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
Human Services
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$64,360
($30.94/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
339
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$101,020
($48.57/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
949
Human Services
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$45,770
($22.01/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
61
Finance
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$49,440
($23.77/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,542
Business, Management and Administration
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$111,730
($53.72/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
76
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
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
Marketing
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$84,180
($40.47/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,455
Business, Management and Administration
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$53,190
($25.57/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
4,256
Education and Training
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$68,120
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.6%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
643