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Position:Statewide - Brief article - Statistical data

It might be hard to believe for those who lost a job or took a pay cut last year, but the average weekly wage in North Carolina actually rose. The gain was just 0.2%, much smaller than in any of the nine previous years, but even that was surprising with the statewide unemployment rate running above 10% and many well-paid workers shown the door, especially in the financial sector. Forty of the state's 100 counties saw wages shrink, including Mecklenburg--the state's largest and a magnet for financial workers--and all of its neighbors in the Charlotte region. That was offset by gains in 60 counties, including Durham, which enjoys the state's highest...

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