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Legislator Salary Information in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,190
25th Percentile Wage
$16,940
50th Percentile Wage
$18,190
75th Percentile Wage
$19,450
90th Percentile Wage
$21,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $21,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,190.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for legislators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201618,1900.55%2.09%
201518,0901.93%-
201417,740-0.23%-
201317,780-0.17%-
201217,810--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $18,190, Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of South Carolina, following the highest paying city Augusta-Richmond County (median annual salary of $18,380). Compared with Augusta-Richmond County, the median annual salary of legislators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is 1.0 percent (1.0%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Augusta-Richmond County
$18,380
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$18,190
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$17,950
Columbia
$17,900
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$17,900
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$17,850
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$17,730
Florence
$17,670
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$17,610
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$17,580
Anderson
$17,550

See also: Top paying jobs in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina.