Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,580
25th Percentile Wage
$37,260
50th Percentile Wage
$44,100
75th Percentile Wage
$52,260
90th Percentile Wage
$61,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school special education 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 $61,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,580.

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 middle school special education 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 middle school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,1004.35%3.06%
201542,1800.88%-
201441,810-0.84%-
201342,160-1.40%-
201242,750--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of North Carolina ranges from $37,290 to $48,920. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in North Carolina is Raleigh-Cary with a median annual salary of $48,920. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Asheville (mean annual salary $46,110). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville with a median annual salary of $37,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Raleigh-Cary
$48,920
Asheville
$46,110
Durham-Chapel Hill
$45,220
Rocky Mount
$43,420
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$42,880
Burlington
$42,710
Winston-Salem
$42,590
Greensboro-High Point
$42,210
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$42,200
Wilmington
$40,820
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$39,870
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$38,460
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$38,330
Fayetteville
$37,290


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