Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2016 Q3

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 Q3, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $910. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.27K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($1.18K), and Wake County ($1.05K).

On the other hand, Pamlico County had the lowest average weekly wage ($544), followed by Alleghany County ($562), and Tyrrell County ($569).

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 Q3
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2016 Q3
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1266
2 Mecklenburg County 1175
3 Wake County 1045
4 Orange County 1010
5 Forsyth County 911
6 Iredell County 908
7 Guilford County 883
8 Rowan County 853
9 Pitt County 847
10 Granville County 840
11 Craven County 825
12 New Hanover County 819
13 Union County 818
14 Cumberland County 814
15 Cabarrus County 807
16 Wilson County 794
17 Buncombe County 787
17 Franklin County 787
18 Catawba County 783
19 Washington County 778
20 Gaston County 752
21 Nash County 749
22 Alamance County 748
23 Cleveland County 744
24 Lee County 740
24 Lincoln County 740
25 Henderson County 738
26 Moore County 732
27 Johnston County 728
28 Person County 725
29 Davidson County 717
30 Beaufort County 707
31 Camden County 704
31 Jackson County 704
32 Chatham County 702
32 Scotland County 702
33 Brunswick County 701
33 Haywood County 701
33 Northampton County 701
33 Pasquotank County 701
33 Wayne County 701
34 Hertford County 693
34 Rockingham County 693
35 Caldwell County 691
36 Lenoir County 689
37 Hoke County 686
38 Burke County 683
38 Sampson County 683
39 Bladen County 678
40 Chowan County 674
40 Watauga County 674
41 Swain County 672
42 Wilkes County 671
43 Edgecombe County 670
44 Stanly County 669
45 McDowell County 667
45 Randolph County 667
46 Richmond County 664
47 Rutherford County 663
48 Davie County 661
49 Onslow County 660
50 Columbus County 657
51 Halifax County 656
51 Harnett County 656
52 Greene County 654
53 Duplin County 653
53 Montgomery County 653
53 Surry County 653
53 Vance County 653
54 Pender County 652
55 Anson County 651
56 Yadkin County 646
57 Mitchell County 644
58 Currituck County 639
58 Jones County 639
58 Perquimans County 639
58 Transylvania County 639
59 Madison County 637
60 Gates County 636
61 Alexander County 631
62 Ashe County 629
63 Macon County 628
64 Robeson County 627
65 Carteret County 621
66 Caswell County 620
67 Graham County 618
68 Dare County 617
69 Yancey County 611
70 Bertie County 608
70 Cherokee County 608
71 Stokes County 599
72 Avery County 595
73 Hyde County 593
74 Martin County 592
75 Clay County 589
76 Warren County 584
77 Polk County 581
78 Tyrrell County 569
79 Alleghany County 562
80 Pamlico County 544