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
Business, Management and Administration
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$92,720
($44.58/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
309
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$70,560
($33.92/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
396
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$133,090
($63.99/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
1
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$35,470
($17.05/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
377
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$101,320
($48.71/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
235
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$25,468
($12.25/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
923
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$34,780
($16.72/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
940
Marketing
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$64,680
($31.10/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,572
Human Services
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$41,220
($19.82/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
671
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$66,660
($32.05/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
29