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Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Human Resources Specialists in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,680
25th Percentile Wage
$39,950
50th Percentile Wage
$51,580
75th Percentile Wage
$67,270
90th Percentile Wage
$89,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,580
1.63% 8.01%
2016
$50,740
1.58% -
2015
$49,940
2.62% -
2014
$48,630
2.55% -
2013
$47,390
-0.13% -
2012
$47,450
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Specialists in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of South Carolina ranges from $41,320 to $63,740. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $63,740. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (mean annual salary $58,580). The lowest paying area is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$63,740
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$58,580
Columbia
$55,440
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,690
Sumter
$51,930
Augusta-Richmond County
$51,810
Florence
$50,190
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$49,960
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,430
Anderson
$47,330
Spartanburg
$46,100
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$46,060
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$44,810
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$41,320




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