Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2003 Q1

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2003 Q1, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $651. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($986), followed by Mecklenburg County ($936), and Wake County ($742).

On the other hand, Avery County had the lowest average weekly wage ($400), followed by Perquimans County ($408), and Washington County ($414).

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 2003 Q1
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2003 Q1
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 986
2 Mecklenburg County 936
3 Wake County 742
4 Forsyth County 714
4 Orange County 714
5 Guilford County 667
6 Wilkes County 659
7 Wilson County 610
8 Cabarrus County 602
9 Granville County 595
10 Craven County 591
11 Lee County 590
12 Rowan County 586
13 Nash County 567
14 New Hanover County 566
15 Gaston County 565
16 Iredell County 562
17 Union County 556
18 Buncombe County 553
18 Person County 553
18 Pitt County 553
19 Catawba County 551
20 Alamance County 550
21 Henderson County 548
22 Cumberland County 540
22 Martin County 540
23 Cleveland County 539
23 Edgecombe County 539
24 Franklin County 534
24 Johnston County 534
25 Burke County 526
25 Rockingham County 526
26 Brunswick County 522
27 Columbus County 516
28 Moore County 512
29 Randolph County 511
30 Beaufort County 510
30 Lenoir County 510
31 Transylvania County 509
32 Haywood County 507
33 Caldwell County 504
33 Davie County 504
34 Davidson County 503
34 Lincoln County 503
35 Rutherford County 492
35 Wayne County 492
36 Chatham County 490
37 Stanly County 489
38 Pasquotank County 488
39 McDowell County 487
40 Swain County 485
41 Richmond County 483
42 Anson County 480
42 Harnett County 480
43 Sampson County 479
44 Camden County 476
45 Jackson County 474
45 Jones County 474
45 Montgomery County 474
46 Graham County 473
46 Surry County 473
47 Vance County 471
48 Alexander County 470
48 Dare County 470
49 Halifax County 468
50 Hertford County 467
50 Macon County 467
51 Robeson County 465
52 Scotland County 464
53 Mitchell County 460
53 Northampton County 460
54 Chowan County 459
55 Caswell County 458
55 Stokes County 458
56 Duplin County 455
57 Polk County 452
57 Watauga County 452
58 Bladen County 451
58 Gates County 451
59 Cherokee County 445
59 Pender County 445
60 Hoke County 444
61 Hyde County 443
61 Warren County 443
62 Onslow County 441
63 Currituck County 440
64 Clay County 439
65 Ashe County 437
66 Bertie County 436
66 Yadkin County 436
67 Tyrrell County 433
68 Carteret County 432
68 Madison County 432
69 Greene County 429
70 Pamlico County 423
71 Alleghany County 416
72 Yancey County 415
73 Washington County 414
74 Perquimans County 408
75 Avery County 400