Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary biological science teachers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary biological science teachers among North Carolina metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,940
25th Percentile Wage
$53,100
50th Percentile Wage
$66,160
75th Percentile Wage
$95,340
90th Percentile Wage
$130,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary biological science teachers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary biological science teachers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary biological science teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,160-2.61%2.96%
201567,890-0.10%-
201467,9604.00%-
201365,2401.59%-
201264,200--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in state of North Carolina ranges from $53,610 to $95,730. The highest paying area for postsecondary biological science teachers in North Carolina is Raleigh-Cary with a median annual salary of $95,730. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $87,600). The lowest paying area is Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton with a median annual salary of $53,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Raleigh-Cary
$95,730
Durham-Chapel Hill
$87,600
Asheville
$63,350
Fayetteville
$61,630
Greensboro-High Point
$60,710
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,860
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,760
Wilmington
$58,510
Winston-Salem
$57,680
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$56,240
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,730
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$53,610


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