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Urban and Regional Planners Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for urban and regional planners in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of urban and regional planners amongst South Carolina 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 Urban and Regional Planners in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,800
25th Percentile Wage
$46,820
50th Percentile Wage
$58,530
75th Percentile Wage
$75,130
90th Percentile Wage
$91,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of urban and regional planners from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,530
-2.85% 9.12%
2016
$60,200
1.18% -
2015
$59,490
5.16% -
2014
$56,420
3.17% -
2013
$54,630
2.64% -
2012
$53,190
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Urban and Regional Planners in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in state of South Carolina ranges from $55,300 to $70,580. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $70,580. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Augusta-Richmond County (mean annual salary $67,100). The lowest paying area is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley with a median annual salary of $55,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$70,580
Augusta-Richmond County
$67,100
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$62,420
Columbia
$61,860
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$58,620
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,190
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$55,300




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