Ministry Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

In Columbia, there are 3 ministry schools where ministry faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbia's ministry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes ministry training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Ministry
  • Masters degree in Ministry


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Ministry Employment

Columbia 180
South Carolina 500

Exactly 180 of the 500 ministry professionals employed in South Carolina, work in Columbia. The number of ministry professionals in Columbia has grown by 38% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Ministry employment growth

320 290 300 380 500
130 110 110 160 180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Ministry VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$41,940 $41,300 $42,570 $43,860 $41,950
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

As the number of ministry professionals in Columbia has grown, salaries for ministry professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $41,950 per year was earned by ministry professionals in Columbia. Ministry professionals in Columbia made a yearly average salary of $41,940, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$21,470
25th percentile
$27,580
50th percentile
$41,610
75th percentile
$52,210
90th percentile
$60,270

Columbia ministry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $41,610. The 10% of ministry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,470 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,270 per year.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Columbia

Ministry
$41,950
Christian Counseling
$42,690
Theology
$51,285

On average ministry professional salaries in Columbia are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Ministry schools in Columbia

3

Many of Columbia's ministry professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited ministry schools in the city.

Ministry Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Columbia's ministry schools offer 2 ministry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Ministry Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
57
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total57

Approximately 57 students graduated from ministry courses in 2010.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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