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Nurse Practitioner Salaries in South Carolina - SC

A nurse practitioner salary in South Carolina varies according to a number of variables including years of experience, work setting, and specialty.  A recent search (January 2011) turned up the following:  Indian Health Services, posting in Rockhill advertised a salary range of  $68,809 to $89,450.   Kaye Bassmahn International, posting for either nurse practitioners or physician assistants in the Charleston area, listed a salary rage of $70,000 to $120,000, depending on experience and area of specialty.

The Labor Bureau lists nurse practitioners as registered nurses. As with most professions, salary scales go up with years on the job; nurse practitioners and other advance practice nurses should expect to find themselves on the higher end of the salary scale after accounting for other factors. The Labor Bureau lists a mean salary of $57,210 for registered nurses in South Carolina who are at the 50th percentile and $78,060 for registered nurses at the 90th percentile.

The following list shows what registered nurses at the 50th and 90th percentiles average in different areas of South Carolina.  It can give some idea of regional variations in nursing pay.

South Carolina City Nurse Practitioner Salary (50th percentile) Nurse Practitioner Salary (90th percentile)
Columbia, SC $57,430 $80,690
Charleston, North Charleston, SC $60,770 $82,910
Greenville, SC $58,220 $78,130

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