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Psychology Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

There are 5 psychology schools in Columbia for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the psychology academic community in Columbia, and the future trends. Academia in psychology includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Psychology Employment

Columbia 170
South Carolina 1,020

Exactly 170 of the 1,020 psychology professionals employed in South Carolina, work in Columbia. The number of psychology professionals in Columbia has grown by 13% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for psychology professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Psychology employment growth

880 780 1,000 980 1,020
150 170 200 230 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$61,080 $63,410 $64,330 $65,110 $69,800
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for psychology professionals in Columbia have increased. Columbia psychology professionals made $69,800 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for psychology professionals in Columbia was $61,080 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Columbia

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Psychology professionals in Columbia make a median yearly salary of $61,490. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,180 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 158% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Columbia

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Columbia


There are 5 accredited psychology schools in the city. Many of Columbia's psychology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Psychology Programs Offered In Columbia


Columbia's psychology schools offer 11 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 318 students graduated from psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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