Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,940
25th Percentile Wage
$43,840
50th Percentile Wage
$52,710
75th Percentile Wage
$61,140
90th Percentile Wage
$74,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school special education 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 $74,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,940.

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 middle school special education teachers 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 middle school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,7100.19%5.16%
201552,6103.31%-
201450,8701.71%-
201350,0000.02%-
201249,990--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of South Carolina ranges from $45,080 to $62,110. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in South Carolina is Spartanburg with a median annual salary of $62,110. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $54,420). The lowest paying area is Anderson with a median annual salary of $45,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Spartanburg
$62,110
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,420
Florence
$53,610
Augusta-Richmond County
$51,310
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$51,280
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$51,120
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$49,820
Columbia
$48,690
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,600
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,310
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$45,530
Anderson
$45,080



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