Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical and clinical laboratory technologists 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 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,710
25th Percentile Wage
$39,390
50th Percentile Wage
$50,860
75th Percentile Wage
$63,660
90th Percentile Wage
$77,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,710.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.25
25th Percentile Wage
$18.94
50th Percentile Wage
$24.45
75th Percentile Wage
$30.61
90th Percentile Wage
$37.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.11. The median hourly salary is $24.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.25.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,8603.91%13.92%
201548,870-1.76%-
201449,73012.75%-
201343,390-0.90%-
201243,780--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in state of South Carolina ranges from $27,690 to $58,360. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $58,360. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (mean annual salary $58,320). The lowest paying area is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$58,360
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$58,320
Anderson
$56,270
Augusta-Richmond County
$55,800
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$53,840
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$50,700
Columbia
$49,370
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$49,240
Florence
$46,550
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,560
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$43,580
Spartanburg
$43,240
Sumter
$29,010
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$27,690


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