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Construction Laborers Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction laborers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction laborers 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 Construction Laborers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,090
25th Percentile Wage
$22,900
50th Percentile Wage
$28,270
75th Percentile Wage
$35,080
90th Percentile Wage
$45,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,270
0.92% 6.01%
2016
$28,010
1.04% -
2015
$27,720
3.32% -
2014
$26,800
-0.78% -
2013
$27,010
1.63% -
2012
$26,570
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Laborers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of South Carolina ranges from $20,260 to $32,750. The highest paying area for construction laborers in South Carolina is Spartanburg with a median annual salary of $32,750. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Augusta-Richmond County (mean annual salary $31,530). The lowest paying area is Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $20,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Spartanburg
$32,750
Augusta-Richmond County
$31,530
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$30,090
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$29,490
Sumter
$29,410
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$29,250
Columbia
$28,460
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$27,340
Anderson
$26,980
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$26,500
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$26,490
Florence
$26,050
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$25,480
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$20,260




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