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
$37,880
($18.21/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
3,032
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
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: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$36,660
($17.62/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
733
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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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
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$50,970
($24.50/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
211
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$35,760
($17.19/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
446
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