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
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
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$41,220
($19.82/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
671
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$47,650
($22.91/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,123
Human Services
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$62,820
($30.20/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
0
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$54,220
($26.07/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
307
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$65,440
($31.46/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
367
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$41,860
($20.13/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
338
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$68,360
($32.86/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
408
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$39,360
($18.93/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
112
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$48,550
($23.34/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
52