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Tax Preparer Salary Information in Sumter, South Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of tax preparers in Sumter, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of tax preparers in Sumter 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 Sumter, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax preparers in Sumter, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,960.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of tax preparers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
7.29% 5.25%
-2.20% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Tax Preparer Salary in Sumter with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $24,010 in Sumter is in the middle of salary range for tax preparers in state of South Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of tax preparers in Sumter is 31.1 percent (31.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill and 15.0 percent (15.0%) 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

See also: Top paying jobs in Sumter, South Carolina.