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History Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

There are 2 history schools in Columbia for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in history in the city of Columbia, which encompasses history training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina History Employment

Columbia 70
South Carolina 200

Of the 200 history professionals employed in South Carolina, 70 work in Columbia. There has been a 0% decline in the number of history professionals in Columbia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of history professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina History employment growth

90 110 130 130 200
70 No data No data No data 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

History VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$33,310 No data No data No data $35,380
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for history professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $35,380 per year was earned by history professionals in Columbia. Four years earlier in 2006, history professionals in Columbia made an average salary of $33,310 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Columbia

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History professionals in Columbia earn a median salary of $35,010 per year. The 10% of history professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,130 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $45,110 per year.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Columbia

Liberal Arts

On average history professional salaries in Columbia are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

History schools in Columbia


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

History Programs Offered In Columbia


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in history offered by Columbia's history schools.

Student Completed History Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 144 students graduated from history courses.

History Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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