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
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$29,050
($13.97/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
747
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$45,140
($21.70/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
41
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$64,440
($30.98/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
73
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$47,240
($22.71/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
190