Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2022 Q1

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2022 Q1, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $1.26K. Among all North Carolina counties, Mecklenburg County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.84K), followed by Durham County ($1.72K), and Wake County ($1.43K).

On the other hand, Pamlico County had the lowest average weekly wage ($658), followed by Martin County ($673), and Stokes County ($718).

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 2022 Q1
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Wake
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2022 Q1
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Mecklenburg County 1836
2 Durham County 1715
3 Wake County 1428
4 Orange County 1389
5 Forsyth County 1259
6 Iredell County 1188
7 Guilford County 1132
8 New Hanover County 1082
9 Union County 1048
10 Alamance County 1026
11 Granville County 1016
12 Catawba County 1005
13 Pitt County 990
13 Wilson County 990
14 Lee County 988
15 Lincoln County 974
16 Buncombe County 971
16 Davidson County 971
17 Caldwell County 969
18 Rowan County 966
19 Cabarrus County 957
20 Nash County 953
21 Johnston County 948
22 Moore County 939
23 Franklin County 935
23 Henderson County 935
24 Cumberland County 932
25 Brunswick County 929
26 Craven County 926
27 Person County 922
28 Davie County 921
29 Camden County 920
29 Gaston County 920
30 Cleveland County 914
31 Beaufort County 875
32 Chatham County 870
33 Pasquotank County 869
34 Sampson County 867
35 Lenoir County 859
36 McDowell County 858
37 Northampton County 857
38 Wayne County 854
38 Wilkes County 854
39 Hertford County 853
39 Washington County 853
40 Stanly County 847
41 Jones County 846
42 Montgomery County 843
43 Jackson County 842
43 Rutherford County 842
44 Mitchell County 841
44 Surry County 841
45 Haywood County 838
46 Scotland County 837
47 Burke County 832
48 Randolph County 831
48 Swain County 831
49 Rockingham County 830
49 Vance County 830
50 Greene County 829
51 Watauga County 827
52 Caswell County 823
52 Transylvania County 823
53 Bladen County 820
54 Robeson County 817
55 Currituck County 814
56 Edgecombe County 813
56 Harnett County 813
57 Alexander County 810
57 Pender County 810
58 Graham County 808
59 Duplin County 807
60 Dare County 800
60 Polk County 800
61 Gates County 797
61 Halifax County 797
62 Anson County 796
62 Chowan County 796
63 Clay County 792
64 Richmond County 790
65 Macon County 788
66 Yadkin County 785
67 Columbus County 783
67 Onslow County 783
68 Hoke County 782
69 Yancey County 781
70 Madison County 771
71 Carteret County 770
72 Perquimans County 767
73 Ashe County 760
74 Cherokee County 757
75 Bertie County 751
76 Tyrrell County 750
77 Alleghany County 749
78 Hyde County 742
79 Avery County 737
80 Warren County 727
81 Stokes County 718
82 Martin County 673
83 Pamlico County 658