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Financial Analyst Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for financial analysts in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of financial analysts 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Financial Analysts in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,230
25th Percentile Wage
$51,710
50th Percentile Wage
$64,120
75th Percentile Wage
$80,950
90th Percentile Wage
$104,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial analysts in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.82
25th Percentile Wage
$24.86
50th Percentile Wage
$30.83
75th Percentile Wage
$38.92
90th Percentile Wage
$50.01

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for financial analysts in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $50.01. The median hourly salary is $30.83. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.82.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of financial analysts from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,1201.17%4.80%
201563,3705.49%-
201459,8900.97%-
201359,310-2.92%-
201261,040--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Financial Analysts in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of financial analysts in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of financial analysts in state of South Carolina ranges from $57,050 to $81,360. The highest paying area for financial analysts in South Carolina is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $81,360. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill (mean annual salary $79,400). The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $57,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$81,360
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$79,400
Augusta-Richmond County
$68,740
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$67,700
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$67,570
Spartanburg
$67,480
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$63,730
Florence
$58,570
Columbia
$57,050


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