Postsecondary Computer Science Teacher Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary computer 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 computer science teachers amongst North Carolina 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,070
25th Percentile Wage
$51,560
50th Percentile Wage
$62,920
75th Percentile Wage
$81,380
90th Percentile Wage
$120,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary computer 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 $120,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,920
-2.91% 0.03%
2016
$64,750
-0.06% -
2015
$64,790
2.47% -
2014
$63,190
1.68% -
2013
$62,130
-1.24% -
2012
$62,900
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary computer science teachers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary computer science teachers in state of North Carolina ranges from $52,900 to $116,740. The highest paying area for postsecondary computer science teachers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $116,740. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $72,060). The lowest paying area is Goldsboro with a median annual salary of $52,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$116,740
Wilmington
$72,060
Fayetteville
$69,870
Greensboro-High Point
$69,310
Winston-Salem
$68,460
Asheville
$66,790
Raleigh-Cary
$61,460
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,090
Rocky Mount
$57,700
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$57,440
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$56,860
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$56,330
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$55,730
Goldsboro
$52,900




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