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
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$140,600
($67.59/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
274
Finance
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$69,840
($33.58/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
3,726
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
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$44,430
($21.36/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
142
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Star Rating:
Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$75,030
($36.07/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
37