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Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for nurse practitioners in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse practitioners 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 Nurse Practitioners in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$70,080
25th Percentile Wage
$83,720
50th Percentile Wage
$93,510
75th Percentile Wage
$103,400
90th Percentile Wage
$122,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $70,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.69
25th Percentile Wage
$40.25
50th Percentile Wage
$44.96
75th Percentile Wage
$49.71
90th Percentile Wage
$59.05

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse practitioners in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.05. The median hourly salary is $44.96. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.69.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201693,5103.11%7.89%
201590,6002.44%-
201488,3903.69%-
201385,130-1.17%-
201286,130--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in state of South Carolina ranges from $81,190 to $108,060. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in South Carolina is Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $108,060. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill (mean annual salary $96,890). The lowest paying area is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $81,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$108,060
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$96,890
Spartanburg
$96,400
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$95,990
Augusta-Richmond County
$95,550
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$94,320
Columbia
$94,070
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$90,390
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$90,310
Anderson
$85,160
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$81,190


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