What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

29,900

Total High School CTE Concentrators

255

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 50 $58,980 20%
Mechanical Drafters 140 $48,160 21.4%
Drafters, All Other 20 $52,140 0%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 330 $69,850 15.2%
Industrial Engineering Technicians 230 $50,010 17.4%
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 120 $57,270 16.7%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 290 $60,110 13.8%
Chemical Technicians 70 $47,610 0%
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 940 $47,330 12.8%
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 170 $38,540 5.9%
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 1,960 $73,340 12.2%
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 340 $47,100 -5.9%
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 110 $46,010 18.2%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 300 $76,830 10%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 10 $89,440 0%
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 230 $57,200 0%
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 60 $44,590 16.7%
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 150 $34,940 13.3%
Home Appliance Repairers 200 $37,780 0%
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 1,160 $61,920 21.6%
Maintenance Workers, Machinery 910 $51,380 23.1%
Medical Equipment Repairers 210 $49,970 14.3%
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 4,050 $39,040 14.3%
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 90 $35,520 11.1%
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 90 $54,490 11.1%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 500 $48,960 12%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 1,760 $59,900 15.3%
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 240 $32,440 0%
Butchers and Meat Cutters 500 $32,970 6%
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 140 $29,050 0%
Food Batchmakers 240 $27,530 4.2%
Food Processing Workers, All Other 160 $35,470 6.3%
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 190 $47,870 26.3%
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 150 $35,380 13.3%
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 260 $40,370 7.7%
Machinists 690 $52,360 13%
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 90 $30,730 11.1%
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 380 $34,910 21.1%
Tool and Die Makers 20 $51,610 50%
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 2,220 $46,950 18%
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 490 $43,950 8.2%
Sewing Machine Operators 220 $25,980 4.5%
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 590 $37,350 5.1%
Furniture Finishers 90 $35,200 11.1%
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 90 $34,090 22.2%
Power Plant Operators 350 $92,350 8.6%
Gas Plant Operators 750 $87,880 13.3%
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 650 $73,120 36.9%
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 230 $40,820 8.7%
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 200 $45,170 0%
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 240 $36,510 8.3%
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 110 $36,110 0%
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 1,240 $49,880 17.7%
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 110 $40,700 -9.1%
Dental Laboratory Technicians 90 $36,820 22.2%
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 30 $34,730 33.3%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 740 $29,630 1.4%
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 300 $34,940 20%
Painters, Transportation Equipment 180 $44,290 16.7%
Etchers and Engravers 30 $22,300 33.3%
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 50 $34,980 0%
Helpers--Production Workers 420 $36,250 26.2%
Production Workers, All Other 860 $31,210 22.1%
Machine Feeders and Offbearers 160 $35,700 18.8%
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators 90 $30,110 -22.2%
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 120 $30,440 0%
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 80 $31,250 0%
Plant and System Operators, All Other 90 $47,400 11.1%
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other 20 $23,940 50%
Wind Turbine Service Technicians 190 $65,840 105.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

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MSSC Certified Logistics Associate Certification No Data 3 No Data