What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

297,900

Total High School CTE Concentrators

996

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Advertising and Promotions Managers 1,610 $121,770 4.3%
Marketing Managers 14,510 $132,210 8.3%
Sales Managers 16,420 $130,900 7.2%
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 4,700 $114,310 10%
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 9,000 $78,830 7.3%
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 21,760 $67,920 20.1%
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 2,300 $32,150 1.7%
Public Relations Specialists 7,070 $62,290 8.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 46,340 $42,440 4.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 6,710 $79,000 4.2%
Cashiers 67,690 $24,800 -1.6%
Counter and Rental Clerks 8,700 $31,280 3.1%
Retail Salespersons 129,910 $25,500 2.5%
Advertising Sales Agents 2,880 $57,730 -3.5%
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 20,400 $64,980 8.3%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 19,310 $83,590 6.3%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 19,720 $68,600 4.9%
Real Estate Sales Agents 5,750 $58,760 2.3%
Sales Engineers 4,470 $96,260 8.9%
Telemarketers 2,330 $32,250 -6.4%
Driver/Sales Workers 8,780 $31,250 -3.2%
Demonstrators and Product Promoters 1,430 $35,280 4.2%
Real Estate Brokers 1,980 $0 1%
Sales and Related Workers, All Other 1,190 $42,200 8.4%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Massachusetts) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Advanced Customer Service and Sales Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 23
Customer Service and Sales Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 21