Occupations

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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
$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: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$40,190
($19.32/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
4,834
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$45,510
($21.88/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
434
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: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$82,500
($39.67/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
101
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
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$38,050
($18.29/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
178
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$30,790
($14.80/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-2.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
15