The annual and hourly salary statistics of tax preparers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of tax preparers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$18,860|
|25th Percentile Wage||$21,220|
|50th Percentile Wage||$24,380|
|75th Percentile Wage||$45,630|
|90th Percentile Wage||$68,810|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax preparers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,860.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of tax preparers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $24,380 in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is in the middle of salary range for tax preparers in state of South Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of tax preparers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is 30.1 percent (30.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill and 16.3 percent (16.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill|| |
|Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway|| |
|Augusta-Richmond County|| |
|Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville|| |
|Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |