Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2002 Q4

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2002 Q4, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $650. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($917), followed by Mecklenburg County ($834), and Wake County ($748).

On the other hand, Tyrrell County had the lowest average weekly wage ($416), followed by Perquimans County ($425), and Hyde County ($426).

The chart below shows the top 10 counties with high average weekly wage, and the table below shows the ranking of all North Carolina counties.

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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2002 Q4
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2002 Q4
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 917
2 Mecklenburg County 834
3 Wake County 748
4 Orange County 735
5 Forsyth County 699
6 Guilford County 673
7 Rowan County 626
8 Cabarrus County 622
9 Iredell County 610
10 Granville County 606
10 Wilson County 606
11 New Hanover County 605
12 Craven County 603
12 Gaston County 603
13 Nash County 602
13 Union County 602
14 Catawba County 594
15 Pitt County 593
16 Buncombe County 590
17 Lee County 587
18 Henderson County 585
19 Johnston County 576
20 Franklin County 573
21 Martin County 566
22 Alamance County 564
23 Wilkes County 563
24 Cumberland County 562
25 Moore County 556
25 Transylvania County 556
26 Burke County 555
27 Cleveland County 554
28 Person County 552
29 Edgecombe County 551
29 Randolph County 551
30 Davidson County 548
31 Caldwell County 546
32 Jones County 542
33 Columbus County 541
34 Rockingham County 540
35 Lenoir County 535
36 Davie County 534
37 Lincoln County 533
38 Brunswick County 531
39 Haywood County 523
39 Pasquotank County 523
40 Beaufort County 522
40 McDowell County 522
41 Chatham County 519
42 Rutherford County 518
42 Sampson County 518
43 Wayne County 517
44 Ashe County 516
44 Stanly County 516
45 Richmond County 515
46 Anson County 510
47 Chowan County 509
48 Swain County 508
49 Stokes County 505
50 Polk County 504
50 Scotland County 504
51 Alexander County 502
51 Watauga County 502
52 Jackson County 499
53 Surry County 497
54 Macon County 496
55 Cherokee County 495
56 Harnett County 492
57 Gates County 490
58 Northampton County 489
58 Vance County 489
59 Dare County 488
60 Caswell County 486
61 Robeson County 483
62 Bladen County 481
62 Duplin County 481
62 Yadkin County 481
63 Montgomery County 480
64 Halifax County 477
65 Graham County 472
66 Hertford County 471
67 Mitchell County 470
68 Yancey County 468
69 Hoke County 467
70 Greene County 465
71 Madison County 464
72 Camden County 463
72 Currituck County 463
73 Clay County 460
74 Carteret County 455
75 Warren County 451
76 Pender County 442
76 Washington County 442
77 Onslow County 438
78 Bertie County 437
79 Pamlico County 436
80 Alleghany County 432
81 Avery County 431
82 Hyde County 426
83 Perquimans County 425
84 Tyrrell County 416