Everyone is currently talking about the future of work. North Carolina has been adding jobs, but what are the growing occupations for good-paying jobs in our state?
From 2011 to 2016, the occupations that added the most jobs, and also paid an average salary of over $20 per hour, were business and financial operations, health care practitioners, and computer and mathematical careers.
There are several other fast-growing occupations, including sales, office support, transportation and production workers, with average salaries between $15 and $20 per hour. The fastest-growing occupation (percentage) was computer and mathematics, up 31.4 percent.