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
$96,290
($46.29/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
$103,470
($49.74/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
$33,040
($15.89/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
$102,180
($49.13/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
$101,540
($48.82/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
$72,030
($34.63/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
$100,560
($48.35/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
$21,010
($10.10/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
$28,200
($13.56/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
$64,890
($31.20/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
226