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
$35,640
($17.14/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
179
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
$30,330
($14.58/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
52
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$38,600
($18.56/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
539
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: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$31,880
($15.33/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
146
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$29,890
($14.37/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
145
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$38,350
($18.44/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
251
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$39,390
($18.94/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
553