Engineering Schools
In West Columbia, South Carolina

There is only one engineering school in West Columbia for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of West Columbia, which encompasses engineering training at the engineering associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Engineering Employment

West Columbia 2,710
South Carolina 21,260

Exactly 2,710 of the 19,860 engineering professionals employed in South Carolina, work in West Columbia. There has been a 32% decline in the number of engineering professionals in West Columbia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in West Columbia has decreased, overall employment in West Columbia has increased.

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Engineering employment growth

21,580 21,270 21,290 21,550 19,860
4,000 3,440 3,750 3,260 2,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: West Columbia

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in West Columbia

$57,127 $59,027 $62,256 $62,914 $65,904
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in West Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Columbia

Salaries for engineering professionals in West Columbia have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in West Columbia reportedly earned an average salary of $65,904 per year. Engineering professionals in West Columbia made a yearly average salary of $57,127, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in West Columbia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in West Columbia

10th percentile
$43,955
25th percentile
$53,674
50th percentile
$65,132
75th percentile
$76,481
90th percentile
$82,910

West Columbia engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $65,132. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 89%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $43,955 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,910 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in West Columbia

Civil Engineering
$51,377
Mechanical Engineering
$59,854
Engineering
$65,904
Electrical Engineering
$68,325
Software Engineering
$72,480
Computer Engineering
$74,085

Engineering professional salaries in West Columbia are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in West Columbia

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There is only one accredited engineering school in the city. Many of West Columbia's engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Engineering Programs Offered In West Columbia

No data at this time.

There is one degree and certificate program in engineering offered by West Columbia's engineering school.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In West Columbia

No data at this time.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in West Columbia, South Carolina

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