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 

8
Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†
Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$38,420
($18.47/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
453
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$42,770
($20.56/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
851
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$34,457
($16.57/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
342
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$24,300
($11.68/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,091
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$25,120
($12.08/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,931
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$41,380
($19.89/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
247
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$27,990
($13.46/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
89
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,820
($18.19/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-1.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
16