Ranking of US Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2016 Q3

Updated on December 30, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, for 2016 Q3, among all US counties, Santa Clara County, CA had the highest average weekly wage ($2.26K), followed by San Mateo County, CA ($2.10K), and San Francisco County, CA ($1.89K).

On the other hand, Elk County, KS had the lowest average weekly wage ($395), followed by Delta County, TX ($413), and Loup County, NE ($440).

The chart below shows the top 10 US counties with high average weekly wage, and the table below shows the ranking of the top 500 US counties.

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Ranking of US Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2016 Q3
Santa Clara, CA
San Mateo, CA
San Francisco, CA
New York, NY
North Slope, AK
Butte, ID
Eureka, NV
Goochland, VA
Suffolk, MA
Arlington, VA
Ranking of US Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2016 Q3
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage($)
1 Santa Clara County, CA 2257
2 San Mateo County, CA 2099
3 San Francisco County, CA 1886
4 New York County, NY 1878
5 North Slope Borough, AK 1866
6 Butte County, ID 1740
7 Eureka County, NV 1731
8 Goochland County, VA 1668
9 Suffolk County, MA 1662
10 Arlington County, VA 1646
11 Los Alamos County, NM 1644
12 Carson County, TX 1628
13 King County, WA 1582
14 Broomfield County, CO 1568
15 Middlesex County, MA 1555
16 Fairfax County, VA 1547
17 Somerset County, NJ 1482
17 King George County, VA 1482
18 Morris County, NJ 1480
19 Fairfield County, CT 1479
20 Cameron Parish, LA 1456
21 Alexandria city, VA 1445
22 Lander County, NV 1434
23 Oliver County, ND 1423
24 Alameda County, CA 1392
25 Mercer County, ND 1381
26 Montour County, PA 1376
27 Martin County, IN 1368
28 Williams County, ND 1362
29 Hudson County, NJ 1357
30 Montgomery County, MD 1354
31 McKenzie County, ND 1349
32 Fulton County, GA 1341
33 Mercer County, NJ 1334
33 Fairfield County, SC 1334
34 Irion County, TX 1333
35 Washington County, OR 1327
36 Hancock County, KY 1307
37 St. Mary's County, MD 1301
37 Falls Church city, VA 1301
38 Burke County, GA 1298
39 Southeast Fairbanks Borough, AK 1289
40 Dunn County, ND 1286
41 Northwest Arctic Borough, AK 1285
42 Lake County, IL 1278
43 Iberville Parish, LA 1276
44 Hennepin County, MN 1271
45 Harris County, TX 1270
46 Durham County, NC 1266
47 Aleutians West Borough, AK 1263
48 Howard County, MD 1258
49 Greenlee County, AZ 1256
50 Essex County, NJ 1255
51 Denver County, CO 1248
52 Contra Costa County, CA 1246
53 Marin County, CA 1244
54 Dallas County, TX 1238
55 Montgomery County, PA 1233
56 Union County, NJ 1232
56 Westchester County, NY 1232
57 St. Charles Parish, LA 1229
58 Chester County, PA 1228
58 Calhoun County, TX 1228
59 Philadelphia County, PA 1226
60 Mountrail County, ND 1217
61 Boulder County, CO 1216
62 Plaquemines Parish, LA 1215
63 Baltimore city, MD 1213
64 Surry County, VA 1209
65 St. James Parish, LA 1208
66 Manassas city, VA 1201
67 Arapahoe County, CO 1199
67 Hartford County, CT 1199
68 Collin County, TX 1191
69 Middlesex County, NJ 1190
70 Hudspeth County, TX 1189
71 Bergen County, NJ 1183
72 Midland County, TX 1182
73 Mecklenburg County, NC 1175
74 Travis County, TX 1174
75 Williamson County, TN 1171
76 La Salle County, TX 1169
77 Roane County, TN 1167
78 Coffey County, KS 1166
79 Ramsey County, MN 1159
80 DuPage County, IL 1157
81 Cook County, IL 1155
81 Loudoun County, VA 1155
82 Orange County, CA 1153
83 Olmsted County, MN 1152
84 Bristol Bay Borough, AK 1148
85 Hunterdon County, NJ 1146
86 Norfolk County, MA 1143
87 Hillsborough County, NH 1136
87 Hutchinson County, TX 1136
88 Los Angeles County, CA 1131
88 New Castle County, DE 1131
