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Librarians Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for librarians in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of librarians among 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 Librarians in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,360
25th Percentile Wage
$44,290
50th Percentile Wage
$54,510
75th Percentile Wage
$64,540
90th Percentile Wage
$78,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,510
2.46% 3.49%
2016
$53,170
-0.49% -
2015
$53,430
1.61% -
2014
$52,570
-0.21% -
2013
$52,680
0.13% -
2012
$52,610
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of South Carolina ranges from $38,620 to $62,100. The highest paying area for librarians in South Carolina is Augusta-Richmond County with a median annual salary of $62,100. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway (mean annual salary $60,090). The lowest paying area is Sumter with a median annual salary of $38,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Augusta-Richmond County
$62,100
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$60,090
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$56,660
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$56,080
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$55,770
Spartanburg
$55,740
Columbia
$54,540
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,020
Anderson
$51,980
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$50,300
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$46,170
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,880
Florence
$43,980
Sumter
$38,620




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