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
$31,720
($15.25/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
76
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$40,890
($19.66/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
45
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$38,420
($18.47/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
453
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$45,558
($21.90/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
171
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
$30,780
($14.80/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,728
Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
Star Rating:
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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
Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$33,890
($16.30/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
102