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Wages

The following information provides and overview to help identify salaries and wages across a number of occupations and categories in Spartanburg County.

Living Wages

For additional information on Living Wages for Spartanburg County, visit: http://livingwage.mit.edu/counties/45083

Occupation Table
All Occupations in Spartanburg County, SC

Source: Emsi Q4 2018 Data Set

SOC Description Avg. Hourly Earnings Median Hourly Earnings COL Index COL Adjusted Avg. Hourly Earnings COL Adjusted Median Hourly Earnings
11-0000 Management Occupations $47.09 $39.23 101.5 $46.17 $38.46
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations $29.76 $26.03 101.5 $29.18 $25.52
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations $29.98 $26.55 101.5 $29.39 $26.03
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations $38.06 $36.83 101.5 $37.31 $36.11
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations $34.86 $31.04 101.5 $34.18 $30.43
21-0000 Community and Social Service Occupations $21.00 $19.53 101.5 $20.59 $19.15
23-0000 Legal Occupations $38.24 $28.71 101.5 $37.49 $28.15
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations $21.42 $20.35 101.5 $21.00 $19.95
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations $21.81 $17.90 101.5 $21.38 $17.55
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations $37.47 $27.25 101.5 $36.74 $26.72
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations $13.61 $12.38 101.5 $13.34 $12.14
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations $18.56 $17.77 101.5 $18.20 $17.42
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations $10.37 $9.29 101.5 $10.17 $9.11
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations $11.32 $10.71 101.5 $11.10 $10.50
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations $10.22 $9.48 101.5 $10.02 $9.29
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations $16.18 $11.93 101.5 $15.86 $11.70
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations $16.02 $14.77 101.5 $15.71 $14.48
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations $17.81 $16.97 101.5 $17.46 $16.64
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations $17.37 $15.67 101.5 $17.03 $15.36
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations $21.45 $20.12 101.5 $21.03 $19.73
51-0000 Production Occupations $19.33 $17.96 101.5 $18.95 $17.61
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations $16.66 $15.97 101.5 $16.33 $15.66
55-0000 Military-only occupations $17.34 $18.41 101.5 $17.00 $18.05
99-0000 Unclassified Occupation $0.00 $0.00 101.5 $0.00 $0.00

Notes:
Cost of Living (COL) Index - Emsi's Cost of Living Index provides a means of comparing regions based on price differences in consumer goods and services.
Source: Quarterly updated data comes from C2ER and is based on consumer expenditure prices for six major categories including grocery items, housing, utilities, transportation, health care, and miscellaneous goods and services.
COL Adjusted Earnings - Earnings adjusted according to the regional cost of living in comparison to the national average cost of living.

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