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
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$44,280
($21.29/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,829
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$45,640
($21.94/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,952
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$42,530
($20.45/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
243
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$45,480
($21.87/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,422
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$31,740
($15.26/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
4,642
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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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
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,880
($18.21/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
3,032
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$39,820
($19.15/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
411
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,150
($17.86/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
204
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$40,800
($19.62/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
434