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Looking into South Carolina Schools and Careers

South Carolina encompasses three primary natural regions of the eastern United States: the Coastal Plain, the Piedmont Plateau and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Sunny and temperate, South Carolina enjoys a subtropical climate with long, hot summers and short, mild winters.

Top industries in South Carolina include the following:

  • manufacturing
  • farming
  • textiles
  • tourism

    Manufacturing is fastest-growing industry in South Carolina; Boeing's decision to come to South Carolina is the largest economic development in the history of the state, and the company will have created hundreds of South Carolina careers in 2011. With aircraft assemblers earning a mean annual wage of $44,600 in 2009, prospective earnings are high for those with degrees and experience in the aerospace industry.

      South Carolina Job Market and Career Outlook

      Because of its 187 miles of coastline, South Carolina is a tourist hotspot. Consequently, job projections in the tourism and service industries are favorable. For jobs in information technology, the city of Charleston is an ideal place to work and study.

      South Carolina Schools, Colleges and Universities

      Post-secondary degrees can give you a competitive advantage in today's job market, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. You can study online or at a traditional campus setting in nearly all South Carolina schools. If you are a working professional returning to school, you might enjoy the flexible schedule that online programs offer. Whether you choose to study online or go to a conventional campus, South Carolina is a mentally and aesthetically engaging place to continue your education.