Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary school teachers, except special education in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary school teachers, except special education among South Carolina cities 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 School Teachers, Except Special Education in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,490
25th Percentile Wage
$39,900
50th Percentile Wage
$49,270
75th Percentile Wage
$59,850
90th Percentile Wage
$71,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary school teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,270
3.23% 4.57%
2016
$47,680
-2.06% -
2015
$48,660
1.95% -
2014
$47,710
0.75% -
2013
$47,350
0.70% -
2012
$47,020
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in state of South Carolina ranges from $42,820 to $60,870. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in South Carolina is Augusta-Richmond County with a median annual salary of $60,870. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Spartanburg (mean annual salary $51,170). The lowest paying area is Anderson with a median annual salary of $42,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Augusta-Richmond County
$60,870
Spartanburg
$51,170
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$49,990
Florence
$49,360
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$48,190
Columbia
$48,020
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$46,780
Sumter
$46,670
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$46,450
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$46,380
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$45,290
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$45,200
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,770
Anderson
$42,820




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