South Carolina

Teacher salaries in South Carolina are in the middle range. When compared with other states, South Carolina ranks as 28th in the nation in terms of average teacher pay. While salaries may not be at the top of the rankings, teachers will find that the pay in South Carolina has kept up with inflation and should be more than enough for most to live quite comfortably. What teachers can expect to be paid will vary by school district and will depend largely on the experience and education of each individual teacher. Pursuing additional degrees and continuing professional development can be a great way to boost earning potential in nearly all of South Carolinaƫs school districts.

Average Teacher Salaries in South Carolina

Salaries are from the 2006-2007 Charleston County School District and reflect entry level wages

  • Average Teacher Salary (Bachelor’s Degree): $30,397
  • Average Teacher Salary (Master’s Degree): $34,007
  • Average Teacher Salary (PhD): $39,559

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