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, Inc.*

Linton Architects



Arts, Culture, and Entertainment             

Markay Media

Merge Records*

Southern Documentary Fund


Child Care and Education

Family Preschool

First Presbyterian Day School

Fun Spaces, Inc.

The Goddard School

Latino Educational Achievement Partnership (LEAP)

Nido Durham


Cleaning Services



Community Organizations

Durham People's Alliance

East Durham Children's Initiative

Exchange Family Center

Habitat for Humanity of Durham*

Housing for New Hope, Inc.



Resource Center for Women and Ministry in the South 

Student Action with Farmworkers*

The Institute*

The People's Alliance Fund

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





Education / Classes / Training

Ninth Street Dance

Raleigh/ Durham JATC


Employment Services


StepUp Durham


Faith / Spirituality

Durham Congregations in Action*

First Presbyterian Church

Watts Street Baptist Church

Westminster Presbyterian Church


Financial Services / Banking

Latino Community Credit Union


Food / Beverage / Restaurant

Bean Traders*

Big Spoon Roasters

Cocoa Cinnamon*

Counter Culture Coffee

Durham Catering Co.

Durham Distillery

Durty Bull Brewing Company

East Durham Pie Company

Fullsteam Brewery*

Joe Van Gogh

Local Yogurt

Luna Rotisserie and Empanadas


Old Havana Sandwich Shop

Ponysaurus Brewing

Rise Biscuits and Donuts*

Snap Pea Underground and Catering

The Parlour*


Healthcare / Wellness

Any Lab Test Now

Blue Point Yoga

Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare

El Futuro*

Emerald Doulas

Levin Endodontics

Meals on Wheels of Durham*

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic



Home Improvement / Construction

Acanthus Construction*

Alternative Aire

Comfort Engineers

E&W Electrical, LLC

Thompson Joinery


Information Technology

Caktus Group

KONTEK Systems*

Net Friends*

Savas Labs

SciMed Solutions*

ShiftZen, Inc.



Indy Week


Landscape / Gardening

Bountiful Backyards*

Carolina Organic Lawns

Environs Landscaping*

Leaf & Limb

Pleasant Green Grass


Legal Services

Kennon Craver

McGill and Noble



Local Farms and Food Distributors

Eastern Carolina Organics

Farmer Foodshare

Firsthand Foods

Funny Girl Farm


Marketing and Communications


Storyboard Media

The Change Creation


Pest Control

Mosquito Tek


Pet Care

A Whole Lotta Love Pet Services

Bones Pet Care

Broadway Veterinary Hospital

Bull City Pet Sitting*


Kate's Critter Care

Lucy's Pet Care



Light Messages Publishing


Real Estate, Rental, and Leasing

Hamill Properties

Triple E Property Management


Recycling / Composting

Compost Now

Food FWD



Be Pure Beauty

Bottle 501

Bulldega Urban Market

Candle Science

Clear-Vue Glass


NC Made

One World Market*



Vaguely Reminiscent*

Vert & Vogue

Salons / Spas / Barbershops

A Go-Go Salon

Moshi Moshi

Rock Paper Scissors Salon and Gallery

*Founding members of Durham Living Wage Project


Are you a Durham living wage business or non-profit? Get recognized!

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