Occupations

Search for an occupation from nearly 800 job titles or browse the fastest growing jobs in North Carolina. Filter and sort results by: location, career cluster, star rating (a composite rating of occupations computed by LEAD), salary range, education level, interests and/or abilities. 

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$45,170
($21.71/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
393
Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$44,910
($21.59/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
435
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$50,820
($24.43/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
43
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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:
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
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$57,200
($27.50/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
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