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
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 5
Very Strong Growth
1.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
464
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
1.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
315
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$56,070
($26.96/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
470
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$63,460
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
201
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$57,970
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
89
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$45,860
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,976
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$46,290
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,444
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$48,070
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
318