Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2009 Q2

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2009 Q2, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $735. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.09K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($940), and Orange County ($866).

On the other hand, Alleghany County had the lowest average weekly wage ($471), followed by Washington County ($482), and Tyrrell 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 Q2
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1089
2 Mecklenburg County 940
3 Orange County 866
4 Wake County 834
5 Forsyth County 769
6 Guilford County 747
7 Camden County 710
8 Rowan County 707
9 Granville County 704
10 Craven County 699
10 New Hanover County 699
11 Lee County 697
12 Cumberland County 694
13 Iredell County 675
14 Wilson County 671
15 Pitt County 668
16 Buncombe County 659
17 Franklin County 653
18 Union County 648
19 Cabarrus County 646
20 Catawba County 641
20 Edgecombe County 641
21 Nash County 629
22 Gaston County 627
23 Johnston County 622
24 Moore County 620
25 Henderson County 619
26 Alamance County 617
27 Cleveland County 611
28 Rockingham County 600
29 Person County 598
30 Jackson County 595
31 Beaufort County 592
31 Brunswick County 592
31 Pasquotank County 592
32 Martin County 589
33 Chatham County 586
33 Davidson County 586
34 Lenoir County 585
35 Burke County 580
35 Wayne County 580
36 Lincoln County 576
37 Haywood County 575
37 Scotland County 575
38 Watauga County 573
39 Randolph County 571
39 Vance County 571
40 Chowan County 570
41 Sampson County 569
42 Stanly County 567
43 Surry County 564
44 Caldwell County 558
45 Onslow County 555
46 Columbus County 553
46 Wilkes County 553
47 Harnett County 552
48 Montgomery County 551
48 Northampton County 551
49 Davie County 550
50 McDowell County 549
51 Jones County 548
52 Anson County 547
52 Hertford County 547
53 Bladen County 546
53 Caswell County 546
54 Currituck County 542
55 Halifax County 540
55 Swain County 540
56 Mitchell County 539
56 Polk County 539
57 Duplin County 538
57 Gates County 538
58 Macon County 537
58 Robeson County 537
59 Graham County 536
60 Pender County 534
60 Transylvania County 534
61 Richmond County 533
62 Greene County 532
63 Stokes County 531
64 Avery County 530
65 Rutherford County 529
66 Bertie County 528
67 Warren County 524
68 Alexander County 523
69 Cherokee County 520
70 Carteret County 519
71 Hoke County 518
71 Perquimans County 518
72 Yadkin County 517
73 Ashe County 508
74 Clay County 505
74 Dare County 505
75 Madison County 500
75 Yancey County 500
76 Hyde County 486
77 Pamlico County 485
78 Tyrrell County 483
79 Washington County 482
80 Alleghany County 471