Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary foreign 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 foreign language and literature teachers 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,740
25th Percentile Wage
$42,810
50th Percentile Wage
$55,350
75th Percentile Wage
$72,000
90th Percentile Wage
$99,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary foreign 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 $99,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,740.

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 foreign 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 foreign language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,3501.08%3.61%
201554,7504.73%-
201452,160-2.30%-
201353,3600.02%-
201253,350--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in state of North Carolina ranges from $48,740 to $59,780. The highest paying area for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in North Carolina is Asheville with a median annual salary of $59,780. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $59,050). The lowest paying area is Greensboro-High Point with a median annual salary of $48,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Asheville
$59,780
Durham-Chapel Hill
$59,050
Wilmington
$57,710
Fayetteville
$55,110
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,310
Raleigh-Cary
$53,020
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$51,140
Greensboro-High Point
$48,740


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