Occupations

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

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$33,040
($15.89/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
4.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
105
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$96,290
($46.29/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
175
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$20,390
($9.80/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
5,795
Information Technology
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$100,560
($48.35/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,979
Human Services
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$21,010
($10.10/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
5,688
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$28,490
($13.70/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:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$101,540
($48.82/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
375
Information Technology
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$103,470
($49.74/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
442
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$102,180
($49.13/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
424
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$56,410
($27.12/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
343