Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$45,640
($21.94/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,952
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$57,410
($27.60/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
251
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,880
($18.21/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
3,032
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$55,820
($26.83/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
123
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$43,950
($21.13/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,311
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$51,470
($24.75/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,144
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$42,840
($20.59/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,643
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$34,300
($16.49/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
88