What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

294,000

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,965

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 4,200 $77,370 11.7%
Logisticians 2,540 $57,880 17.3%
Billing and Posting Clerks 11,680 $35,710 21.4%
Cargo and Freight Agents 1,040 $43,180 1.9%
Couriers and Messengers 2,640 $29,670 6.4%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 4,910 $36,510 7.3%
Avionics Technicians 170 $57,070 0%
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 3,900 $37,210 10.8%
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 500 $31,460 6%
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 15,440 $37,520 7.4%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 7,720 $43,210 9.2%
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 3,140 $45,870 11.5%
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians 540 $34,320 3.7%
Motorcycle Mechanics 350 $35,280 0%
Tire Repairers and Changers 3,700 $28,510 1.9%
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 220 $91,320 4.5%
Commercial Pilots 450 $71,280 28.9%
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 160 $20,210 18.8%
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 2,650 $36,020 16.6%
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 10,960 $25,710 4.1%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 63,990 $41,940 7.9%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 20,690 $32,990 4.1%
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 4,440 $22,760 19.4%
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 800 $27,920 15%
Locomotive Engineers 740 $63,760 -10.8%
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 620 $64,470 -11.3%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 1,000 $26,950 18%
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 750 $40,460 18.7%
Parking Lot Attendants 2,430 $22,050 4.9%
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 2,990 $23,340 10.4%
Transportation Workers, All Other 510 $31,880 13.7%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 17,780 $31,810 12.4%
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 6,020 $23,740 16.1%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 97,520 $27,680 7.8%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 18,600 $22,910 7.6%
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 180 $43,980 11.1%
Material Moving Workers, All Other 850 $27,940 41.2%
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,360 $57,510 4.4%
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 340 $45,880 8.8%
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 90 $40,190 -11.1%
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 710 $49,040 14.1%
Bridge and Lock Tenders 60 $52,660 0%
Traffic Technicians 530 $42,190 3.8%
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 70 $21,610 0%
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 90 $67,570 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Tennessee) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Automotive Service Excellence Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 3,517 26
Commercial Driver's License License Very Undersupplied 45,483 0
EETC Certified Technician Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
FAA A&P Aviation and Maintenance Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 41 0
FAA Drone Simulator Pilot Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 17 0
FAA Ground School Certification Supply meets demand 2 0
FAA Small UAS Remote Pilot Airman Certification Moderately Undersupplied 8 0
Flagger Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 15 0
ICAR Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 183 0