Postsecondary Political Science Teacher Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary political science teachers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary political science teachers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Political Science Teachers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,350
25th Percentile Wage
$60,910
50th Percentile Wage
$73,110
75th Percentile Wage
$83,590
90th Percentile Wage
$118,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary political science teachers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary political science teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,110
2.74% 12.32%
2016
$71,110
-0.51% -
2015
$71,470
12.07% -
2014
$62,840
-2.59% -
2013
$64,470
0.57% -
2012
$64,100
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Political Science Teachers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in state of South Carolina ranges from $66,780 to $79,520. The highest paying area for postsecondary political science teachers in South Carolina is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley with a median annual salary of $79,520. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Columbia (mean annual salary $79,030). The lowest paying area is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $66,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$79,520
Columbia
$79,030
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$66,780




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