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Chief Executive Salary Information in Columbia, South Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Columbia, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of chief executives in Columbia 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 Columbia, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,130
25th Percentile Wage
$111,020
50th Percentile Wage
$179,550
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Columbia, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $179,550. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $111,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,130.

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
$179,550
3.40% 21.72%
2016
$173,450
0.81% -
2015
$172,040
15.43% -
2014
$145,490
1.84% -
2013
$142,820
1.59% -
2012
$140,550
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Columbia with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $179,550 in Columbia is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of South Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Columbia is 11.7 percent (11.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Spartanburg and 28.5 percent (28.5%) 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 Columbia, South Carolina.