Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool 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 preschool teachers, except special education 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,700
25th Percentile Wage
$21,600
50th Percentile Wage
$26,230
75th Percentile Wage
$33,170
90th Percentile Wage
$43,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool 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 $43,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,700.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.99
25th Percentile Wage
$10.38
50th Percentile Wage
$12.61
75th Percentile Wage
$15.95
90th Percentile Wage
$20.76

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool teachers, except special education in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $20.76. The median hourly salary is $12.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.99.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of preschool teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201626,2300.99%14.07%
201525,9706.97%-
201424,1601.66%-
201323,7605.13%-
201222,540--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of North Carolina ranges from $19,320 to $34,370. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in North Carolina is Winston-Salem with a median annual salary of $34,370. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $31,540). The lowest paying area is Greenville with a median annual salary of $19,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Winston-Salem
$34,370
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,540
Durham-Chapel Hill
$30,010
Raleigh-Cary
$27,830
Greensboro-High Point
$26,670
Asheville
$26,050
Burlington
$25,500
Wilmington
$23,690
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$23,630
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$23,470
Goldsboro
$22,580
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$22,090
Fayetteville
$22,050
Rocky Mount
$21,920
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$21,900
Jacksonville
$20,640
Greenville
$19,320



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