Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2012 Q4

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012 Q4, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $854. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.23K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($1.10K), and Orange County ($988).

On the other hand, Tyrrell County had the lowest average weekly wage ($510), followed by Clay County ($539), and Alleghany County ($542).

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 Q4
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1230
2 Mecklenburg County 1103
3 Orange County 988
4 Wake County 967
5 Camden County 896
6 Forsyth County 883
7 Iredell County 866
8 Guilford County 861
9 Pitt County 816
10 Craven County 804
11 New Hanover County 797
12 Granville County 777
13 Wilson County 773
14 Cumberland County 770
15 Lee County 761
16 Rowan County 755
17 Buncombe County 752
18 Moore County 749
19 Union County 738
20 Catawba County 733
21 Gaston County 719
22 Cabarrus County 705
23 Nash County 703
24 Lenoir County 700
25 Alamance County 692
25 Henderson County 692
26 Pasquotank County 691
27 Rockingham County 689
28 Person County 688
29 Johnston County 687
30 Chowan County 679
31 Brunswick County 677
31 Franklin County 677
32 Wayne County 675
33 Chatham County 674
34 Burke County 673
35 Cleveland County 672
35 Hertford County 672
35 Lincoln County 672
36 Haywood County 667
37 Bladen County 666
37 Randolph County 666
38 Davidson County 664
39 Beaufort County 658
39 Edgecombe County 658
40 Watauga County 654
41 Sampson County 651
42 Davie County 649
43 Scotland County 643
43 Wilkes County 643
44 Caldwell County 640
45 Martin County 639
46 Pender County 636
46 Vance County 636
47 Rutherford County 635
48 Columbus County 628
49 Swain County 627
50 Jones County 626
51 Stanly County 625
52 Duplin County 623
53 Halifax County 621
53 Harnett County 621
53 Jackson County 621
53 Transylvania County 621
54 Anson County 619
55 Northampton County 617
56 Richmond County 616
57 Ashe County 615
57 Montgomery County 615
57 Robeson County 615
58 Surry County 609
59 Onslow County 608
60 Macon County 603
61 Carteret County 602
62 Dare County 601
63 Gates County 600
63 Washington County 600
64 Mitchell County 599
65 McDowell County 597
66 Currituck County 594
66 Warren County 594
67 Graham County 591
68 Cherokee County 589
68 Greene County 589
69 Polk County 583
69 Yancey County 583
70 Caswell County 582
71 Stokes County 579
71 Yadkin County 579
72 Pamlico County 578
73 Alexander County 576
73 Hyde County 576
74 Madison County 573
75 Bertie County 568
76 Perquimans County 565
77 Avery County 561
78 Hoke County 553
79 Alleghany County 542
80 Clay County 539
81 Tyrrell County 510