Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary english language and literature 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 English Language and Literature Teachers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,680
25th Percentile Wage
$45,590
50th Percentile Wage
$57,010
75th Percentile Wage
$71,950
90th Percentile Wage
$93,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature 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 $93,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,010
1.74% 0.47%
2016
$56,020
-0.95% -
2015
$56,550
2.33% -
2014
$55,230
0.89% -
2013
$54,740
-3.65% -
2012
$56,740
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in state of North Carolina ranges from $42,440 to $71,470. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $71,470. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Winston-Salem (mean annual salary $65,180). The lowest paying area is Goldsboro with a median annual salary of $42,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$71,470
Winston-Salem
$65,180
Asheville
$62,460
Wilmington
$60,820
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$57,410
Rocky Mount
$55,890
Fayetteville
$55,370
Greenville
$54,220
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,700
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,030
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,000
Greensboro-High Point
$52,730
Raleigh-Cary
$52,630
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$52,340
Goldsboro
$42,440




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