Jobs in Columbia, South Carolina

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Columbia, South Carolina Overview

Finding a job can be a difficult process. Whether you're just starting out on your career as a recent graduate, or you're looking for a change of pace, a new place for a fresh start can be a good idea. So, why not take a moment and learn about jobs in Columbia, SC? It might have just what you're looking for.

Columbia serves as both the state capital and largest city in the state of South Carolina. At the last census, the population was nearly 130,000. The surrounding metropolitan area is home to nearly 800,000 residents living in the city named after a poetic rendition of Christopher Columbus's name.

At 13 miles northwest of the geographic center of the state, Columbia lies between two rivers that are very popular with kayaking and rowing enthusiasts that live in the area. The University of South Carolina, the state's largest university, is located in the heart of Columbia.

Cost of living in Columbia is slightly below the national average. Residents of Columbia can expect to pay less than the national average for transportation and housing, but slightly more for utilities and groceries. All in all, it averages out that those living in Columbia enjoy a relatively reasonable cost of living.

Columbia Job Opportunities

Jobs in Columbia are incredibly diverse, varying from management and sales to healthcare. Healthcare jobs in the area are very important and usually require an undergraduate degree and some level of experience.

Some residents find that commuting for Lexington jobs is a good choice in finding the employment they want. Many sales positions and paralegal jobs are available, if the commute to Lexington works with your lifestyle.

Columbia Employment Trends

Employment in Columbia jobs has steadily risen from August 2013 to June 2014. With more jobs come more people pouring into the economy, eventually creating more jobs with higher salaries. Jobs in the sales, manufacturing and digital communication sectors are on the rise, so be sure to read the listings and find the job that's right for you.

Jobs can be hard to find for anyone. But with a rich history and jobs in diverse industries available, why not try Columbia, SC jobs? Whether you're a recent graduate entering the workforce, or you've been here for a while, there's something out there for you. So, what are you waiting for? Find Columbia jobs today!

