Columbia is located in Richland county and has a population of 116,278.
For South Carolina residents, the average tuition for all Columbia media schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $13,360.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Columbia media schools was $14,818.00.
The average cost of books and supplies for media schools in Columbia is $831.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at media schools in Columbia was $5,773.00. The average cost for students living at home was $5,626.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There are three media colleges in Columbia for students to choose from. Media programs in Columbia reportedly graduated 65 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.
|Profession||Average Salary||Number Employed in City|
|Multi-Media Artists and Animators||$32,600.00||Not available|
|Producers and Directors||$35,800.00||120|
|Radio and Television Announcers||$54,380.00||50|
|Reporters and Correspondents||$40,460.00||150|
|Public Relations Specialists||$46,330.00||700|
|Writers and Authors||$48,950.00||30|
|Interpreters and Translators||$29,770.00||50|
|Audio and Video Equipment Technicians||$33,290.00||110|
|Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture||$35,550.00||40|