89 San Diego County, CA 1130
89 Chambers County, TX 1130
90 Suffolk County, NY 1127
91 Richmond city, VA 1126
92 Oakland County, MI 1123
93 Madison County, AL 1120
94 Hamilton County, OH 1118
95 Douglas County, CO 1117
95 Wayne County, MI 1117
96 Sacramento County, CA 1116
97 Yolo County, CA 1114
98 Prince George's County, MD 1111
99 Snohomish County, WA 1108
100 Somervell County, TX 1106
101 St. Louis city, MO 1105
102 Anchorage Borough, AK 1102
103 Allegheny County, PA 1099
104 Slope County, ND 1098
104 Hemphill County, TX 1098
105 Washtenaw County, MI 1097
106 Washington County, AL 1095
106 Stark County, ND 1095
107 Cobb County, GA 1094
108 Nassau County, NY 1092
109 Sutton County, TX 1088
109 Sweetwater County, WY 1088
110 Gallatin County, IL 1087
111 Aleutians East Borough, AK 1086
111 Upton County, TX 1086
112 Anne Arundel County, MD 1085
112 Andrews County, TX 1085
113 Union County, OH 1076
114 Humboldt County, NV 1073
114 Schenectady County, NY 1073
114 Multnomah County, OR 1073
115 Greene County, OH 1071
116 Stillwater County, MT 1069
116 Delaware County, PA 1069
117 Essex County, MA 1068
117 Kemper County, MS 1068
118 Greene County, PA 1067
119 New Haven County, CT 1065
119 Albany County, NY 1065
119 Anderson County, TN 1065
120 White Pine County, NV 1064
121 Posey County, IN 1063
122 Dale County, AL 1062
122 Grafton County, NH 1062
122 Jefferson County, TX 1062
123 Davidson County, TN 1061
124 Solano County, CA 1059
125 Charlottesville city, VA 1058
126 St. Louis County, MO 1057
127 Carroll County, KY 1054
128 Fairfax city, VA 1052
129 DeKalb County, GA 1048
129 Burlington County, NJ 1048
129 Benton County, WA 1048
130 Placer County, CA 1046
130 Providence County, RI 1046
130 Shelby County, TN 1046
131 Wake County, NC 1045
132 Jefferson County, CO 1044
133 Albemarle County, VA 1042
134 Polk County, IA 1040
134 Franklin County, OH 1040
135 Tazewell County, IL 1039
135 Yoakum County, TX 1039
136 Prince George County, VA 1038
137 Marion County, IN 1037
138 Dauphin County, PA 1035
138 Campbell County, WY 1035
139 Stanton County, NE 1034
139 Salem County, NJ 1034
139 McMullen County, TX 1034
139 Reagan County, TX 1034
140 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK 1033
141 Baltimore County, MD 1032
142 Dane County, WI 1031
143 Carlisle County, KY 1030
143 Winkler County, TX 1030
143 Norfolk city, VA 1030
144 Johnson County, KS 1029
144 Tarrant County, TX 1029
145 Middlesex County, CT 1028
145 Grundy County, IL 1028
145 Brazoria County, TX 1028
146 Portsmouth city, VA 1027
147 Scott County, KY 1026
147 Ascension Parish, LA 1026
147 Cuyahoga County, OH 1026
148 Anoka County, MN 1025
148 Jackson County, MO 1025
149 Crane County, TX 1023
150 Ector County, TX 1022
151 Macomb County, MI 1021
151 Pershing County, NV 1021
152 New London County, CT 1020
153 Midland County, MI 1019
153 Hopewell city, VA 1019
154 Napa County, CA 1018
154 Ventura County, CA 1018
155 Worcester County, MA 1017
156 Adams County, CO 1016
156 Sublette County, WY 1016
157 Calhoun County, AR 1015
157 Caribou County, ID 1015
158 Camas County, ID 1013
158 Sangamon County, IL 1013
159 Kenton County, KY 1011
160 Orange County, NC 1010
160 Hunt County, TX 1010
161 Jefferson County, AL 1009
161 Pitkin County, CO 1009
161 Calvert County, MD 1009
161 McLean County, ND 1009
161 Williamson County, TX 1009
162 Wyandotte County, KS 1008
162 Jefferson County, KY 1008
162 Harford County, MD 1008
162 Nantucket County, MA 1008
163 Rappahannock County, VA 1007
164 Montgomery County, TX 1006
165 Waukesha County, WI 1005
166 Lehigh County, PA 1002
167 Juneau City and Borough, AK 1001
167 Eddy County, NM 1001
167 Ward County, TX 1001
168 Santa Barbara County, CA 1000
168 Washington County, NE 1000
168 Esmeralda County, NV 1000
