What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

183,000

Total High School CTE Concentrators

5,300

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 460 $63,990 15.2%
Mechanical Drafters 810 $54,720 14.8%
Drafters, All Other 900 $54,490 22.2%
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 600 $53,330 5%
Industrial Engineering Technicians 660 $58,310 7.6%
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 450 $51,360 15.6%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,050 $55,510 9.5%
Chemical Technicians 280 $45,810 17.9%
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 3,180 $47,810 12.6%
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 990 $33,190 8.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 4,120 $67,350 10.9%
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 1,010 $36,860 6.9%
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 160 $43,420 12.5%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 1,010 $57,920 5%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 90 $93,290 0%
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 570 $38,050 8.8%
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 770 $54,570 15.6%
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 650 $37,920 12.3%
Home Appliance Repairers 910 $36,260 5.5%
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 4,500 $55,210 14.7%
Maintenance Workers, Machinery 920 $41,180 15.2%
Medical Equipment Repairers 490 $61,460 14.3%
Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners 90 $29,100 0%
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 230 $54,540 8.7%
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 14,890 $37,090 12.7%
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 240 $38,230 12.5%
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 460 $35,810 2.2%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 2,660 $40,080 15%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 7,170 $56,700 10.6%
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 150 $40,700 -13.3%
Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 240 $34,010 12.5%
Butchers and Meat Cutters 1,900 $35,490 19.5%
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 910 $24,400 13.2%
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 430 $27,860 11.6%
Food Batchmakers 3,020 $27,230 16.9%
Food Processing Workers, All Other 1,890 $25,790 13.8%
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 2,200 $41,250 12.7%
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic 680 $57,380 30.9%
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 820 $35,580 -2.4%
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 180 $35,690 -16.7%
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 190 $39,350 -5.3%
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,530 $37,350 0%
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 200 $40,320 -10%
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,740 $40,960 2.3%
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 170 $49,720 0%
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 140 $0 -7.1%
Machinists 3,660 $47,410 12%
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 280 $57,420 10.7%
Pourers and Casters, Metal 160 $39,120 0%
Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 190 $64,830 0%
Foundry Mold and Coremakers 340 $46,120 -2.9%
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,370 $33,840 -1.5%
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,060 $30,200 5.7%
Tool and Die Makers 290 $61,680 6.9%
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 4,140 $44,310 10.6%
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 290 $40,500 -3.4%
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 250 $44,620 -4%
Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic 50 $58,090 0%
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 490 $34,750 -4.1%
Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 590 $41,960 5.1%
Sewing Machine Operators 1,470 $27,350 4.8%
Sewers, Hand 30 $35,290 33.3%
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 130 $26,290 0%
Upholsterers 540 $30,870 9.3%
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 2,250 $34,580 13.3%
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 2,710 $34,540 4.4%
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 2,190 $35,110 5%
Woodworkers, All Other 990 $32,870 10.1%
Power Distributors and Dispatchers 260 $97,220 -3.8%
Power Plant Operators 370 $82,500 -2.7%
Chemical Plant and System Operators 180 $58,900 11.1%
Gas Plant Operators 100 $75,570 10%
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 280 $45,210 10.7%
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,250 $36,690 24.8%
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 640 $38,930 3.1%
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 470 $30,370 -10.6%
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,120 $34,660 11.6%
Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 270 $31,800 3.7%
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 740 $36,540 8.1%
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 990 $43,320 9.1%
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 520 $40,610 5.8%
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 5,660 $40,500 -5.7%
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 320 $40,830 0%
Dental Laboratory Technicians 580 $36,560 15.5%
Medical Appliance Technicians 140 $29,910 14.3%
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 400 $35,800 17.5%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 5,390 $29,640 14.1%
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,330 $35,750 9%
Painters, Transportation Equipment 1,070 $43,590 10.3%
Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders 630 $41,860 4.8%
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 200 $25,740 10%
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders 90 $43,410 11.1%
Etchers and Engravers 340 $40,470 8.8%
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 460 $33,500 15.2%
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,030 $52,480 -6.8%
Helpers--Production Workers 3,930 $30,930 13%
Production Workers, All Other 7,290 $31,190 12.2%
Machine Feeders and Offbearers 3,070 $30,350 5.5%
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators 250 $33,350 -28%
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 330 $35,580 18.2%
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 830 $36,530 15.7%
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other 1,890 $33,010 1.6%
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers 80 $28,330 12.5%
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers 50 $36,750 -20%
Plant and System Operators, All Other 290 $54,630 17.2%
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other 210 $28,960 9.5%
Wind Turbine Service Technicians 50 $57,240 80%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Oregon) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
NIMS Machining Certification Supply meets demand 0 3
IPC-A-610 Certification Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
MSSC Certified Logistics Associate Certification Supply meets demand 1 0