Every year approximately 66 students graduate with a degree in forestry from South Carolina schools. If you too are interested in studying forestry, South Carolina has 3 forestry schools from which you can choose. Yearly tuition at forestry schools in South Carolina for a degree in forestry is $11,918 per year.
Located in Clemson, Clemson University is the largest forestry school in South Carolina, based on student population. In 2009, a reported 31 students graduated with a forestry degree from Clemson University. This was 47% of the total forestry graduates in South Carolina for that year. Tuition at Clemson University, was $11,078 per year in 2010.
A majority of forestry graduates choose to work as foresters. If you are planning on working in the state after graduation, you should know that the job outlook for foresters in South Carolina is not very good. There are currently an estimated 720 foresters working in South Carolina. And the government projects that this number will increase by 1%, or to 740 foresters by the year 2018.
In South Carolina, as a forester, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $31,120 per year to more than $65,375 per year. The median salary for foresters in South Carolina is $47,179 per year.
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