How the annual earnings of a typical Charlotte-area worker stack up to other metros

How the annual earnings of a typical Charlotte-area worker stack up to other metros

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte area fits toward the back of the pack in a new measure of earning power for local employees.

The typical worker in the Charlotte metro area earned $35,653 last year, according to the one-year version of the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2018 American Community Survey, which was released this fall.

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That puts Charlotte in 36th place for median worker earnings among the nation’s 53 major metropolitan areas.

View this slideshow, compiled by a CBJ-affiliated publication, for a complete rundown of all metros with populations greater than 1 million.

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