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
$30,930
($14.87/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
223
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$34,960
($16.81/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,795
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$46,020
($22.12/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
72
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$38,660
($18.59/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
539
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$34,070
($16.38/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
616
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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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:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,100
($17.84/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
40