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Teaching Schools
In Hickory, North Carolina

The city of Hickory has 2 schools where teaching faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the teaching academic community in Hickory, and the future trends. Academia in teaching includes teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Teaching Employment

Hickory 4,100
North Carolina 130,520

Of the 123,090 teaching professionals employed in North Carolina, 4,100 work in Hickory. The number of teaching professionals in Hickory has shrunk by 16% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of teaching professionals in Hickory has decreased, overall employment in Hickory has also decreased.

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Teaching employment growth

127,180 126,550 129,820 128,730 123,090
4,880 5,360 5,400 5,260 4,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Hickory

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Hickory

$43,741 $46,690 $50,452 $51,457 $52,231
$31,780 $33,060 $34,190 $35,020 $35,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Hickory
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hickory

Salaries for teaching professionals in Hickory have increased. In 2010 teaching professionals in Hickory reportedly earned an average salary of $52,231 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for teaching professionals in Hickory was $43,741 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Hickory.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Hickory

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Teaching professionals in Hickory earn a median salary of $51,291 per year. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,305 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $67,645 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Hickory

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

On average teaching professional salaries in Hickory are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Hickory


There are 2 accredited teaching schools in the city. Many of Hickory's teaching professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Teaching Programs Offered In Hickory


Hickory's teaching schools offer 8 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Hickory


In 2010 approximately 68 students completed teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Hickory, North Carolina

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