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
Information Technology
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$92,850
($44.64/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,491
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$96,580
($46.43/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
409
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
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$81,750
($39.30/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
651
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$83,540
($40.17/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
852
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$45,400
($21.83/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
22
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$90,430
($43.48/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
28
Information Technology
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$109,210
($52.50/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
362