What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

342,700

Total High School CTE Concentrators

6,093

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Environmental Engineers 1,910 $99,300 7.9%
Environmental Engineering Technicians 470 $73,490 4.3%
Food Scientists and Technologists 90 $63,040 0%
Soil and Plant Scientists 510 $68,050 11.8%
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 2,170 $70,250 18%
Foresters 1,140 $63,670 6.1%
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 320 $37,880 12.5%
Biological Technicians 3,100 $42,910 15.8%
Geological and Petroleum Technicians 60 $51,950 16.7%
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 1,310 $72,380 16.8%
Forest and Conservation Technicians 1,410 $36,220 3.5%
Pest Control Workers 1,160 $42,820 34.5%
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 1,460 $35,870 24.7%
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 790 $56,990 35.4%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 5,430 $27,130 22.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 4,450 $53,150 10.3%
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 3,570 $25,470 17.4%
Agricultural Equipment Operators 5,210 $33,020 8.1%
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 65,410 $27,560 10%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 6,330 $33,090 5.7%
Agricultural Workers, All Other 270 $29,540 7.4%
Fallers 240 $61,390 -12.5%
Logging Equipment Operators 2,710 $51,350 -2.2%
Log Graders and Scalers 560 $48,130 -1.8%
Logging Workers, All Other 1,020 $49,360 -5.9%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 1,520 $59,940 11.8%
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,420 $40,760 9.9%
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 2,780 $61,910 11.2%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 2,430 $52,780 19.3%
Natural Sciences Managers 1,720 $141,360 18%
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers 4,480 $79,880 7.8%
Forest and Conservation Workers 1,380 $23,310 5.8%
Animal Breeders 220 $57,480 4.5%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Washington) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Animal Science Certification Certification No Data 45 No Data
Integrated Pest Management Certification No Data 0 No Data
NAVTA - Approved Veterinary Assistant Certification No Data 2 No Data
Veterinary Technician License License No Data 1,516 No Data