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Pipelayers Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,510
25th Percentile Wage
$28,670
50th Percentile Wage
$34,550
75th Percentile Wage
$43,150
90th Percentile Wage
$50,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pipelayers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,510.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.27
25th Percentile Wage
$13.78
50th Percentile Wage
$16.61
75th Percentile Wage
$20.74
90th Percentile Wage
$24.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pipelayers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.39. The median hourly salary is $16.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.27.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,5505.90%16.53%
201532,5108.55%-
201429,7300.64%-
201329,5402.37%-
201228,840--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pipelayers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pipelayers in state of South Carolina ranges from $24,900 to $54,300. The highest paying area for pipelayers in South Carolina is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,300. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $45,330). The lowest paying area is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,300
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$45,330
Spartanburg
$39,590
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$35,250
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$32,240
Columbia
$31,640
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$30,990
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$28,910
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$24,900



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