rankings recognize Winthrop University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Winthrop is a moderately-sized public school located in the small city of Rock Hill.

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Limestone College

Gaffney, SC

Our rankings recognize Limestone College as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Limestone College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Gaffney.

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Wofford College

Spartanburg, SC

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Wofford College. Wofford is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Spartanburg.

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Our rankings recognize Charleston Southern University as the #6 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Charleston, CSU is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 34 275
Florida 34 4,244
Virginia 34 3,198
Georgia 33 3,192
North Carolina 32 2,606
Tennessee 32 843
West Virginia 32 829
Alabama 32 942
Louisiana 31 595
Kentucky 31 654
Arkansas 30 470

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 611
Information Science 104
Computer Science 69
Information Technology 30
Computer Software & Applications 23

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 2,455
Engineering 1,641
Physical Sciences 430
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 353
Mathematics & Statistics 255

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Almonroth.

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