Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2016 Q2

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 Q2, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $865. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.20K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($1.11K), and Orange County ($1.00K).

On the other hand, Pamlico County had the lowest average weekly wage ($519), followed by Alleghany County ($528), and Tyrrell County ($546).

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 Q2
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1196
2 Mecklenburg County 1110
3 Orange County 1005
4 Wake County 989
5 Iredell County 913
6 Forsyth County 869
7 Guilford County 856
8 Pitt County 792
9 New Hanover County 791
10 Union County 788
11 Granville County 784
12 Franklin County 768
13 Rowan County 763
14 Buncombe County 760
15 Catawba County 758
16 Wilson County 757
17 Craven County 753
18 Cumberland County 750
19 Alamance County 747
20 Cabarrus County 745
21 Washington County 739
22 Gaston County 729
23 Henderson County 713
24 Lee County 712
24 Person County 712
25 Cleveland County 711
26 Nash County 710
27 Johnston County 701
28 Davidson County 699
29 Lincoln County 695
30 Moore County 691
31 Beaufort County 690
32 Burke County 677
33 Brunswick County 676
34 Hertford County 674
34 Pasquotank County 674
35 Wayne County 663
36 Chatham County 661
37 Rockingham County 659
38 Lenoir County 654
39 Scotland County 653
40 Jackson County 652
40 Northampton County 652
40 Sampson County 652
41 Randolph County 651
42 Mitchell County 650
43 Caldwell County 649
43 Watauga County 649
44 Wilkes County 646
45 Camden County 645
46 Columbus County 641
46 Surry County 641
47 Chowan County 638
47 Vance County 638
48 Bladen County 636
48 Montgomery County 636
49 Edgecombe County 635
50 McDowell County 634
51 Davie County 633
51 Haywood County 633
52 Anson County 627
52 Richmond County 627
53 Stanly County 625
54 Transylvania County 623
55 Harnett County 622
56 Rutherford County 621
57 Swain County 616
58 Alexander County 614
59 Halifax County 613
59 Hoke County 613
59 Yadkin County 613
60 Duplin County 611
60 Onslow County 611
60 Robeson County 611
61 Jones County 609
62 Macon County 606
63 Currituck County 603
64 Pender County 602
65 Ashe County 601
66 Madison County 595
67 Greene County 593
68 Bertie County 591
69 Carteret County 589
70 Gates County 587
71 Perquimans County 586
72 Caswell County 582
73 Stokes County 580
74 Hyde County 575
75 Dare County 574
76 Avery County 572
77 Cherokee County 571
78 Yancey County 570
79 Martin County 565
80 Graham County 561
81 Polk County 558
82 Warren County 555
83 Clay County 554
84 Tyrrell County 546
85 Alleghany County 528
86 Pamlico County 519