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: 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: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$28,260
($13.59/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
106
Hospitality and Tourism
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$27,290
($13.12/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,455
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$32,800
($15.77/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,258
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
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$33,450
($16.08/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
109
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$23,510
($11.30/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-1.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
24