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: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$36,550
($17.57/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
122
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$40,800
($19.62/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
434
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$35,030
($16.84/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
690
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
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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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:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$58,770
($28.25/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
116
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$30,560
($14.69/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
427
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$42,090
($20.24/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
179