Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2008 Q4

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2008 Q4, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $793. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.13K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($1.01K), and Wake County ($917).

On the other hand, Washington County had the lowest average weekly wage ($493), followed by Tyrrell County ($503), and Alleghany County ($523).

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 Q4
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2008 Q4
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1131
2 Mecklenburg County 1015
3 Wake County 917
4 Orange County 904
5 Forsyth County 826
6 Guilford County 797
7 Iredell County 766
8 Rowan County 762
9 New Hanover County 755
10 Granville County 750
11 Craven County 748
12 Lee County 747
13 Cabarrus County 739
14 Camden County 734
15 Edgecombe County 729
16 Buncombe County 726
17 Pitt County 721
18 Wilson County 718
19 Union County 713
20 Cumberland County 711
21 Moore County 704
22 Catawba County 696
23 Gaston County 687
24 Alamance County 682
25 Franklin County 680
26 Henderson County 677
26 Johnston County 677
27 Nash County 671
28 Burke County 656
29 Brunswick County 654
30 Cleveland County 650
31 Pasquotank County 649
32 Lenoir County 646
33 Chowan County 643
34 Davidson County 639
34 Lincoln County 639
35 Person County 635
36 Jackson County 634
37 Hertford County 633
38 Chatham County 632
39 Haywood County 626
40 Harnett County 625
41 Currituck County 624
42 Anson County 622
43 Scotland County 620
43 Wayne County 620
44 Rockingham County 618
45 Beaufort County 617
46 Randolph County 615
47 Gates County 612
48 Watauga County 611
49 Surry County 610
49 Transylvania County 610
50 Sampson County 608
51 Stanly County 607
52 Wilkes County 602
53 Caldwell County 599
53 Polk County 599
54 Montgomery County 595
55 Columbus County 594
55 Hoke County 594
56 Dare County 593
56 Davie County 593
56 Pender County 593
57 Caswell County 592
58 Martin County 590
59 Vance County 589
60 Jones County 587
61 Swain County 585
62 Bladen County 583
62 McDowell County 583
62 Macon County 583
63 Halifax County 581
64 Mitchell County 578
65 Ashe County 577
65 Greene County 577
66 Cherokee County 571
66 Richmond County 571
67 Carteret County 569
67 Duplin County 569
68 Onslow County 567
69 Rutherford County 566
70 Avery County 565
71 Robeson County 563
72 Yadkin County 561
73 Northampton County 558
74 Alexander County 554
74 Yancey County 554
75 Bertie County 553
76 Stokes County 552
77 Hyde County 551
77 Warren County 551
78 Pamlico County 545
79 Perquimans County 535
80 Clay County 533
81 Madison County 528
82 Graham County 524
83 Alleghany County 523
84 Tyrrell County 503
85 Washington County 493