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
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$60,100
($28.89/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
445
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$66,930
($32.18/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
164
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$44,720
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
54
Manufacturing
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$38,220
($18.37/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
32
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$74,820
($35.97/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
36
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$57,180
($27.49/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
523
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$69,060
($33.20/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
35
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Star Rating:
Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$35,280
($16.96/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
725
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$33,330
($16.02/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
159
Health Science
Star Rating:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$27,810
($13.37/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 2
Slow Growth
0.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
81