Nursing Schools
In West Columbia, South Carolina

Nursing faculty can choose to work at only one nursing school in West Columbia. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nursing and nursing education in West Columbia, which includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Nursing Employment

West Columbia 15,250
South Carolina 75,190

Of the 75,190 nursing professionals employed in South Carolina, 15,250 work in West Columbia. There has been a 23% growth in the number of nursing professionals in West Columbia between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in West Columbia has also increased.

West 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: West Columbia

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in West 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 West Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Columbia

Salaries for nursing professionals in West Columbia have increased. West Columbia nursing professionals made $53,056 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for nursing professionals in West Columbia was $45,490 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in West Columbia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in West Columbia

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

West Columbia nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,000. 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 105% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in West Columbia

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

On average nursing professionals in West Columbia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in West Columbia.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in West Columbia

1

Many of West Columbia's nursing professionals are graduates of the only accredited nursing school in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In West Columbia

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total4

West Columbia's nursing schools offer 4 nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In West Columbia

associate
138
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
370
Total508

Approximately 508 students completed nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in West Columbia, South Carolina

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