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
$70,560
($33.92/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
396
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$56,800
($27.31/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
$65,770
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
230
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$59,370
($28.54/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
447
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$61,110
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
77
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$50,450
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,368
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$49,300
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,988
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$52,680
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
327