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: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$45,640
($21.94/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,952
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$45,480
($21.87/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,422
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$49,640
($23.86/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
106
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$57,410
($27.60/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
251
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$58,810
($28.28/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
$51,470
($24.75/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,144