Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$23,211
($11.16/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
6,098
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: 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: 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: 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
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$47,080
($22.64/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,554
Education and Training
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$54,040
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
328