When it comes to picking a career, you want to be excited about what you'll be doing for the rest of your life. The options are abundant, you just have to pick something that is the right fit for you. Whether you want to work in research, real estate or the medical field, there is something for everyone. These high-paying jobs in North Carolina might spark your interest and help you make a change in your career path, or help you jump on one. 

Administrative Officer (Research)

Salary: $108,736 to $141,360

Address: Durham, NC

Job: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is "directly responsible to the Associate Chief of Staff for Research & Development." You'll assist and help improve any and all communications to investigators.

Luxury Sales Professional

Salary: $100,000

Address: Raleigh, NC

Job: Leith Automotive Group (Jaguar & Land Rover) wants dedicated and professional sales associates to run their state-of-the-art showroom. You need to be able to work hard and stay committed for this position.

Storm Damage Expert

Salary: $89,500 to $115,000

Address: Raleigh, NC (southeast area)

Job: Best Choice Roofing is one of the best in the storm damage restoration industry. They offer in-house training so you will have all the tools you need to succeed.

Over the Road Team Driver

Salary: $75,000 to- $100,000

Address: Charlotte, NC

Job: Free Range Trucking, Inc. hauls for FedEx Ground and is looking for drivers to expand their company with great benefits after 90 days.

Roof Inspector

Salary: $100,000

Address: Raleigh, NC

Job: AAA Roof Technologies Inc. specializes in residential and commercial roof assessments. You'll travel throughout the southeast communicating and helping with roof reconstruction and management.

Real Estate Agent

Salary: $75,000 to $200,000

Address: Garner, NC

Job: Keller Williams Platinum is the #1 real estate company in the U.S. and you'll be able to make your own schedule and earn commission while doing what you love.

Life Insurance Agent

Salary: $65,000 to $150,000

Address: Wilmington, NC

Job: Family First Life Insurance is looking for agents who will eventually want to be sales managers. You'll be helping seniors navigate the realm of life insurance.