Occupations

Search for an occupation from more than 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
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$68,410
($32.89/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
969
Information Technology
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$117,860
($56.66/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
728
Information Technology
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$71,740
($34.49/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
348
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$27,130
($13.04/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
3,184
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$102,910
($49.47/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,776
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$29,120
($14.00/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,408
Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$41,860
($20.13/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
40
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$59,020
($28.37/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
75
Marketing
Star Rating:
Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$$$
No Data Available
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
3
Information Technology
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$126,520
($60.83/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
6,273