What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

297,900

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,173

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2,970 $100,260 6.4%
Logisticians 2,680 $75,220 8.2%
Billing and Posting Clerks 9,710 $43,390 8.4%
Cargo and Freight Agents 1,180 $44,540 7.6%
Couriers and Messengers 2,780 $31,000 9.7%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 3,960 $42,700 -1%
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 820 $80,470 4.9%
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 4,000 $50,760 8%
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 690 $43,270 7.2%
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 18,260 $43,200 3.8%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 5,520 $57,860 12%
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 1,400 $58,040 8.6%
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians 780 $48,490 -1.3%
Motorcycle Mechanics 150 $39,300 -6.7%
Tire Repairers and Changers 1,680 $29,350 1.2%
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 100 $42,580 10%
Commercial Pilots 460 $104,830 -2.2%
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 380 $29,060 7.9%
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 5,030 $51,680 13.1%
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 13,210 $39,090 16.5%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 23,280 $48,290 5.8%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 20,990 $37,780 5.3%
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 15,320 $29,670 4.4%
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 1,580 $32,920 7.6%
Locomotive Engineers 210 $63,030 0%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 570 $34,730 1.8%
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 480 $56,450 4.2%
Parking Lot Attendants 4,520 $29,440 3.5%
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 3,850 $25,920 8.3%
Transportation Workers, All Other 590 $54,780 5.1%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 4,760 $37,480 5.5%
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 4,650 $28,050 9.7%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 36,330 $30,380 4.8%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 13,020 $25,780 7.7%
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 120 $43,490 0%
Material Moving Workers, All Other 760 $30,900 5.3%
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,390 $70,910 0.7%
Bicycle Repairers 260 $33,570 7.7%
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 140 $55,190 0%
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 120 $37,320 0%
Flight Attendants 2,400 $57,560 12.1%
Traffic Technicians 250 $36,670 4%
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 470 $31,650 6.4%
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 150 $69,720 6.7%
Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators 160 $66,660 -6.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Massachusetts) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Automotive Service Excellence Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 2,466 538
S/P2 - Automotive Service Certification Very Oversupplied 0 467
ICAR Certification Certification Moderately Oversupplied 56 76
Massachusetts Boater’s Safety Certification Very Oversupplied 0 61
Certified Automotive Information Specialist Certification Very Oversupplied 0 55
ABYC Standards Certification Very Oversupplied 0 26
Mercury Marine Certified Technician Certification Supply meets demand 0 1
AYES Certificate Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
Commercial Driver's License License Very Undersupplied 20,098 0
FAA A&P Aviation and Maintenance Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 105 0
FAA Drone Simulator Pilot Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 17 0
FAA Small UAS Remote Pilot Airman Certification Very Undersupplied 11 0