Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary and secondary school education administrators in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators 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 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,020
25th Percentile Wage
$68,960
50th Percentile Wage
$81,780
75th Percentile Wage
$96,590
90th Percentile Wage
$108,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $108,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,020.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201681,7800.15%4.59%
201581,6601.33%-
201480,5702.02%-
201378,9401.15%-
201278,030--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in state of South Carolina ranges from $67,200 to $84,970. The highest paying area for elementary and secondary school education administrators in South Carolina is Augusta-Richmond County with a median annual salary of $84,970. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Columbia (mean annual salary $84,250). The lowest paying area is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $67,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Augusta-Richmond County
$84,970
Columbia
$84,250
Spartanburg
$83,580
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$83,260
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$82,430
Anderson
$77,320
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$77,130
Sumter
$76,670
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$76,280
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$75,820
Florence
$74,580
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$74,530
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$67,200


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