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Pharmacists Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacists in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacists among 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 Pharmacists in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$87,900
25th Percentile Wage
$109,330
50th Percentile Wage
$123,450
75th Percentile Wage
$142,070
90th Percentile Wage
$158,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $158,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $123,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $87,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42.26
25th Percentile Wage
$52.56
50th Percentile Wage
$59.35
75th Percentile Wage
$68.30
90th Percentile Wage
$76.33

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $76.33. The median hourly salary is $59.35. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42.26.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016123,4501.22%4.88%
2015121,9402.12%-
2014119,360-0.09%-
2013119,4701.72%-
2012117,420--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of South Carolina ranges from $118,170 to $138,280. The highest paying area for pharmacists in South Carolina is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $138,280. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley (mean annual salary $130,020). The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $118,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$138,280
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$130,020
Florence
$128,000
Spartanburg
$127,700
Anderson
$124,700
Sumter
$123,330
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$122,930
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$122,830
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$121,690
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$121,520
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$121,210
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$120,740
Augusta-Richmond County
$118,410
Columbia
$118,170


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