Nurse Practitioners in South Carolina
Want to work in South Carolina as a Nurse Practitioner? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in South Carolina are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Nurse Practitioners in South Carolina is growing faster than average.
Nurse Practitioners in South Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Nurse Practitioners Work in South Carolina?
There were approximately 2,260 workers employed as Nurse Practitioners in this state in 2018.
There were 2,000 Nurse Practitioners employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 260 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,820 Nurse Practitioners working in it, which means South Carolina has fewer Nurse Practitioners than average.
Job Projections for South Carolina
Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in this state are growing at a rate of 38.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 36.1%.
South Carolina Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 190 annual job openings, and 2,720 total jobs in 2026 for Nurse Practitioners in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 14,400 annual jobs and 211,600 total jobs in 2026.
What do Nurse Practitioners Make in South Carolina?
In 2018 wages for Nurse Practitioners ranged from $76,590 to $126,240 with $96,080 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $36.82 to $60.69. The median hourly rate was $46.19.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $45.74 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.45.
The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top South Carolina Metros for Nurse Practitioners
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Nurse Practitioners.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Charleston-North Charleston, SC||330||$97,380|
|Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC||320||$93,800|
|Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC||290||$98,780|
|Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC||80||$94,070|
Top States for Nurse Practitioners Employment
View the list below to see where most Nurse Practitioners work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Nurse Practitioners get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Nurse Practitioner Career?
- Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
- Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
- Critical Care Nursing
- Nursing Practice
- Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
- Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Aleksahgabrielle under License
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