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 among South Carolina cities 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 Physical Therapist Assistants in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,500
25th Percentile Wage
$48,190
50th Percentile Wage
$58,010
75th Percentile Wage
$70,560
90th Percentile Wage
$88,050

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 $88,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,500.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.95
25th Percentile Wage
$23.17
50th Percentile Wage
$27.89
75th Percentile Wage
$33.92
90th Percentile Wage
$42.33

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapist assistants in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.33. The median hourly salary is $27.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.95.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,0105.84%11.77%
201554,6200.24%-
201454,4904.20%-
201352,2001.95%-
201251,180--

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 $53,620 to $76,400. The highest paying area for physical therapist assistants in South Carolina is Columbia with a median annual salary of $76,400. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Florence (mean annual salary $64,540). The lowest paying area is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with a median annual salary of $53,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$76,400
Florence
$64,540
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$59,780
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$59,250
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$58,540
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$56,130
Spartanburg
$55,770
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,920
Anderson
$54,340
Augusta-Richmond County
$53,970
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$53,620



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