Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2021 Q2

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2021 Q2, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $1.09K. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.50K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($1.38K), and Wake County ($1.28K).

On the other hand, Pamlico County had the lowest average weekly wage ($642), followed by Martin County ($669), and Tyrrell County ($683).

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 Q2
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2021 Q2
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1500
2 Mecklenburg County 1379
3 Wake County 1280
4 Orange County 1213
5 Iredell County 1083
6 Forsyth County 1064
7 Guilford County 1037
8 New Hanover County 1032
9 Montgomery County 1016
10 Rowan County 968
11 Union County 965
12 Craven County 943
13 Pitt County 941
14 Catawba County 938
15 Granville County 933
16 Buncombe County 931
17 Cumberland County 924
18 Franklin County 912
19 Alamance County 902
20 Henderson County 899
21 Wilson County 893
22 Gaston County 889
23 Lee County 886
24 Cabarrus County 885
24 Nash County 885
25 Moore County 882
26 Lincoln County 879
27 Davidson County 869
28 Johnston County 856
29 Cleveland County 852
29 Hertford County 852
30 Person County 840
31 Davie County 839
32 Pasquotank County 838
33 Jackson County 829
34 Brunswick County 827
35 Camden County 826
36 Lenoir County 819
37 Chatham County 813
38 Caldwell County 810
39 Scotland County 805
40 Wayne County 804
41 Mitchell County 798
42 Randolph County 795
43 Swain County 794
44 Surry County 792
45 Chowan County 790
46 Vance County 787
47 Burke County 786
47 Wilkes County 786
48 Macon County 783
49 Sampson County 782
50 Northampton County 781
51 Watauga County 780
52 Onslow County 777
53 Haywood County 776
54 Harnett County 774
54 Jones County 774
55 Washington County 773
56 Beaufort County 770
57 Duplin County 765
57 Graham County 765
57 Yadkin County 765
58 Edgecombe County 764
58 Transylvania County 764
59 Columbus County 762
59 Robeson County 762
59 Stanly County 762
60 Rockingham County 761
61 McDowell County 757
62 Rutherford County 755
63 Richmond County 753
64 Anson County 752
65 Gates County 751
65 Hoke County 751
65 Perquimans County 751
66 Caswell County 748
67 Carteret County 743
67 Currituck County 743
68 Bladen County 738
69 Bertie County 736
70 Halifax County 732
71 Greene County 731
72 Polk County 729
73 Dare County 727
73 Pender County 727
74 Clay County 726
75 Yancey County 722
76 Ashe County 720
77 Alexander County 719
78 Madison County 716
79 Hyde County 714
80 Cherokee County 703
81 Avery County 700
82 Alleghany County 697
83 Stokes County 690
84 Warren County 689
85 Tyrrell County 683
86 Martin County 669
87 Pamlico County 642