The average weekly wage workers in Pitt County earn is lower than North Carolina’s average but higher than the wage in most surrounding counties, state data show.
As the Tuesday deadline to pay state and federal income taxes nears, the average weekly wage local workers earn was $733, according to the most recent data available from the N.C. Division of Employment Security. That translates into an annual salary of $38,116.
That wage is $76 a week less than the state’s average of $809, and $161 less than the average weekly salary of $894 in Wake County, home to the state capital and one of the state’s most vibrant economies.
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