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) 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 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,280
25th Percentile Wage
$56,240
50th Percentile Wage
$76,300
75th Percentile Wage
$101,070
90th Percentile Wage
$130,660

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 $130,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of architects (except landscape and naval) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,300
8.61% 23.17%
2016
$69,730
5.97% -
2015
$65,570
0.15% -
2014
$65,470
5.68% -
2013
$61,750
5.07% -
2012
$58,620
- -

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 $92,990. The highest paying area for architects (except landscape and naval) in South Carolina is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley with a median annual salary of $92,990. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Spartanburg (mean annual salary $88,840). The lowest paying area is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$92,990
Spartanburg
$88,840
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$82,470
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$80,340
Columbia
$79,140
Augusta-Richmond County
$76,970
Florence
$75,620
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$66,530
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,860




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