What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

859,500

Total High School CTE Concentrators

9,953

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Environmental Engineers 2,610 $71,980 14.9%
Environmental Engineering Technicians 680 $42,770 29.4%
Food Scientists and Technologists 290 $83,210 13.8%
Soil and Plant Scientists 450 $59,730 11.1%
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 1,840 $43,880 9.8%
Foresters 280 $61,980 7.1%
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 350 $38,530 5.7%
Biological Technicians 2,190 $42,850 17.8%
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 1,470 $40,280 18.4%
Forest and Conservation Technicians 210 $46,870 14.3%
Pest Control Workers 11,410 $32,450 17.6%
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 3,650 $30,930 17.5%
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 2,430 $28,300 21%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 14,900 $22,980 32.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 2,820 $43,760 -4.3%
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 3,060 $0 -14.1%
Agricultural Equipment Operators 4,390 $27,840 -3.2%
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 36,830 $22,210 -8.8%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 4,090 $25,660 -2.2%
Logging Equipment Operators 1,820 $36,720 -1.6%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 1,380 $36,250 21.7%
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,200 $38,460 8.3%
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 6,000 $46,840 3.7%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 6,010 $35,900 18.5%
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers 49,220 $66,600 -3.2%
Agricultural Engineers 190 $74,470 5.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Florida) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Agricultural Associate Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 4,712
Agricultural System Associate Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 1,623
Agritechnology Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 1,089
Florida Certified Veterinary Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 0 656
Animal Science Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 21 573
Florida Certified Horticulture Professional Certification Very Oversupplied 1 163
Agricultural Mechanics Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 139
Agricultural Biotechnology Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 121
Agricultural Communications Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 86
Unmanned Aircraft System Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 59
Florida Aquaculture Industry Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 36
Energy Industry Fundamentals Certificate Certification Very Oversupplied 0 31
Natural Resources Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 16
Water Treatment Plant Operator Level C Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 8
Forestry Certification Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 6
Beef Quality Assurance Certification Certification Supply meets demand 0 0
Integrated Pest Management Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
NAVTA - Approved Veterinary Assistant Certification Supply meets demand 4 0