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In Columbia, South Carolina

There are 2 computer engineering schools in Columbia for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of computer engineering and computer engineering education in Columbia, which includes computer engineering training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering
  • Masters degree in Computer Engineering
  • PhD degree in Computer Engineering


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Computer Engineering Employment

Columbia 1,120
South Carolina 4,670

Exactly 80 of the 500 computer engineering professionals employed in South Carolina, work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of computer engineering professionals in Columbia has shrunk by 94%. As the employment for computer engineering professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Computer Engineering employment growth

4,150 4,520 4,950 5,040 500
1,410 1,220 1,100 1,510 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Computer Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$72,550 $68,573 $72,077 $70,957 $75,690
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Engineering in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for computer engineering professionals in Columbia have increased. In 2010 Columbia computer engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $75,690. The average salary for computer engineering professionals in Columbia was $72,550 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Computer engineering professionals in Columbia

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Columbia computer engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $74,590. The difference in pay between the computer engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 110%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $50,560 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $106,190 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer engineering professionals and related professions in Columbia

Electrical Engineering
Computer Science
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering

Columbia computer engineering professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Computer Engineering schools in Columbia


There are 2 accredited computer engineering schools in the city. Many of Columbia's computer engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Computer Engineering Programs Offered In Columbia


Columbia's computer engineering schools offer 4 computer engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Computer Engineering Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 41 students graduated from computer engineering courses.

Computer Engineering Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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