National » Technical Writers » South Carolina

Technical Writers Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for technical writers in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of technical writers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Technical Writers in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,330
25th Percentile Wage
$48,060
50th Percentile Wage
$63,420
75th Percentile Wage
$76,850
90th Percentile Wage
$93,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for technical writers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,420
-1.62% 14.10%
2016
$64,450
-2.95% -
2015
$66,350
-1.12% -
2014
$67,090
5.10% -
2013
$63,670
14.43% -
2012
$54,480
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Technical Writers in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of technical writers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of technical writers in state of South Carolina ranges from $56,500 to $76,560. The highest paying area for technical writers in South Carolina is Florence with a median annual salary of $76,560. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill (mean annual salary $72,810). The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $56,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Florence
$76,560
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$72,810
Augusta-Richmond County
$71,640
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$62,930
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$61,980
Columbia
$56,500




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for technical writers

💰 Highest paying industries for technical writers.