Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Star Rating:
Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$41,820
($20.11/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,716
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$47,330
($22.75/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
95
Star Rating:
Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$53,760
($25.85/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
195
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$43,110
($20.73/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,047
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$38,550
($18.53/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
96
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
Star Rating:
Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$53,950
($25.94/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
741