What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

463,300

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,872

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2,330 $97,210 10.7%
Logisticians 4,110 $72,550 9.5%
Billing and Posting Clerks 14,630 $36,100 17.2%
Cargo and Freight Agents 2,600 $43,920 12.3%
Couriers and Messengers 1,760 $27,840 13.6%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 4,640 $38,330 3.2%
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 140 $51,560 14.3%
Avionics Technicians 380 $54,230 13.2%
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 5,600 $45,590 11.1%
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 640 $34,260 7.8%
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 26,950 $39,390 8.3%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 8,320 $44,150 9.4%
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 3,730 $46,380 13.7%
Rail Car Repairers 280 $40,430 0%
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians 830 $34,120 1.2%
Motorcycle Mechanics 560 $35,600 5.4%
Tire Repairers and Changers 3,200 $28,100 7.2%
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 100 $51,440 0%
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 2,600 $101,420 10.8%
Commercial Pilots 850 $74,150 11.8%
Air Traffic Controllers 640 $100,710 9.4%
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 250 $30,930 12%
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 2,980 $29,710 11.4%
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 15,570 $27,750 2%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 59,310 $42,140 7.7%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 27,630 $29,930 8.3%
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 6,290 $24,400 11.9%
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 2,460 $22,470 12.2%
Locomotive Engineers 680 $57,620 0%
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators 540 $59,420 5.6%
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 380 $57,160 0%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 280 $31,930 0%
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 290 $45,540 0%
Parking Lot Attendants 3,620 $22,500 9.4%
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 3,840 $22,160 12.5%
Transportation Workers, All Other 1,110 $23,770 10.8%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 21,010 $33,200 8%
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 10,260 $22,000 12.7%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 86,040 $25,880 10.5%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 27,170 $22,740 5.9%
Material Moving Workers, All Other 120 $26,970 8.3%
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 4,300 $56,990 9.5%
Bicycle Repairers 580 $28,490 32.8%
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 260 $55,860 7.7%
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 240 $35,440 -41.7%
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 380 $42,470 0%
Airfield Operations Specialists 300 $34,270 10%
Flight Attendants 3,690 $60,950 18.4%
Traffic Technicians 160 $38,070 12.5%
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 50 $21,360 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (North Carolina) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
S/P2 - Automotive Service Certification Very Oversupplied 0 5,373
Automotive Service Excellence Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 6,479 160
Briggs and Stratton - Master Service Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 1 82
North Carolina Vehicle Safety Inspection Mechanic License License Moderately Oversupplied 0 7
North Carolina Emissions Inspection Mechanic License License Supply meets demand 0 2
AYES Certificate Certification Moderately Undersupplied 5 0
Commercial Driver's License License Very Undersupplied 42,040 0
EETC Certified Technician Certification Supply meets demand 4 0
FAA A&P Aviation and Maintenance Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 382 0
FAA Drone Simulator Pilot Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 24 0
FAA Private Pilot Certification Very Undersupplied 10 0
FAA Small UAS Remote Pilot Airman Certification Very Undersupplied 20 0
Flagger Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 122 0
ICAR Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 238 0