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Civil Engineer Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers 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 Civil Engineers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,930
25th Percentile Wage
$58,430
50th Percentile Wage
$75,880
75th Percentile Wage
$102,430
90th Percentile Wage
$133,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,880
4.82% 3.41%
2016
$72,220
-0.57% -
2015
$72,630
-1.80% -
2014
$73,940
4.06% -
2013
$70,940
-3.31% -
2012
$73,290
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of South Carolina ranges from $60,950 to $91,780. The highest paying area for civil engineers in South Carolina is Augusta-Richmond County with a median annual salary of $91,780. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley (mean annual salary $85,370). The lowest paying area is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Augusta-Richmond County
$91,780
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$85,370
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$80,060
Columbia
$73,660
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$71,160
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$70,110
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$69,250
Sumter
$68,540
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$67,110
Florence
$66,740
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$66,570
Spartanburg
$64,180
Anderson
$63,140
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$60,950




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