Information Technology Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

Information Technology faculty can choose to work at one of 5 information technology schools in Columbia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in information technology in the city of Columbia, which encompasses information technology training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Information Technology
  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Information Technology Employment

Columbia 1,930
South Carolina 26,960

Of the 2,340 information technology professionals employed in South Carolina, 890 work in Columbia. The number of information technology professionals in Columbia has shrunk by 85% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of information technology professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Information Technology employment growth

19,570 21,350 24,330 23,230 2,340
5,870 5,860 6,560 6,950 890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Information Technology VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$61,791 $64,074 $66,089 $66,942 $100,900
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for information technology professionals in Columbia have increased. Columbia information technology professionals made $100,900 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for information technology professionals in Columbia was $61,791 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Columbia

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Columbia information technology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $101,880. The 10% of information technology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $64,110 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 120% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Columbia

Computer Science
Information Technology
Information Systems

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

Educational Trends

Information Technology schools in Columbia


Many of Columbia's information technology professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited information technology schools in the city.

Information Technology Programs Offered In Columbia


Columbia's information technology schools offer 5 information technology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Information Technology Degrees In Columbia


Approximately 45 students graduated from information technology courses in 2010.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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