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

Latino Educational Achievement Partnership (LEAP)

Family Preschool

First Presbyterian Day School

Fun Spaces, Inc.

Nido Durham


Cleaning Services



Oak City Home Services  


Community Organizations

East Durham Children's Initiative

Exchange Family Center



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

Ninth Street Dance

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

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

Funny Girl Farm

Fullsteam Brewery*

Joe Van Gogh

Local Yogurt

Luna Rotisserie and Empanadas


Old Havana Sandwich Shop

Ponysaurus Brewing

Pour Taproom

Snap Pea Underground and Catering

The Parlour*


Healthcare / Wellness

Any Lab Test Now

Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare

El Futuro*

Emerald Doulas

Meals on Wheels of Durham*

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic


The Happy Tooth


Home Improvement / Construction

Acanthus Construction*

Alternative Aire

E&W Electrical, LLC

Habitat for Humanity of Durham*

Thompson Joinery


Information Technology

Caktus Group

KONTEK Systems*

Net Friends*

Savas Labs

SciMed Solutions*



Indy Week


Landscape / Gardening

Bountiful Backyards*

Environs Landscaping*

Leaf & Limb

Pleasant Green Grass


Legal Services

Kennon Craver



Local Farms and Food Distributors

Eastern Carolina Organics

Firsthand Foods


Marketing and Communications


The Change Creation

Storyboard Media

Unity Digital Agency


Nonprofit Consulting


The Institute




Pest Control

Carolina Organic Lawns


Pet Care

A Whole Lotta Love Pet Services

Broadway Veterinary Hospital

Bull City Pet Sitting*

Cats Love Housecalls Mobile Veterinary Service


Kate's Critter Care

Lucy's Pet Care



Light Messages Publishing


Recycling / Composting

Food FWD



Bottle 501

Candle Science

Clear-Vue Glass


NC Made

One World Market*



Vaguely Reminiscent*

Vert & Vogue

Salons / Spas / Barbershops

Moshi Moshi



Carolina Livery Service


*Founding members of Durham Living Wage Project


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