Jobs in Demand and More
Get career smart
Whether you are starting out, working to get ahead or changing fields, current labor market information - jobs in demand, skills needed, salaries and more - helps you better understand the local picture and your options.
Top 25 Occupations for Mecklenburg County
CPCC can help you find what jobs are hot. Check out our latest Career Hub website to learn more about the occupation and CPCC's related training and education.(download the PDF). It ranks occupations from the most recent six-month period (ending December 31, 2016) based on the Mecklenburg County jobs posted online. The more postings, the higher the rank. Use CPCC's
Certifications in Demand
See the latest look at certifications showing up most in job postings in the Charlotte region.
More career and job resources
NC Works Online
North Carolina's website providing real-time labor market information, including wages and projections and salaries. You will need to register for access. You may also want to search on SC Works Online.
CPCC's website to explore careers fields and employment trends in the region, plus links to CPCC programs, courses (degree and non-degree) and credentials suited for given occupations. You'll also see local job postings and estimated salaries.
Regional Occupations-in-Demand and Industry Cluster Targets
Charlotte Works' list is a guide based on regional input and studies, last updated in fall of 2013.
Centralina Workforce Development Board's career tool for help identifying careers and jobs in the greater Charlotte region, skills required and where training is available. Sign up and to use the tool.
Job outlook and salary information
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition