Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool teachers, except special education in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool teachers, except special education amongst South Carolina 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,890
25th Percentile Wage
$18,840
50th Percentile Wage
$24,530
75th Percentile Wage
$35,480
90th Percentile Wage
$52,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,890.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.11
25th Percentile Wage
$9.06
50th Percentile Wage
$11.79
75th Percentile Wage
$17.05
90th Percentile Wage
$25.41

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool teachers, except special education in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $25.41. The median hourly salary is $11.79. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.11.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of preschool teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201624,530-0.37%15.57%
201524,62011.01%-
201421,9100.78%-
201321,7404.74%-
201220,710--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of South Carolina ranges from $19,080 to $36,360. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in South Carolina is Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,360. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $34,080). The lowest paying area is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$36,360
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$34,080
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,300
Augusta-Richmond County
$31,150
Florence
$26,900
Spartanburg
$26,290
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$25,390
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$24,580
Columbia
$23,630
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$22,440
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$20,140
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$19,080


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