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
$37,930
($18.24/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,789
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,890
($18.22/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
4,834
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$56,990
($27.40/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
378
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$44,980
($21.62/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
92
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$46,380
($22.30/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
474
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$54,040
($25.98/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
230
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$49,600
($23.85/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,144
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$39,390
($18.94/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,643