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
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$30,040
($14.44/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
534
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$31,740
($15.26/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
4,642
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$27,990
($13.46/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
89
Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,900
($18.22/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
487
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$33,490
($16.10/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-3.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
40