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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 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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,080
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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$18,350
0.87% 2.94%
2016
$18,190
0.55% -
2015
$18,090
1.93% -
2014
$17,740
-0.23% -
2013
$17,780
-0.17% -
2012
$17,810
- -

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 $18,350, 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
$18,350
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$18,070
Augusta-Richmond County
$18,060
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$18,010
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$17,990
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$17,950
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$17,930
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$17,900
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$17,860
Spartanburg
$17,790
Columbia
$17,790
Florence
$17,690
Anderson
$17,550



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