Occupations

Search for an occupation from over 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
Finance
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$131,610
($63.28/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,695
Government and Public Administration
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$62,410
($30.01/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
268
Finance
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$62,360
($29.98/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,347
Government and Public Administration
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$62,470
($30.03/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
686
Finance
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$74,050
($35.60/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
299
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$72,550
($34.88/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
520
Finance
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$69,740
($33.53/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
95
Finance
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$61,470
($29.55/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
738
Finance
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$71,570
($34.41/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 1
None or Negative Growth
0.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
169