Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary chemistry teachers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary chemistry teachers amongst 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 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,860
25th Percentile Wage
$54,330
50th Percentile Wage
$68,610
75th Percentile Wage
$93,590
90th Percentile Wage
$125,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary chemistry 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 $125,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,610
8.26% 11.50%
2016
$62,940
-4.99% -
2015
$66,080
8.25% -
2014
$60,630
-1.22% -
2013
$61,370
1.06% -
2012
$60,720
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers in state of South Carolina ranges from $50,390 to $93,200. The highest paying area for postsecondary chemistry teachers in South Carolina is Columbia with a median annual salary of $93,200. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley (mean annual salary $72,420). The lowest paying area is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$93,200
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$72,420
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$61,190
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,320
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$50,390




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