Occupations that Pay the Most in South Carolina

Data from Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupation Employment Employment / 1000 Jobs Average Annual Wage
Anesthesiologists3300.175$227,540
Surgeons3500.189$224,510
Obstetricians and Gynecologists2700.142$210,820
Internists, General7300.389$205,970
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other2,1601.149$189,040
Pediatricians, General1900.103$185,040
Family and General Practitioners3,6501.945$184,860
Dentists, General1,4900.795$183,150
Psychiatrists1900.099$180,180
Nurse Anesthetists5000.266$152,450
Chief Executives4,4102.353$152,090
Dentists, All Other Specialists400.020$148,290
Podiatrists900.045$137,000
Physicists300.017$129,080
Architectural and Engineering Managers2,4401.301$120,950
Pharmacists4,9202.621$116,400
Optometrists4000.212$114,710
Lawyers5,4002.878$113,760
Financial Managers4,7802.545$109,010
Industrial Production Managers3,0301.616$107,890
Computer and Information Systems Managers3,2501.734$107,730
Marketing Managers1,1500.610$107,440
Training and Development Managers4800.257$105,530
Law Teachers, Postsecondary1400.076$103,420
Physical Scientists, All Other800.041$102,230
Sales Managers3,6201.927$101,060
Chiropractors3500.189$100,760
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers1,0000.531$96,660
Human Resources Managers1,4600.778$95,450
General and Operations Managers27,43014.616$94,940
Engineers, All Other5400.288$94,440
Management Occupations80,38042.837$94,200
Purchasing Managers7500.401$94,200
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer1,2300.657$94,150
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers900.049$93,920
Personal Financial Advisors2,1901.166$92,890
Nuclear Engineers8800.471$91,710
Aerospace Engineers3000.158$91,140
Compensation and Benefits Managers1800.095$90,540
Radiation Therapists2100.110$90,260
Veterinarians9300.496$90,090
Medical and Health Services Managers4,5102.404$89,220
Chemical Engineers5400.287$88,500
Nurse Practitioners1,2600.673$88,460
Advertising and Promotions Managers2500.131$88,300
Computer Hardware Engineers3000.162$88,250
Natural Sciences Managers2600.140$88,170
Air Traffic Controllers1800.095$87,680
Computer and Information Research Scientists2800.149$87,560
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary6100.323$86,060