Communications Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

The city of Columbia has 4 schools where communications faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbia's communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes communications training at the following levels:

  • Communications Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Communications
  • PhD degree in Communications


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Communications Employment

Columbia 880
South Carolina 4,780

Of the 4,780 communications professionals employed in South Carolina, 880 work in Columbia. The number of communications professionals in Columbia has grown by 13% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for communications professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Communications employment growth

4,380 4,290 4,750 4,730 4,780
780 900 1,010 930 880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$36,808 $38,715 $42,458 $44,858 $40,498
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for communications professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $40,498 per year was earned by communications professionals in Columbia. The average salary for communications professionals in Columbia was $36,808 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Columbia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$23,400
25th percentile
$29,138
50th percentile
$36,380
75th percentile
$48,003
90th percentile
$63,908

Communications professionals in Columbia make a median yearly salary of $36,380. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,400 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 173% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Columbia

Creative Writing
$35,310
Visual Communications
$36,485
Communications
$40,498
Advertising
$57,485
Fashion Marketing
$58,585
Public Relations
$72,070
Business
$85,541
Marketing
$92,837

Communications professional salaries in Columbia are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Columbia

4

Many of Columbia's communications professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited communications schools in the city.

Communications Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total4

Columbia's communications schools offer 4 communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
42
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total44

Approximately 44 students graduated from communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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