What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

294,000

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,273

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Forensic Science Technicians 400 $50,010 17.5%
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 1,840 $40,930 8.2%
Lawyers 9,660 $99,600 12.3%
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 310 $97,220 3.2%
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 130 $60,990 7.7%
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates 410 $104,150 7.3%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 3,970 $45,770 18.9%
Court Reporters 130 $56,600 23.1%
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 860 $38,560 3.5%
Legal Support Workers, All Other 390 $51,930 2.6%
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 6,730 $34,090 21.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 830 $55,250 -4.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 4,050 $64,930 7.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 2,110 $57,410 7.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 1,220 $48,440 12.3%
Firefighters 5,370 $39,610 7.8%
Correctional Officers and Jailers 9,240 $34,890 -5.6%
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 1,410 $58,310 5%
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 13,150 $44,270 7.5%
Private Detectives and Investigators 870 $0 23%
Security Guards 23,780 $23,970 16.7%
Crossing Guards 1,020 $31,750 9.8%
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 2,970 $19,410 8.1%
Protective Service Workers, All Other 1,350 $32,230 10.4%
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 2,520 $35,290 9.1%
Legal Secretaries 2,930 $42,820 -17.4%
Judicial Law Clerks 140 $56,090 7.1%
Bailiffs 350 $34,290 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Tennessee) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
APCO International - Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification Moderately Undersupplied 7 0
Axon Taser Certification Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
Baton Certification Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
OSHA 24-Hour - Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
OSHA 40-Hour - Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Certification Very Undersupplied 50 0