Occupations

Search for an occupation from nearly 800 job titles or browse the fastest growing jobs in North Carolina. Filter and sort results by: location, career cluster, star rating (a composite rating of occupations computed by LEAD), salary range, education level, interests and/or abilities. 

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Information Technology
Star Rating:
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:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$101,840
($48.96/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
67
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$111,270
($53.50/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
121
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$83,970
($40.37/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
109
Information Technology
Star Rating:
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
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$50,860
($24.45/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
281