What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

419,900

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,127

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 5,150 $111,750 13.4%
Logisticians 7,160 $78,620 10.3%
Billing and Posting Clerks 18,900 $41,390 11.9%
Cargo and Freight Agents 3,370 $54,110 24%
Couriers and Messengers 2,240 $33,110 10.3%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 6,020 $41,150 -1.3%
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 200 $56,170 -5%
Avionics Technicians 290 $67,370 10.3%
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 4,150 $48,540 5.8%
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 17,280 $48,790 3.8%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 8,930 $56,840 8.2%
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 2,340 $60,840 12%
Rail Car Repairers 460 $56,410 0%
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians 580 $47,860 6.9%
Motorcycle Mechanics 180 $39,060 -5.6%
Tire Repairers and Changers 4,180 $27,350 -2.4%
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 80 $57,000 25%
Commercial Pilots 300 $86,660 10%
Air Traffic Controllers 220 $117,950 0%
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 330 $28,950 12.1%
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 7,490 $49,670 -7.1%
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 18,300 $36,710 -8.3%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 49,850 $48,340 11%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 31,770 $35,370 11.9%
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 14,310 $27,450 -0.6%
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 2,290 $32,690 10.5%
Locomotive Engineers 630 $59,510 -4.8%
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators 80 $57,560 0%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 480 $38,740 0%
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 450 $73,590 2.2%
Parking Lot Attendants 5,270 $22,810 12.1%
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 10,450 $20,390 6.1%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 16,720 $33,900 18.2%
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 9,170 $23,350 10.5%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 120,410 $26,900 14.8%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 31,590 $22,340 10.7%
Material Moving Workers, All Other 1,000 $0 16%
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 2,520 $69,490 13.1%
Bicycle Repairers 100 $29,830 20%
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 520 $62,000 0%
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 440 $30,060 -25%
Bridge and Lock Tenders 120 $53,900 0%
Traffic Technicians 60 $50,690 0%
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 360 $24,170 -2.8%
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 450 $44,860 -13.3%
Rail Transportation Workers, All Other 160 $74,500 18.8%
Subway and Streetcar Operators 90 $61,310 -11.1%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (New Jersey) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Automotive Service Excellence Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 4,053 450
AYES Certificate Certification Supply meets demand 4 0
Commercial Driver's License License Very Undersupplied 37,508 0
FAA A&P Aviation and Maintenance Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 92 0
FAA Drone Simulator Pilot Certification Certification Moderately Undersupplied 9 0
FAA Private Pilot Certification Moderately Undersupplied 6 0
Flagger Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 14 0
ICAR Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 77 0