What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

199,200

Total High School CTE Concentrators

6,014

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Funeral Service Managers 220 $66,390 0%
Social and Community Service Managers 2,520 $58,670 18.3%
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 1,410 $59,300 12.1%
Psychologists, All Other 210 $95,990 4.8%
Marriage and Family Therapists 280 $39,120 25%
Rehabilitation Counselors 970 $35,980 12.4%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 8,440 $39,120 6.2%
Healthcare Social Workers 1,810 $51,430 16.6%
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 870 $34,450 14.9%
Social Workers, All Other 650 $67,330 3.1%
Health Educators 540 $45,680 9.3%
Social and Human Service Assistants 4,540 $27,580 19.2%
Community Health Workers 830 $34,280 14.5%
Clergy 840 $47,550 9.5%
Massage Therapists 930 $51,360 21.5%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 3,970 $33,370 17.4%
Embalmers 260 $36,850 -7.7%
Funeral Attendants 440 $27,290 -4.5%
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 950 $44,800 -4.2%
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 5,640 $20,980 5.3%
Manicurists and Pedicurists 180 $24,300 0%
Skincare Specialists 530 $37,620 9.4%
Childcare Workers 19,560 $19,840 11.2%
Personal Care Aides 16,370 $23,660 40.6%
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 2,720 $35,770 14%
Residential Advisors 3,600 $24,030 14.4%
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 560 $20,590 -1.8%
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 2,560 $20,740 -0.8%
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 510 $23,280 -11.8%
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 640 $29,040 -18.8%
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 540 $41,490 13%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Kentucky) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Kentucky Commonwealth Child Care Credential Certification Very Oversupplied 0 1,079
National Physical Therapy Exam Certification Very Oversupplied 0 30
Hair Stylist / Cosmetologist / Barber License License Very Oversupplied 0 27
AAFCS Pre-PAC - Family & Community Services CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 17
Certified Personal Trainer Certification Very Undersupplied 100 0
NASM Certified Personal Trainer Certification Moderately Undersupplied 6 0