Electrical Engineering Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

There are 3 electrical engineering schools in Columbia for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of electrical engineering and electrical engineering education in Columbia, which includes electrical engineering training at the following levels:

  • Electrical Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Electrical Engineering Employment

Columbia 640
South Carolina 4,500

Exactly 640 of South Carolina's 4,500 electrical engineering professionals work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of electrical engineering professionals in Columbia has shrunk by 28%. As the number of electrical engineering professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Electrical Engineering employment growth

6,370 5,200 5,380 4,320 4,500
890 390 840 680 640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Electrical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$62,945 $64,080 $65,570 $68,285 $68,325
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Electrical Engineering in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for electrical engineering professionals in Columbia have increased. Columbia electrical engineering professionals made $68,325 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, electrical engineering professionals in Columbia made an average salary of $62,945 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Electrical engineering professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$42,420
25th percentile
$56,580
50th percentile
$67,790
75th percentile
$80,590
90th percentile
$91,070

Columbia electrical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $67,790. The difference in pay between the electrical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 115%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,420 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $91,070 per year.

Average Salaries for Electrical engineering professionals and related professions in Columbia

Civil Engineering
$51,377
Mechanical Engineering
$59,854
Engineering
$65,904
Electrical Engineering
$68,325

On average electrical engineering professionals in Columbia earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Columbia.

Educational Trends

Electrical Engineering schools in Columbia

3

There are 3 accredited electrical engineering schools in the city. Many of Columbia's electrical engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Electrical Engineering Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in electrical engineering offered by Columbia's electrical engineering schools.

Student Completed Electrical Engineering Degrees In Columbia

associate
22
bachelor
8
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total30

In 2010 approximately 30 students graduated from electrical engineering courses.

Electrical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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