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Fast Facts for Lawyers in South Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Columbia, Myrtle Beach and Charleston
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Anderson, Sumter and Spartanburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Columbia, Greenville and Charleston

Salaries for Lawyers in South Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Spartanburg, Greenville and Anderson

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Programs
  • BS in Legal Support and Services - Paralegal Concentration
  • BS in Legal Support and Services
  • MS in Legal Studies

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  • AAS Paralegal Studies
  • BS Legal Studies

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Asheville
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Programs
  • Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Legal Studies (BS)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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Savannah
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  • Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Online Bachelor's programs include Healthcare Management, Public Health, IT, Psychology, BBA & Criminal Justice
  • Dedicated to delivering quality education and personalized attention to students since 1899
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
  • Give students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Programs
  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice/Homeland Security
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

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  • MS in Public Safety Administration
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  • B.S. in Public Safety and Emergency Management
  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
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  • Gain the analytical skills and legal expertise needed to evaluate individuals and take charge in a professional legal setting.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
  • Master of Law in Compliance
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  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
Programs
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.
Programs
  • BA in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement

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More South Carolina Law Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Columbia
Doctorate & First Professional
27,272

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for South Carolina. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Lawyers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Lawyers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Charleston-North Charleston 1530 $84,700
Columbia 1800 $99,430
Florence 160 $104,390
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin 1140 $143,430
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort 260 $118,710
Spartanburg 260 $120,730
Sumter 70 $104,680

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