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Surveyors Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for surveyors in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surveyors among South Carolina metropolitan 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 Surveyors in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,750
25th Percentile Wage
$32,010
50th Percentile Wage
$39,840
75th Percentile Wage
$57,340
90th Percentile Wage
$72,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.86
25th Percentile Wage
$15.39
50th Percentile Wage
$19.14
75th Percentile Wage
$27.57
90th Percentile Wage
$35.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surveyors in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.09. The median hourly salary is $19.14. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.86.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of surveyors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201639,8403.94%-27.86%
201538,270-26.86%-
201448,5502.86%-
201347,160-8.02%-
201250,940--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surveyors in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveyors in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveyors in state of South Carolina ranges from $30,980 to $62,390. The highest paying area for surveyors in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $62,390. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Columbia (mean annual salary $48,770). The lowest paying area is Florence with a median annual salary of $30,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$62,390
Columbia
$48,770
Augusta-Richmond County
$44,120
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$43,100
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$42,760
Spartanburg
$41,450
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$37,240
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$33,720
Florence
$30,980



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