Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for architects (except landscape and naval) in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of architects (except landscape and naval) 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 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,820
25th Percentile Wage
$52,780
50th Percentile Wage
$69,730
75th Percentile Wage
$96,220
90th Percentile Wage
$130,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architects (except landscape and naval) in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,820.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.14
25th Percentile Wage
$25.38
50th Percentile Wage
$33.52
75th Percentile Wage
$46.26
90th Percentile Wage
$62.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architects (except landscape and naval) in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.78. The median hourly salary is $33.52. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.14.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of architects (except landscape and naval) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,7305.97%15.93%
201565,5700.15%-
201465,4705.68%-
201361,7505.07%-
201258,620--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in state of South Carolina ranges from $54,860 to $85,880. The highest paying area for architects (except landscape and naval) in South Carolina is Spartanburg with a median annual salary of $85,880. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Augusta-Richmond County (mean annual salary $83,530). The lowest paying area is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Spartanburg
$85,880
Augusta-Richmond County
$83,530
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$82,020
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$79,820
Columbia
$73,160
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$63,950
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,860


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