What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

1,960,300

Total High School CTE Concentrators

44,102

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Architectural and Engineering Managers 28,600 $164,290 8.7%
Computer and Information Research Scientists 5,000 $128,370 22%
Statisticians 4,300 $92,360 34.9%
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 1,600 $83,480 25%
Aerospace Engineers 10,900 $122,960 9.2%
Chemical Engineers 2,500 $98,560 8%
Computer Hardware Engineers 25,700 $129,070 10.1%
Electrical Engineers 25,600 $110,190 12.1%
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 28,300 $122,050 8.5%
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 2,800 $109,600 10.7%
Industrial Engineers 24,500 $101,920 15.1%
Materials Engineers 3,400 $103,720 5.9%
Mechanical Engineers 25,200 $101,430 10.3%
Petroleum Engineers 2,300 $132,680 -4.3%
Engineers, All Other 17,400 $107,300 9.2%
Microbiologists 5,200 $105,330 9.6%
Biological Scientists, All Other 7,700 $87,760 11.7%
Conservation Scientists 1,300 $73,460 7.7%
Life Scientists, All Other 1,900 $94,220 10.5%
Physicists 3,000 $112,980 16.7%
Chemists 11,900 $79,990 10.1%
Materials Scientists 1,400 $106,340 14.3%
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 15,200 $87,080 11.8%
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 4,100 $93,310 12.2%
Physical Scientists, All Other 2,800 $113,020 10.7%
Economists 1,600 $114,660 6.3%
Anthropologists and Archeologists 1,500 $62,550 13.3%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 8,400 $53,280 11.9%
Biochemists and Biophysicists 5,000 $90,450 14%
Survey Researchers 1,600 $63,810 6.3%
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 5,500 $77,750 10.9%
Social Science Research Assistants 2,900 $46,800 3.4%
Sociologists 1,200 $97,200 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (California) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Certified Electronics Technician Certification No Data 394 No Data