Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Finance
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$140,000
($67.31/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,773
Government and Public Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$67,350
($32.38/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
409
Finance
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$68,330
($32.85/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,513
Finance
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$88,100
($42.36/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
289
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
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$67,950
($32.67/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
526
Finance
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$71,470
($34.36/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
95
Finance
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$63,850
($30.70/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
771
Finance
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$71,720
($34.48/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
174