Salaries for Detectives, Homicide Detectives, Criminologists and Criminal Investigators in South Carolina

It has been found by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce that there is a median homicide detective, criminologist and criminal investigator salary in South Carolina of $45,190. Most of the data collected and reported by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce is regarding salary at the local level rather than statewide.

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Here is a look at some of the median salaries among detectives and criminologists by city:

Columbia MSA

  • Median: $45,820

Charleston MSA

  • Median: $109,100

Greenville MSA

  • Median: $49,090

Myrtle Beach MSA

  • Median: $51,630

Charlotte, Gastonia, Concord MSA

  • Median: $50,150

Augusta, Richmond County MSA

  • Median: $42,270

The U.S. Department of Labor has published the data in this table regarding detective and criminologist salaries within South Carolina:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Anderson SC
30
37000
Augusta-Richmond County GA-SC
190
49440
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville SC
130
93010
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill NC-SC
560
63710
Columbia SC
460
55030
Florence SC
70
48790
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley SC
110
68540
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach SC
60
56410
Sumter SC
40
37050
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
50
47110
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
60
43640
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
40
36230
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
40
34760

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