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
$29,470
($14.17/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
534
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
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$35,290
($16.97/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
453
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$34,430
($16.55/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
319
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$34,390
($16.54/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
204
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: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$38,270
($18.40/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
851