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Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Dietitians and Nutritionists in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,310
25th Percentile Wage
$38,290
50th Percentile Wage
$50,930
75th Percentile Wage
$60,880
90th Percentile Wage
$71,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.13
25th Percentile Wage
$18.41
50th Percentile Wage
$24.49
75th Percentile Wage
$29.27
90th Percentile Wage
$34.40

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dietitians and nutritionists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.40. The median hourly salary is $24.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.13.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,9306.66%9.82%
201547,5404.19%-
201445,5502.26%-
201344,520-3.17%-
201245,930--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Dietitians and Nutritionists in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in state of South Carolina ranges from $42,390 to $55,870. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in South Carolina is Columbia with a median annual salary of $55,870. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Spartanburg (mean annual salary $54,830). The lowest paying area is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$55,870
Spartanburg
$54,830
Augusta-Richmond County
$54,020
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,100
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$52,240
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$50,140
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$46,870
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$46,410
Florence
$44,580
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$42,390


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