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Lodging Manager Salary Information in Columbia, South Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of lodging managers in Columbia, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of lodging managers in Columbia 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 Lodging Managers in Columbia, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,040
25th Percentile Wage
$43,610
50th Percentile Wage
$47,910
75th Percentile Wage
$54,520
90th Percentile Wage
$59,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lodging managers in Columbia, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $41,040.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.73
25th Percentile Wage
$20.97
50th Percentile Wage
$23.03
75th Percentile Wage
$26.21
90th Percentile Wage
$28.61

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for lodging managers in Columbia, South Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.61. The median hourly salary is $23.03. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.73.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of lodging managers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201447,91011.44%-3.26%
201342,430-16.59%-
201249,470--

Table 3. Compare Lodging Manager Salary in Columbia with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $47,910 in Columbia is in the middle of salary range for lodging managers in state of South Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of lodging managers in Columbia is 13.0 percent (13.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville and 17.1 percent (17.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Augusta-Richmond County.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$55,080
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,920
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$48,860
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$47,970
Columbia
$47,910
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$43,640
Augusta-Richmond County
$39,720

See also: Top paying jobs in Columbia, South Carolina.