What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

45,100

Total High School CTE Concentrators

3,165

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Architectural and Engineering Managers 390 $142,120 10.3%
Computer and Information Research Scientists 430 $116,600 14%
Computer Hardware Engineers 180 $100,060 11.1%
Electrical Engineers 440 $105,400 15.9%
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 1,150 $124,990 10.4%
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 30 $67,760 0%
Industrial Engineers 600 $97,020 15%
Mechanical Engineers 1,210 $88,320 10.7%
Engineers, All Other 480 $92,090 8.3%
Biological Scientists, All Other 40 $94,580 0%
Chemists 200 $81,710 15%
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 290 $80,700 6.9%
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 120 $80,750 8.3%
Physical Scientists, All Other 30 $117,400 0%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 70 $59,060 14.3%
Mathematicians 60 $79,660 33.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Rhode Island) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Electronics Systems Associate Certification Very Oversupplied 0 48
Certified Electronics Technician Certification Moderately Undersupplied 5 0