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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 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 Carpenters in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,420
25th Percentile Wage
$29,630
50th Percentile Wage
$37,280
75th Percentile Wage
$47,430
90th Percentile Wage
$60,510

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 $60,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.78
25th Percentile Wage
$14.25
50th Percentile Wage
$17.92
75th Percentile Wage
$22.80
90th Percentile Wage
$29.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for carpenters in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.09. The median hourly salary is $17.92. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.78.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of carpenters from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,2801.90%8.34%
201536,5700.63%-
201436,3402.01%-
201335,6104.04%-
201234,170--

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 $23,890 to $43,190. The highest paying area for carpenters in South Carolina is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,190. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (mean annual salary $39,780). The lowest paying area is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$43,190
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$39,780
Columbia
$38,430
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$37,180
Anderson
$36,880
Spartanburg
$35,890
Sumter
$34,600
Augusta-Richmond County
$34,260
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$34,060
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$33,930
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$33,540
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$33,160
Florence
$32,160
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$23,890



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