Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists among South Carolina 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 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,490
25th Percentile Wage
$46,820
50th Percentile Wage
$61,030
75th Percentile Wage
$79,360
90th Percentile Wage
$97,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,030
4.72% 11.96%
2016
$58,150
2.17% -
2015
$56,890
6.22% -
2014
$53,350
2.12% -
2013
$52,220
-2.89% -
2012
$53,730
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of South Carolina ranges from $44,890 to $78,650. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in South Carolina is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway with a median annual salary of $78,650. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Augusta-Richmond County (mean annual salary $74,890). The lowest paying area is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$78,650
Augusta-Richmond County
$74,890
Columbia
$72,620
Spartanburg
$71,530
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$63,360
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$63,290
Florence
$59,310
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$57,890
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$54,670
Sumter
$52,890
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$52,390
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$46,910
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,890




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists

💰 Highest paying industries for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists.