Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,430
25th Percentile Wage
$42,360
50th Percentile Wage
$51,240
75th Percentile Wage
$60,650
90th Percentile Wage
$71,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary vocational 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 $71,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,430.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.03
25th Percentile Wage
$20.37
50th Percentile Wage
$24.64
75th Percentile Wage
$29.16
90th Percentile Wage
$34.52

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.52. The median hourly salary is $24.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.03.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,2400.94%7.08%
201550,7605.02%-
201448,2101.78%-
201347,350-0.55%-
201247,610--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in state of North Carolina ranges from $39,570 to $60,760. The highest paying area for postsecondary vocational education teachers in North Carolina is Rocky Mount with a median annual salary of $60,760. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $59,770). The lowest paying area is Raleigh-Cary with a median annual salary of $39,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rocky Mount
$60,760
Durham-Chapel Hill
$59,770
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$52,080
Greensboro-High Point
$51,880
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$51,430
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$49,280
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$48,480
Greenville
$47,780
Fayetteville
$47,770
Asheville
$47,470
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$39,660
Raleigh-Cary
$39,570


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