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
Architecture and Construction
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$36,300
($17.45/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
5.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
85
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$65,860
($31.67/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
4.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
22
Hospitality and Tourism
Star Rating:
Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$42,720
($20.54/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
4.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
3
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$111,140
($53.44/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
4.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
877
Hospitality and Tourism
Star Rating:
Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$29,670
($14.27/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
4.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
11,639
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$109,210
($52.51/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
4.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
232
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$121,970
($58.64/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
720
Hospitality and Tourism
Star Rating:
Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$24,350
($11.71/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
823
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$81,530
($39.20/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
13
Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
Star Rating:
Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
($20.09/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
20