What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

262,400

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,542

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Environmental Engineers 720 $75,850 6.9%
Environmental Engineering Technicians 200 $52,490 5%
Food Scientists and Technologists 680 $59,040 11.8%
Soil and Plant Scientists 500 $57,830 14%
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 400 $55,330 5%
Foresters 460 $54,510 6.5%
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 840 $37,210 8.3%
Biological Technicians 1,140 $45,320 14.9%
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 570 $47,260 5.3%
Forest and Conservation Technicians 640 $34,620 4.7%
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 780 $35,400 9%
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 610 $33,980 8.2%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 4,960 $21,000 23.6%
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 1,230 $51,010 8.1%
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 1,050 $30,610 1.9%
Agricultural Equipment Operators 1,940 $35,700 12.4%
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 15,560 $23,720 7.1%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 8,690 $28,190 2.9%
Logging Equipment Operators 130 $35,340 0%
Log Graders and Scalers 60 $45,570 0%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 590 $40,040 11.9%
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,710 $43,490 9.9%
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 2,820 $51,110 -3.2%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 2,410 $42,160 7.9%
Natural Sciences Managers 510 $98,510 17.6%
Animal Scientists 270 $63,440 14.8%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Wisconsin) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship - Animals Certification Very Oversupplied 0 322
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship - Plants Certification Very Oversupplied 0 43
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship - Power, Structural, and Technical Systems, Agriculture Mechanics Certification Very Oversupplied 0 21
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship - Environmental Systems Certification Very Oversupplied 0 11
Wisconsin Cooperative Education Skill Standards - Animal Systems Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 9
Wisconsin Cooperative Education Skill Standards - Plant Systems Certification Supply meets demand 0 2
Animal Science Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 14 0
Certified Dietary Manager Certification Supply meets demand 0 0
Pork Quality Assurance Plus Certificate Certification Supply meets demand 1 0