What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

272,200

Total High School CTE Concentrators

10,420

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Environmental Engineers 920 $0 12%
Environmental Engineering Technicians 300 $0 16.7%
Food Scientists and Technologists 690 $77,640 4.3%
Soil and Plant Scientists 690 $66,030 14.5%
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 630 $59,520 6.3%
Foresters 340 $65,770 5.9%
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 1,120 $40,970 7.1%
Biological Technicians 1,000 $48,630 11%
Geological and Petroleum Technicians 100 $54,550 0%
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 730 $52,220 17.8%
Forest and Conservation Technicians 580 $44,470 5.2%
Pest Control Workers 480 $36,240 8.3%
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 430 $38,390 7%
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 550 $55,750 9.1%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 4,290 $23,610 13.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 700 $61,550 11.4%
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 530 $35,650 5.7%
Agricultural Equipment Operators 1,270 $35,560 12.6%
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 4,460 $29,520 7%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 6,070 $27,090 8.7%
Agricultural Workers, All Other 410 $34,610 22%
Logging Equipment Operators 2,040 $40,810 8.3%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 610 $42,850 24.6%
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,750 $44,380 8.6%
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 2,550 $55,400 -2.7%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 1,930 $38,740 5.7%
Natural Sciences Managers 1,400 $117,190 10.7%
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers 50,760 $95,930 -2.7%
Animal Scientists 130 $65,760 7.7%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Minnesota) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Animal Science Certification Certification No Data 8 No Data
Pork Quality Assurance Plus Certificate Certification No Data 4 No Data
Veterinary Technician License License No Data 1,892 No Data