Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2015 Q2

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2015 Q2, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $847. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.20K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($1.08K), and Orange County ($977).

On the other hand, Pamlico County had the lowest average weekly wage ($513), followed by Alleghany County ($517), and Tyrrell County ($533).

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 2015 Q2
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2015 Q2
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1203
2 Mecklenburg County 1083
3 Orange County 977
4 Wake County 965
5 Forsyth County 928
6 Guilford County 832
7 Iredell County 824
8 Pitt County 787
9 New Hanover County 773
10 Granville County 768
10 Rowan County 768
11 Union County 765
12 Cumberland County 760
13 Washington County 759
14 Wilson County 755
15 Craven County 744
16 Franklin County 739
17 Catawba County 738
18 Buncombe County 725
19 Gaston County 716
20 Cabarrus County 711
21 Person County 706
22 Lee County 704
23 Nash County 702
24 Henderson County 696
25 Moore County 695
26 Camden County 691
27 Alamance County 683
28 Davidson County 680
28 Hertford County 680
29 Beaufort County 679
29 Brunswick County 679
30 Cleveland County 677
31 Pasquotank County 673
32 Johnston County 670
33 Lincoln County 663
34 Graham County 659
35 Burke County 657
36 Rockingham County 656
36 Scotland County 656
37 Wayne County 650
38 Northampton County 646
39 Randolph County 645
40 Chowan County 642
41 Swain County 641
41 Watauga County 641
42 Lenoir County 640
42 Montgomery County 640
43 Caldwell County 637
43 Edgecombe County 637
44 Haywood County 635
44 Jackson County 635
45 Chatham County 633
45 Sampson County 633
45 Vance County 633
46 Richmond County 632
47 Wilkes County 631
48 Bladen County 627
49 Harnett County 619
50 Mitchell County 616
51 Davie County 615
52 Anson County 614
53 Columbus County 613
54 Jones County 612
55 Surry County 611
56 McDowell County 608
57 Currituck County 606
58 Halifax County 604
59 Hoke County 603
60 Perquimans County 602
61 Yadkin County 601
62 Stanly County 600
63 Rutherford County 599
63 Transylvania County 599
64 Duplin County 597
64 Onslow County 597
65 Ashe County 590
66 Robeson County 589
67 Caswell County 587
68 Pender County 584
69 Alexander County 582
70 Macon County 581
71 Gates County 578
72 Bertie County 576
72 Greene County 576
73 Carteret County 575
74 Madison County 574
75 Stokes County 568
76 Polk County 564
77 Cherokee County 563
78 Avery County 556
79 Hyde County 550
79 Martin County 550
80 Warren County 549
81 Dare County 547
82 Clay County 538
83 Yancey County 537
84 Tyrrell County 533
85 Alleghany County 517
86 Pamlico County 513