What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

38,000

Total High School CTE Concentrators

4,423

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Environmental Engineers 90 $92,190 11.1%
Food Scientists and Technologists 60 $50,040 16.7%
Soil and Plant Scientists 560 $58,060 12.5%
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 200 $51,660 5%
Foresters 130 $51,890 0%
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 340 $29,660 8.8%
Biological Technicians 250 $31,860 8%
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 90 $28,320 0%
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 700 $32,220 11.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 410 $39,990 4.9%
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 490 $27,400 6.1%
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 1,820 $28,730 1.6%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 3,280 $29,360 -2.4%
Logging Equipment Operators 120 $35,210 -16.7%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 70 $36,730 14.3%
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,140 $40,190 10.5%
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 940 $41,320 3.2%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 530 $25,950 9.4%
Natural Sciences Managers 80 $99,900 12.5%
Animal Scientists 130 $55,420 7.7%
Forest and Conservation Workers 790 $27,290 1.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (South Dakota) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Pork Quality Assurance Plus Certificate Certification No Data 2 No Data
Veterinary Technician License License No Data 115 No Data