Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2018 Q2

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018 Q2, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $934. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.26K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($1.20K), and Wake County ($1.10K).

On the other hand, Pamlico County had the lowest average weekly wage ($558), followed by Alleghany County ($590), and Hyde County ($593).

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 Q2
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1258
2 Mecklenburg County 1201
3 Wake County 1100
4 Orange County 1063
5 Forsyth County 928
6 Guilford County 905
7 Iredell County 866
8 Union County 838
9 Craven County 837
10 Rowan County 836
11 Pitt County 831
12 New Hanover County 830
13 Wilson County 823
14 Cumberland County 820
15 Granville County 819
16 Alamance County 813
17 Catawba County 812
18 Lee County 811
19 Franklin County 806
20 Buncombe County 805
21 Gaston County 775
22 Washington County 772
23 Henderson County 769
24 Davidson County 763
25 Person County 761
26 Cabarrus County 760
27 Cleveland County 759
28 Lincoln County 758
29 Nash County 754
30 Johnston County 748
31 Moore County 727
32 Pasquotank County 723
33 Lenoir County 718
34 Caldwell County 717
35 Brunswick County 714
35 Hertford County 714
36 Beaufort County 713
36 Mitchell County 713
37 Burke County 708
37 Wayne County 708
38 Chatham County 703
38 Jackson County 703
39 Northampton County 702
40 Montgomery County 699
41 Scotland County 696
42 Surry County 695
43 Camden County 694
43 Sampson County 694
44 Randolph County 688
45 Stanly County 687
46 Yadkin County 685
47 Edgecombe County 684
48 Chowan County 679
49 Swain County 678
50 Watauga County 677
51 Haywood County 676
52 Currituck County 675
52 Davie County 675
53 Anson County 674
54 Perquimans County 671
55 Harnett County 669
55 McDowell County 669
56 Rockingham County 668
57 Yancey County 666
58 Wilkes County 665
59 Duplin County 664
59 Onslow County 664
59 Richmond County 664
60 Jones County 663
61 Columbus County 662
62 Graham County 661
62 Halifax County 661
63 Rutherford County 660
63 Vance County 660
64 Hoke County 659
65 Greene County 655
66 Robeson County 654
67 Alexander County 650
68 Bladen County 649
69 Macon County 647
70 Transylvania County 645
71 Ashe County 640
72 Madison County 639
72 Pender County 639
73 Caswell County 635
74 Carteret County 634
75 Cherokee County 629
76 Gates County 624
77 Bertie County 621
78 Stokes County 619
79 Clay County 608
79 Dare County 608
80 Tyrrell County 607
81 Avery County 606
81 Polk County 606
82 Warren County 599
83 Martin County 595
84 Hyde County 593
85 Alleghany County 590
86 Pamlico County 558