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In North Carolina:

  • Workers on average earn $58,590.
  • 10% of workers earn $47,130 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $70,160 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $59,730.
  • 10% of workers earn $45,670 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $77,870 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2023 wage data external site.

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LocationAnnual Low (10%)Annual QL (25%)Annual Median (50%)Annual QU (75%)Annual High (90%)
United States$45,670$50,640$59,730$67,140$77,870
North Carolina$47,130$51,020$58,590$62,750$70,160
Asheville, NC$47,130$51,740$61,860$64,220$72,000
Burlington, NC$50,120$54,620$60,020$64,070$69,840
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC$49,020$52,960$60,430$63,810$71,430
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC$46,990$53,150$61,470$65,470$71,690
Fayetteville, NC$46,670$51,020$57,820$60,960$69,100
Goldsboro, NC$41,310$47,700$55,470$59,510$62,050
Greensboro-High Point, NC$49,630$51,920$59,240$62,100$65,050
Greenville, NC$47,980$50,080$55,280$60,320$61,820
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC$46,860$50,280$58,090$62,240$64,450
Jacksonville, NC$44,400$45,960$52,790$57,670$68,240
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$46,940$50,310$58,540$61,540$62,980
New Bern, NC$42,820$46,370$53,610$58,630$60,160
Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$44,150$49,990$53,820$61,530$63,590
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$46,520$49,970$57,150$61,690$68,490
Raleigh, NC$49,920$54,280$60,360$63,770$72,830
Rocky Mount, NC$47,510$49,320$58,590$60,210$65,250
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$43,170$48,350$53,030$61,270$63,270
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC$45,560$49,650$57,360$60,900$70,840
Wilmington, NC$46,190$50,230$55,160$62,040$65,490
Winston-Salem, NC$47,770$50,950$59,260$63,180$67,650

In North Carolina:

  • Workers on average earn $28.17 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $22.66 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $33.73 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $28.72 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $21.96 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $37.44 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2023 wage data external site.

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LocationHourly Low (10%)Hourly QL (25%)Hourly Median (50%)Hourly QU (75%)Hourly High (90%)
United States$21.96$24.35$28.72$32.28$37.44
North Carolina$22.66$24.53$28.17$30.17$33.73
Asheville, NC$22.66$24.88$29.74$30.87$34.62
Burlington, NC$24.10$26.26$28.85$30.80$33.58
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC$23.57$25.46$29.05$30.68$34.34
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC$22.59$25.55$29.55$31.47$34.46
Fayetteville, NC$22.44$24.53$27.80$29.31$33.22
Goldsboro, NC$19.86$22.93$26.67$28.61$29.83
Greensboro-High Point, NC$23.86$24.96$28.48$29.86$31.28
Greenville, NC$23.07$24.08$26.58$29.00$29.72
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC$22.53$24.17$27.93$29.92$30.99
Jacksonville, NC$21.35$22.10$25.38$27.73$32.81
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$22.57$24.19$28.14$29.59$30.28
New Bern, NC$20.59$22.29$25.78$28.19$28.92
Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$21.22$24.03$25.88$29.58$30.57
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$22.37$24.02$27.48$29.66$32.93
Raleigh, NC$24.00$26.10$29.02$30.66$35.01
Rocky Mount, NC$22.84$23.71$28.17$28.95$31.37
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$20.76$23.24$25.49$29.46$30.42
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC$21.91$23.87$27.58$29.28$34.06
Wilmington, NC$22.21$24.15$26.52$29.83$31.49
Winston-Salem, NC$22.96$24.49$28.49$30.38$32.52