What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

271,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,512

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,200 $108,730 13.3%
Logisticians 3,070 $71,780 16.6%
Billing and Posting Clerks 6,610 $39,490 24.2%
Cargo and Freight Agents 630 $41,700 23.8%
Couriers and Messengers 1,330 $30,720 29.3%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 3,020 $40,030 17.9%
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 2,890 $44,400 4.2%
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 14,300 $46,220 6.7%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 4,770 $51,270 22.6%
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 2,630 $53,220 17.9%
Rail Car Repairers 370 $58,240 13.5%
Motorcycle Mechanics 510 $36,550 9.8%
Tire Repairers and Changers 2,950 $29,500 10.5%
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 280 $49,650 14.3%
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 3,050 $183,860 16.4%
Commercial Pilots 730 $81,480 20.5%
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 3,810 $38,560 22.8%
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 6,370 $34,850 22.6%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 25,380 $46,680 17.5%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 18,710 $35,320 20.4%
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 3,610 $29,360 26.3%
Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers 70 $33,080 14.3%
Parking Lot Attendants 2,080 $24,920 16.8%
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 1,410 $25,420 14.2%
Transportation Workers, All Other 2,020 $48,170 16.3%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 8,220 $35,180 17.4%
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 6,590 $26,020 11.4%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 32,490 $30,250 19.1%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 7,000 $24,570 11.6%
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 80 $45,890 25%
Material Moving Workers, All Other 240 $37,280 16.7%
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,770 $72,560 14.1%
Bicycle Repairers 620 $30,040 21%
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 210 $34,830 -47.6%
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 400 $43,850 10%
Flight Attendants 3,290 $48,640 17%
Traffic Technicians 60 $0 16.7%
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 190 $39,010 21.1%
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 120 $55,660 8.3%
Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators 140 $62,100 14.3%
Wellhead Pumpers 600 $70,590 23.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Colorado) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Automotive Service Excellence Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 2,629 910
S/P2 - Automotive Service Certification Very Oversupplied 0 110
ICAR Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 279 79
Colorado CTE Aviation CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 0 5
FAA Remote Pilot Certificate Certification Moderately Undersupplied 6 4
Briggs and Stratton - Master Service Technician Certification Supply meets demand 0 1
Commercial Driver's License License Very Undersupplied 16,394 0
FAA A&P Aviation and Maintenance Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 131 0
FAA Drone Simulator Pilot Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 16 0
FAA Private Pilot Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
FAA Small UAS Remote Pilot Airman Certification Moderately Undersupplied 5 0
Flagger Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 263 0
ICAR Refinish Technician Certification Supply meets demand 4 0