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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
$16,960
25th Percentile Wage
$19,060
50th Percentile Wage
$24,010
75th Percentile Wage
$30,180
90th Percentile Wage
$51,170

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
2014
$24,010
7.29% 5.25%
2013
$22,260
-2.20% -
2012
$22,750
- -

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
$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



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