Business Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

The city of Columbia has 3 schools where business faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the business academic community in Columbia, and the future trends. Academia in business includes business training at the following levels:

  • Business Certificate
  • Associates degree in Business
  • Bachelors degree in Business
  • Masters degree in Business
  • PhD degree in Business


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Business Employment

Columbia 2,480
Missouri 97,350

Of the 97,350 business professionals employed in Missouri, 2,480 work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of business professionals in Columbia has grown by 60%. As the number of business professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Business employment growth

76,040 83,000 87,310 92,490 97,350
1,550 2,030 2,260 2,360 2,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Business VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$79,188 $78,520 $80,799 $79,606 $76,781
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Business in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for business professionals have decreased. In 2010 business professionals in Columbia reportedly earned an average salary of $76,781 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for business professionals in Columbia was $79,188 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Business professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$40,181
25th percentile
$51,925
50th percentile
$70,066
75th percentile
$82,873
90th percentile
$107,864

Business professionals in Columbia make a median yearly salary of $70,066. The 10% of business professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,181 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 168% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Business professionals and related professions in Columbia

Hospitality
$28,246
Accounting
$33,965
Human Resources
$34,340
Fashion Merchandising
$39,797
Risk Management
$43,980
Advertising
$44,870
Forensic Accounting
$47,205
Restaurant Management
$59,970
Finance
$65,862
Business Administration
$66,155
Small Business
$70,250
Project Management
$72,328
Management
$72,409
International Business
$74,822
Business
$76,781
Sports Management
$80,790
Marketing
$86,947
Business Management
$88,214
Fashion Marketing
$92,600

On average business professional salaries in Columbia are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Business schools in Columbia

3

Many of Columbia's business professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited business schools in the city.

Business Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
1
bachelor
13
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total21

There are a total of 21 degree and certificate programs in business offered by Columbia's business schools.

Student Completed Business Degrees In Columbia

associate
137
bachelor
2,081
master
445
doctor
4
Certificate
26
Total2,693

In 2010 approximately 2,693 students completed business courses.

Business Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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