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
Information Technology
Star Rating:
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Education: Some college, no degree
Median Annual Wage
$50,660
($24.36/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,354
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$89,610
($43.08/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
48
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
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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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
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