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: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$59,040
($28.39/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
353
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
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$34,090
($16.39/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,137
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$66,820
($32.13/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
7,018
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
$44,880
($21.58/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
331
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
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
$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