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
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
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$81,750
($39.30/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
651
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$83,540
($40.17/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
852
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$62,450
($30.02/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
46
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
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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
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$99,590
($47.88/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
44
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$121,870
($58.59/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
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