Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$54,230
($26.07/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
31
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$50,920
($24.48/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
208
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: Some college, no degree
Median Annual Wage
$40,920
($19.67/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
429
Government and Public Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$43,040
($20.69/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
75