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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$30,390
25th Percentile Wage
$99,010
50th Percentile Wage
$152,600
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 $152,600. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $99,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$152,600
2.16% -10.70%
2016
$149,310
2.20% -
2015
$146,020
-2.07% -
2014
$149,040
-3.12% -
2013
$153,690
-9.92% -
2012
$168,930
- -

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 $152,600 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 24.9 percent (24.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Spartanburg and 15.9 percent (15.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Spartanburg
$203,270
Augusta-Richmond County
$184,800
Columbia
$179,550
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$159,420
Sumter
$157,130
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$152,600
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$149,970
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$141,700
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$141,390
Florence
$137,010
Anderson
$135,460
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$134,580
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$128,330



See also: Top paying jobs in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina.