Middle School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education 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 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,840
25th Percentile Wage
$42,860
50th Percentile Wage
$51,630
75th Percentile Wage
$60,680
90th Percentile Wage
$71,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,630
5.38% 7.67%
2016
$48,850
-0.02% -
2015
$48,860
1.19% -
2014
$48,280
0.72% -
2013
$47,930
0.54% -
2012
$47,670
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in state of South Carolina ranges from $46,620 to $70,350. The highest paying area for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in South Carolina is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway with a median annual salary of $70,350. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Augusta-Richmond County (mean annual salary $58,500). The lowest paying area is Sumter with a median annual salary of $46,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$70,350
Augusta-Richmond County
$58,500
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$56,860
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$56,210
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$51,990
Anderson
$50,450
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$50,270
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$48,700
Spartanburg
$48,240
Columbia
$47,870
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$47,590
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$47,580
Florence
$47,490
Sumter
$46,620




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