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High-end Earners in
North Carolina ( Top 10% )
median annual wage
median hourly wage
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  • What do they typically do:
  • Develop plans or layouts utilizing computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Work with architects or engineers to create accurate design for products
  • Include precise details such as the dimensions and materials and procedures for new products
  • Communicate with the company about codes, standards and specifications
  • Conduct product design, development and testing
  • Design products with engineering and manufacturing techniques
  • Work under the supervision of engineers or architects
  • Work from rough sketches and specifications created by engineers and architects
North Carolina Job Outlook
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Average annual job openings
Number of jobs by 2028
Expected growth from 2023 to 2028