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
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$73,250
($35.22/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
396
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$105,520
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,154
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$180,040
($86.56/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
25
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$48,640
($23.39/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
51
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$53,600
($25.77/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
398
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$63,730
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
52
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$57,970
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
77