What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

38,000

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,275

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Architectural and Engineering Managers 110 $122,090 9.1%
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 100 $54,120 10%
Electrical Engineers 290 $81,120 13.8%
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 120 $77,890 8.3%
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 70 $64,370 14.3%
Industrial Engineers 520 $78,110 21.2%
Mechanical Engineers 510 $73,860 17.6%
Biological Scientists, All Other 110 $65,790 0%
Conservation Scientists 310 $61,220 3.2%
Chemists 140 $58,370 14.3%
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 260 $58,950 7.7%
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 70 $61,020 14.3%
Anthropologists and Archeologists 60 $49,230 0%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 80 $41,360 12.5%
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 100 $67,350 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (South Dakota) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Certified Electronics Technician Certification No Data 7 No Data