Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
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
Business, Management and Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$60,230
($28.96/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,007
Government and Public Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$64,310
($30.92/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
734
Marketing
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$59,950
($28.82/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
606
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$45,460
($21.85/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
166
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$59,370
($28.54/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
447
Marketing
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$113,320
($54.48/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
24
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$74,360
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
664