What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

394,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

6,173

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2,110 $101,090 10%
Logisticians 7,270 $81,080 13.3%
Billing and Posting Clerks 11,500 $38,010 17%
Cargo and Freight Agents 2,740 $46,960 10.2%
Couriers and Messengers 1,470 $30,150 12.2%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 4,740 $39,780 3.4%
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 390 $56,040 7.7%
Avionics Technicians 180 $66,980 11.1%
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 4,640 $45,850 10.6%
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 23,490 $45,640 5.8%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 7,050 $47,110 10.9%
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 3,770 $52,830 7.7%
Rail Car Repairers 350 $65,210 2.9%
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians 480 $44,220 4.2%
Motorcycle Mechanics 360 $38,990 0%
Tire Repairers and Changers 1,950 $24,380 2.6%
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 130 $60,740 7.7%
Air Traffic Controllers 1,150 $150,880 10.4%
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 4,900 $40,930 17.3%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 44,660 $40,620 7.8%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 23,450 $30,770 7.2%
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 7,180 $26,600 12%
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 1,770 $32,610 10.2%
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 1,080 $65,000 -1.9%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 2,390 $44,930 9.2%
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 2,330 $70,990 8.2%
Parking Lot Attendants 2,100 $25,060 6.7%
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 1,820 $23,880 14.3%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 13,170 $36,550 8.7%
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 10,220 $22,320 11.9%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 50,030 $26,540 9%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 13,050 $22,000 6.7%
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 180 $32,580 16.7%
Material Moving Workers, All Other 330 $45,480 6.1%
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 2,230 $66,710 8.5%
Bicycle Repairers 430 $30,120 20.9%
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 670 $70,140 6%
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 440 $35,230 -40.9%
Traffic Technicians 400 $50,000 10%
Ship Engineers 1,620 $60,020 9.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Virginia) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Automotive Service Excellence Certification Certification Supply meets demand 4,540 3,416
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Small Engine Technology CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 106
Virginia Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection License Very Oversupplied 0 31
ICAR Non-Structural Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 0 25
Briggs and Stratton - Master Service Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 0 24
ICAR Refinish Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 0 11
NOCTI State Collaboration Assessment - Logistics Technology/Distribution Center Services CTE Assessment Moderately Oversupplied 0 9
EETC Certified Technician Certification Supply meets demand 0 4
FAA Private Pilot Certification Very Undersupplied 10 4
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Diesel Technology CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 0 4
Commercial Driver's License License Very Undersupplied 28,643 0
FAA A&P Aviation and Maintenance Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 147 0
FAA Drone Simulator Pilot Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 20 0
FAA Small UAS Remote Pilot Airman Certification Very Undersupplied 20 0
Flagger Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 288 0
ICAR Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 58 0