What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

143,800

Total High School CTE Concentrators

716

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,130 $96,580 8.8%
Logisticians 1,330 $69,190 7.5%
Billing and Posting Clerks 5,490 $35,640 7.1%
Cargo and Freight Agents 660 $43,080 16.7%
Couriers and Messengers 780 $28,580 1.3%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 1,710 $37,510 0%
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 280 $53,720 -7.1%
Avionics Technicians 690 $60,240 -1.4%
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 1,340 $37,950 -2.2%
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 6,760 $38,090 -1.2%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2,770 $42,770 4.7%
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 1,280 $47,520 6.3%
Rail Car Repairers 840 $45,640 9.5%
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians 190 $28,720 -5.3%
Motorcycle Mechanics 230 $43,540 -4.3%
Tire Repairers and Changers 1,300 $28,390 -6.2%
Commercial Pilots 520 $93,250 3.8%
Air Traffic Controllers 380 $133,040 2.6%
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 6,380 $28,590 2.8%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 21,650 $43,520 4.8%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 9,100 $34,100 4.7%
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 2,060 $24,110 1.9%
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 440 $20,140 2.3%
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 970 $23,600 3.1%
Transportation Workers, All Other 270 $28,210 18.5%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 5,000 $35,310 14.8%
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 4,060 $25,560 4.4%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 20,010 $30,620 10.6%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 6,310 $25,400 6.3%
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 60 $31,080 0%
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,680 $58,770 1.8%
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 310 $50,280 0%
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 100 $24,860 -30%
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 240 $32,570 -4.2%
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 80 $22,620 0%
Wellhead Pumpers 700 $45,200 4.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Kansas) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Automotive Service Excellence Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 1,190 126
Commercial Driver's License License Very Undersupplied 13,982 11
ICAR Refinish Technician Certification Supply meets demand 0 5
FAA A&P Aviation and Maintenance Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 26 0
FAA Drone Simulator Pilot Certification Certification Moderately Undersupplied 5 0
FAA Private Pilot Certification Supply meets demand 4 0
FAA Small UAS Remote Pilot Airman Certification Supply meets demand 2 0
Flagger Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 27 0
ICAR Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 104 0