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Social Scientists in South Carolina

Considering a career as a Social Scientist in South Carolina?

$73,460 Median Salary
20 Job Openings
  • Social Scientists in South Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Social Scientists Work in South Carolina?

In 2018, there were 180 Social Scientists working in the state.

There were 180 Social Scientists employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Social Scientists in SC Employment Trend

The typical state has 280 Social Scientists working in it, which means South Carolina has fewer Social Scientists than average.

Social Scientists in SC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for Social Scientists in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 6.7%.

Job Projections for Social Scientists: Nation vs. SC

South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Social Scientists job openings in South Carolina, and 230 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,200 annual jobs and 44,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Social Scientists Make in South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Social Scientists ranged from $59,030 to $90,490 with $73,460 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.38 to $43.51. The median hourly rate was $35.32.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $34.73 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.59.

The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Social Scientists Earnings: SC vs. National Average

Top South Carolina Metros for Social Scientists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Social Scientists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 240 $88,060
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 40 $63,570

Top States for Social Scientists Employment

View the list below to see where most Social Scientists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 4,950 $77,750
Virginia 4,050 $109,900
District of Columbia 2,690 $100,190
New York 2,410 $82,460
Maryland 2,090 $103,440
Georgia 2,060 $83,160
Texas 1,970 $79,590
Ohio 1,660 $75,540
Florida 1,540 $73,820
North Carolina 1,130 $68,150
Washington 760 $73,020
Colorado 740 $76,310
Illinois 650 $76,160
Tennessee 590 $61,230
Pennsylvania 550 $79,460
Arizona 470 $83,740
Minnesota 460 $81,100
New Jersey 460 $84,080
Oregon 450 $73,860
Massachusetts 430 $80,030

Below are the states where Social Scientists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Virginia $109,900
Maryland $103,440
District of Columbia $100,190
Hawaii $96,630
New Jersey $84,080
Arizona $83,740
Georgia $83,160
New York $82,460
Minnesota $81,100
Massachusetts $80,030

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