What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

271,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

9,808

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Architectural and Engineering Managers 3,310 $160,210 13%
Computer and Information Research Scientists 310 $117,330 22.6%
Statisticians 500 $82,900 44%
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 870 $70,310 42.5%
Aerospace Engineers 2,530 $115,530 20.2%
Chemical Engineers 640 $94,740 20.3%
Computer Hardware Engineers 3,780 $116,010 18.8%
Electrical Engineers 3,730 $97,400 16.9%
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 6,330 $99,270 6.5%
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 430 $99,430 20.9%
Industrial Engineers 3,310 $97,120 16.3%
Materials Engineers 700 $95,150 12.9%
Mechanical Engineers 5,540 $92,980 19.9%
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 600 $98,920 23.3%
Petroleum Engineers 1,610 $136,590 26.1%
Engineers, All Other 2,300 $111,020 16.5%
Microbiologists 470 $63,040 19.1%
Biological Scientists, All Other 850 $71,030 11.8%
Conservation Scientists 1,520 $64,990 23%
Life Scientists, All Other 60 $49,550 16.7%
Physicists 1,030 $100,850 17.5%
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 1,630 $92,400 34.4%
Chemists 1,940 $72,120 20.6%
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 3,290 $86,190 24.3%
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 2,220 $91,440 25.7%
Physical Scientists, All Other 550 $113,870 3.6%
Economists 220 $101,670 13.6%
Anthropologists and Archeologists 240 $62,380 16.7%
Historians 60 $82,450 16.7%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 990 $48,980 17.2%
Biochemists and Biophysicists 450 $69,240 26.7%
Survey Researchers 180 $69,150 27.8%
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 720 $76,310 8.3%
Social Science Research Assistants 300 $49,510 23.3%
Hydrologists 430 $90,300 23.3%
Geographers 70 $85,130 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Colorado) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Colorado CTE Engineering and Technology CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 284
Certified Electronics Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 47 0