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
$48,550
($23.34/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
307
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$64,520
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
229
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
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 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: 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
$48,400
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
219
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$44,960
($21.61/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
21