Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary 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 secondary school special education 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,620
25th Percentile Wage
$43,020
50th Percentile Wage
$52,840
75th Percentile Wage
$61,910
90th Percentile Wage
$75,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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 $75,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,620.

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 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 secondary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,840-3.75%8.33%
201554,8203.70%-
201452,7904.32%-
201350,5104.10%-
201248,440--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of South Carolina ranges from $45,330 to $55,360. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in South Carolina is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley with a median annual salary of $55,360. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (mean annual salary $53,020). The lowest paying area is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $45,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$55,360
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$53,020
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$52,340
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$51,660
Spartanburg
$51,260
Anderson
$49,890
Augusta-Richmond County
$49,510
Columbia
$47,780
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,660
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$46,750
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$45,330



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