Emergency Management Director Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for emergency management directors in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of emergency management directors 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 Emergency Management Directors in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,920
25th Percentile Wage
$48,690
50th Percentile Wage
$57,290
75th Percentile Wage
$71,460
90th Percentile Wage
$96,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency management directors in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,290
0.51% 7.33%
2016
$57,000
1.07% -
2015
$56,390
7.24% -
2014
$52,310
6.50% -
2013
$48,910
-8.55% -
2012
$53,090
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Emergency Management Directors in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency management directors in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency management directors in state of South Carolina ranges from $50,850 to $78,330. The highest paying area for emergency management directors in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $78,330. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley (mean annual salary $67,600). The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $50,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$78,330
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$67,600
Augusta-Richmond County
$62,070
Columbia
$50,850




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