Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for biochemists and biophysicists in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biochemists and biophysicists among South Carolina 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 Biochemists and Biophysicists in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,450
25th Percentile Wage
$43,130
50th Percentile Wage
$64,380
75th Percentile Wage
$108,470
90th Percentile Wage
$130,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biochemists and biophysicists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biochemists and biophysicists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,380
13.50% 0.65%
2016
$55,690
15.14% -
2015
$47,260
-13.80% -
2014
$53,780
-7.51% -
2013
$57,820
-10.62% -
2012
$63,960
- -




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