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
$36,760
($17.67/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
192
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
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:
Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$38,600
($18.56/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
539
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$31,880
($15.33/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
146
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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:
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:
Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$37,430
($17.99/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
52
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$39,390
($18.94/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
553