Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2015 Q3

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2015 Q3, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $863. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.23K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($1.12K), and Orange County ($986).

On the other hand, Pamlico County had the lowest average weekly wage ($527), followed by Alleghany County ($541), and Tyrrell County ($543).

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 Q3
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2015 Q3
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1232
2 Mecklenburg County 1119
3 Orange County 986
4 Wake County 983
5 Forsyth County 882
6 Guilford County 857
7 Iredell County 813
8 Granville County 799
9 Craven County 796
10 Pitt County 780
11 Rowan County 774
12 Union County 772
13 New Hanover County 770
14 Cumberland County 767
15 Franklin County 766
16 Nash County 762
17 Buncombe County 759
18 Catawba County 746
19 Wilson County 740
20 Gaston County 737
21 Cabarrus County 734
22 Camden County 724
23 Lee County 723
24 Washington County 718
25 Alamance County 708
26 Henderson County 698
27 Cleveland County 696
28 Pasquotank County 695
29 Davidson County 694
30 Moore County 692
31 Lincoln County 689
32 Person County 679
33 Johnston County 677
34 Jackson County 674
35 Hertford County 671
36 Wayne County 669
37 Beaufort County 667
37 Brunswick County 667
38 Graham County 665
38 Rockingham County 665
39 Burke County 661
39 Northampton County 661
40 Scotland County 660
41 Haywood County 654
42 Edgecombe County 650
43 Caldwell County 647
44 Lenoir County 643
45 Chatham County 641
46 Chowan County 640
47 Watauga County 639
48 Hoke County 636
48 Randolph County 636
49 Sampson County 633
49 Wilkes County 633
50 Currituck County 631
50 McDowell County 631
51 Mitchell County 629
52 Onslow County 628
53 Harnett County 627
53 Richmond County 627
54 Jones County 625
55 Stanly County 624
56 Davie County 623
56 Surry County 623
57 Halifax County 622
58 Columbus County 621
58 Perquimans County 621
59 Montgomery County 620
59 Transylvania County 620
60 Anson County 616
60 Swain County 616
61 Vance County 614
62 Caswell County 612
62 Pender County 612
63 Macon County 610
63 Madison County 610
63 Yadkin County 610
64 Duplin County 608
65 Rutherford County 607
66 Robeson County 605
67 Ashe County 603
67 Bladen County 603
68 Greene County 595
69 Hyde County 590
70 Cherokee County 586
71 Alexander County 584
71 Gates County 584
72 Carteret County 583
73 Clay County 581
74 Dare County 577
74 Warren County 577
75 Bertie County 568
75 Stokes County 568
76 Avery County 565
77 Polk County 556
78 Martin County 553
79 Yancey County 552
80 Tyrrell County 543
81 Alleghany County 541
82 Pamlico County 527