Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2005 Q4

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2005 Q4, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $718. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.01K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($932), and Wake County ($826).

On the other hand, Washington County had the lowest average weekly wage ($442), followed by Bertie County ($458), and Alleghany County ($459).

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 2005 Q4
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2005 Q4
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1012
2 Mecklenburg County 932
3 Wake County 826
4 Orange County 780
5 Forsyth County 754
6 Guilford County 742
7 Cabarrus County 712
8 Craven County 690
9 New Hanover County 682
10 Rowan County 681
11 Granville County 674
12 Lee County 672
12 Union County 672
13 Iredell County 670
14 Buncombe County 660
15 Franklin County 657
16 Wilson County 655
17 Wilkes County 654
18 Edgecombe County 652
19 Nash County 644
20 Gaston County 641
20 Pitt County 641
21 Catawba County 639
22 Johnston County 625
23 Camden County 623
24 Alamance County 622
24 Moore County 622
25 Cumberland County 620
26 Henderson County 619
27 Brunswick County 609
28 Person County 606
29 Cleveland County 602
30 Sampson County 599
31 Burke County 596
32 Lincoln County 590
33 Randolph County 588
34 Davidson County 583
35 Lenoir County 582
36 Stanly County 577
37 Haywood County 576
37 Wayne County 576
38 Pasquotank County 575
39 Rockingham County 572
40 Caldwell County 568
41 Columbus County 566
42 Chowan County 565
43 Martin County 563
44 Montgomery County 561
45 Jackson County 560
46 Anson County 559
46 Beaufort County 559
46 Chatham County 559
46 Hertford County 559
47 Harnett County 555
48 Transylvania County 551
49 Watauga County 550
50 Dare County 549
51 Macon County 547
51 Scotland County 547
51 Surry County 547
52 Davie County 543
53 Jones County 537
54 Rutherford County 535
55 Halifax County 534
56 McDowell County 527
57 Robeson County 526
58 Vance County 525
59 Bladen County 524
60 Alexander County 522
61 Mitchell County 520
62 Stokes County 519
63 Swain County 518
64 Polk County 516
65 Currituck County 515
65 Pender County 515
66 Clay County 514
66 Duplin County 514
67 Yancey County 513
68 Caswell County 509
69 Greene County 507
70 Gates County 506
70 Richmond County 506
71 Ashe County 505
72 Carteret County 503
73 Warren County 502
74 Madison County 501
74 Northampton County 501
74 Yadkin County 501
75 Cherokee County 499
76 Onslow County 494
77 Hoke County 491
78 Perquimans County 484
79 Avery County 479
80 Graham County 474
81 Pamlico County 473
81 Tyrrell County 473
82 Hyde County 471
83 Alleghany County 459
84 Bertie County 458
85 Washington County 442