Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2012 Q3

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012 Q3, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $806. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.22K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($1.05K), and Orange County ($936).

On the other hand, Tyrrell County had the lowest average weekly wage ($489), followed by Pamlico County ($504), and Alleghany County ($512).

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 Q3
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1220
2 Mecklenburg County 1054
3 Orange County 936
4 Wake County 898
5 Edgecombe County 850
6 Forsyth County 837
7 Camden County 817
8 Guilford County 810
9 Craven County 760
10 Cumberland County 747
11 Granville County 741
12 Pitt County 740
13 Iredell County 739
14 New Hanover County 727
15 Wilson County 726
16 Rowan County 710
17 Lee County 706
18 Buncombe County 699
18 Union County 699
19 Gaston County 689
20 Nash County 683
21 Catawba County 681
22 Cabarrus County 671
23 Alamance County 668
24 Cleveland County 661
25 Franklin County 659
25 Person County 659
26 Moore County 655
27 Henderson County 651
28 Beaufort County 649
29 Pasquotank County 644
29 Wayne County 644
30 Lincoln County 640
31 Davidson County 635
31 Hertford County 635
31 Rockingham County 635
32 Brunswick County 634
32 Burke County 634
33 Johnston County 630
34 Jackson County 627
35 Watauga County 623
36 Chatham County 619
36 Haywood County 619
37 Scotland County 616
38 Lenoir County 613
39 Randolph County 606
39 Stanly County 606
40 Halifax County 601
41 Surry County 599
41 Vance County 599
42 Onslow County 598
43 Caldwell County 597
44 Chowan County 596
44 Montgomery County 596
45 Martin County 594
46 Columbus County 592
46 Mitchell County 592
46 Wilkes County 592
47 Davie County 591
47 Rutherford County 591
48 Richmond County 589
49 Anson County 587
49 Gates County 587
49 Northampton County 587
50 Warren County 586
51 Bladen County 585
52 Harnett County 584
53 Robeson County 583
54 Duplin County 582
55 Transylvania County 581
56 McDowell County 580
57 Graham County 574
57 Pender County 574
58 Sampson County 573
59 Macon County 571
60 Ashe County 566
61 Polk County 559
62 Jones County 558
63 Caswell County 556
64 Cherokee County 555
65 Greene County 551
66 Swain County 550
67 Washington County 549
68 Carteret County 547
69 Stokes County 545
70 Bertie County 543
70 Currituck County 543
70 Yadkin County 543
71 Madison County 539
72 Perquimans County 537
73 Hyde County 534
74 Dare County 533
75 Alexander County 532
76 Clay County 531
76 Hoke County 531
77 Avery County 526
78 Yancey County 516
79 Alleghany County 512
80 Pamlico County 504
81 Tyrrell County 489