Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer and information research scientists in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer and information research scientists among 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 Computer and Information Research Scientists in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,630
25th Percentile Wage
$81,650
50th Percentile Wage
$95,200
75th Percentile Wage
$108,590
90th Percentile Wage
$109,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information research scientists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $71,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer and information research scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$95,200
3.78% 16.20%
2015
$91,600
6.50% -
2014
$85,650
3.61% -
2013
$82,560
3.37% -
2012
$79,780
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