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: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$44,920
($21.59/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,380
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$45,140
($21.70/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
41
Hospitality and Tourism
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$27,520
($13.23/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
226
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$59,070
($28.40/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
510
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$64,440
($30.98/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
73
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$33,480
($16.10/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
535
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$57,200
($27.50/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
41