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Chief Executive Salary Information in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chief executives in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville 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 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,600
25th Percentile Wage
$93,440
50th Percentile Wage
$149,310
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $149,310. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $93,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.27
25th Percentile Wage
$44.92
50th Percentile Wage
$71.78
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina. The median hourly salary is $71.78. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $44.92. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.27.

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
2016149,3102.20%-13.14%
2015146,020-2.07%-
2014149,040-3.12%-
2013153,690-9.92%-
2012168,930--

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $149,310 in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of South Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is 13.9 percent (13.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Columbia and 30.6 percent (30.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area.

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 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina.