Postsecondary Economics Teacher Salary Information in North Carolina

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,400
25th Percentile Wage
$65,760
50th Percentile Wage
$95,010
75th Percentile Wage
$139,050
90th Percentile Wage
$198,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary economics 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 $198,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,400.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$95,010
-7.04% 2.95%
2016
$101,700
1.70% -
2015
$99,970
4.67% -
2014
$95,300
3.92% -
2013
$91,560
-0.71% -
2012
$92,210
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in state of North Carolina ranges from $71,880 to $125,600. The highest paying area for postsecondary economics teachers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $125,600. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Greensboro-High Point (mean annual salary $84,940). The lowest paying area is Raleigh-Cary with a median annual salary of $71,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$125,600
Greensboro-High Point
$84,940
Raleigh-Cary
$71,880




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