Postsecondary Sociology Teacher Salary Information in South Carolina

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,200
25th Percentile Wage
$46,520
50th Percentile Wage
$62,150
75th Percentile Wage
$76,150
90th Percentile Wage
$89,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary sociology 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 $89,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,150
-2.65% 7.58%
2016
$63,800
8.13% -
2015
$58,610
-0.14% -
2014
$58,690
-1.60% -
2013
$59,630
3.67% -
2012
$57,440
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary sociology teachers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary sociology teachers in state of South Carolina ranges from $19,410 to $70,710. The highest paying area for postsecondary sociology teachers in South Carolina is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with a median annual salary of $70,710. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley (mean annual salary $70,220). The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $19,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$70,710
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$70,220
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$62,240
Augusta-Richmond County
$45,970
Columbia
$19,410




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