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Biomedical Engineer Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for biomedical engineers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biomedical engineers amongst 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 Biomedical Engineers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,810
25th Percentile Wage
$46,250
50th Percentile Wage
$56,200
75th Percentile Wage
$72,620
90th Percentile Wage
$92,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biomedical engineers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,200
-3.56% -39.16%
2016
$58,200
-3.76% -
2015
$60,390
-31.02% -
2014
$79,120
-1.48% -
2013
$80,290
2.59% -
2012
$78,210
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Biomedical Engineers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biomedical engineers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biomedical engineers in state of South Carolina ranges from $48,330 to $86,760. The highest paying area for biomedical engineers in South Carolina is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley with a median annual salary of $86,760. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (mean annual salary $69,740). The lowest paying area is Augusta-Richmond County with a median annual salary of $48,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$86,760
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$69,740
Columbia
$52,970
Augusta-Richmond County
$48,330




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