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
Hospitality and Tourism
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$56,190
($27.02/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,245
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$51,060
($24.55/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
691
Hospitality and Tourism
Star Rating:
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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
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$58,680
($28.21/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
117
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$54,180
($26.05/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
274
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