Other Plant and System Operator Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for other plant and system operators in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other plant and system operators among South Carolina metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by BLS in May 2012 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Plant and System Operators in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$68,160
75th Percentile Wage
$58,710
50th Percentile Wage
$51,100
25th Percentile Wage
$33,660
10th Percentile Wage
$17,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other plant and system operators in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,350.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$32.77
75th Percentile Wage
$28.22
50th Percentile Wage
$24.57
25th Percentile Wage
$16.18
10th Percentile Wage
$8.34

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other plant and system operators in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $32.77. The median hourly salary is $24.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.34.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2012 $51,100 20.66%
2011 $42,350 -11.90%
2010 $48,070 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for other plant and system operators in state of South Carolina from 2010 to 2012. We see the year 2012 had a salary increase 20.66% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -11.90%.

Table 4. Average Other Plant and System Operator Wage in South Carolina vs. Related Jobs