Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2008 Q1

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2008 Q1, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $788. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.26K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($1.18K), and Wake County ($879).

On the other hand, Graham County had the lowest average weekly wage ($452), followed by Washington County ($474), and Clay County ($480).

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 2008 Q1
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1259
2 Mecklenburg County 1178
3 Wake County 879
4 Orange County 847
5 Forsyth County 829
6 Guilford County 770
7 Rowan County 726
8 Wilson County 706
9 Iredell County 704
10 Granville County 702
10 New Hanover County 702
11 Lee County 700
12 Cabarrus County 691
13 Union County 671
14 Johnston County 666
15 Catawba County 661
16 Craven County 658
17 Buncombe County 657
18 Cumberland County 656
18 Pitt County 656
19 Franklin County 655
20 Alamance County 649
21 Gaston County 632
22 Nash County 627
23 Person County 626
24 Currituck County 624
25 Henderson County 621
26 Swain County 618
27 Cleveland County 616
27 Edgecombe County 616
27 Moore County 616
28 Brunswick County 608
29 Burke County 603
30 Camden County 601
30 Lincoln County 601
31 Beaufort County 598
32 Davie County 593
32 Pasquotank County 593
33 Rockingham County 592
34 Chatham County 591
35 Martin County 589
36 Haywood County 588
37 Sampson County 583
38 Davidson County 581
39 Lenoir County 576
40 Caldwell County 575
41 Jackson County 574
42 Pender County 573
43 Montgomery County 572
43 Randolph County 572
44 Vance County 571
45 Wayne County 569
46 Duplin County 566
47 Stanly County 564
48 Wilkes County 562
49 Hertford County 561
50 Columbus County 560
50 Watauga County 560
51 Dare County 555
52 McDowell County 554
52 Northampton County 554
53 Mitchell County 552
54 Polk County 550
55 Harnett County 548
55 Jones County 548
56 Rutherford County 547
56 Scotland County 547
57 Anson County 545
57 Transylvania County 545
58 Halifax County 544
59 Surry County 542
60 Greene County 540
60 Macon County 540
61 Caswell County 539
62 Alexander County 537
62 Cherokee County 537
63 Bertie County 536
64 Chowan County 535
65 Bladen County 534
65 Carteret County 534
66 Yadkin County 533
67 Ashe County 531
68 Gates County 526
69 Richmond County 522
70 Avery County 521
70 Hyde County 521
71 Onslow County 517
72 Robeson County 513
73 Hoke County 511
74 Alleghany County 508
74 Perquimans County 508
75 Stokes County 507
75 Warren County 507
75 Yancey County 507
76 Tyrrell County 502
77 Madison County 491
78 Pamlico County 490
79 Clay County 480
80 Washington County 474
81 Graham County 452