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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,030
25th Percentile Wage
$71,040
50th Percentile Wage
$83,870
75th Percentile Wage
$97,740
90th Percentile Wage
$111,860

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 $111,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,030.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$83,870
2.49% 6.96%
2016
$81,780
0.15% -
2015
$81,660
1.33% -
2014
$80,570
2.02% -
2013
$78,940
1.15% -
2012
$78,030
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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 $68,710 to $90,290. The highest paying area for elementary and secondary school education administrators in South Carolina is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley with a median annual salary of $90,290. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway (mean annual salary $87,890). The lowest paying area is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $68,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$90,290
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$87,890
Columbia
$86,910
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$85,470
Augusta-Richmond County
$84,070
Spartanburg
$83,400
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$79,420
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$79,200
Florence
$78,620
Sumter
$78,230
Anderson
$77,320
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$76,690
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$74,440
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$68,710




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