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General Dentist Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for general dentists in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general dentists amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of General Dentists in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$90,160
25th Percentile Wage
$122,390
50th Percentile Wage
$160,020
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $160,020. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $122,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $90,160.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43.35
25th Percentile Wage
$58.84
50th Percentile Wage
$76.93
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $76.93. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $58.84. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43.35.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016160,020-16.72%12.45%
2015186,78010.58%-
2014167,0107.89%-
2013153,8308.93%-
2012140,090--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of General Dentists in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of South Carolina ranges from $106,990 to $197,650. The highest paying area for general dentists in South Carolina is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway with a median annual salary of $197,650. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Augusta-Richmond County (mean annual salary $191,850). The lowest paying area is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $106,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$197,650
Augusta-Richmond County
$191,850
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$169,760
Columbia
$150,270
Spartanburg
$145,530
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$133,760
Anderson
$132,660
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$126,380
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$106,990


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