Occupations

Search for an occupation from nearly 800 job titles or browse the fastest growing jobs in North Carolina. Filter and sort results by:Β location, career cluster, star rating (a composite rating of occupations computed by LEAD), salary range, education level, interests and/or abilities.Β 

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$100,480
($48.31/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
199
Information Technology
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$100,780
($48.45/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
438
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,770
($18.16/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
95
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$111,140
($53.43/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
498
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$106,770
($51.33/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
441
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$76,030
($36.55/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
13
Information Technology
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$104,561
($50.27/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
3,508
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$23,211
($11.16/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
6,098
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$29,050
($13.97/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
747
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$66,490
($31.97/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
226