Forest and Conservation Technician Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for forest and conservation technicians in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of forest and conservation technicians amongst 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 Forest and Conservation Technicians in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,420
25th Percentile Wage
$31,560
50th Percentile Wage
$40,270
75th Percentile Wage
$50,180
90th Percentile Wage
$59,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forest and conservation technicians in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,270
1.91% 20.09%
2016
$39,500
3.47% -
2015
$38,130
1.42% -
2014
$37,590
-1.30% -
2013
$38,080
15.49% -
2012
$32,180
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Forest and Conservation Technicians in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in state of South Carolina ranges from $30,650 to $55,390. The highest paying area for forest and conservation technicians in South Carolina is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,390. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Augusta-Richmond County (mean annual salary $43,400). The lowest paying area is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $30,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$55,390
Augusta-Richmond County
$43,400
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$41,230
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$34,330
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,640
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$30,650




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