What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

394,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

5,164

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Forensic Science Technicians 690 $67,470 20.3%
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 3,140 $45,060 5.4%
Lawyers 21,530 $127,110 9.9%
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 560 $84,280 7.1%
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 1,180 $41,550 1.7%
Legal Support Workers, All Other 9,430 $122,830 9.5%
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 5,170 $33,930 20.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 2,400 $49,640 -7.9%
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 2,710 $85,300 8.5%
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 1,610 $77,650 9.9%
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 2,430 $56,150 8.6%
Firefighters 10,190 $49,110 9.6%
Correctional Officers and Jailers 14,610 $37,990 -6.4%
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 3,620 $93,550 7.2%
Parking Enforcement Workers 510 $32,860 -33.3%
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 18,890 $53,570 9.4%
Animal Control Workers 380 $37,090 7.9%
Security Guards 32,800 $32,740 9.5%
Crossing Guards 820 $27,860 11%
Protective Service Workers, All Other 3,130 $40,530 10.9%
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 3,190 $37,490 10.7%
Legal Secretaries 3,030 $41,250 -19.1%
Bailiffs 510 $41,110 2%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Virginia) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Criminal Justice CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 267
Virginia Firefighter I/II Certification Moderately Undersupplied 188 89
IAED Certified Emergency Telecommunicator Certification Very Oversupplied 2 79
Career Essentials - Criminal Justice and CSI CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 48
NOCTI Pathway Assessment - Emergency and Fire Management Services CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 17
APCO International - Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification Very Undersupplied 35 0
Axon Taser Certification Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
Baton Certification Certification Supply meets demand 2 0
Certified Protection Officer Certification Supply meets demand 0 0
FEMA Introduction to Hazardous Materials Certification Moderately Undersupplied 5 0
OSHA 40-Hour - Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Certification Very Undersupplied 89 0
OSHA 8-Hour - Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Certification Moderately Undersupplied 7 0