Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Star Rating:
Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$32,710
($15.73/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,455
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$38,140
($18.34/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
904
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$62,470
($30.03/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
686
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,430
($18.00/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
663
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$35,190
($16.92/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
374
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$32,910
($15.82/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
13,906
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$27,810
($13.37/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
81
Star Rating:
Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$56,310
($27.07/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
142