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Carpenters Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for carpenters in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of carpenters among South Carolina cities 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 Carpenters in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,080
25th Percentile Wage
$30,830
50th Percentile Wage
$38,540
75th Percentile Wage
$49,280
90th Percentile Wage
$61,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,540
3.27% 11.34%
2016
$37,280
1.90% -
2015
$36,570
0.63% -
2014
$36,340
2.01% -
2013
$35,610
4.04% -
2012
$34,170
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Carpenters in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of carpenters in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of carpenters in state of South Carolina ranges from $30,520 to $42,530. The highest paying area for carpenters in South Carolina is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with a median annual salary of $42,530. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Columbia (mean annual salary $39,930). The lowest paying area is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$42,530
Columbia
$39,930
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$38,500
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$37,230
Anderson
$36,880
Florence
$36,290
Augusta-Richmond County
$36,200
Spartanburg
$35,680
Sumter
$35,370
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$35,320
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$35,080
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$34,720
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$33,740
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$30,520




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