Health Science Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

There are 2 health science schools in Columbia for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in Columbia, and the future trends. Academia in health science includes health science training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Health Science
  • Masters degree in Health Science


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Health Science Employment

Columbia 17,000
South Carolina 95,590

Exactly 17,000 of South Carolina's 80,440 health science professionals work in Columbia. The number of health science professionals in Columbia has grown by 21% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for health science professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Health Science employment growth

83,190 87,490 91,120 90,840 80,440
14,100 17,810 18,180 18,790 17,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$61,605 $53,268 $62,326 $63,092 $66,437
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

As the number of health science professionals in Columbia has grown, salaries for health science professionals have also increased. In 2010 Columbia health science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $66,437. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for health science professionals in Columbia was $61,605 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Columbia

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Columbia health science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,650. The 10% of health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,984 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 79% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Columbia

Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Columbia


There are 2 accredited health science schools in the city. Many of Columbia's health science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Health Science Programs Offered In Columbia


There is one degree and certificate program in health science offered by Columbia's health science school.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Columbia


Approximately 7 students completed health science courses in 2010.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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