Cost of Doing Business

 

Estimated Hourly Wages for Production Occupations

Counties Entry Mean Median Experienced
Ashe 11.35 $15.37 $14.34 $17.37
Orange $10.87 $16.58 $15.02 $19.43
Guilford $9.91 $16.47 $14.91 $19.75
Wake $10.50 $16.91 $15.32 $20.11
Mecklenberg $9.98 $17.16 $15.49 $20.75
Forsyth $10.07 $17.81 $15.94 $21.69

Source: NC Department of Commerce 

In addition to the competitive labor costs of doing business in Ashe, companies also enjoy some of the lowest real property and personal property taxes in the entire state of North Carolina. 

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