Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,750
25th Percentile Wage
$54,050
50th Percentile Wage
$65,260
75th Percentile Wage
$79,270
90th Percentile Wage
$99,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary biological science 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 $99,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,750.

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 biological science 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 biological science teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,260-1.04%3.13%
201565,9403.46%-
201463,6600.85%-
201363,120-0.16%-
201263,220--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in state of South Carolina ranges from $52,510 to $75,690. The highest paying area for postsecondary biological science teachers in South Carolina is Columbia with a median annual salary of $75,690. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (mean annual salary $66,970). The lowest paying area is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$75,690
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$66,970
Florence
$66,350
Spartanburg
$65,370
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$64,990
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$59,520
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,130
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$52,510



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