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Finance Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

In Columbia, there are 2 finance schools where finance faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbia's finance academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes finance training at the finance bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Finance Employment

Columbia 5,820
South Carolina 25,540

Of the 25,540 finance professionals employed in South Carolina, 5,820 work in Columbia. The number of finance professionals in Columbia has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Finance employment growth

25,660 27,770 28,460 26,830 25,540
6,140 6,750 6,870 5,620 5,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Finance VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$60,530 $63,123 $66,020 $67,518 $68,024
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

As the number of finance professionals in Columbia has shrunk, salaries for finance professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $68,024 per year was earned by finance professionals in Columbia. Four years earlier in 2006, finance professionals in Columbia made an average salary of $60,530 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Columbia

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Finance professionals in Columbia earn a median salary of $61,759 per year. The difference in pay between the finance professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 155%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,347 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $95,049 per year.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Columbia

Risk Management
Business Administration
International Business
Business Management
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Finance schools in Columbia


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

Finance Programs Offered In Columbia


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in finance offered by Columbia's finance schools.

Student Completed Finance Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 225 students graduated from finance courses.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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