Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teacher Salary Information in Asheville, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Asheville, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Asheville is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in Asheville, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,690
25th Percentile Wage
$36,850
50th Percentile Wage
$55,110
75th Percentile Wage
$67,230
90th Percentile Wage
$75,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Asheville, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$55,110
-0.62% 3.54%
2014
$55,450
1.03% -
2013
$54,880
3.13% -
2012
$53,160
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teacher Salary in Asheville with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $55,110 in Asheville is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Asheville is 20.4 percent (20.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Durham-Chapel Hill and 16.1 percent (16.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Goldsboro.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$69,230
Winston-Salem
$65,220
Wilmington
$62,450
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$59,460
Fayetteville
$59,090
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,840
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$57,260
Greensboro-High Point
$56,190
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$55,560
Asheville
$55,110
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$50,670
Raleigh-Cary
$49,260
Goldsboro
$46,260



See also: Top paying jobs in Asheville, North Carolina.