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
$43,420
($20.88/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
478
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$47,770
($22.97/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
$50,340
($24.20/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: 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
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$42,840
($20.59/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,643
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$51,230
($24.63/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
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