Nursing Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

The city of Columbia has 2 schools where nursing faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbia's nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Nursing Employment

Columbia 15,250
South Carolina 75,190

Of the 75,190 nursing professionals employed in South Carolina, 15,250 work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nursing professionals in Columbia has grown by 23%. As the number of nursing professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Nursing employment growth

63,190 68,060 70,190 72,600 75,190
12,390 14,660 14,610 15,070 15,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$45,490 $46,803 $50,232 $51,850 $53,056
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for nursing professionals in Columbia have increased. In 2010 nursing professionals in Columbia reportedly earned an average salary of $53,056 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for nursing professionals in Columbia was $45,490 per year. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Columbia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$35,874
25th percentile
$42,396
50th percentile
$50,000
75th percentile
$60,032
90th percentile
$73,718

Nursing professionals make a median salary of $50,000 per year in Columbia. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,874 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $73,718 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Columbia

Nursing
$53,056
Gerontology
$58,053
BSN
$59,500
RN to BSN
$59,500
Forensic Nursing
$71,785

Nursing professional salaries in Columbia are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Columbia

2

Many of Columbia's nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited nursing schools in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Columbia's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
210
master
50
doctor
11
Certificate
2
Total273

Approximately 273 students completed nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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