Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary and secondary school education administrators in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators among 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 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,070
25th Percentile Wage
$55,900
50th Percentile Wage
$65,510
75th Percentile Wage
$79,920
90th Percentile Wage
$98,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,510
3.14% 1.43%
2016
$63,450
-0.43% -
2015
$63,720
-0.24% -
2014
$63,870
-0.39% -
2013
$64,120
-0.70% -
2012
$64,570
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in state of North Carolina ranges from $58,330 to $76,110. The highest paying area for elementary and secondary school education administrators in North Carolina is Burlington with a median annual salary of $76,110. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Raleigh-Cary (mean annual salary $71,170). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville with a median annual salary of $58,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Burlington
$76,110
Raleigh-Cary
$71,170
Greensboro-High Point
$69,840
Durham-Chapel Hill
$68,720
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$67,240
Winston-Salem
$66,960
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$66,130
Wilmington
$63,930
Greenville
$63,730
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$63,450
Rocky Mount
$62,620
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$62,150
Asheville
$61,860
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$61,700
Fayetteville
$58,330




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