Wake County ranked 181 out of the 345 largest United States counties in terms of percentage average weekly wage growth.
The average weekly wage in the county was $989, up 2% compared to 2Q/15.
The average weekly wage in North Carolina during 2Q/16 was $865, up 2.1% compared to 2Q/15.
Wake fared much better in the job growth rankings. The employed workforce grew by 3.9% comparing 6/16 with 6/15. This growth rate ranked 20 out of 345!!