Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2021 Q1

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2021 Q1, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $1.14K. Among all North Carolina counties, Mecklenburg County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.63K), followed by Durham County ($1.63K), and Wake County ($1.32K).

On the other hand, Martin County had the lowest average weekly wage ($623), followed by Pamlico County ($627), and Stokes County ($637).

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 2021 Q1
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2021 Q1
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Mecklenburg County 1629
2 Durham County 1626
3 Wake County 1320
4 Orange County 1292
5 Forsyth County 1128
6 Iredell County 1106
7 New Hanover County 1041
8 Guilford County 1034
9 Granville County 953
10 Rowan County 951
11 Pitt County 934
12 Wilson County 922
13 Union County 897
14 Buncombe County 895
14 Catawba County 895
15 Alamance County 882
16 Caldwell County 875
17 Lee County 872
18 Franklin County 870
19 Cumberland County 868
20 Hertford County 867
21 Craven County 866
22 Nash County 858
23 Lincoln County 856
24 Johnston County 848
25 Davidson County 843
26 Gaston County 837
27 Cabarrus County 835
28 Brunswick County 834
29 Person County 831
30 Moore County 826
31 Davie County 822
32 Henderson County 812
33 Camden County 800
34 Wayne County 790
35 Cleveland County 788
35 Washington County 788
36 Beaufort County 784
37 Jackson County 783
37 Pasquotank County 783
38 Lenoir County 782
38 Swain County 782
39 Chatham County 776
40 Scotland County 767
41 Edgecombe County 766
42 Sampson County 764
43 Mitchell County 758
44 Surry County 755
45 Burke County 754
46 Randolph County 750
47 Haywood County 746
48 Montgomery County 744
49 Dare County 741
49 Watauga County 741
50 Rutherford County 740
51 McDowell County 738
52 Northampton County 737
53 Rockingham County 736
53 Vance County 736
54 Harnett County 735
55 Transylvania County 734
55 Wilkes County 734
56 Stanly County 731
57 Bladen County 729
58 Alexander County 725
58 Duplin County 725
58 Greene County 725
59 Columbus County 724
60 Robeson County 721
61 Onslow County 720
61 Pender County 720
62 Currituck County 718
63 Chowan County 717
64 Carteret County 715
64 Jones County 715
65 Graham County 714
66 Anson County 712
66 Yadkin County 712
67 Gates County 710
68 Halifax County 709
69 Hyde County 707
70 Macon County 706
71 Yancey County 705
72 Madison County 704
73 Caswell County 699
74 Richmond County 697
75 Hoke County 691
76 Ashe County 690
76 Perquimans County 690
77 Clay County 687
78 Cherokee County 682
79 Avery County 679
80 Polk County 669
81 Bertie County 667
82 Warren County 660
83 Alleghany County 652
84 Tyrrell County 640
85 Stokes County 637
86 Pamlico County 627
87 Martin County 623