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
$44,280
($21.29/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,829
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$45,480
($21.87/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,422
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: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$58,810
($28.28/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
230
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
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