Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2023 Q2

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2023 Q2, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $1.20K. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.65K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($1.48K), and Wake County ($1.37K).

On the other hand, Pamlico County had the lowest average weekly wage ($657), followed by Stokes County ($723), and Warren County ($723).

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 2023 Q2
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2023 Q2
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1650
2 Mecklenburg County 1483
3 Wake County 1369
4 Orange County 1361
5 Iredell County 1284
6 Forsyth County 1154
7 Union County 1091
8 Guilford County 1086
9 New Hanover County 1085
10 Pitt County 1071
11 Granville County 1046
12 Buncombe County 1036
12 Rowan County 1036
13 Catawba County 1025
14 Franklin County 993
15 Henderson County 991
16 Cumberland County 989
17 Craven County 983
17 Wilson County 983
18 Lincoln County 968
19 Gaston County 964
20 Moore County 962
21 Davidson County 958
22 Alamance County 956
23 Cabarrus County 954
24 Lee County 944
25 Johnston County 943
25 Nash County 943
26 Montgomery County 940
27 Haywood County 932
28 Cleveland County 931
29 Davie County 923
30 Brunswick County 918
31 Chatham County 914
32 Hertford County 913
33 Lenoir County 907
34 Pasquotank County 906
35 Person County 902
36 Swain County 895
37 Beaufort County 894
37 Washington County 894
38 Mitchell County 887
38 Northampton County 887
39 Scotland County 885
40 Caldwell County 883
40 Randolph County 883
40 Surry County 883
41 Chowan County 873
41 Stanly County 873
42 Wayne County 871
43 Camden County 870
44 Transylvania County 868
45 Sampson County 867
46 Clay County 863
47 Anson County 862
47 Burke County 862
48 Bladen County 861
49 Macon County 859
49 Watauga County 859
50 Jones County 858
51 Duplin County 857
52 Caswell County 853
52 Columbus County 853
52 Jackson County 853
53 McDowell County 852
53 Richmond County 852
54 Rutherford County 850
54 Vance County 850
55 Edgecombe County 849
56 Graham County 848
57 Pender County 844
57 Yadkin County 844
58 Harnett County 843
59 Alexander County 842
60 Greene County 839
61 Onslow County 838
62 Halifax County 833
63 Hoke County 832
64 Robeson County 830
65 Wilkes County 829
66 Rockingham County 827
67 Ashe County 819
68 Currituck County 817
68 Dare County 817
69 Bertie County 816
70 Carteret County 812
70 Tyrrell County 812
71 Madison County 810
72 Polk County 808
72 Yancey County 808
73 Cherokee County 800
74 Perquimans County 798
75 Gates County 797
76 Avery County 781
77 Alleghany County 759
78 Hyde County 748
79 Martin County 727
80 Stokes County 723
80 Warren County 723
81 Pamlico County 657