What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

212,200

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,067

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Forensic Science Technicians 260 $50,840 11.5%
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 1,160 $45,060 5.2%
Lawyers 6,860 $100,530 7.9%
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 120 $113,440 0%
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 60 $70,120 16.7%
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates 520 $49,610 3.8%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 2,920 $44,310 13.7%
Court Reporters 380 $53,560 2.6%
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 340 $40,950 0%
Legal Support Workers, All Other 290 $51,920 3.4%
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 4,080 $29,740 18.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 460 $55,090 -8.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 1,210 $64,460 5%
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 1,040 $60,450 4.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 750 $45,410 4%
Firefighters 4,650 $41,330 4.9%
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 120 $64,800 8.3%
Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists 50 $31,360 20%
Correctional Officers and Jailers 5,760 $36,330 -8.7%
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 1,330 $54,870 3%
Fish and Game Wardens 220 $48,750 0%
Parking Enforcement Workers 90 $34,990 -33.3%
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 10,690 $44,560 4.9%
Animal Control Workers 230 $31,330 4.3%
Private Detectives and Investigators 320 $49,280 9.4%
Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators 30 $34,470 33.3%
Security Guards 13,200 $22,830 4.1%
Crossing Guards 560 $22,350 5.4%
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 1,410 $18,630 6.4%
Protective Service Workers, All Other 1,230 $20,030 7.3%
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 2,620 $30,700 6.1%
Legal Secretaries 4,020 $39,500 -17.2%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Alabama) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
APCO International - Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification Very Oversupplied 0 25
NFPA - Firefighter Certification Very Undersupplied 135 14
APCO International - Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification Supply meets demand 4 0
Axon Taser Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 43 0
FEMA Introduction to Hazardous Materials Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
OSHA 40-Hour - Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Certification Very Undersupplied 25 0