What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

543,826

Total High School CTE Concentrators

4,706

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 3,340 $104,600 9.3%
Logisticians 5,220 $77,980 8.6%
Billing and Posting Clerks 24,990 $37,790 9.9%
Cargo and Freight Agents 2,250 $44,900 6.7%
Couriers and Messengers 3,320 $28,520 5.7%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 7,380 $39,280 -0.1%
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 570 $57,880 5.3%
Avionics Technicians 530 $61,410 13.2%
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 7,660 $43,100 8.7%
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 900 $35,130 8.9%
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 35,810 $38,930 4.8%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 12,950 $45,070 9%
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 4,610 $50,110 8.7%
Rail Car Repairers 780 $63,390 6.4%
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians 300 $37,250 0%
Motorcycle Mechanics 850 $35,520 1.2%
Tire Repairers and Changers 3,180 $27,420 6.3%
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 230 $55,070 4.3%
Commercial Pilots 1,030 $83,020 3.9%
Air Traffic Controllers 540 $109,900 3.7%
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 1,700 $25,240 14.7%
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 5,410 $33,440 6.1%
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 29,480 $29,730 6.4%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 84,610 $45,570 8.6%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 37,640 $29,390 4.7%
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 11,520 $24,690 0.6%
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 820 $24,500 4.9%
Locomotive Engineers 2,230 $69,910 -2.2%
Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers 310 $49,320 3.2%
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators 1,190 $52,900 -2.5%
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 2,720 $63,240 -2.6%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 560 $37,220 3.6%
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 540 $78,490 5.6%
Parking Lot Attendants 6,960 $23,510 -0.1%
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 2,490 $22,860 13.7%
Transportation Workers, All Other 460 $54,020 6.5%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 31,740 $36,240 9.4%
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 11,980 $23,910 9.9%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 136,020 $29,370 10.5%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 27,130 $27,700 5.9%
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 380 $43,590 2.6%
Material Moving Workers, All Other 490 $31,990 12.2%
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 2,850 $63,890 3.2%
Bicycle Repairers 490 $27,610 10.2%
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 220 $57,120 -4.5%
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 140 $36,400 -21.4%
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 460 $38,150 0%
Airfield Operations Specialists 420 $65,130 7.1%
Traffic Technicians 50 $53,220 0%
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 1,090 $26,300 6.4%
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 740 $44,620 2.7%
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 240 $70,650 -4.2%
Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators 550 $63,060 7.3%
Wellhead Pumpers 810 $37,510 4.9%
Mine Shuttle Car Operators 160 $62,170 -18.8%
Ship Engineers 100 $76,860 -10%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Pennsylvania) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
S/P2 - Automotive Service Certification Very Oversupplied 0 1,769
Valvoline - Motor Oil Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 639
S/P2 - Collision Repair and Refinish Certification Very Oversupplied 0 562
Pennsylvania Certified Safety Inspector Certification Very Oversupplied 0 541
Automotive Service Excellence Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 6,159 237
Pennsylvania Certified Emissions Inspector Certification Very Oversupplied 0 204
ICAR Certification Certification Supply meets demand 185 136
AYES Certificate Certification Very Oversupplied 0 50
AC Delco - Electrical/Electronics Stage 1 Certification Very Oversupplied 0 25
AC Delco - Electrical Power Management Certification Very Oversupplied 0 24
EETC Certified Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 0 23
Briggs and Stratton - Master Service Technician Certification Supply meets demand 0 5
Commercial Driver's License License Very Undersupplied 62,813 0
FAA A&P Aviation and Maintenance Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 42 0
FAA Drone Simulator Pilot Certification Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
FAA Private Pilot Certification Supply meets demand 2 0
FAA Small UAS Remote Pilot Airman Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
Flagger Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 326 0