What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

463,300

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,504

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Advertising and Promotions Managers 580 $125,600 12.1%
Marketing Managers 5,690 $133,190 14.9%
Sales Managers 7,000 $131,600 11.3%
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 1,210 $112,290 13.2%
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 5,130 $54,630 17.2%
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 16,600 $62,370 28.7%
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 2,630 $33,410 6.8%
Public Relations Specialists 5,310 $59,210 13.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 52,750 $40,050 8.6%
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 14,770 $84,180 9.6%
Cashiers 113,300 $19,330 2.8%
Counter and Rental Clerks 12,460 $25,080 4.1%
Retail Salespersons 143,150 $22,440 7%
Advertising Sales Agents 3,640 $49,730 -2.2%
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 29,310 $50,430 11%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 10,400 $87,110 14.9%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 49,120 $59,920 10.7%
Real Estate Sales Agents 12,200 $47,690 6.6%
Sales Engineers 3,360 $90,550 13.7%
Telemarketers 4,520 $24,550 3.5%
Driver/Sales Workers 17,380 $20,060 1.2%
Demonstrators and Product Promoters 2,520 $24,150 14.7%
Real Estate Brokers 14,800 $39,890 15.1%
Sales and Related Workers, All Other 2,060 $24,420 15.5%
Parts Salespersons 8,870 $29,860 10%
Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 3,210 $25,290 2.2%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (North Carolina) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Customer Service and Sales Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 336
ASK Fundamental Marketing Concepts Certification Very Oversupplied 0 250
Advanced Customer Service and Sales Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 55
ASK Concepts of Entrepreneurship and Management Certification Supply meets demand 0 2