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: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$37,290
($17.93/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
76
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$42,470
($20.42/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
56
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$34,890
($16.77/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
96
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$32,540
($15.65/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
690
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$39,610
($19.04/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,329
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$30,880
($14.84/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
103
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$35,470
($17.05/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
88
Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$35,990
($17.30/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
487
Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$28,220
($13.57/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
102