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Electricians Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,210
25th Percentile Wage
$34,740
50th Percentile Wage
$43,390
75th Percentile Wage
$52,470
90th Percentile Wage
$62,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,390
2.42% 11.32%
2016
$42,340
0.92% -
2015
$41,950
5.39% -
2014
$39,690
4.81% -
2013
$37,780
-1.85% -
2012
$38,480
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electricians in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electricians in state of South Carolina ranges from $30,610 to $47,670. The highest paying area for electricians in South Carolina is Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,670. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley (mean annual salary $47,500). The lowest paying area is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,670
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$47,500
Columbia
$45,060
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,580
Sumter
$44,420
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,330
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$43,670
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$43,150
Augusta-Richmond County
$43,030
Anderson
$42,060
Florence
$37,830
Spartanburg
$37,360
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$35,680
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$30,610




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