Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for diagnostic medical sonographers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of diagnostic medical sonographers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,020
25th Percentile Wage
$55,560
50th Percentile Wage
$65,330
75th Percentile Wage
$75,650
90th Percentile Wage
$82,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of diagnostic medical sonographers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,330
4.82% 10.68%
2016
$62,180
4.10% -
2015
$59,630
2.88% -
2014
$57,910
1.83% -
2013
$56,850
-2.64% -
2012
$58,350
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in state of South Carolina ranges from $52,880 to $68,820. The highest paying area for diagnostic medical sonographers in South Carolina is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with a median annual salary of $68,820. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Spartanburg (mean annual salary $68,380). The lowest paying area is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$68,820
Spartanburg
$68,380
Florence
$66,260
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$65,320
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$64,590
Augusta-Richmond County
$62,180
Anderson
$62,140
Columbia
$61,140
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$60,560
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$56,350
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$52,880




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