Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$42,180
($20.28/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,329
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$31,990
($15.38/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
283
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$33,970
($16.33/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
108
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$35,710
($17.17/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
422
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,270
($17.92/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
27
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$41,380
($19.89/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
247
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$49,810
($23.95/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
65
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$35,670
($17.15/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-1.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
41
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$47,000
($22.60/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-2.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
106