Postsecondary Political Science Teacher Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary political science teachers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary political science 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Political Science Teachers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,260
25th Percentile Wage
$54,510
50th Percentile Wage
$71,460
75th Percentile Wage
$106,880
90th Percentile Wage
$161,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary political science 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 $161,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,260.

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 political science 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 political science teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,460-9.26%0.85%
201578,0802.84%-
201475,8601.15%-
201374,9905.52%-
201270,850--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Political Science Teachers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in state of North Carolina ranges from $60,460 to $112,680. The highest paying area for postsecondary political science teachers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $112,680. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $69,640). The lowest paying area is Greensboro-High Point with a median annual salary of $60,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$112,680
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$69,640
Raleigh-Cary
$68,170
Greensboro-High Point
$60,460



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