First-Line Supervisor of Production and Operating Worker Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,650
25th Percentile Wage
$46,300
50th Percentile Wage
$60,900
75th Percentile Wage
$79,460
90th Percentile Wage
$101,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.66
25th Percentile Wage
$22.26
50th Percentile Wage
$29.28
75th Percentile Wage
$38.20
90th Percentile Wage
$48.72

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.72. The median hourly salary is $29.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.66.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,9002.79%8.10%
201559,2002.25%-
201457,8702.66%-
201356,3300.64%-
201255,970--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in state of South Carolina ranges from $53,910 to $65,370. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in South Carolina is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with a median annual salary of $65,370. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Spartanburg (mean annual salary $64,270). The lowest paying area is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$65,370
Spartanburg
$64,270
Florence
$63,700
Anderson
$62,400
Augusta-Richmond County
$62,010
Sumter
$60,710
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$59,950
Columbia
$59,800
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$59,540
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$59,470
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$58,720
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,280
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$56,300
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,910


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