What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

100,800

Total High School CTE Concentrators

753

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Architectural and Engineering Managers 1,810 $165,470 6.6%
Computer and Information Research Scientists 870 $132,350 24.1%
Statisticians 80 $78,270 25%
Aerospace Engineers 720 $108,880 6.9%
Chemical Engineers 100 $104,290 20%
Electrical Engineers 1,980 $111,910 4%
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 1,100 $113,440 5.5%
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 300 $114,590 10%
Industrial Engineers 870 $90,620 -1.1%
Materials Engineers 310 $125,060 9.7%
Mechanical Engineers 1,190 $111,320 12.6%
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 190 $132,160 5.3%
Nuclear Engineers 830 $136,940 13.3%
Petroleum Engineers 220 $0 18.2%
Engineers, All Other 2,260 $114,000 7.1%
Microbiologists 40 $46,470 25%
Biological Scientists, All Other 320 $75,760 3.1%
Conservation Scientists 240 $67,530 0%
Physicists 1,640 $148,620 22.6%
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 140 $110,900 14.3%
Chemists 290 $86,910 6.9%
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 1,130 $73,060 11.5%
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 340 $77,610 14.7%
Physical Scientists, All Other 790 $127,430 12.7%
Economists 70 $84,730 14.3%
Anthropologists and Archeologists 350 $56,280 0%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 430 $47,040 9.3%
Survey Researchers 40 $30,650 0%
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 170 $75,830 5.9%
Mathematicians 60 $105,780 33.3%
Hydrologists 150 $75,510 6.7%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (New Mexico) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Certified Electronics Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 19 0