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Chief Executive Salary Information in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of chief executives in Augusta-Richmond County is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chief Executives in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,050
25th Percentile Wage
$113,350
50th Percentile Wage
$167,970
75th Percentile Wage
$180,390
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $180,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $167,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $73,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35.11
25th Percentile Wage
$54.50
50th Percentile Wage
$80.75
75th Percentile Wage
$86.73
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $86.73. The median hourly salary is $80.75. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.11.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016167,97017.17%19.96%
2015139,130-0.53%-
2014139,8701.93%-
2013137,1701.98%-
2012134,450--

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Augusta-Richmond County with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $167,970, Augusta-Richmond County is the second highest paying city for chief executives in state of South Carolina, following the highest paying city Columbia (median annual salary of $173,450). Compared with Columbia, the median annual salary of chief executives in Augusta-Richmond County is 3.2 percent (3.2%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$173,450
Augusta-Richmond County
$167,970
Spartanburg
$162,010
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$151,070
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$149,310
Sumter
$143,780
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$142,060
Anderson
$135,460
Florence
$130,920
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$124,470
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$118,410
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$111,690
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$103,670

See also: Top paying jobs in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina.