What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

141,800

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,140

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 200 $59,220 30%
Mechanical Drafters 220 $47,270 131.8%
Drafters, All Other 190 $49,860 42.1%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,610 $69,140 35.4%
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 100 $50,020 50%
Industrial Engineering Technicians 100 $44,960 20%
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 150 $66,300 20%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 370 $72,540 21.6%
Chemical Technicians 1,050 $53,460 17.1%
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 1,680 $42,180 22%
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 1,130 $24,740 13.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 3,180 $70,040 21.1%
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 1,160 $36,430 8.6%
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 120 $31,340 16.7%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 350 $70,820 108.6%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 110 $88,540 9.1%
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 300 $38,380 26.7%
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 970 $51,130 30.9%
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 110 $41,980 18.2%
Home Appliance Repairers 290 $44,170 6.9%
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 1,380 $56,180 30.4%
Maintenance Workers, Machinery 360 $51,250 19.4%
Medical Equipment Repairers 410 $57,980 12.2%
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 40 $69,900 0%
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 14,260 $42,940 20.2%
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 1,540 $41,500 -6.5%
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 330 $43,410 3%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 2,620 $47,560 17.9%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 2,650 $58,080 34%
Butchers and Meat Cutters 1,440 $33,900 24.3%
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 330 $27,030 21.2%
Food Batchmakers 1,170 $24,520 23.1%
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 850 $42,960 20%
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic 240 $58,250 41.7%
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 580 $31,950 8.6%
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 980 $32,240 10.2%
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 120 $53,970 -16.7%
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 240 $30,620 4.2%
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 140 $37,940 -7.1%
Machinists 630 $41,420 19%
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 110 $53,190 18.2%
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 440 $34,670 6.8%
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 100 $34,810 20%
Tool and Die Makers 80 $56,890 12.5%
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 1,750 $45,010 22.9%
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 210 $40,360 4.8%
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 80 $28,960 0%
Sewing Machine Operators 700 $28,660 28.6%
Upholsterers 330 $34,120 15.2%
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 1,120 $37,210 31.3%
Furniture Finishers 130 $35,210 15.4%
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 150 $36,970 26.7%
Power Plant Operators 610 $87,460 13.1%
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 100 $51,220 10%
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 600 $61,730 20%
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 480 $52,470 2.1%
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 120 $25,480 0%
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 540 $37,430 20.4%
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 350 $33,070 25.7%
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 320 $33,080 18.8%
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 60 $45,860 16.7%
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 2,590 $35,330 31.7%
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 170 $44,620 17.6%
Dental Laboratory Technicians 270 $38,520 25.9%
Medical Appliance Technicians 100 $40,840 20%
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 130 $28,410 23.1%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 1,260 $28,040 25.4%
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 200 $30,050 15%
Painters, Transportation Equipment 320 $39,450 18.8%
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 140 $33,630 21.4%
Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders 30 $29,010 0%
Etchers and Engravers 110 $24,100 190.9%
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 400 $31,420 27.5%
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 380 $34,400 31.6%
Helpers--Production Workers 1,290 $24,530 24.8%
Production Workers, All Other 660 $34,290 30.3%
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators 160 $29,040 6.3%
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other 70 $34,450 14.3%
Plant and System Operators, All Other 70 $58,570 14.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

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IPC-A-610 Certification Certification No Data 4 No Data
MSSC Certified Logistics Associate Certification No Data 1 No Data
R410A Refrigerant Safety Certification Certification No Data 1 No Data