What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

165,000

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,299

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Environmental Engineers 670 $87,710 10.4%
Environmental Engineering Technicians 150 $55,560 20%
Soil and Plant Scientists 90 $77,450 0%
Foresters 70 $71,510 0%
Biological Technicians 1,160 $55,300 8.6%
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 320 $45,850 9.4%
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 160 $36,740 6.3%
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 740 $38,970 9.5%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 3,470 $25,490 21.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 190 $49,200 10.5%
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 2,470 $28,150 5.7%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 680 $27,370 7.4%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 720 $37,630 16.7%
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 1,050 $66,800 -4.8%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 1,050 $45,120 12.4%
Natural Sciences Managers 960 $156,340 9.4%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Connecticut) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
NOFA Organic Land Care Professional Certification No Data 4 No Data
Veterinary Technician License License No Data 534 No Data