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Industrial Engineer Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for industrial engineers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of industrial engineers 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,930
25th Percentile Wage
$65,220
50th Percentile Wage
$79,410
75th Percentile Wage
$96,060
90th Percentile Wage
$113,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $113,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,930.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.01
25th Percentile Wage
$31.36
50th Percentile Wage
$38.18
75th Percentile Wage
$46.18
90th Percentile Wage
$54.79

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for industrial engineers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $54.79. The median hourly salary is $38.18. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.01.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201679,4101.21%3.90%
201578,4501.84%-
201477,0100.57%-
201376,5700.34%-
201276,310--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Industrial Engineers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of industrial engineers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of industrial engineers in state of South Carolina ranges from $66,630 to $91,090. The highest paying area for industrial engineers in South Carolina is Augusta-Richmond County with a median annual salary of $91,090. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Florence (mean annual salary $85,710). The lowest paying area is Sumter with a median annual salary of $66,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Augusta-Richmond County
$91,090
Florence
$85,710
Spartanburg
$85,150
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$81,940
Columbia
$81,570
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$79,610
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$79,470
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$77,070
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$74,880
Anderson
$72,830
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$71,910
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$71,860
Sumter
$66,630



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