What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

225,400

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,718

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Architectural and Engineering Managers 2,530 $127,170 13.8%
Computer and Information Research Scientists 360 $99,640 2.8%
Statisticians 410 $65,940 39%
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 410 $49,210 12.2%
Chemical Engineers 700 $81,610 2.9%
Computer Hardware Engineers 330 $86,450 9.1%
Electrical Engineers 2,080 $87,070 12.5%
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 1,380 $89,770 10.1%
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 630 $77,840 11.1%
Industrial Engineers 6,900 $84,840 24.3%
Materials Engineers 510 $82,330 13.7%
Mechanical Engineers 5,270 $89,070 16.7%
Nuclear Engineers 1,320 $99,520 3%
Engineers, All Other 640 $101,980 10.9%
Microbiologists 90 $50,910 22.2%
Biological Scientists, All Other 210 $77,560 9.5%
Conservation Scientists 270 $55,640 7.4%
Physicists 190 $104,700 10.5%
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 60 $101,780 16.7%
Chemists 1,140 $63,530 7%
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 420 $0 16.7%
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 180 $69,700 16.7%
Physical Scientists, All Other 140 $120,310 7.1%
Economists 120 $60,480 8.3%
Anthropologists and Archeologists 60 $60,270 16.7%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 190 $55,140 10.5%
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 230 $73,460 0%
Social Science Research Assistants 220 $50,700 9.1%
Hydrologists 120 $49,260 8.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (South Carolina) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Biotechnician Assistant Credential Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 8
Certified Electronics Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 61 0
PLTW Principles of Engineering CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 4 0