What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

1,557,100

Total High School CTE Concentrators

93,460

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Funeral Service Managers 1,640 $74,730 14.6%
Social and Community Service Managers 4,790 $67,530 22.1%
Credit Counselors 2,510 $40,440 18.3%
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 7,850 $66,070 20%
Psychologists, All Other 870 $98,900 9.2%
Marriage and Family Therapists 1,390 $43,770 26.6%
Rehabilitation Counselors 4,500 $44,700 20.7%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 18,010 $50,660 16.1%
Healthcare Social Workers 10,410 $57,190 25.3%
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 3,690 $37,630 20.9%
Social Workers, All Other 1,820 $75,820 10.4%
Health Educators 2,860 $51,520 21.7%
Social and Human Service Assistants 20,080 $35,360 18.5%
Community Health Workers 3,900 $39,450 20%
Clergy 34,470 $50,220 6.3%
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 11,800 $51,680 14.9%
Religious Workers, All Other 8,130 $31,000 16.4%
Massage Therapists 11,360 $42,740 31.6%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 18,050 $39,880 19.1%
Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 1,320 $25,050 14.4%
Embalmers 240 $43,390 4.2%
Funeral Attendants 1,840 $26,290 9.8%
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 2,040 $51,650 10.8%
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 40,000 $20,480 18.7%
Manicurists and Pedicurists 3,170 $22,980 18%
Skincare Specialists 6,130 $23,350 19.9%
Childcare Workers 113,330 $20,070 16%
Personal Care Aides 205,220 $19,340 37.8%
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 16,960 $35,910 16.5%
Residential Advisors 8,440 $24,240 15.6%
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 2,500 $19,900 16%
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 15,630 $21,400 6.7%
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 6,010 $20,820 -2.2%
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 4,440 $27,180 0.5%
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 4,670 $34,230 20.6%
Shampooers 1,290 $18,950 17.8%
Counselors, All Other 5,810 $58,710 21.3%
Barbers 11,250 $28,820 19.9%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Texas) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Hair Stylist / Cosmetologist / Barber License License Very Oversupplied 0 5,814
TSFA Knowledge Based Certification CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 1,732
TSFA Level I High School Floral Design Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 1,094
TSFA Level II High School Floral Design Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 38
Manicurist License License Moderately Oversupplied 0 9
Certified Personal Trainer Certification Very Undersupplied 1,399 3
Community Emergency Response Team Certification Moderately Undersupplied 8 0
NASM Certified Personal Trainer Certification Very Undersupplied 182 0
National Physical Therapy Exam Certification Supply meets demand 1 0