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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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Construction Laborers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,000
25th Percentile Wage
$22,820
50th Percentile Wage
$28,010
75th Percentile Wage
$34,540
90th Percentile Wage
$43,640

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 $43,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.14
25th Percentile Wage
$10.97
50th Percentile Wage
$13.47
75th Percentile Wage
$16.61
90th Percentile Wage
$20.98

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction laborers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $20.98. The median hourly salary is $13.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.14.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of construction laborers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201628,0101.04%5.14%
201527,7203.32%-
201426,800-0.78%-
201327,0101.63%-
201226,570--

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 $22,690 to $30,750. The highest paying area for construction laborers in South Carolina is Spartanburg with a median annual salary of $30,750. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $28,680). The lowest paying area is Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $22,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Spartanburg
$30,750
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$28,680
Columbia
$28,190
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$27,890
Augusta-Richmond County
$27,790
Sumter
$27,410
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$27,400
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$27,250
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$27,240
Anderson
$26,980
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$26,520
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$26,440
Florence
$24,820
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$22,690


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