Raising NC Teacher Pay

Attracting Excellent Teachers. Building Excellent Public Schools.

Teacher Pay in North Carolina

Compare 2013-2019

2013-2014 Pay
Current Pay
2016-2017 Pay
2018-2019 Pay

Teacher Pay in North Carolina

By the Numbers

$51,186

New average teacher salary

15.5%

The average teacher raise since 2013

8.5%

Average teacher raise since 2015

#1

Projected teacher pay ranking in the Southeast

#24

Projected teacher pay ranking in the nation

15

Number of years it will take to earn a $50,000 salary

33

Number of years it took to reach $50,000 under the Democrats’ plan

$5,000

Increase in starting teacher pay

Teacher Pay in North Carolina

State Budgets 2014-2016

2014 Budget

7% RAISE
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2015 Budget

3.8% RAISE
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2016 Budget

4.7% RAISE
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