Nuclear Power Reactor Operator Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for nuclear power reactor operators in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nuclear power reactor operators 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nuclear Power Reactor Operators in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,690
25th Percentile Wage
$70,110
50th Percentile Wage
$77,450
75th Percentile Wage
$89,280
90th Percentile Wage
$107,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nuclear power reactor operators in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nuclear power reactor operators from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,450
1.33% 6.18%
2016
$76,420
4.92% -
2012
$72,660
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nuclear Power Reactor Operators in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nuclear power reactor operators in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nuclear power reactor operators in state of South Carolina ranges from $76,150 to $95,630. The highest paying area for nuclear power reactor operators in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $95,630. The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $76,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$95,630
Columbia
$76,150




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