Occupations

Search for an occupation from nearly 800 job titles or browse the fastest growing jobs in North Carolina. Filter and sort results by: location, career cluster, star rating (a composite rating of occupations computed by LEAD), salary range, education level, interests and/or abilities. 

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$101,540
($48.82/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
375
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$86,600
($41.64/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
462
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$74,480
($35.81/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
27
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$44,720
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
54
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$84,700
($40.72/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
267
Human Services
Star Rating:
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:
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
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$78,300
($37.65/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
39
Education and Training
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$50,140
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
356