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: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$41,820
($20.11/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,952
Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$43,360
($20.85/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
435
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$36,370
($17.49/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
3,032
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,890
($18.22/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
4,834
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$44,980
($21.62/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
92
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$36,380
($17.49/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
251