Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teacher and Instructor Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors amongst South Carolina metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,600
25th Percentile Wage
$36,380
50th Percentile Wage
$49,600
75th Percentile Wage
$60,760
90th Percentile Wage
$73,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,600
-6.61% 13.00%
2016
$52,880
7.45% -
2015
$48,940
-0.04% -
2014
$48,960
4.51% -
2013
$46,750
7.70% -
2012
$43,150
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in state of South Carolina ranges from $33,980 to $52,330. The highest paying area for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in South Carolina is Florence with a median annual salary of $52,330. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Columbia (mean annual salary $51,880). The lowest paying area is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with a median annual salary of $33,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Florence
$52,330
Columbia
$51,880
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$51,270
Augusta-Richmond County
$49,450
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$47,400
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$45,260
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$42,990
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$37,620
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$33,980




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