What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

394,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

16,635

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Advertising and Promotions Managers 250 $114,240 12%
Marketing Managers 3,990 $163,470 13%
Sales Managers 5,750 $160,640 8.7%
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 1,250 $146,400 15.2%
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 4,450 $79,640 10.1%
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 19,240 $67,440 26.8%
Public Relations Specialists 7,150 $71,280 16.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 41,620 $41,910 5.5%
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 10,850 $84,280 7.6%
Cashiers 108,920 $20,770 1.5%
Counter and Rental Clerks 14,000 $28,550 5.7%
Retail Salespersons 123,530 $23,470 1.6%
Advertising Sales Agents 2,490 $47,800 6%
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 29,210 $62,930 11.7%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 6,530 $87,850 6.7%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 31,110 $61,560 4.7%
Real Estate Sales Agents 15,250 $49,690 5.2%
Sales Engineers 1,810 $121,440 9.4%
Telemarketers 8,250 $25,770 6.5%
Driver/Sales Workers 11,680 $29,940 -3.1%
Demonstrators and Product Promoters 2,980 $29,600 8.7%
Real Estate Brokers 3,910 $74,480 3.8%
Parts Salespersons 6,150 $28,550 4.2%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Virginia) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Customer Service and Sales Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 5,100
Advanced Customer Service and Sales Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 392
Career Essentials - Customer Service CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 224
Retail Industry Fundamentals Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 28
ASK Concepts of Entrepreneurship and Management Certification Very Oversupplied 0 21
ASK Fundamental Marketing Concepts Certification Very Oversupplied 0 18
College Level Examination Program - Principles of Marketing CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 11