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
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$46,350
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
77
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$61,090
($29.37/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
459
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$70,400
($33.85/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
172
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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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
Health Science
Star Rating:
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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:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$35,210
($16.93/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
188
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$36,790
($17.69/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
823
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$80,420
($38.66/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
32
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$70,480
($33.88/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
35
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$32,580
($15.66/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
102