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
Health Science
Star Rating:
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:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$35,500
($17.07/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,252
Human Services
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$41,860
($20.13/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
338
Education and Training
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$29,670
($14.26/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,440
Human Services
Star Rating:
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
Human Services
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$30,050
($14.45/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
266
Business, Management and Administration
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$35,500
($17.07/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
12,773
Education and Training
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$50,530
($24.29/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
282