Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Government and Public Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$58,740
($28.24/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
701
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: Some college, no degree
Median Annual Wage
$43,480
($20.91/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
429
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$63,730
($30.64/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
213