Anthropologists and Archeologists Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for anthropologists and archeologists in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of anthropologists and archeologists 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Anthropologists and Archeologists in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,860
25th Percentile Wage
$41,750
50th Percentile Wage
$52,010
75th Percentile Wage
$78,540
90th Percentile Wage
$93,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for anthropologists and archeologists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of anthropologists and archeologists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,010
6.33% 6.33%
2016
$48,720
0.00% -
2012
$48,720
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Anthropologists and Archeologists in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of anthropologists and archeologists in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of anthropologists and archeologists in state of South Carolina ranges from $46,600 to $53,100. The highest paying area for anthropologists and archeologists in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $53,100. The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $46,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$53,100
Columbia
$46,600




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