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Foresters Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for foresters in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of foresters amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,450
25th Percentile Wage
$43,020
50th Percentile Wage
$57,970
75th Percentile Wage
$72,740
90th Percentile Wage
$82,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for foresters in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,970
0.83% 6.09%
2016
$57,490
8.82% -
2015
$52,420
-9.67% -
2014
$57,490
8.05% -
2013
$52,860
-2.99% -
2012
$54,440
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Foresters in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of foresters in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of foresters in state of South Carolina ranges from $44,650 to $67,950. The highest paying area for foresters in South Carolina is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $67,950. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (mean annual salary $67,650). The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $44,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$67,950
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$67,650
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$63,400
Augusta-Richmond County
$47,810
Columbia
$44,650




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