Postsecondary Computer Science Teacher Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary computer science teachers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary computer science teachers 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 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,480
25th Percentile Wage
$59,330
50th Percentile Wage
$71,620
75th Percentile Wage
$84,300
90th Percentile Wage
$117,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary computer science teachers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary computer science teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,620
2.23% 11.81%
2016
$70,020
1.50% -
2015
$68,970
6.44% -
2014
$64,530
1.38% -
2013
$63,640
0.75% -
2012
$63,160
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary computer science teachers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary computer science teachers in state of South Carolina ranges from $58,000 to $90,400. The highest paying area for postsecondary computer science teachers in South Carolina is Columbia with a median annual salary of $90,400. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley (mean annual salary $83,530). The lowest paying area is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$90,400
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$83,530
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$67,910
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$66,420
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$64,610
Spartanburg
$60,830
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,000




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