Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$41,860
($20.13/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
338
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
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$56,800
($27.31/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
398
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$53,330
($25.64/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
719
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$49,250
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
329
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$50,360
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,765
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$49,300
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,988
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$52,680
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
327
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$52,480
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
219
Business, Management and Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$35,500
($17.07/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
12,773