What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

522,500

Total High School CTE Concentrators

12,862

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Environmental Engineers 1,760 $74,300 13.6%
Environmental Engineering Technicians 620 $40,770 17.7%
Food Scientists and Technologists 840 $61,970 1.2%
Soil and Plant Scientists 480 $59,550 12.5%
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 310 $58,740 6.5%
Foresters 390 $50,310 5.1%
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 950 $40,490 12.6%
Biological Technicians 1,240 $47,320 13.7%
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 660 $33,070 15.2%
Forest and Conservation Technicians 270 $46,870 11.1%
Pest Control Workers 4,310 $34,250 -0.7%
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 1,640 $36,280 7.9%
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 1,490 $28,050 5.4%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 6,360 $22,440 28.6%
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 2,670 $45,720 6.4%
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 2,470 $22,080 9.7%
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 39,360 $21,400 8.4%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 2,840 $28,750 32.4%
Agricultural Workers, All Other 340 $42,290 20.6%
Fallers 440 $44,840 -27.3%
Logging Equipment Operators 2,610 $38,800 -20.7%
Logging Workers, All Other 360 $27,460 -19.4%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 860 $43,700 17.4%
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,300 $36,700 21.5%
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 3,060 $37,450 9.8%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 3,290 $31,180 20.7%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Georgia) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Precision Exams - Agricultural Science I CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 1,106
Precision Exams - Animal Science II CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 556
NOCTI State Collaboration Assessment - Plant Science/Horticulture CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 475
Precision Exams - Agricultural Science II CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 429
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Agriculture Mechanics CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 420
Precision Exams - Agricultural Systems Technology II CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 262
Precision Exams - Agricultural Systems Technology I CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 193
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Forest Products and Processing CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 169
AAFCS Pre-PAC - Nutrition CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 129
Precision Exams - Natural Resource Science II CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 107
Precision Exams - Floriculture and Greenhouse Management CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 64
Precision Exams - Agricultural Business & Management CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 33
Precision Exams - Natural Resource Science I CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 20
Precision Exams - Animal Science I CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 15
Energy Industry Fundamentals Certificate Certification Very Oversupplied 0 12
Precision Exams - Agricultural Communication & Leadership CTE Assessment Moderately Oversupplied 0 8
Agricultural Communications Certification Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
Animal Science Certification Certification Moderately Undersupplied 9 0
Beef Quality Assurance Certification Certification Supply meets demand 0 0