Sociology Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

The city of Columbia has 2 schools where sociology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sociology in the city of Columbia, which encompasses sociology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology
  • PhD degree in Sociology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Sociology Employment

Columbia 60
South Carolina 390

Exactly 60 of South Carolina's 390 sociology professionals work in Columbia. Overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Sociology employment growth

240 240 290 290 390
No data No data 60 60 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

No data No data $71,180 $73,400 $74,770
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In 2010 an average salary of $74,770 per year was earned by sociology professionals in Columbia. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$52,410
25th percentile
$62,500
50th percentile
$72,540
75th percentile
$88,560
90th percentile
$102,800

Sociology professionals in Columbia earn a median salary of $72,540 per year. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $52,410 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 96% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Columbia

Mental Health
$34,965
Counseling
$44,368
Criminology
$48,310
Sports Psychology
$69,800
School Psychology
$69,800
Psychology
$69,800
Forensic Psychology
$69,800
Sociology
$74,770

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Columbia

2

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

Sociology Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in sociology offered by Columbia's sociology schools.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
58
master
4
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total66

In 2010 approximately 66 students completed sociology courses.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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