Applications Software Developers Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Applications Software Developers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,510
25th Percentile Wage
$68,790
50th Percentile Wage
$87,120
75th Percentile Wage
$109,150
90th Percentile Wage
$131,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of applications software developers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,120
6.86% 13.69%
2016
$81,140
2.70% -
2015
$78,950
1.33% -
2014
$77,900
2.46% -
2013
$75,980
1.04% -
2012
$75,190
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Applications Software Developers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of applications software developers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of applications software developers in state of South Carolina ranges from $47,790 to $102,280. The highest paying area for applications software developers in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $102,280. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (mean annual salary $94,800). The lowest paying area is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway with a median annual salary of $47,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$102,280
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$94,800
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$93,960
Sumter
$90,630
Spartanburg
$87,160
Columbia
$86,260
Florence
$84,680
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$79,570
Augusta-Richmond County
$78,480
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$76,920
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$70,970
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$47,790




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