Occupations

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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
$66,490
($31.97/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
226
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$34,740
($16.70/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,684
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$72,020
($34.63/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
650
Health Science
Star Rating:
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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
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
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$36,290
($17.45/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
51
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$29,380
($14.13/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
24
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
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Some college, no degree
Median Annual Wage
$24,630
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
3,281