169 Linn County, IA 999
169 Kenedy County, TX 999
170 Carver County, MN 998
170 Passaic County, NJ 998
171 Sonoma County, CA 997
171 Honolulu County, HI 997
172 Maricopa County, AZ 996
172 St. John the Baptist Parish, LA 996
172 Chittenden County, VT 996
173 Hillsborough County, FL 995
173 Union County, SD 995
174 Newport News city, VA 994
175 Nye County, NV 993
176 Bronx County, NY 992
176 Salt Lake County, UT 992
177 Valdez-Cordova, AK 991
177 Henrico County, VA 991
178 Dakota County, MN 990
178 Tioga County, NY 990
179 Rockingham County, NH 989
180 Rock Island County, IL 988
181 Storey County, NV 987
181 Rockland County, NY 987
182 Massac County, IL 986
182 Karnes County, TX 986
183 Nome Borough, AK 985
183 Miami-Dade County, FL 985
183 Steuben County, NY 985
184 Camden County, NJ 984
185 Clayton County, GA 983
186 Gwinnett County, GA 982
186 Douglas County, NE 982
186 Warren County, OH 982
187 West Baton Rouge Parish, LA 981
187 Kitsap County, WA 981
188 McLean County, IL 980
188 Delaware County, OH 980
189 Dutchess County, NY 979
190 Marshall County, WV 977
191 West Feliciana Parish, LA 976
191 Monmouth County, NJ 976
192 Peoria County, IL 975
192 Strafford County, NH 975
192 Queens County, NY 975
193 Rio Blanco County, CO 974
193 Palm Beach County, FL 974
193 Monroe County, NY 974
193 Morrow County, OR 974
194 Little River County, AR 973
195 Washington County, PA 972
196 Johnson County, IA 970
196 Milwaukee County, WI 970
197 Shelby County, AL 969
197 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA 969
198 Dallas County, IA 968
198 Frederick County, MD 968
198 Putnam County, NY 968
198 Clackamas County, OR 968
198 Clark County, WA 968
199 Duval County, FL 967
200 Lafourche Parish, LA 966
200 Oklahoma County, OK 966
200 Stafford County, VA 966
201 Live Oak County, TX 964
201 Covington city, VA 964
202 Bartholomew County, IN 963
202 Gibson County, IN 963
202 Hamilton County, IN 963
202 Tompkins County, NY 963
203 Orleans Parish, LA 962
203 Bucks County, PA 962
204 Calhoun County, MI 960
204 Orange County, TX 960
205 Ingham County, MI 956
205 Burleigh County, ND 956
206 Merrimack County, NH 954
206 Monongalia County, WV 954
207 Denton County, TX 953
208 Richland County, MT 952
208 Fort Bend County, TX 952
208 Winchester city, VA 952
209 Broward County, FL 950
209 Forsyth County, GA 950
209 Newport County, RI 950
209 Pierce County, WA 950
209 Thurston County, WA 950
210 Terrebonne Parish, LA 949
210 Carson City, NV 949
210 Cass County, ND 949
210 Ward County, ND 949
211 Ballard County, KY 948
211 Clark County, NV 948
211 Butler County, PA 948
211 Converse County, WY 948
212 Moffat County, CO 947
212 Berks County, PA 947
213 Matagorda County, TX 946
214 De Soto Parish, LA 945
215 Benton County, OR 944
215 Fauquier County, VA 944
216 Lee County, TX 943
217 Plymouth County, MA 942
217 Kalamazoo County, MI 942
217 Centre County, PA 942
218 Macon County, IL 941
218 St. Mary Parish, LA 941
218 Shelby County, OH 941
218 Aiken County, SC 941
219 Larimer County, CO 939
220 Pulaski County, IL 938
220 Onondaga County, NY 938
220 Washington County, VT 938
221 Heard County, GA 937
221 Cumberland County, ME 937
222 Santa Cruz County, CA 936
223 Rensselaer County, NY 934
224 Choctaw County, AL 933
224 Henry County, AL 933
224 El Paso County, CO 933
224 Washoe County, NV 933
225 Brevard County, FL 932
225 Nemaha County, NE 932
225 Tulsa County, OK 932
225 Putnam County, WV 932
226 Benton County, AR 931
226 Salem city, VA 931
227 Hampden County, MA 930
227 San Patricio County, TX 930
228 Claiborne County, MS 929
229 Cumberland County, PA 928
229 Oldham County, TX 928
230 Yuba County, CA 927
231 Kane County, IL 926
231 Saratoga County, NY 926
231 Lincoln County, SD 926
231 Winnebago County, WI 926
