Secondary School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education amongst 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 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,550
25th Percentile Wage
$41,550
50th Percentile Wage
$50,470
75th Percentile Wage
$60,380
90th Percentile Wage
$72,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical 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 $72,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,550.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,4700.08%1.84%
201550,4300.91%-
201449,9700.72%-
201349,6100.14%-
201249,540--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in state of South Carolina ranges from $43,900 to $56,260. The highest paying area for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in South Carolina is Anderson with a median annual salary of $56,260. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Spartanburg (mean annual salary $53,890). The lowest paying area is Sumter with a median annual salary of $43,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anderson
$56,260
Spartanburg
$53,890
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$52,790
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$51,850
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$51,600
Florence
$48,410
Columbia
$47,940
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$47,600
Augusta-Richmond County
$47,550
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,110
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$47,000
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$45,500
Sumter
$43,900


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