Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2018 Q1

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018 Q1, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $1.02K. Among all North Carolina counties, Mecklenburg County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.51K), followed by Durham County ($1.43K), and Wake County ($1.15K).

On the other hand, Pamlico County had the lowest average weekly wage ($576), followed by Alleghany County ($585), and Martin County ($594).

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 2018 Q1
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Mecklenburg County 1512
2 Durham County 1428
3 Wake County 1150
4 Orange County 1063
5 Forsyth County 1050
6 Guilford County 953
7 Iredell County 920
8 Wilson County 906
9 Granville County 874
10 Washington County 873
11 New Hanover County 872
12 Pitt County 854
13 Rowan County 853
14 Catawba County 841
15 Union County 840
16 Caldwell County 829
17 Person County 822
18 Lee County 818
19 Buncombe County 813
20 Craven County 812
21 Nash County 809
22 Johnston County 801
22 Lincoln County 801
23 Cumberland County 798
24 Cabarrus County 792
25 Alamance County 790
26 Franklin County 778
26 Gaston County 778
27 Brunswick County 776
28 Cleveland County 772
29 Bladen County 769
30 Davidson County 766
31 Beaufort County 761
32 Sampson County 746
33 Moore County 744
34 Henderson County 740
35 Hoke County 722
36 Chatham County 720
36 Lenoir County 720
37 Hertford County 719
38 Mitchell County 718
39 Edgecombe County 712
39 Wilkes County 712
40 Pasquotank County 710
41 McDowell County 709
42 Duplin County 703
43 Wayne County 700
44 Davie County 697
44 Surry County 697
45 Burke County 695
46 Ashe County 694
47 Scotland County 691
48 Haywood County 689
49 Randolph County 687
50 Montgomery County 686
51 Pender County 685
52 Yancey County 684
53 Vance County 681
54 Currituck County 680
54 Stanly County 680
55 Columbus County 679
55 Northampton County 679
56 Rutherford County 677
56 Watauga County 677
57 Jackson County 673
58 Harnett County 672
59 Rockingham County 671
60 Yadkin County 667
61 Richmond County 666
62 Halifax County 664
63 Alexander County 661
63 Anson County 661
64 Dare County 659
65 Camden County 657
65 Carteret County 657
66 Chowan County 653
67 Jones County 651
67 Onslow County 651
67 Tyrrell County 651
68 Swain County 649
69 Graham County 648
70 Greene County 646
71 Robeson County 644
71 Transylvania County 644
72 Madison County 640
73 Macon County 636
74 Perquimans County 635
75 Cherokee County 630
76 Stokes County 622
77 Hyde County 621
78 Bertie County 620
79 Polk County 618
80 Gates County 613
81 Caswell County 608
82 Avery County 606
83 Warren County 604
84 Clay County 595
85 Martin County 594
86 Alleghany County 585
87 Pamlico County 576