Project Management Jobs in South Carolina

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South Carolina Ranks:
26
in the US for Industrial Production Managers median annual salary
28
in the US for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers median annual salary
29
in the US for Construction Managers median annual salary
38
in the US for Computer and Information Systems Managers median annual salary
39
in the US for Architectural and Engineering Managers median annual salary
40
in the US for Natural Sciences Managers median annual salary

Better known for agriculture than for project management, South Carolina does not offer competitive salaries. One of the best options is for construction managers, who make $96,000 to $98,000 on average in the metropolitan areas of Greenville-Mauldin-Easley and Sumter. Spartanburg is the place for industrial production managers, employing 200 PMPs in the field at a median salary of over $100,000 per year. On the low end, transportation, storage, and distribution managers in Spartanburg only earn about $62,000 per year. The metropolitan areas with the most jobs are Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, Columbia, and Greenville-Mauldin-Easley.

State-Level Statistics

Occupation Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Computer and Information Systems Managers 2,820 $97,290 80%
Architectural and Engineering Managers 2,690 $106,950 86%
Industrial Production Managers 2,500 $88,080 99%
Construction Managers 2,320 $78,800 95%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,000 $78,320 96%
Natural Sciences Managers 170 $91,170 79%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

City-Level Statistics

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Statistics for Architectural and Engineering Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 740 $114,600 92%
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC 550 $86,650 69%
Columbia, SC 470 $106,080 85%
Anderson, SC 70 $102,450 82%
Spartanburg, SC 70 $103,280 83%
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC 50 $94,100 75%
Florence, SC 50 $101,460 81%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Computer and Information Systems Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Columbia, SC 910 $100,290 83%
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC 540 $103,190 85%
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 480 $101,850 84%
Spartanburg, SC 120 $98,700 82%
Florence, SC 100 $83,740 69%
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC 80 $87,880 73%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Construction Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC 480 $76,580 92%
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 470 $96,690 117%
Columbia, SC 400 $67,600 82%
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC 160 $75,260 91%
Spartanburg, SC 90 $71,760 87%
Florence, SC 80 $59,420 72%
Anderson, SC 50 $64,300 78%
Sumter, SC 0 $97,700 118%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Industrial Production Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 530 $85,210 96%
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC 390 $90,400 101%
Columbia, SC 360 $86,460 97%
Spartanburg, SC 200 $100,360 113%
Florence, SC 140 $86,200 97%
Anderson, SC 130 $94,590 106%
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC 50 $70,150 79%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Natural Sciences Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC 50 $95,310 82%
Columbia, SC 50 $90,830 78%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC 260 $75,190 92%
Columbia, SC 200 $81,070 99%
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 180 $74,230 91%
Spartanburg, SC 80 $62,490 76%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Data source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012