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
$36,060
($17.34/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
380
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
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
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$62,021
($29.83/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
18
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$35,710
($17.17/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
422
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$37,100
($17.84/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
40