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Materials Scientist Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for materials scientists in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of materials scientists amongst South Carolina metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Materials Scientists in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,480
25th Percentile Wage
$59,250
50th Percentile Wage
$79,510
75th Percentile Wage
$98,890
90th Percentile Wage
$141,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $141,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.34
25th Percentile Wage
$28.48
50th Percentile Wage
$38.22
75th Percentile Wage
$47.54
90th Percentile Wage
$68.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for materials scientists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $68.19. The median hourly salary is $38.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.34.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201679,5108.25%4.35%
201572,950-3.30%-
201475,360-3.03%-
201377,6402.05%-
201276,050--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Materials Scientists in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of materials scientists in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of materials scientists in state of South Carolina ranges from $38,540 to $83,130. The highest paying area for materials scientists in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $83,130. The lowest paying area is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with a median annual salary of $38,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$83,130
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$38,540



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