232 Kosciusko County, IN 925
232 Lee County, IA 925
232 Scott County, MN 925
232 Hancock County, MS 925
233 Kendall County, TX 924
234 Pulaski County, AR 923
234 Muscatine County, IA 923
234 Rosebud County, MT 923
235 Jefferson Parish, LA 922
236 Will County, IL 921
236 Cheyenne County, NE 921
236 Sherman County, OR 921
236 Cowlitz County, WA 921
237 Garfield County, CO 920
237 Elko County, NV 920
237 Berkeley County, SC 920
238 Santa Cruz County, AZ 919
238 El Dorado County, CA 919
238 Charles County, MD 919
238 Dimmit County, TX 919
239 Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK 918
239 Fayette County, KY 918
239 Calcasieu Parish, LA 918
239 Pend Oreille County, WA 918
240 Richmond County, NY 917
241 Jackson County, MS 916
241 Divide County, ND 916
241 Charleston County, SC 916
242 Rutherford County, TN 915
242 Leon County, TX 915
243 Bristol County, MA 914
243 Warren County, NJ 914
243 Bexar County, TX 914
243 Martin County, TX 914
243 Scurry County, TX 914
243 Prince William County, VA 914
244 Weld County, CO 913
244 Fallon County, MT 913
245 Clear Creek County, CO 912
245 Howard County, IN 912
245 Webster County, KY 912
245 Kalkaska County, MI 912
246 Boone County, KY 911
246 Marshall County, KY 911
246 Forsyth County, NC 911
247 Burke County, ND 910
247 Pike County, OH 910
247 Tyler County, WV 910
248 Summit County, OH 909
248 Hansford County, TX 909
249 Orange County, FL 908
249 Kent County, MI 908
249 Ontario County, NY 908
249 Iredell County, NC 908
249 Butler County, OH 908
249 Harrison County, TX 908
249 Jack County, TX 908
250 Erie County, NY 907
250 Minnehaha County, SD 907
251 De Witt, IL 906
251 Dukes County, MA 906
252 Ada County, ID 905
252 Monroe County, IA 905
252 Suffolk city, VA 905
253 Brown County, WI 904
254 Pike County, IN 903
254 Cecil County, MD 903
254 Hampton city, VA 903
254 Harrison County, WV 903
255 Addison County, VT 902
256 Dillingham Borough, AK 901
256 Klickitat County, WA 901
257 Tolland County, CT 900
257 Pinellas County, FL 900
257 Story County, IA 900
257 York County, PA 900
258 Sagadahoc County, ME 899
258 Wyoming County, PA 899
259 Clay County, MO 898
259 Hamilton County, TN 898
259 Louisa County, VA 898
260 Greenville County, SC 896
260 Galveston County, TX 896
260 Carbon County, WY 896
261 Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK 895
261 Mineral County, NV 895
261 Ramsey County, ND 895
261 Ochiltree County, TX 895
261 Racine County, WI 895
262 Champaign County, IL 894
262 Hampshire County, MA 894
262 Kinney County, TX 894
263 Lake and Peninsula Borough, AK 893
263 Chattahoochee County, GA 893
263 Houston County, GA 893
263 Crawford County, IL 893
264 Lucas County, OH 892
264 Kent County, RI 892
264 Kanawha County, WV 892
265 Monterey County, CA 891
265 Washington County, IL 891
265 Lafayette Parish, LA 891
265 Jackson County, MI 891
265 Monroe County, MI 891
266 Decatur County, IN 890
266 Nueces County, TX 890
267 Lassen County, CA 889
267 Bernalillo County, NM 889
268 Stanislaus County, CA 888
268 Richmond County, GA 888
268 Knox County, TN 888
268 Moore County, TX 888
269 Kodiak Island Borough, AK 887
269 Northampton County, PA 887
270 Mobile County, AL 886
270 Lea County, NM 886
270 Richland County, SC 886
270 Sheboygan County, WI 886
271 Petersburg Borough, AK 885
271 Sedgwick County, KS 885
272 Hancock County, OH 884
272 Roberts County, TX 884
272 Manassas Park city, VA 884
272 Spokane County, WA 884
272 Calhoun County, WV 884
273 Stearns County, MN 883
273 Guilford County, NC 883
273 Montgomery County, OH 883
273 Forest County, PA 883
273 Chesterfield County, VA 883
274 Frio County, TX 882
275 Alachua County, FL 881
275 Sullivan County, TN 881
275 Natrona County, WY 881
276 Alpine County, CA 880