Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary psychology teachers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary psychology teachers 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 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,170
25th Percentile Wage
$52,360
50th Percentile Wage
$65,140
75th Percentile Wage
$88,320
90th Percentile Wage
$128,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology 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 $128,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,140
0.26% 0.12%
2016
$64,970
2.20% -
2015
$63,540
0.11% -
2014
$63,470
-0.69% -
2013
$63,910
-1.80% -
2012
$65,060
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in state of North Carolina ranges from $36,700 to $92,170. The highest paying area for postsecondary psychology teachers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $92,170. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $70,900). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville with a median annual salary of $36,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$92,170
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$70,900
Greenville
$66,370
Wilmington
$62,260
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$60,500
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$60,230
Asheville
$59,630
Greensboro-High Point
$59,380
Winston-Salem
$59,370
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$57,800
Raleigh-Cary
$56,410
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$49,880
Fayetteville
$36,700




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