Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2012 Q2

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012 Q2, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $788. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.18K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($1.00K), and Orange County ($934).

On the other hand, Tyrrell County had the lowest average weekly wage ($474), followed by Alleghany County ($486), and Clay County ($493).

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 2012 Q2
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2012 Q2
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1181
2 Mecklenburg County 1001
3 Orange County 934
4 Wake County 889
5 Forsyth County 811
6 Iredell County 793
7 Camden County 782
7 Guilford County 782
8 Granville County 755
9 Pitt County 741
10 Cumberland County 740
11 New Hanover County 738
12 Craven County 725
13 Rowan County 717
14 Wilson County 714
15 Lee County 692
16 Union County 691
17 Catawba County 686
18 Buncombe County 681
19 Nash County 677
20 Gaston County 672
21 Henderson County 669
22 Alamance County 666
23 Moore County 663
24 Person County 657
25 Franklin County 654
26 Rockingham County 645
27 Pasquotank County 643
28 Cabarrus County 639
29 Wayne County 638
30 Beaufort County 637
31 Cleveland County 635
32 Brunswick County 631
33 Davidson County 628
34 Burke County 627
35 Johnston County 626
35 Lincoln County 626
36 Chatham County 625
36 Hertford County 625
37 Edgecombe County 621
38 Graham County 620
38 Watauga County 620
39 Martin County 608
39 Randolph County 608
40 Haywood County 605
41 Bladen County 604
42 Scotland County 602
43 Vance County 601
44 Duplin County 599
44 Sampson County 599
45 Caldwell County 598
46 Lenoir County 597
47 Jackson County 596
47 Wilkes County 596
48 Columbus County 595
49 Anson County 593
50 Northampton County 592
50 Rutherford County 592
51 Richmond County 591
52 Chowan County 589
53 Davie County 588
54 Swain County 587
55 Montgomery County 584
56 Halifax County 583
57 Mitchell County 582
57 Onslow County 582
58 Stanly County 581
59 Macon County 578
60 Harnett County 573
61 Surry County 572
62 Ashe County 570
63 Transylvania County 569
64 Robeson County 566
65 Jones County 565
66 Pender County 562
67 Warren County 560
68 Cherokee County 557
69 Alexander County 556
69 Gates County 556
70 Caswell County 555
70 Stokes County 555
71 McDowell County 554
72 Polk County 549
72 Washington County 549
73 Yadkin County 547
74 Yancey County 543
75 Greene County 541
76 Carteret County 540
77 Madison County 531
78 Bertie County 530
79 Dare County 529
79 Perquimans County 529
80 Avery County 527
81 Hoke County 525
82 Hyde County 523
83 Currituck County 511
84 Pamlico County 506
85 Clay County 493
86 Alleghany County 486
87 Tyrrell County 474