Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Finance
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$53,160
($25.56/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
255
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$41,200
($19.81/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
180
Business, Management and Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$60,230
($28.96/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,007
Business, Management and Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$118,910
($57.17/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
75
Government and Public Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$64,310
($30.92/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
734
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
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$98,580
($47.39/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
236
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$53,590
($25.76/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
208
Government and Public Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$56,520
($27.18/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
135