Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary school teachers, except special education in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary school teachers, except special education 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 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,210
25th Percentile Wage
$36,840
50th Percentile Wage
$43,110
75th Percentile Wage
$49,870
90th Percentile Wage
$58,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,210.

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 elementary school teachers, except special education 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 elementary school teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201643,1102.18%2.32%
201542,1701.97%-
201441,340-1.16%-
201341,820-0.69%-
201242,110--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in state of North Carolina ranges from $38,470 to $44,970. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in North Carolina is Greensboro-High Point with a median annual salary of $44,970. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton (mean annual salary $44,660). The lowest paying area is Rocky Mount with a median annual salary of $38,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greensboro-High Point
$44,970
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$44,660
Burlington
$44,610
Raleigh-Cary
$44,430
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$43,980
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$43,680
Winston-Salem
$43,300
Durham-Chapel Hill
$42,600
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$42,550
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$42,240
Wilmington
$41,020
Asheville
$40,320
Greenville
$39,410
Fayetteville
$38,960
Rocky Mount
$38,470



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