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Other Social Worker Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for other social workers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other social workers 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 Other Social Workers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,310
25th Percentile Wage
$33,400
50th Percentile Wage
$60,520
75th Percentile Wage
$72,660
90th Percentile Wage
$82,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other social workers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other social workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,520
27.58% 40.75%
2015
$43,830
11.09% -
2014
$38,970
3.77% -
2013
$37,500
4.37% -
2012
$35,860
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Social Workers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other social workers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other social workers in state of North Carolina ranges from $30,040 to $74,740. The highest paying area for other social workers in North Carolina is Fayetteville with a median annual salary of $74,740. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $68,510). The lowest paying area is Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville
$74,740
Durham-Chapel Hill
$68,510
Asheville
$64,430
Raleigh-Cary
$36,630
Goldsboro
$35,760
Greensboro-High Point
$34,300
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$33,400
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$33,390
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,320
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,470
Winston-Salem
$30,160
Greenville
$30,120
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$30,040




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