Postsecondary Economics Teacher Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Economics Teachers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,080
25th Percentile Wage
$60,120
50th Percentile Wage
$74,000
75th Percentile Wage
$92,540
90th Percentile Wage
$117,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary economics teachers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary economics teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,000
4.24% -0.20%
2016
$70,860
-6.82% -
2015
$75,690
13.74% -
2014
$65,290
-6.63% -
2013
$69,620
-6.51% -
2012
$74,150
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Economics Teachers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in state of South Carolina ranges from $66,710 to $111,110. The highest paying area for postsecondary economics teachers in South Carolina is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley with a median annual salary of $111,110. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill (mean annual salary $94,570). The lowest paying area is Spartanburg with a median annual salary of $66,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$111,110
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$94,570
Columbia
$80,320
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$76,010
Spartanburg
$66,710




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