What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

199,200

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,213

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Architectural and Engineering Managers 2,000 $114,650 2.5%
Statisticians 90 $79,970 44.4%
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 110 $69,540 18.2%
Aerospace Engineers 140 $102,980 7.1%
Chemical Engineers 490 $95,370 -2%
Electrical Engineers 1,310 $86,720 -0.8%
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 550 $79,140 9.1%
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 190 $84,860 0%
Industrial Engineers 4,590 $76,400 11.1%
Materials Engineers 90 $73,230 0%
Mechanical Engineers 3,240 $84,890 4.3%
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 190 $93,130 -10.5%
Engineers, All Other 950 $76,910 10.5%
Microbiologists 80 $49,360 0%
Biological Scientists, All Other 270 $63,260 3.7%
Conservation Scientists 250 $73,460 8%
Life Scientists, All Other 130 $59,380 7.7%
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 90 $96,080 11.1%
Chemists 940 $67,550 2.1%
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 1,000 $47,830 5%
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 230 $69,890 8.7%
Physical Scientists, All Other 160 $95,990 12.5%
Anthropologists and Archeologists 90 $51,130 0%
Historians 20 $38,010 0%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 880 $50,650 8%
Biochemists and Biophysicists 390 $70,910 2.6%
Survey Researchers 100 $58,640 0%
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 420 $71,410 4.8%
Social Science Research Assistants 80 $46,160 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Kentucky) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Electronics CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 1 8
REC Pre-Engineering Certification Certification Supply meets demand 0 4
Certified Electronics Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 35 0