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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 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 Graphic Designers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,730
25th Percentile Wage
$30,940
50th Percentile Wage
$38,390
75th Percentile Wage
$49,870
90th Percentile Wage
$62,890

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 $62,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,730.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,390
4.48% 1.43%
2016
$36,670
0.60% -
2015
$36,450
-2.09% -
2014
$37,210
-0.05% -
2013
$37,230
-1.64% -
2012
$37,840
- -

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 $30,000 to $43,080. The highest paying area for graphic designers in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $43,080. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Columbia (mean annual salary $41,740). The lowest paying area is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$43,080
Columbia
$41,740
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$41,530
Augusta-Richmond County
$41,450
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$38,860
Anderson
$37,390
Florence
$35,950
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$35,940
Spartanburg
$35,910
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$35,280
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,970
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$30,000




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