Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2005 Q3

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2005 Q3, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $689. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.02K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($894), and Wilkes County ($863).

On the other hand, Hyde County had the lowest average weekly wage ($409), followed by Tyrrell County ($416), and Alleghany County ($447).

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.

You can also see similar ranking of counties information for other states as well as for all counties in the United States.

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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2005 Q3
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1018
2 Mecklenburg County 894
3 Wilkes County 863
4 Wake County 777
5 Forsyth County 761
6 Orange County 725
7 Guilford County 709
8 Cabarrus County 673
9 Wilson County 670
10 Rowan County 658
11 Craven County 656
12 Lee County 643
13 Union County 642
14 Granville County 638
15 New Hanover County 637
16 Iredell County 632
17 Pitt County 626
18 Franklin County 620
19 Buncombe County 614
20 Cumberland County 613
21 Catawba County 611
21 Gaston County 611
22 Nash County 607
23 Alamance County 598
24 Cleveland County 588
24 Moore County 588
25 Henderson County 587
25 Person County 587
26 Johnston County 580
27 Burke County 575
28 Edgecombe County 572
29 Rockingham County 571
30 Brunswick County 568
31 Martin County 567
32 Lincoln County 566
33 Wayne County 557
34 Camden County 554
35 Columbus County 552
36 Davidson County 551
37 Randolph County 550
38 Chatham County 547
38 Pasquotank County 547
39 Caldwell County 544
39 Stanly County 544
40 Haywood County 543
40 Montgomery County 543
41 Harnett County 541
42 Jackson County 540
42 Lenoir County 540
43 Davie County 534
44 Anson County 533
45 Beaufort County 531
46 Sampson County 530
47 Macon County 529
47 Watauga County 529
48 Surry County 526
49 McDowell County 523
50 Caswell County 520
51 Vance County 519
52 Duplin County 518
52 Stokes County 518
52 Transylvania County 518
53 Scotland County 517
54 Halifax County 516
55 Rutherford County 514
56 Hertford County 513
57 Swain County 512
58 Robeson County 509
59 Chowan County 506
59 Polk County 506
60 Northampton County 505
61 Jones County 503
62 Gates County 501
63 Richmond County 497
64 Alexander County 495
65 Graham County 494
66 Ashe County 493
67 Madison County 492
68 Clay County 491
68 Mitchell County 491
68 Onslow County 491
68 Warren County 491
69 Dare County 490
70 Bladen County 489
71 Greene County 488
72 Pender County 486
73 Currituck County 484
74 Cherokee County 480
75 Yadkin County 478
75 Yancey County 478
76 Bertie County 477
77 Avery County 467
77 Perquimans County 467
78 Carteret County 465
78 Pamlico County 465
79 Hoke County 461
80 Alleghany County 447
80 Washington County 447
81 Tyrrell County 416
82 Hyde County 409