What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

143,100

Total High School CTE Concentrators

4,104

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Environmental Engineers 190 $88,970 10.5%
Environmental Engineering Technicians 190 $0 15.8%
Food Scientists and Technologists 180 $79,980 16.7%
Soil and Plant Scientists 180 $77,550 5.6%
Foresters 320 $56,860 6.3%
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 540 $38,550 9.3%
Biological Technicians 420 $42,190 9.5%
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 180 $47,490 22.2%
Forest and Conservation Technicians 270 $44,870 3.7%
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 390 $29,640 7.7%
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 490 $31,100 10.2%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 2,280 $21,190 14%
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 1,650 $26,160 0.6%
Agricultural Equipment Operators 970 $21,710 11.3%
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 7,000 $20,180 10.1%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 4,150 $24,710 4.6%
Fallers 220 $44,600 -18.2%
Logging Equipment Operators 1,740 $39,490 -6.3%
Log Graders and Scalers 290 $38,020 0%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 220 $29,230 22.7%
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians 900 $38,600 7.8%
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 1,990 $32,910 3%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 1,840 $28,290 17.4%
Natural Sciences Managers 350 $99,660 11.4%
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers 60,500 $61,170 4.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Arkansas) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Beef Quality Assurance Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 744
Youth for the Quality Care of Animals Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 236
ACT - Certified Veterinary Assistant Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 10
ArkPro Qualified Logging Professional Certificate Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 10
FEMA Animals in Disasters Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 7
FEMA Livestock in Disasters Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 7
Veterinary Technician License License Very Undersupplied 276 2
Animal Science Certification Certification Supply meets demand 0 0