What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

297,900

Total High School CTE Concentrators

298

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Lawyers 22,220 $142,100 7.5%
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 170 $128,510 5.9%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 7,780 $56,660 13.9%
Court Reporters 290 $84,040 6.9%
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 660 $57,450 0%
Legal Support Workers, All Other 370 $68,370 5.4%
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 6,170 $38,050 8.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 4,270 $96,210 5.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 3,020 $81,450 4.6%
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 1,920 $45,410 4.7%
Firefighters 12,030 $59,330 4.5%
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 180 $69,250 5.6%
Correctional Officers and Jailers 6,200 $69,560 -7.9%
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 1,780 $94,560 5.1%
Parking Enforcement Workers 350 $46,260 -37.1%
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 17,650 $68,030 5.2%
Animal Control Workers 450 $49,350 8.9%
Security Guards 21,350 $32,400 4.7%
Crossing Guards 1,490 $30,840 8.1%
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 3,670 $25,810 5.7%
Protective Service Workers, All Other 2,440 $29,360 11.1%
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 2,490 $47,950 5.6%
Legal Secretaries 3,940 $56,110 -19.8%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Massachusetts) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
OSHA 40-Hour - Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Certification Moderately Undersupplied 134 59
IAED Certified Emergency Telecommunicator Certification Very Oversupplied 22 43
Massachusetts Fireman License License Supply meets demand 0 5
APCO International - Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification Very Undersupplied 17 0
APCO International - Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification Very Undersupplied 11 0
Axon Taser Certification Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
Baton Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 10 0
OSHA 24-Hour - Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
OSHA 8-Hour - Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Certification Supply meets demand 0 0
Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol Training Certification Very Undersupplied 90 0
Practical and Tactical Handcuffing Certification Very Undersupplied 85 0