Spartanburg, SC (population: 40,665) has one dental school within its city limits. Spartanburg Community College has a total student population of 5,713. It is the 5613th highest ranked school in the USA and the 73rd highest in the state of South Carolina (#1 is Clemson University).
Dental students from Spartanburg schools who go on to become dentists, orthodontists, dental assistants, dental hygienists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 86,270 people working as dentists, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $156,850. Also, Dental hygienists make on average $67,860 per year and there are about 173,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Spartanburg area alone, there are 180 employed dental hygienists earning an average salary of $51,150. Dentists, general in this area earn $193,340/yr and there are ** employed.
Spartanburg lies in Spartanburg county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Spartanburg area has 116,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $18.41/hr average worker wage, and a $38,300 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Spartanburg are held by dentists, general, and 1.578/1000 are held by dental hygienists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Spartanburg Community College ends up costing a student $7,398/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Spartanburg|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||51.0 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||84.6 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||84.7 miles|
|North Augusta||SC||-||1||27.4739||4||99.5 miles|