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Columbia, SC
“Pro Advantage caters to me as a businesswoman. I get better prices and better shipping.” – Jill Baron Our print reseller program saves Jill time and money on her business’s printing and shipping – and it can do the same for you. Sign up to get discounts on everything you order, including shipping, and then resell products at your own prices. All products and packages are unbranded and can be del...
Company Confidential Columbia, SC
Position will support the controls and automation associated with pulp/paper manufacturing operations and will provide support to paper mill across US and Canada. Provide support for capital projects with some day to day controls troubleshooting. Must be able to work in team environment with all engineering disciplines. *must have experience with any of the following DCS Systems; ABB, Foxboro, De...
Columbia, SC
Pediatric Dentist Needed. $25,000 Sign On Bonus! Excellent Opportunity for a Pediatric Dentist to join a thriving Pediatric Dental Practice in Columbia, SC. Full schedule from day one State of the Art Great Staff Practice emphasis is high quality dentistry Great place to raise a family. Excellent School Systems Comprehensive Benefits Package Excellent income opportunity! Base Guarantee, % ...
AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation – Columbia, SC Mortgage Loan Processors We are currently seeking experienced Mortgage Loan Processors to join our team and help us grow our in Columbia, SC! Imagine a mortgage company with technology so advanced, that your applicants may complete their mortgage application and lock their rate while you discover work-life balance. What if a mortgage company had ra...
Columbia, SC, 29210
Education Affiliates provides educational programs that deliver real-life career skills in high demand occupations that lead to employment upon graduation and a lifetime of personal growth. Position Description: Fortis College is looking for Dental Assisting Instructors. Must have at least 3-4 years of dental assisting experience. Must have DANB, CDA or be willing to take the DANB CDA exam bef...
Columbia, SC, 29212
Every athlete knows what it takes to reach a new goal: a sound game plan for improvement, along with the discipline, focus and commitment required to execute the plan. At DICK'S Sporting Goods, we draw on these same qualities to advance toward our goal of becoming the number one sports and fitness specialty retailer for athletes and outdoor enthusiasts, through the relentless improvement of everyt...
Columbia, SC
Technical Editor Job Summary Become a Technical Editor at one of the largest IT departments in the state of South Carolina! ettain group has an immediate need for a Technical Editor in Columbia, SC. This is a 1-year renewable contract to hire. Please review the job description and requirements below for the Technical Editor position. *** Technical Editor Associate Job Responsibilities You will ...
Columbia, SC
Financial Analyst Job Summary Become a Financial Analyst in one of the largest IT departments in the state of South Carolina! ettain group has an immediate need for a Financial Analyst for a healthcare client in Columbia, SC. Please review the job description and requirements below for the Financial Analyst position. *** Financial Analyst Job Responsibilities Performs financial or business anal...
Columbia, SC
Put Your Forklift, Machine Operator and Technician Skills to Work! Searching for an exciting light industrial opportunity that will keep your career progressing? Spherion®, a locally owned staffing company, is seeking skillful forklift drivers, machine operators and technicians for top companies in the Columbia area. Specializing in light industrial placements, our team will help you put your ski...
Grow your career with this stablished and iconic national breakfast family dining chain seeking a Restaurant Manager to help oversee total restaurant operations. Managers provide leadership and direction to staff, optimize profits by controlling costs, and providing prompt problem resolution to ensure guest satisfaction and overall restaurant success. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum of 1 year Manager exp...
You don't have to have a sales background to be successful in this role! In fact, several successful AmeriBanc National Sales Professionals have come from various background. Consider a career change from the Military, Customer Service, Real Estate or Insurance, to name a few! "Earn large weekly commissions for yourself and learn how to create recurring, Monthly Residual Income for the rest of yo...
Title: System Software Programmer (.Net) Location: Columbia, SC Duration: 18 Months SCOPE OF THE PROJECT: Candidates should be expert coder in both visual interfaces and web services construction. In addition, they should be expert in the most effective and efficient product development using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 & 2013, C#, .ASP.net, .NET, MS SQL 2008 and 2012 R2 enterprise server and...
COLUMBIA, SC
Sr. EDI Developer Columbia, SC Contract Duration: 12 months The Senior EDI Developer will support Replacement MMIS Technical Manager and development leads with Development, implementation and integration of a robust EDI Solution. They will ensure that component planning/activities are aligned with the Integration Strategy; Collaborate with Project Managers, Business Analysts and Subject Matter...
Company Confidential columbia, SC
An Atlanta based funding company is seeking Sales Representative in the Columbia,South Carolina area with experience in personal injury. Excellent organizational skills with ability to multi-task and work independently. Must be able to take initiative and be resourceful. Applicant should be detail oriented, a team player, and possess a sound work ethic. Personal Injury paralegal experience is a p...
Our client, one of the largest full service heavy equipment dealerships in the nation, has an opening for a Shop Mechanic at their Columbia, SC location. Shop Mechanics responsibilities include repairing and maintaining various types of aerial and earthmoving equipment while primarily servicing rentals and some customer owned equipment. Job Qualifications: A minimum 1-3 years of experience repa...
Columbia, SC
Job Description I believe that a stronger team begins with me. With Gentiva's recent acquisitions of Odyssey Hospice, Harden Healthcare, Girling Home Health and Hospice, we offer home health, hospice, therapy, rehabilitation and community care services in many of our locations throughout the country. Gentiva has over 40 years of experience in healthcare. With over 550 locations in 40 states, ou...
Columbia, SC
Job Description I believe my work is my calling. With Gentiva's recent acquisitions of Odyssey Hospice, Harden Healthcare, Girling Home Health and Hospice, we offer home health, hospice, therapy, rehabilitation and community care services in many of our locations throughout the country. Gentiva has over 40 years of experience in healthcare. With over 550 locations in 40 states, our clinicians c...
Columbia, SC
Job Description I believe my work is my calling. With Gentiva's recent acquisitions of Odyssey Hospice, Harden Healthcare, Girling Home Health and Hospice, we offer home health, hospice, therapy, rehabilitation and community care services in many of our locations throughout the country. Gentiva has over 40 years of experience in healthcare. With over 550 locations in 40 states, our clinicians c...
Columbia, SC
Job Description I believe my work is my calling. With Gentiva's recent acquisitions of Odyssey Hospice, Harden Healthcare, Girling Home Health and Hospice, we offer home health, hospice, therapy, rehabilitation and community care services in many of our locations throughout the country. Gentiva has over 40 years of experience in healthcare. With over 550 locations in 40 states, our clinicians c...
Columbia, SC
Responsibilities: The Retail Sales Associate/Sales Consultant is responsible for engaging and providing an exceptional customer service experience. The associate must quickly build ongoing customer relationships and become a trusted advisor by utilizing advanced selling skills and knowledge (including cross-selling of products and services) to meet the customer's needs. The associate in this rol...

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