Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2020 Q1

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2020 Q1, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $1.09K. Among all North Carolina counties, Mecklenburg County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.60K), followed by Durham County ($1.57K), and Wake County ($1.25K).

On the other hand, Pamlico County had the lowest average weekly wage ($614), followed by Martin County ($615), and Clay County ($617).

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 2020 Q1
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Mecklenburg County 1595
2 Durham County 1565
3 Wake County 1253
4 Orange County 1194
5 Forsyth County 1089
6 Guilford County 1002
7 Iredell County 973
8 New Hanover County 932
9 Wilson County 930
10 Pitt County 920
11 Granville County 908
12 Rowan County 897
13 Union County 889
14 Franklin County 874
15 Buncombe County 869
16 Cabarrus County 859
16 Lincoln County 859
17 Caldwell County 852
18 Catawba County 851
19 Alamance County 850
20 Craven County 842
21 Johnston County 841
22 Person County 837
23 Cumberland County 831
24 Brunswick County 824
25 Nash County 817
26 Davidson County 815
27 Lee County 808
28 Gaston County 806
29 Cleveland County 805
30 Washington County 799
31 Moore County 795
32 Beaufort County 788
33 Sampson County 780
34 Henderson County 778
35 Hertford County 771
36 Lenoir County 769
37 Northampton County 768
38 Davie County 766
39 Swain County 765
40 Mitchell County 762
41 Bladen County 761
42 Chatham County 756
43 McDowell County 750
44 Camden County 749
44 Pasquotank County 749
45 Wayne County 744
46 Yancey County 738
47 Jackson County 737
47 Wilkes County 737
48 Montgomery County 736
49 Edgecombe County 734
50 Scotland County 733
51 Randolph County 732
51 Surry County 732
52 Stanly County 730
53 Haywood County 729
54 Rutherford County 724
55 Burke County 720
56 Vance County 719
57 Pender County 718
58 Watauga County 711
59 Duplin County 710
60 Currituck County 709
60 Harnett County 709
61 Columbus County 705
61 Rockingham County 705
62 Ashe County 702
62 Caswell County 702
62 Dare County 702
63 Onslow County 698
64 Chowan County 697
65 Carteret County 696
65 Gates County 696
66 Richmond County 695
67 Alexander County 693
67 Halifax County 693
68 Anson County 691
69 Yadkin County 688
70 Transylvania County 686
71 Perquimans County 685
71 Robeson County 685
72 Hyde County 684
73 Hoke County 683
74 Greene County 682
75 Graham County 678
76 Madison County 675
77 Jones County 665
77 Macon County 665
78 Bertie County 661
79 Tyrrell County 656
80 Avery County 651
80 Warren County 651
81 Cherokee County 646
82 Stokes County 645
83 Polk County 643
84 Alleghany County 636
85 Clay County 617
86 Martin County 615
87 Pamlico County 614