Business Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

There are 8 business schools in Columbia for faculty to choose from. The trends in Columbia's business academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which 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. South Carolina Business Employment

Columbia 12,210
South Carolina 55,960

Exactly 12,210 of South Carolina's 55,960 business professionals work in Columbia. The number of business professionals in Columbia has shrunk by 18% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Business employment growth

64,270 65,720 66,070 59,970 55,960
14,850 15,300 15,290 12,550 12,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Business VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$72,572 $77,083 $81,161 $84,317 $85,541
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Business in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for business professionals have increased. Columbia business professionals made $85,541 per year, on average, in 2010. Business professionals in Columbia made a yearly average salary of $72,572, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of business professionals in Columbia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Business professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$48,013
25th percentile
$61,248
50th percentile
$79,309
75th percentile
$90,402
90th percentile
$104,811

Business professionals in Columbia earn a median salary of $79,309 per year. The 10% of business professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $48,013 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $104,811 per year.

Average Salaries for Business professionals and related professions in Columbia

Hospitality
$32,513
Human Resources
$35,020
Accounting
$44,142
Fashion Merchandising
$48,440
Restaurant Management
$55,070
Advertising
$57,485
Risk Management
$57,710
Fashion Marketing
$58,585
Forensic Accounting
$58,625
Hotel Management
$61,620
Property Management
$66,510
Sports Management
$66,560
Finance
$68,024
Project Management
$71,409
Public Relations
$72,070
Management
$75,177
Business
$85,541
Business Administration
$90,010
International Business
$91,424
Marketing
$92,837
Business Management
$93,266
Small Business
$109,310

Columbia business professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Business schools in Columbia

8

There are 8 accredited business schools in the city. Many of Columbia's business professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Business Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
1
bachelor
19
master
7
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total29

There are a total of 29 degree and certificate programs in business offered by Columbia's business schools.

Student Completed Business Degrees In Columbia

associate
6
bachelor
1,176
master
391
doctor
9
Certificate
13
Total1,595

Approximately 1,595 students completed business courses in 2010.

Business Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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