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Tax Preparer Salary Information in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Tax Preparers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of tax preparers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$24,380
-16.32% -4.59%
2016
$28,360
5.99% -
2015
$26,660
2.55% -
2014
$25,980
9.05% -
2013
$23,630
-7.91% -
2012
$25,500
- -

Table 3. Compare Tax Preparer Salary in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with Other South Carolina Cities

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
$34,860
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$32,210
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$31,910
Augusta-Richmond County
$30,840
Spartanburg
$28,150
Florence
$24,770
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$24,380
Sumter
$24,010
Anderson
$23,180
Columbia
$22,420
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$22,080
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$21,110
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$20,410



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