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Chemical Technician Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical technicians in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical technicians 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 Chemical Technicians in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,530
25th Percentile Wage
$35,860
50th Percentile Wage
$45,000
75th Percentile Wage
$55,570
90th Percentile Wage
$64,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,000
2.89% 15.64%
2016
$43,700
5.03% -
2015
$41,500
0.39% -
2014
$41,340
0.68% -
2013
$41,060
7.55% -
2012
$37,960
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Technicians in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical technicians in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical technicians in state of South Carolina ranges from $26,220 to $54,170. The highest paying area for chemical technicians in South Carolina is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,170. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Augusta-Richmond County (mean annual salary $51,040). The lowest paying area is Sumter with a median annual salary of $26,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,170
Augusta-Richmond County
$51,040
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$48,790
Columbia
$47,230
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$46,700
Spartanburg
$44,370
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$44,190
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$43,800
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$43,160
Florence
$41,080
Anderson
$36,190
Sumter
$26,220




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