What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

165,000

Total High School CTE Concentrators

3,166

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Architectural and Engineering Managers 3,400 $140,460 15.6%
Statisticians 540 $93,980 37%
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 80 $70,820 12.5%
Aerospace Engineers 1,800 $100,170 20%
Chemical Engineers 280 $82,830 10.7%
Computer Hardware Engineers 370 $99,840 8.1%
Electrical Engineers 2,360 $94,960 10.2%
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 620 $106,230 3.2%
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 140 $94,200 14.3%
Industrial Engineers 4,580 $87,700 19.7%
Materials Engineers 700 $95,370 20%
Mechanical Engineers 6,210 $88,090 23.7%
Nuclear Engineers 350 $112,010 2.9%
Engineers, All Other 1,510 $99,640 12.6%
Microbiologists 540 $69,260 9.3%
Biological Scientists, All Other 150 $91,320 6.7%
Physicists 100 $0 10%
Chemists 1,440 $85,510 8.3%
Materials Scientists 60 $127,430 16.7%
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 760 $75,430 15.8%
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 140 $74,450 14.3%
Physical Scientists, All Other 70 $119,580 0%
Economists 180 $93,950 0%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 730 $59,960 8.2%
Biochemists and Biophysicists 420 $0 11.9%
Survey Researchers 230 $44,940 13%
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 340 $78,670 5.9%
Social Science Research Assistants 120 $41,630 -8.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Connecticut) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Certified Electronics Technician Certification No Data 44 No Data