Child, Family, and School Social Worker Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for child, family, and school social workers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of child, family, and school social workers amongst South Carolina metropolitan areas 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 Child, Family, and School Social Workers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,870
25th Percentile Wage
$29,460
50th Percentile Wage
$36,020
75th Percentile Wage
$47,360
90th Percentile Wage
$59,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for child, family, and school social workers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,870.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of child, family, and school social workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,020
10.99% 11.58%
2016
$32,060
-11.04% -
2015
$35,600
8.85% -
2014
$32,450
-5.55% -
2013
$34,250
7.01% -
2012
$31,850
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Child, Family, and School Social Workers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of child, family, and school social workers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of child, family, and school social workers in state of South Carolina ranges from $27,990 to $52,540. The highest paying area for child, family, and school social workers in South Carolina is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway with a median annual salary of $52,540. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill (mean annual salary $48,050). The lowest paying area is Florence with a median annual salary of $27,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$52,540
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$48,050
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,140
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$37,600
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$37,400
Augusta-Richmond County
$36,610
Spartanburg
$36,600
Sumter
$36,520
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$35,780
Columbia
$35,190
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$35,130
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$34,750
Anderson
$31,490
Florence
$27,990




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