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
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$40,410
($19.43/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
134
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$36,450
($17.53/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
96
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$38,710
($18.61/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
91
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$30,250
($14.54/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
990
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,950
($18.24/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
124