Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$44,980
($21.62/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
78
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$46,380
($22.30/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
438
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,890
($18.22/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
4,859
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,930
($18.24/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,504
Star Rating:
Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$39,390
($18.94/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,693
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$49,600
($23.85/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,083
Star Rating:
Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$56,990
($27.40/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
366
Star Rating:
Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$54,040
($25.98/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
260