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Electrical Engineer Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical engineers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical engineers 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 Electrical Engineers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,250
25th Percentile Wage
$68,360
50th Percentile Wage
$84,070
75th Percentile Wage
$102,050
90th Percentile Wage
$125,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $125,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$84,070
2.14% 6.55%
2016
$82,270
2.53% -
2015
$80,190
0.44% -
2014
$79,840
3.16% -
2013
$77,320
-1.60% -
2012
$78,560
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical engineers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical engineers in state of South Carolina ranges from $61,560 to $102,900. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in South Carolina is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway with a median annual salary of $102,900. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill (mean annual salary $97,920). The lowest paying area is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$102,900
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$97,920
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$88,060
Columbia
$87,290
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$86,820
Florence
$86,310
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$84,560
Augusta-Richmond County
$83,760
Anderson
$83,410
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$81,790
Spartanburg
$75,940
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$61,560




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