Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teacher Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,190
25th Percentile Wage
$38,490
50th Percentile Wage
$54,580
75th Percentile Wage
$69,640
90th Percentile Wage
$86,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $86,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,190.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,580-1.43%4.10%
201555,3602.38%-
201454,040-1.30%-
201354,7404.38%-
201252,340--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of South Carolina ranges from $24,690 to $67,910. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in South Carolina is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley with a median annual salary of $67,910. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Columbia (mean annual salary $59,240). The lowest paying area is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with a median annual salary of $24,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$67,910
Columbia
$59,240
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$56,220
Spartanburg
$55,980
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$42,980
Augusta-Richmond County
$36,760
Anderson
$32,530
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,850
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$24,690


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