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
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$59,750
($28.73/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
785
Finance
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$69,840
($33.58/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
4,022
Finance
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$33,240
($15.98/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
207
Finance
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$69,740
($33.53/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
95
Government and Public Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$55,740
($26.80/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
135
Finance
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$61,470
($29.55/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
771