Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2008 Q3

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2008 Q3, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $740. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.11K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($958), and Orange County ($851).

On the other hand, Graham County had the lowest average weekly wage ($458), followed by Washington County ($484), and Alleghany County ($486).

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 Q3
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2008 Q3
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1113
2 Mecklenburg County 958
3 Orange County 851
4 Wake County 835
5 Forsyth County 767
6 Guilford County 756
7 Iredell County 727
8 Rowan County 720
9 Granville County 715
10 New Hanover County 693
11 Lee County 680
12 Wilson County 677
13 Cabarrus County 676
14 Craven County 674
15 Union County 673
16 Pitt County 671
17 Buncombe County 664
18 Cumberland County 654
19 Gaston County 643
20 Alamance County 637
20 Catawba County 637
21 Moore County 634
22 Franklin County 633
23 Johnston County 630
24 Camden County 629
25 Henderson County 624
26 Cleveland County 616
27 Pasquotank County 613
28 Nash County 610
29 Edgecombe County 608
29 Person County 608
30 Burke County 604
30 Lincoln County 604
31 Chatham County 596
32 Beaufort County 595
33 Jackson County 592
34 Brunswick County 591
34 Rockingham County 591
34 Wayne County 591
35 Jones County 588
36 Davie County 586
36 Swain County 586
37 Martin County 583
37 Northampton County 583
38 Wilkes County 580
39 Davidson County 579
40 Columbus County 576
40 Haywood County 576
40 Lenoir County 576
41 Harnett County 574
42 Scotland County 573
43 Randolph County 572
44 Anson County 569
45 Sampson County 568
45 Vance County 568
45 Watauga County 568
46 Polk County 565
46 Stanly County 565
47 Montgomery County 561
48 Caldwell County 560
49 Duplin County 558
49 Hertford County 558
49 Transylvania County 558
50 Mitchell County 557
51 Surry County 556
52 Gates County 555
53 Avery County 554
53 Chowan County 554
54 Caswell County 551
55 Halifax County 549
56 Yadkin County 547
57 Pender County 546
58 Macon County 545
58 Stokes County 545
58 Warren County 545
59 Bertie County 542
60 McDowell County 541
60 Rutherford County 541
61 Greene County 538
62 Ashe County 536
63 Richmond County 535
63 Robeson County 535
64 Alexander County 532
64 Currituck County 532
64 Yancey County 532
65 Onslow County 528
66 Dare County 526
66 Hoke County 526
67 Cherokee County 525
68 Carteret County 520
68 Madison County 520
69 Bladen County 519
70 Perquimans County 512
71 Clay County 501
72 Tyrrell County 491
73 Pamlico County 490
74 Hyde County 489
75 Alleghany County 486
76 Washington County 484
77 Graham County 458