Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teacher Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,730
25th Percentile Wage
$54,530
50th Percentile Wage
$68,950
75th Percentile Wage
$100,060
90th Percentile Wage
$149,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary philosophy and religion 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 $149,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,730.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,950
7.77% 9.96%
2016
$63,590
4.84% -
2015
$60,510
1.09% -
2014
$59,850
-1.22% -
2013
$60,580
-2.48% -
2012
$62,080
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in state of North Carolina ranges from $53,960 to $105,340. The highest paying area for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $105,340. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $64,470). The lowest paying area is Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$105,340
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$64,470
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$61,520
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$61,190
Raleigh-Cary
$59,160
Greensboro-High Point
$58,570
Wilmington
$58,050
Winston-Salem
$55,600
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,960




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