What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

297,900

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,190

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Environmental Engineers 2,760 $84,920 8.3%
Environmental Engineering Technicians 500 $51,770 12%
Food Scientists and Technologists 370 $83,770 5.4%
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 330 $83,500 9.1%
Foresters 120 $70,380 0%
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 140 $53,200 7.1%
Biological Technicians 5,890 $51,290 11.9%
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 420 $57,530 14.3%
Forest and Conservation Technicians 150 $46,590 6.7%
Pest Control Workers 1,260 $48,020 5.6%
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 1,470 $46,880 10.2%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 6,480 $27,590 24.5%
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 450 $52,180 4.4%
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 340 $27,090 2.9%
Agricultural Equipment Operators 230 $28,710 21.7%
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 2,660 $31,310 10.9%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 1,140 $31,060 15.8%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 1,240 $44,440 16.9%
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 1,770 $56,650 -3.4%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 1,740 $41,080 13.2%
Natural Sciences Managers 3,580 $164,590 13.4%
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers 4,640 $62,550 11.9%
Forest and Conservation Workers 120 $45,470 -8.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Massachusetts) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
COBA/Select Sires - Artificial Insemination Training Certification Very Oversupplied 0 59
AVMA Veterinary Assistant Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 57
Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow Certification Very Oversupplied 0 31
NOFA Organic Land Care Professional Certification Moderately Oversupplied 9 14
Sheep Safety and Quality Assurance Certificate Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 9
Massachusetts Timber Harvesting License Program License Supply meets demand 0 1
Animal Science Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 18 0
NAVTA - Approved Veterinary Assistant Certification Supply meets demand 3 0