Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary chemistry teachers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary chemistry teachers amongst North Carolina cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,640
25th Percentile Wage
$53,930
50th Percentile Wage
$69,630
75th Percentile Wage
$97,850
90th Percentile Wage
$150,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary chemistry 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 $150,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,630
0.42% 4.50%
2016
$69,340
7.23% -
2015
$64,330
1.99% -
2014
$63,050
-1.51% -
2013
$64,000
-3.91% -
2012
$66,500
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers in state of North Carolina ranges from $53,710 to $93,840. The highest paying area for postsecondary chemistry teachers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $93,840. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Raleigh-Cary (mean annual salary $72,120). The lowest paying area is Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$93,840
Raleigh-Cary
$72,120
Wilmington
$66,210
Greenville
$65,980
Asheville
$63,570
Winston-Salem
$61,080
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$60,800
Greensboro-High Point
$58,320
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,000
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$55,980
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,710




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