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Graphic Designers Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for graphic designers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of graphic designers among 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 Graphic Designers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,390
25th Percentile Wage
$29,560
50th Percentile Wage
$36,670
75th Percentile Wage
$47,800
90th Percentile Wage
$61,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,390.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.21
25th Percentile Wage
$14.21
50th Percentile Wage
$17.63
75th Percentile Wage
$22.98
90th Percentile Wage
$29.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for graphic designers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.46. The median hourly salary is $17.63. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.21.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,6700.60%-3.19%
201536,450-2.09%-
201437,210-0.05%-
201337,230-1.64%-
201237,840--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Graphic Designers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graphic designers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graphic designers in state of South Carolina ranges from $29,790 to $42,040. The highest paying area for graphic designers in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $42,040. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Columbia (mean annual salary $39,390). The lowest paying area is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway with a median annual salary of $29,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$42,040
Columbia
$39,390
Augusta-Richmond County
$38,630
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$37,630
Anderson
$37,390
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$36,300
Spartanburg
$34,470
Florence
$33,070
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,970
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,210
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$29,790


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