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: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$71,080
($34.17/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
102
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$53,710
($25.82/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
31
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: Some college, no degree
Median Annual Wage
$43,480
($20.91/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
429
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$63,730
($30.64/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
213
Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$39,370
($18.93/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
70