Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$96,290
($46.29/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
3.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
175
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$70,160
($33.73/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
63
Information Technology
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$90,230
($43.38/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
2,057
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