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
$31,740
($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
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$31,510
($15.15/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
886
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,150
($17.86/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
204
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
$31,990
($15.38/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
283
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$29,890
($14.37/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
145
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$28,160
($13.54/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
276
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$33,970
($16.33/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
108
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$34,340
($16.51/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
113
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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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