South Carolina Financial Planner Salary

Financial Advisor Salary in South Carolina

 

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics there were 1,270 personal financial advisors working in South Carolina in 2010, earning an average annual salary of $80,350.

South Carolina’s personal financial advisors earning salaries within the 75th percentile made an average annual wage of $105,120, while those earning in the 90th percentile averaged $148,330 per year.

Area name
Employment
Annual mean salary
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC
210
$65,930
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC
180
$65,170
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
1,620
$61,450
Columbia, SC
340
$99,820
Florence, SC
80
$53,920
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC
350
$99,430
Spartanburg, SC
50
$71,900
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
100
$64,930

Stockbroker Salary in South Carolina

 

Employment and wage statistics provided by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicate that in 2010 there were 1,690 securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents employed in South Carolina. These broker-dealer agents earned an average of $90,580. Those working in the Charlotte area averaged $121,070. South Carolina’s agents earning salaries in the 75th percentile made $112,680 annually on average.

Area name
Employment
Annual mean salary
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC
270
$110,030
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC
350
$80,810
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
2,260
$121,070
Columbia, SC
300
$107,850
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC
250
$83,670
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC
90
$102,600
Spartanburg, SC
90
$73,490
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
180
$78,260

Life/Annuity Producer Salary in South Carolina

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, South Carolina was home to 5,460 insurance sales agents in 2010. Some of these were financial planners selling fixed annuities and life insurance. Insurance sales agents in South Carolina earned an annual mean wage of $46,220 that year. Agents earning salaries within the 75th percentile made about $51,690 annually, while those earning in the 90th percentile averaged $86,450 per year.

Area name
Employment
Annual mean salary
Anderson, SC
120
$39,960
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC
360
$75,830
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC
900
$39,740
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
2,520
$70,340
Columbia, SC
1,340
$50,710
Florence, SC
240
$50,470
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC
970
$52,630
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC
390
$45,050
Spartanburg, SC
340
$38,650
Sumter, SC
70
$44,390
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
410
$41,270
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
270
$34,050
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
60
$42,840
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
Not Released
$68,980

Salary and employment data compiled by the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics in May of 2010. These estimates do not include self-employed financial advisors. The Bureau of Labor Statistics always expresses salaries equal to or greater than $166,400 (hourly wage of $80.00) as such and doesn’t provide estimates beyond these totals.