Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2016 Q1

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 Q1, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $927. Among all North Carolina counties, Mecklenburg County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.37K), followed by Durham County ($1.31K), and Wake County ($1.05K).

On the other hand, Clay County had the lowest average weekly wage ($525), followed by Alleghany County ($528), and Pamlico County ($531).

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 2016 Q1
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2016 Q1
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Mecklenburg County 1365
2 Durham County 1312
3 Wake County 1051
4 Forsyth County 1014
5 Orange County 966
6 Iredell County 941
7 Guilford County 872
8 Granville County 833
9 New Hanover County 802
10 Pitt County 801
11 Wilson County 789
12 Rowan County 787
13 Cabarrus County 762
14 Union County 755
15 Cumberland County 750
16 Washington County 747
17 Catawba County 743
18 Craven County 741
19 Buncombe County 737
20 Lee County 736
21 Brunswick County 731
22 Nash County 727
23 Person County 726
24 Franklin County 725
25 Gaston County 721
26 Johnston County 719
27 Cleveland County 714
28 Alamance County 712
29 Lincoln County 702
30 Davidson County 685
31 Moore County 684
32 Beaufort County 680
33 Henderson County 674
34 Sampson County 673
35 Camden County 672
35 Swain County 672
36 Caldwell County 663
37 Hoke County 662
38 Burke County 654
39 Pasquotank County 652
40 Wilkes County 649
41 Hertford County 648
41 Jackson County 648
42 Wayne County 646
43 Bladen County 645
43 Lenoir County 645
44 Chatham County 644
45 Columbus County 637
45 Haywood County 637
45 Northampton County 637
45 Randolph County 637
45 Rockingham County 637
46 Edgecombe County 635
47 Montgomery County 634
48 Scotland County 631
49 Davie County 628
49 Pender County 628
50 McDowell County 625
51 Graham County 623
51 Watauga County 623
52 Vance County 622
53 Ashe County 618
54 Surry County 617
55 Currituck County 616
55 Mitchell County 616
56 Richmond County 615
57 Anson County 614
57 Stanly County 614
58 Rutherford County 612
59 Harnett County 609
60 Tyrrell County 606
61 Alexander County 605
61 Dare County 605
62 Halifax County 604
62 Transylvania County 604
63 Duplin County 602
64 Onslow County 600
65 Jones County 599
66 Perquimans County 598
67 Chowan County 595
67 Hyde County 595
68 Caswell County 590
68 Yancey County 590
69 Macon County 588
70 Robeson County 586
71 Carteret County 583
72 Madison County 581
73 Yadkin County 580
74 Greene County 577
75 Cherokee County 571
76 Bertie County 564
77 Gates County 559
77 Polk County 559
78 Stokes County 558
79 Warren County 556
80 Avery County 549
81 Martin County 542
82 Pamlico County 531
83 Alleghany County 528
84 Clay County 525