What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

197,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,753

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Architectural and Engineering Managers 2,060 $125,300 26.7%
Computer and Information Research Scientists 580 $95,720 39.7%
Statisticians 240 $70,300 87.5%
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 190 $58,000 36.8%
Aerospace Engineers 760 $102,070 34.2%
Chemical Engineers 310 $90,150 25.8%
Electrical Engineers 1,590 $91,460 30.8%
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 1,840 $93,640 23.4%
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 250 $76,070 32%
Industrial Engineers 1,990 $81,790 39.7%
Materials Engineers 400 $86,170 32.5%
Mechanical Engineers 3,350 $87,190 32.5%
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 210 $84,470 -4.8%
Petroleum Engineers 170 $0 23.5%
Engineers, All Other 740 $89,700 28.4%
Microbiologists 190 $57,980 26.3%
Biological Scientists, All Other 210 $75,310 23.8%
Conservation Scientists 230 $63,260 17.4%
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 90 $87,240 33.3%
Chemists 830 $65,750 36.1%
Materials Scientists 40 $88,250 50%
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 620 $66,510 32.3%
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 200 $71,930 20%
Economists 60 $67,910 16.7%
Anthropologists and Archeologists 130 $65,290 30.8%
Historians 110 $63,060 18.2%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 340 $46,040 38.2%
Biochemists and Biophysicists 250 $63,700 52%
Survey Researchers 190 $46,620 21.1%
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 260 $64,100 53.8%
Social Science Research Assistants 340 $39,130 35.3%
Hydrologists 110 $84,100 63.6%
Show AllShow Less

Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Utah) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
PLTW Principles of Engineering CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 27
PLTW Aerospace Engineering CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 17
PLTW Engineering Design and Development CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 17
Certified Electronics Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 99 0