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Careers with Most Openings
These are the occupations that were expected to have the most annual job openings for the 10-year period of 2018 to 2028 (for states) or 2020 to 2030 (for the United States overall). Please note that these projections do not account for the impacts of the current pandemic. Many occupations are likely to have very different numbers of job openings due to the rapidly changing economy. When revised data are available, they will be published here.
We found 162 occupations with openings in North Carolina.
Results Filtered by:
Typical Education – Bachelor's degree.
Rank Occupation
2018
Employment
Projected Annual Job Openings Earnings Typical Education
13
Registered Nurses
104,690
7,020
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
21
General and Operations Managers
55,840
5,570
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
32
Accountants and Auditors
38,020
4,020
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
39
Business Operations Specialists, All Other
32,040
3,530
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
40
Software Developers, Applications
31,940
3,510
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
44
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
38,150
2,990
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
50
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
18,580
2,570
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
51
Management Analysts
21,620
2,560
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
52
Managers, All Other
28,310
2,550
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
53
Substitute Teachers
21,220
2,530
Median wage is less than $30,870 per yearBachelor's degree