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 statistics of legislators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$16,080|
|25th Percentile Wage||$16,930|
|50th Percentile Wage||$18,350|
|75th Percentile Wage||$19,970|
|90th Percentile Wage||$23,400|
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 $23,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,080.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $18,350, Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is the highest paying city for legislators in state of South Carolina, followed by Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $18,070). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is 1.5 percent (1.5%) higher than that in Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville|| |
|Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Augusta-Richmond County|| |
|Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill|| |
|Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway|| |
|Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |