More Videos

Historical Commission postpones decision on statues and monuments 1:52

Historical Commission postpones decision on statues and monuments

Senate leader Phil Berger discusses jail deaths            1:54

Senate leader Phil Berger discusses jail deaths

Should Confederate monuments stay or go? 1:57

Should Confederate monuments stay or go?

McCain joins other Republicans for key ‘No’ votes on slimmed down health care bill in July 1:41

McCain joins other Republicans for key ‘No’ votes on slimmed down health care bill in July

State Treasurer Dale Folwell talks about collecting overpayments 0:49

State Treasurer Dale Folwell talks about collecting overpayments

Former NC state employee paying for mistake by the state 1:25

Former NC state employee paying for mistake by the state

Linda Coleman on running for Lt. Governor in 2016 1:42

Linda Coleman on running for Lt. Governor in 2016

NC man wins fans with his voice while helping out after Hurricane Irma 0:36

NC man wins fans with his voice while helping out after Hurricane Irma

Endangered red wolf pups went missing from Durham's Museum of Life and Science in June 1:17

Endangered red wolf pups went missing from Durham's Museum of Life and Science in June

Should Selma Middle School stay in local hands? 0:55

Should Selma Middle School stay in local hands?

  • McCrory touts teacher pay increase as he signs state budget

    Gov. Pat McCrory signed the state budget Thursday at Union County Elementary School. McCrory announced that the $22.34 billion budget includes a 4.7 percent pay increase for teachers across the state, meaning that for the first time in state history, teacher pay will be over $50,000 a year.

Gov. Pat McCrory signed the state budget Thursday at Union County Elementary School. McCrory announced that the $22.34 billion budget includes a 4.7 percent pay increase for teachers across the state, meaning that for the first time in state history, teacher pay will be over $50,000 a year. Charlotte Observer
Gov. Pat McCrory signed the state budget Thursday at Union County Elementary School. McCrory announced that the $22.34 billion budget includes a 4.7 percent pay increase for teachers across the state, meaning that for the first time in state history, teacher pay will be over $50,000 a year. Charlotte Observer
Under the Dome

Under the Dome

Your inside source on North Carolina politics and government

North Carolina teacher pay barely misses $50,000 mark

February 03, 2017 3:10 PM

Under the Dome logo

Under the Dome

Under the Dome is your inside source on North Carolina politics and government and has been a regular feature in The N&O since 1934. Check here for the latest on state and federal government, political advocacy and upcoming elections. This blog is maintained by the N&O politics staff.