What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

476,700

Total High School CTE Concentrators

5,647

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Environmental Engineers 1,600 $86,770 13.1%
Environmental Engineering Technicians 320 $41,790 18.8%
Soil and Plant Scientists 590 $50,380 6.8%
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 350 $66,320 0%
Foresters 360 $69,600 2.8%
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 400 $34,780 10%
Biological Technicians 1,520 $38,550 6.6%
Geological and Petroleum Technicians 160 $47,840 25%
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 930 $44,380 14%
Forest and Conservation Technicians 530 $34,490 0%
Pest Control Workers 800 $39,850 8.8%
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 1,260 $33,510 7.9%
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 1,850 $36,310 11.4%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 8,040 $22,440 25.5%
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 1,510 $47,810 6.6%
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 1,120 $22,160 2.7%
Agricultural Equipment Operators 2,280 $38,620 7.5%
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 20,020 $23,470 1.2%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 9,320 $22,880 10.3%
Fallers 210 $34,860 -9.5%
Logging Equipment Operators 1,100 $34,460 0.9%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 1,070 $43,110 5.6%
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,180 $38,010 8.5%
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 2,860 $47,280 -3.8%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 4,300 $42,280 5.6%
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers 36,130 $70,110 0.3%
Animal Scientists 320 $52,330 12.5%
Forest and Conservation Workers 110 $44,300 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Michigan) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Animal Science Certification Certification No Data 14 No Data
Pork Quality Assurance Plus Certificate Certification No Data 1 No Data
Veterinary Technician License License No Data 1,134 No Data