Occupations

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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
$84,700
($40.72/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
253
Business, Management and Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$60,150
($28.92/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,007
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$62,940
($30.26/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
7,018
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$49,530
($23.81/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
719
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
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
327
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$49,420
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
90
Business, Management and Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$32,910
($15.82/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
12,773
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$45,240
($21.75/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
282