How Much do Insurance Agents Make in South Carolina?

Do insurance agents in South Carolina make a lot of money? What is the average pay for South Carolina insurance agents?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, insurance agents in South Carolina earn an average of $63,390 a year, equivalent to $30.47 an hour.

This is 6% less than insurance agents nationwide, but it is 43% more than the typical South Carolina worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
South Carolina Insurance Agent Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $56.34 $117,180
75th $32.71 $68,040
50th $22.46 $46,720
25th $16.82 $34,980
10th $13.34 $27,760
South Carolina Insurance Agents Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Charleston $30.00 $62,390
Columbia $35.13 $73,080
Florence $30.09 $62,590
Greenville $31.06 $64,610
Hilton Head Island $34.54 $71,840
Myrtle Beach $29.13 $60,590
Spartanburg $22.73 $47,280
Sumter $19.34 $40,230
South Carolina Insurance Agent Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $30.47 $63,390
2018 $28.17 $58,600
2017 $26.51 $55,150
2016 $24.02 $49,960
2015 $22.52 $46,830
2014 $21.64 $45,010
2013 $22.61 $47,030
2012 $22.89 $47,600
2011 $23.13 $48,120