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West Virginia Jobs & Career Resources

Find career information and resources including colleges, training, and job openings in West Virginia.

West Virginia Salary Guide

  • Accountants and Auditors (Wages $62,470)
  • Acupuncturists (Wages $60,760)
  • Acute Care Nurses (Wages $61,450)
  • Adapted Physical Education Specialists (Wages $49,760)
  • Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders (Wages $34,860)
  • Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers (Wages $85,160)
  • Administrative Services Managers (Wages $74,200)
  • Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors (Wages $31,650)
  • Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses (Wages $61,450)
  • Advertising and Promotions Managers (Wages $121,790)

West Virginia Salary Guide

We found 783 careers in West Virginia.

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What Are The Highest Paying Careers In West Virginia?

These are the highest paying jobs / occupations in West Virginia.
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Nurse Anesthetists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Chief Executives

What Are The Highest Paying Careers In West Virginia?

These are the highest paying jobs / occupations in West Virginia.

We found 609 growing occupations in West Virginia.

Career
Hourly
Annual
Typical Education
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
$90.82
$188,900
Master's degree
$77.51
$161,200
Doctoral or professional degree
$70.71
$147,100
Bachelor's degree

What Are The Fastest Growing Careers In West Virginia?

These are the fastest growing careers / occupations in West Virginia .
  • Home Health Aides
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Personal Care Aides
  • Statisticians

What Are The Fastest Growing Careers In West Virginia?

These are the fastest growing careers / occupations in West Virginia .

We found 380 growing occupations in West Virginia.

Career
2016
2026
Percent Change
Typical Education
3,600
4,990
38%
High school diploma or equivalent
1,070
1,430
34%
Master's degree
350
460
34%
Associate's degree
13,020
17,270
33%
High school diploma or equivalent
120
150
31%
Master's degree

What Careers Have Declining Employment In West Virginia?

These are the occupations expected to have the largest declining employment rate in West Virginia over a 10-year period.
  • Word Processors and Typists
  • Data Entry Keyers
  • Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
  • Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
  • Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

What Careers Have Declining Employment In West Virginia?

These are the occupations expected to have the largest declining employment rate in West Virginia over a 10-year period.

We found 119 growing occupations in West Virginia.

Career
2016
2026
Percent Change
Typical Education
100
100
-34%
High school diploma or equivalent
700
500
-24%
High school diploma or equivalent
1,300
1,000
-22%
High school diploma or equivalent
1,900
1,500
-20%
High school diploma or equivalent
100
100
-20%
High school diploma or equivalent

What Careers Have The Largest Employment In West Virginia

These are the occupations expected to have the largest rate of employment in West Virginia over a 10-year period. This does not mean these are the occupations with the most openings.
  • Retail Salespersons
  • Office Clerks, General
  • Registered Nurses
  • Cashiers
  • Personal Care Aides

What Careers Have The Largest Employment In West Virginia

These are the occupations expected to have the largest rate of employment in West Virginia over a 10-year period. This does not mean these are the occupations with the most openings.

We found 499 growing occupations in West Virginia.

Career
2016 Employment
Typical Education
25,340
No formal educational credential
24,950
High school diploma or equivalent
22,170
Bachelor's degree
21,100
No formal educational credential
13,020
High school diploma or equivalent

What Careers Have The Most Openings In West Virginia?

These are the occupations expected to have the most openings in West Virginia over a 10-year period.
  • Cashiers
  • Retail Salespersons
  • Office Clerks, General
  • Personal Care Aides
  • Waiters and Waitresses

What Careers Have The Most Openings In West Virginia?

These are the occupations expected to have the most openings in West Virginia over a 10-year period.

We found 495 growing occupations in West Virginia.

Career
2016 Employment
Projected Annual Job Openings
Typical Education
21,100
3,760
No formal educational credential
25,340
3,700
No formal educational credential
24,950
2,810
High school diploma or equivalent
13,020
2,550
High school diploma or equivalent
12,470
2,350
No formal educational credential

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