Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teacher Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers among 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 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,660
25th Percentile Wage
$44,460
50th Percentile Wage
$57,080
75th Percentile Wage
$72,240
90th Percentile Wage
$89,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies 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 $89,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,660.

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 recreation and fitness studies 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 recreation and fitness studies teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,0800.11%2.56%
201557,0202.67%-
201455,500-1.57%-
201356,3701.33%-
201255,620--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in state of North Carolina ranges from $48,270 to $66,060. The highest paying area for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $66,060. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Greensboro-High Point (mean annual salary $63,540). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville with a median annual salary of $48,270.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$66,060
Greensboro-High Point
$63,540
Asheville
$63,310
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$56,830
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,440
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,600
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$51,730
Raleigh-Cary
$51,180
Fayetteville
$48,270


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