Physical Therapist Assistant Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for physical therapist assistants in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physical therapist assistants 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 Physical Therapist Assistants in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,710
25th Percentile Wage
$45,730
50th Percentile Wage
$56,360
75th Percentile Wage
$66,050
90th Percentile Wage
$76,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapist assistants in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,710.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of physical therapist assistants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,360
-2.93% 9.19%
2016
$58,010
5.84% -
2015
$54,620
0.24% -
2014
$54,490
4.20% -
2013
$52,200
1.95% -
2012
$51,180
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physical Therapist Assistants in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapist assistants in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapist assistants in state of South Carolina ranges from $48,970 to $62,800. The highest paying area for physical therapist assistants in South Carolina is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,800. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $62,260). The lowest paying area is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$62,800
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$62,260
Spartanburg
$61,090
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$59,440
Florence
$59,230
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$58,510
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$57,230
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$55,720
Anderson
$54,340
Columbia
$54,170
Augusta-Richmond County
$51,170
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$48,970




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