Average Salary in Columbia, South Carolina
About Columbia Salaries
Employees in Columbia, South Carolina make an average salary of $44,196. Trends in wages are going down with a 2.4 percent decrease over last quarter as of Q2 2017. The cost of living in Columbia is 3.9 percent lower than the national average. The most popular occupations in Columbia are Office Manager, Operations Manager, and Registered Nurse (RN) which pay between $38,152 and $60,539 per year. Some popular Columbia industries include Education, Health Insurance, and Health Care. Columbia's most popular employers are University of South Carolina (USC), Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC), and State of South Carolina (SC).