What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

342,100

Total High School CTE Concentrators

775

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 600 $62,830 21.7%
Mechanical Drafters 630 $60,060 17.5%
Drafters, All Other 410 $51,480 29.3%
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 560 $67,510 8.9%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 2,830 $63,190 15.5%
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 510 $51,800 13.7%
Industrial Engineering Technicians 2,120 $57,750 17.5%
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 670 $57,000 13.4%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 2,250 $56,370 16%
Chemical Technicians 1,000 $41,500 15%
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 7,480 $46,080 22.9%
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 1,100 $29,740 11.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 10,200 $61,230 16.4%
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 2,210 $36,230 5.9%
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 390 $38,130 15.4%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 920 $64,010 10.9%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 610 $89,600 6.6%
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 1,520 $47,790 25.7%
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 770 $33,550 16.9%
Home Appliance Repairers 910 $42,100 2.2%
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 3,790 $49,200 14%
Maintenance Workers, Machinery 1,480 $44,330 18.9%
Medical Equipment Repairers 890 $41,930 19.1%
Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners 150 $32,190 0%
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 180 $55,570 11.1%
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 25,730 $35,360 18.1%
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 590 $31,830 0%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 5,470 $38,860 16.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 9,160 $56,540 14.3%
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers 520 $51,040 -11.5%
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 330 $44,800 -12.1%
Butchers and Meat Cutters 290 $34,730 17.2%
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 360 $32,070 16.7%
Food Batchmakers 2,430 $24,430 19.3%
Food Processing Workers, All Other 390 $25,810 20.5%
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 1,080 $36,500 18.5%
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic 180 $58,890 33.3%
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 870 $31,240 3.4%
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 150 $35,880 0%
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,420 $35,040 4.9%
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,310 $37,910 7.6%
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 220 $47,640 4.5%
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 560 $45,510 -10.7%
Machinists 9,050 $46,580 20.1%
Foundry Mold and Coremakers 120 $30,470 -8.3%
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,340 $30,850 2.2%
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,690 $34,090 14.2%
Tool and Die Makers 700 $49,890 1.4%
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 5,010 $39,960 20.8%
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 260 $37,720 3.8%
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 280 $37,800 7.1%
Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic 150 $39,970 20%
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 750 $28,620 4%
Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 110 $30,030 0%
Sewing Machine Operators 2,730 $26,810 5.5%
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 3,610 $26,520 4.7%
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 60 $30,000 16.7%
Upholsterers 640 $34,910 12.5%
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 590 $35,170 16.9%
Furniture Finishers 260 $30,060 0%
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 490 $29,340 8.2%
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 920 $25,780 13%
Woodworkers, All Other 130 $44,260 7.7%
Power Distributors and Dispatchers 330 $95,650 -3%
Power Plant Operators 840 $0 4.8%
Chemical Plant and System Operators 90 $60,610 11.1%
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 540 $38,770 20.4%
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 720 $42,850 13.9%
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 550 $45,340 10.9%
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 420 $34,550 -4.8%
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,060 $33,000 13.2%
Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 340 $29,180 8.8%
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 640 $31,710 18.8%
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,440 $31,900 11.1%
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 130 $31,830 7.7%
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 8,120 $37,800 0%
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 660 $44,940 3%
Dental Laboratory Technicians 830 $44,290 31.3%
Medical Appliance Technicians 50 $37,840 20%
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 160 $33,110 18.8%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 3,440 $27,320 16.3%
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 690 $32,570 10.1%
Painters, Transportation Equipment 920 $37,160 9.8%
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 450 $28,710 20%
Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders 90 $31,460 22.2%
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 400 $34,660 17.5%
Etchers and Engravers 440 $25,370 13.6%
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 380 $28,730 10.5%
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 470 $36,900 0%
Tire Builders 210 $28,870 4.8%
Helpers--Production Workers 3,180 $27,340 21.4%
Production Workers, All Other 4,590 $32,840 14.2%
Machine Feeders and Offbearers 250 $29,650 20%
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators 330 $29,480 -15.2%
Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 80 $47,530 0%
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other 630 $36,760 9.5%
Plant and System Operators, All Other 420 $55,240 16.7%
Semiconductor Processors 1,990 $35,980 23.1%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

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