What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

38,400

Total High School CTE Concentrators

370

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 60 $55,560 0%
Mechanical Drafters 90 $58,510 0%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 270 $85,990 0%
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 60 $62,050 16.7%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 650 $69,260 4.6%
Chemical Technicians 140 $57,090 7.1%
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 440 $54,750 2.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 690 $88,350 4.3%
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 130 $44,320 0%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 320 $79,390 0%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 120 $93,670 0%
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 140 $66,390 0%
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 120 $39,460 8.3%
Home Appliance Repairers 40 $52,420 0%
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 390 $59,330 2.6%
Maintenance Workers, Machinery 290 $54,900 6.9%
Medical Equipment Repairers 40 $77,940 0%
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 70 $68,430 0%
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 3,710 $48,640 3.5%
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 40 $72,160 0%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 1,030 $66,580 1%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 650 $59,650 1.5%
Butchers and Meat Cutters 250 $46,030 0%
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 7,070 $23,220 -2.1%
Food Batchmakers 240 $32,420 4.2%
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 30 $37,290 0%
Machinists 200 $68,080 0%
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 640 $66,810 4.7%
Sewing Machine Operators 50 $39,810 20%
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 60 $44,840 0%
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 40 $34,100 0%
Power Distributors and Dispatchers 50 $98,190 0%
Power Plant Operators 460 $55,620 4.3%
Gas Plant Operators 80 $60,450 12.5%
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 430 $74,230 -2.3%
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 60 $35,910 16.7%
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 220 $70,070 4.5%
Dental Laboratory Technicians 60 $60,030 0%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 70 $24,330 14.3%
Painters, Transportation Equipment 60 $57,310 0%
Helpers--Production Workers 160 $30,050 6.3%
Production Workers, All Other 1,200 $52,340 -3.3%
Plant and System Operators, All Other 280 $69,690 10.7%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Alaska) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Snap-On Multimeter Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 82
PLTW Introduction to Engineering Design CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 63