Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2009 Q1

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2009 Q1, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $767. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.23K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($1.06K), and Orange County ($881).

On the other hand, Alleghany County had the lowest average weekly wage ($471), followed by Washington County ($481), and Clay County ($483).

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 2009 Q1
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1225
2 Mecklenburg County 1059
3 Orange County 881
4 Wake County 879
5 Forsyth County 810
6 Guilford County 756
7 Granville County 721
8 Rowan County 718
9 New Hanover County 707
10 Lee County 692
11 Wilson County 690
12 Iredell County 681
13 Johnston County 679
14 Cumberland County 657
15 Buncombe County 655
15 Pitt County 655
16 Camden County 654
17 Bertie County 651
18 Cabarrus County 650
19 Craven County 649
20 Gaston County 633
20 Union County 633
21 Franklin County 629
22 Brunswick County 625
22 Catawba County 625
23 Beaufort County 623
24 Edgecombe County 622
25 Nash County 621
26 Alamance County 616
27 Henderson County 610
28 Moore County 608
29 Cleveland County 596
30 Person County 595
31 Rockingham County 591
32 Lincoln County 585
33 Jackson County 584
34 Pasquotank County 583
35 Burke County 581
35 Lenoir County 581
36 Currituck County 580
37 Swain County 579
38 Vance County 578
39 Pender County 571
40 Martin County 570
41 Caldwell County 568
41 Chatham County 568
42 Davidson County 567
42 Wayne County 567
43 Haywood County 565
43 Hertford County 565
43 Sampson County 565
44 Wilkes County 561
45 Davie County 560
45 Scotland County 560
46 Columbus County 555
47 Dare County 554
48 Randolph County 552
49 Polk County 551
49 Watauga County 551
50 Avery County 548
50 Bladen County 548
50 Montgomery County 548
51 Hyde County 547
52 Stanly County 545
53 Halifax County 544
53 Mitchell County 544
54 Jones County 540
54 Rutherford County 540
54 Surry County 540
55 Anson County 539
55 Transylvania County 539
56 Caswell County 537
57 McDowell County 536
58 Harnett County 535
59 Macon County 534
60 Chowan County 533
60 Northampton County 533
60 Onslow County 533
61 Duplin County 532
61 Gates County 532
61 Warren County 532
62 Carteret County 531
63 Greene County 529
63 Tyrrell County 529
64 Ashe County 525
65 Stokes County 523
66 Cherokee County 519
67 Richmond County 518
68 Robeson County 517
69 Yancey County 516
70 Hoke County 515
70 Yadkin County 515
71 Alexander County 511
72 Pamlico County 504
73 Perquimans County 502
74 Madison County 499
75 Graham County 497
76 Clay County 483
77 Washington County 481
78 Alleghany County 471