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Editors Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for editors in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of editors amongst 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 Editors in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,460
25th Percentile Wage
$28,430
50th Percentile Wage
$36,530
75th Percentile Wage
$58,390
90th Percentile Wage
$91,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,460.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.76
25th Percentile Wage
$13.67
50th Percentile Wage
$17.55
75th Percentile Wage
$28.07
90th Percentile Wage
$43.98

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for editors in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.98. The median hourly salary is $17.55. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.76.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,530-13.82%-20.37%
201541,580-12.31%-
201446,700-3.21%-
201348,2008.78%-
201243,970--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of South Carolina ranges from $32,750 to $57,460. The highest paying area for editors in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $57,460. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway (mean annual salary $45,820). The lowest paying area is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with a median annual salary of $32,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$57,460
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$45,820
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$42,880
Augusta-Richmond County
$40,410
Columbia
$36,550
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$32,750


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