Occupations

Search for an occupation from nearly 800 job titles or browse the fastest growing jobs in North Carolina. Filter and sort results by: location, career cluster, star rating (a composite rating of occupations computed by LEAD), salary range, education level, interests and/or abilities. 

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$60,880
($29.27/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
3,669
Hospitality and Tourism
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$33,260
($15.99/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
6,250
Hospitality and Tourism
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$38,450
($18.49/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,018
Human Services
Star Rating:
Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$53,130
($25.54/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
162
Hospitality and Tourism
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$82,720
($39.77/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
57
Marketing
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$41,610
($20.00/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
5,786
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$59,650
($28.68/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,233
Business, Management and Administration
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$104,630
($50.30/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
425
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$86,480
($41.58/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
3,100