Who pays a living wage?

Durham businesses are doing well by doing good.

The following employers are Durham living wage certified employers:




Center Studio Architecture*

Ellen Cassilly Architect

Linton Architects


Arts, Culture, and Entertainment              

Bull City Escape

Merge Records*

NC Escape

Southern Documentary Fund


Child Care and Education

Branches Community School

Family Preschool

First Presbyterian Day School

Fun Spaces, Inc.

The Little School

Lakewood Avenue Children's School

Latino Educational Achievement Partnership (LEAP)

Nido Durham


Cleaning Services



Triangle Home Detailing


Community Organizations

Book Harvest

East Durham Children's Initiative

Exchange Family Center

Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce

Human Kindness Foundation



Reinvestment Partners

Resource Center for Women and Ministry in the South 

Student Action with Farmworkers*

The Durham People's Alliance

The People's Alliance Fund


The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center (formerly the Volunteer Center)


Doula Support / Maternity Care

Emerald Doulas


Education / Classes / Training

Durham Technical Community College

Mid-South Fencers' Club

Ninth Street Dance

PhD Swim School

Raleigh/ Durham JATC

USA Ninja Challenge Durham-Chapel Hill


Employment Services


StepUp Durham


Faith / Spirituality

Durham Congregations in Action*

First Presbyterian Church

Judea Reform Congragation

Watts Street Baptist Church

Westminster Presbyterian Church


Financial Services / Banking

Coastal Credit Union

Latino Community Credit Union

Reinvestment Partners



Food / Beverage / Restaurant

Barley Labs

Bean Traders*

Big Spoon Roasters

Bull City Mini

Cocoa Cinnamon*


Counter Culture Coffee

Durham Distillery

Durty Bull Brewing Company

EastCut Sandwich Bar

Funny Girl Farm

Fullsteam Brewery*

Local Yogurt

Luna Rotisserie and Empanadas


Pour Taproom

Snap Pea Underground and Catering

Soigné Events


Healthcare / Wellness

Any Lab Test Now

Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare

Digital Dentistry at Southpoint

Durham Health and Wellness

El Futuro*

Emerald Doulas

Family Care, PA

Hearing Health Care Services 

Meals on Wheels of Durham*

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic


Senior PharmAssist

Stephanie Jenkins DDS

The Happy Tooth


Home Improvement / Construction

Acanthus Construction*

Alpine Roofing

Alternative Aire


C.T. Wilson Construction

E&W Electrical, LLC

Gateway Building Company

Habitat for Humanity of Durham*

Thompson Joinery

WeFixIt Garage Door Installation & Repair


Information Technology

Caktus Group

KONTEK Systems*

Net Friends*

Savas Labs

SciMed Solutions*



Indy Week


Landscape / Gardening

Bountiful Backyards*

Carolina Organic Lawns

Environs Landscaping*

Leaf & Limb

Mowbot of the Triangle

Pleasant Green Grass


Legal Services

Kennon Craver



Local Farms and Food Distributors

Eastern Carolina Organics

Firsthand Foods

Triangle Hemp


Marketing and Communications


The Change Creation

Storyboard Media

Unity Digital Agency


Nonprofit Consulting

The Institute


Pest Control

EcoTek Termite and Pest Control



Pet Care

A Whole Lotta Love Pet Services

Animal Protection Society of Durham

Broadway Veterinary Hospital

Bull City Pet Sitting*

Cats Love Housecalls Mobile Veterinary Service


Kate's Critter Care

Lucy's Pet Care



Natalia Weedy Photography



Light Messages Publishing


Real Estate, Rental, and Leasing

Triple E. Apartment Management


Recycling / Composting

Food FWD

Compost Now



Bottle 501

Candle Science

Clear-Vue Glass

Durham Cycles

Electric Violin Shop

Grow Fragrance, Inc.


NC Made

Bull City Fair Trade*

Silverado Fabricators and Maker Services



Vaguely Reminiscent*

Vert & Vogue

Salons / Spas / Barbershops

Moshi Moshi



Carolina Livery Service


*Founding members of Durham Living Wage Project


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