What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

463,300

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,135

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Funeral Service Managers 770 $75,420 10.4%
Social and Community Service Managers 2,510 $64,360 24.3%
Credit Counselors 450 $45,770 26.7%
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 4,040 $62,470 15.3%
Marriage and Family Therapists 410 $48,640 19.5%
Rehabilitation Counselors 2,960 $39,380 17.2%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 10,420 $46,240 14.3%
Healthcare Social Workers 3,680 $53,600 14.7%
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 3,670 $48,550 21.5%
Health Educators 940 $51,620 13.8%
Social and Human Service Assistants 7,720 $29,220 21%
Community Health Workers 800 $36,850 20%
Clergy 15,540 $47,760 3.2%
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 3,110 $86,770 20.9%
Religious Workers, All Other 8,170 $27,090 21.7%
Massage Therapists 5,100 $39,590 28.6%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 7,310 $38,140 15.2%
Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 210 $21,740 14.3%
Funeral Attendants 1,390 $26,040 7.2%
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 1,130 $56,310 8%
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 13,330 $21,000 17.4%
Manicurists and Pedicurists 1,180 $20,880 17.8%
Skincare Specialists 1,380 $39,440 18.1%
Childcare Workers 39,160 $21,540 10.6%
Personal Care Aides 24,510 $21,010 32.2%
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 10,510 $34,310 15.9%
Residential Advisors 1,440 $30,370 13.9%
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 1,160 $25,710 14.7%
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 4,470 $21,530 -0.2%
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 1,720 $20,650 -11.6%
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 1,140 $23,400 -6.1%
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 2,670 $40,180 11.6%
Shampooers 250 $20,160 20%
Barbers 1,080 $30,330 17.6%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (North Carolina) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Certified Personal Trainer Certification Very Undersupplied 546 0
NASM Certified Personal Trainer Certification Very Undersupplied 21 0