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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$29,540
25th Percentile Wage
$39,770
50th Percentile Wage
$52,880
75th Percentile Wage
$61,470
90th Percentile Wage
$74,760

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 $74,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,540.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.20
25th Percentile Wage
$19.12
50th Percentile Wage
$25.42
75th Percentile Wage
$29.55
90th Percentile Wage
$35.94

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.94. The median hourly salary is $25.42. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.20.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,8807.45%18.40%
201548,940-0.04%-
201448,9604.51%-
201346,7507.70%-
201243,150--

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 $37,620 to $50,770. The highest paying area for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in South Carolina is Columbia with a median annual salary of $50,770. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley (mean annual salary $46,810). The lowest paying area is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$50,770
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$46,810
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$45,260
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$37,960
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$37,620



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