Other Engineering Technician Salary in Columbia, South Carolina

The annual salary statistics of other engineering technicians in Columbia, South Carolina is shown in Table 1. The wage information of other engineering technicians in Columbia is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1. Annual Salary of Other Engineering Technicians in Columbia, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,780
25th Percentile Wage
$61,260
50th Percentile Wage
$69,370
75th Percentile Wage
$73,450
90th Percentile Wage
$81,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other engineering technicians in Columbia, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,780.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other engineering technicians from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$69,370
1.63% 17.72%
2017
$68,240
16.35% -
2016
$57,080
-2.17% -
2015
$58,320
8.90% -
2014
$53,130
-7.43% -
2012
$57,080
- -

Table 2. Compare Other Engineering Technician Salary in Columbia with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $69,370, Columbia is the second highest paying city for other engineering technicians in state of South Carolina, following the highest paying city Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (median annual salary of $81,290). Compared with Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, the median annual salary of other engineering technicians in Columbia is 14.7 percent (14.7%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$81,290
Columbia
$69,370
Augusta-Richmond County
$67,940
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$67,100
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$65,840
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$65,400
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$65,310
Spartanburg
$61,640
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$47,430



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