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
$205,220
($98.67/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
-0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
337
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$204,930
($98.53/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
83
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$196,670
($94.55/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
567
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$195,680
($94.08/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
200
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$187,940
($90.35/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
5
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$180,040
($86.56/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
25
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$169,300
($81.39/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
219
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$153,830
($73.96/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
35
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$153,630
($73.86/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
13
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$140,600
($67.59/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
314