Liberal Arts Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

Liberal Arts faculty can choose to work at one of 5 liberal arts schools in Columbia. The trends in Columbia's liberal arts academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Liberal Arts Employment

Columbia 210
South Carolina 1,120

Exactly 210 of South Carolina's 1,120 liberal arts professionals work in Columbia. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Liberal Arts employment growth

1,210 1,230 1,180 1,200 1,120
No data 230 200 210 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

No data $60,860 $63,520 $66,500 $62,710
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In 2010 an average salary of $62,710 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Columbia. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$41,810
25th percentile
$49,610
50th percentile
$62,030
75th percentile
$73,380
90th percentile
$86,580

Liberal arts professionals in Columbia make a median yearly salary of $62,030. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,810 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 107% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Columbia

History
$35,380
English
$48,857
Liberal Arts
$62,710
Math
$64,400

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Columbia

5

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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total7

There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Columbia's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Columbia

associate
8
bachelor
90
master
4
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total105

In 2010 approximately 105 students graduated from liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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