What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

183,000

Total High School CTE Concentrators

5,021

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Environmental Engineers 630 $91,660 14.3%
Environmental Engineering Technicians 210 $60,200 9.5%
Food Scientists and Technologists 270 $61,750 14.8%
Soil and Plant Scientists 700 $70,430 17.1%
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 870 $71,260 9.2%
Foresters 620 $68,260 11.3%
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 740 $40,980 14.9%
Biological Technicians 2,620 $39,610 11.5%
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 270 $54,670 11.1%
Forest and Conservation Technicians 2,110 $35,630 0.9%
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 900 $42,550 12.2%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 3,040 $24,880 22%
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 1,870 $47,470 13.4%
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 2,410 $24,970 11.6%
Agricultural Equipment Operators 3,210 $29,920 14%
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 21,890 $24,900 11.7%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 3,340 $24,200 12.6%
Agricultural Workers, All Other 1,210 $28,810 9.1%
Fallers 910 $70,560 3.3%
Logging Equipment Operators 2,800 $46,530 12.9%
Log Graders and Scalers 450 $45,880 4.4%
Logging Workers, All Other 1,950 $41,800 6.2%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 590 $40,590 15.3%
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,210 $44,050 11.6%
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 1,230 $56,180 -2.4%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 2,090 $44,980 7.7%
Natural Sciences Managers 1,080 $104,160 11.1%
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers 5,560 $69,530 15.5%
Forest and Conservation Workers 2,430 $34,290 8.2%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Oregon) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Oregon Statewide Agriculture Portfolio Certification Very Oversupplied 0 51
Animal Science Certification Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
Integrated Pest Management Certification Supply meets demand 2 0