What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

78,700

Total High School CTE Concentrators

299

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Forensic Science Technicians 130 $45,960 15.4%
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 800 $37,490 12.5%
Lawyers 3,230 $85,190 4.6%
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 100 $65,350 10%
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates 280 $62,510 14.3%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 2,060 $41,750 9.2%
Court Reporters 80 $51,850 12.5%
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 290 $59,680 -6.9%
Legal Support Workers, All Other 630 $51,940 11.1%
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 2,160 $28,570 12%
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 190 $62,410 0%
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 230 $56,750 8.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 70 $53,750 14.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 340 $39,280 2.9%
Firefighters 880 $35,340 6.8%
Correctional Officers and Jailers 3,050 $30,520 0%
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 180 $97,830 5.6%
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 3,770 $43,420 8.5%
Animal Control Workers 100 $25,760 0%
Security Guards 5,360 $23,370 3.7%
Crossing Guards 510 $0 9.8%
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 910 $20,050 1.1%
Protective Service Workers, All Other 470 $29,940 8.5%
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 800 $28,890 7.5%
Legal Secretaries 1,250 $38,370 -21.6%
Judicial Law Clerks 140 $58,390 14.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (West Virginia) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
APCO International - Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification No Data 2 No Data
FEMA Hazardous Materials Operations Certification No Data 8 No Data
OSHA 40-Hour - Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Certification No Data 3 No Data
Virginia Firefighter I/II Certification No Data 0 No Data