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 among North Carolina cities 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 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,600
25th Percentile Wage
$44,640
50th Percentile Wage
$56,020
75th Percentile Wage
$69,730
90th Percentile Wage
$92,100

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 $92,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,600.

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 postsecondary english language and literature teachers 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 postsecondary english language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,020-0.95%-1.29%
201556,5502.33%-
201455,2300.89%-
201354,740-3.65%-
201256,740--

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 $69,620. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $69,620. 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
$69,620
Winston-Salem
$65,180
Asheville
$61,260
Wilmington
$60,820
Rocky Mount
$57,710
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$57,390
Greensboro-High Point
$54,890
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,990
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,410
Fayetteville
$52,280
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$51,190
Raleigh-Cary
$50,010
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,050
Goldsboro
$42,440


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