Kindergarten Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten 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 kindergarten teachers, except special education 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,390
25th Percentile Wage
$37,410
50th Percentile Wage
$43,980
75th Percentile Wage
$50,720
90th Percentile Wage
$59,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten 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 $59,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,980
7.00% 7.84%
2016
$40,900
2.37% -
2015
$39,930
1.10% -
2014
$39,490
-2.33% -
2013
$40,410
-0.30% -
2012
$40,530
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in state of North Carolina ranges from $37,510 to $48,760. The highest paying area for kindergarten teachers, except special education in North Carolina is Asheville with a median annual salary of $48,760. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Raleigh-Cary (mean annual salary $48,000). The lowest paying area is Burlington with a median annual salary of $37,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Asheville
$48,760
Raleigh-Cary
$48,000
Winston-Salem
$45,140
Durham-Chapel Hill
$42,380
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$42,240
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$41,510
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$41,490
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$41,230
Fayetteville
$41,120
Rocky Mount
$40,890
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$40,840
Greensboro-High Point
$40,800
Burlington
$37,510




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