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In North Carolina:

  • Workers on average earn $47,860.
  • 10% of workers earn $34,830 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $69,370 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $49,920.
  • 10% of workers earn $35,300 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $75,220 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022 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$35,300$42,490$49,920$61,200$75,220
North Carolina$34,830$39,600$47,860$59,450$69,370
Asheville, NC$33,490$37,900$45,880$53,780$62,960
Burlington, NC$32,730$38,560$47,100$60,630$68,850
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC$37,080$43,420$50,070$61,370$71,480
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC$35,050$42,170$48,950$61,270$70,220
Fayetteville, NC$23,290$35,340$42,920$49,430$59,240
Goldsboro, NC$29,760$36,430$44,010$49,810$59,840
Greensboro-High Point, NC$34,400$39,080$47,620$61,600$70,330
Greenville, NC$32,380$37,410$43,530$53,630$65,200
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC$36,640$43,200$50,480$62,790$76,250
Jacksonville, NC$30,290$35,260$38,960$47,740$56,540
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$33,240$37,220$42,210$51,860$68,530
New Bern, NC$30,730$35,370$39,770$46,450$58,410
Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$31,860$36,700$42,470$50,220$60,120
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$29,230$37,710$46,490$53,730$66,550
Raleigh, NC$36,420$41,180$47,550$58,180$72,280
Rocky Mount, NC$33,340$37,120$43,810$60,680$85,700
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$34,400$37,960$46,170$57,830$67,880
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC$33,330$38,620$46,630$55,620$63,270
Wilmington, NC$34,680$37,940$44,890$51,990$62,420
Winston-Salem, NC$35,630$40,330$47,720$61,380$72,850

In North Carolina:

  • Workers on average earn $23.01 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $16.75 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $33.35 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $24.00 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $16.97 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $36.16 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022 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$16.97$20.43$24.00$29.42$36.16
North Carolina$16.75$19.04$23.01$28.58$33.35
Asheville, NC$16.10$18.22$22.06$25.86$30.27
Burlington, NC$15.74$18.54$22.64$29.15$33.10
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC$17.83$20.87$24.07$29.50$34.37
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC$16.85$20.27$23.53$29.46$33.76
Fayetteville, NC$11.20$16.99$20.63$23.76$28.48
Goldsboro, NC$14.31$17.51$21.16$23.95$28.77
Greensboro-High Point, NC$16.54$18.79$22.90$29.62$33.81
Greenville, NC$15.57$17.99$20.93$25.78$31.35
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC$17.61$20.77$24.27$30.19$36.66
Jacksonville, NC$14.56$16.95$18.73$22.95$27.18
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$15.98$17.89$20.29$24.93$32.95
New Bern, NC$14.78$17.00$19.12$22.33$28.08
Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$15.32$17.65$20.42$24.14$28.90
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$14.05$18.13$22.35$25.83$31.99
Raleigh, NC$17.51$19.80$22.86$27.97$34.75
Rocky Mount, NC$16.03$17.84$21.06$29.17$41.20
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$16.54$18.25$22.20$27.80$32.63
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC$16.03$18.57$22.42$26.74$30.42
Wilmington, NC$16.67$18.24$21.58$25.00$30.01
Winston-Salem, NC$17.13$19.39$22.94$29.51$35.03