What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

1,960,300

Total High School CTE Concentrators

27,380

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Construction Managers 53,100 $107,050 17.9%
Cost Estimators 27,200 $70,660 16.2%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 17,700 $87,180 5.6%
Landscape Architects 3,500 $87,560 5.7%
Surveyors 4,400 $91,030 11.4%
Civil Engineers 40,300 $106,050 10.4%
Architectural and Civil Drafters 15,100 $61,590 9.9%
Civil Engineering Technicians 8,400 $67,110 9.5%
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 3,900 $68,100 10.3%
Interior Designers 9,200 $60,360 5.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 19,900 $56,040 10.1%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 139,000 $31,540 9.6%
Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 2,200 $35,060 9.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 55,100 $78,440 18.1%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 6,600 $57,100 18.2%
Stonemasons 3,000 $45,140 20%
Carpenters 139,400 $56,770 17.9%
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 3,300 $50,770 24.2%
Tile and Marble Setters 12,400 $48,180 25.8%
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 21,000 $53,710 20.5%
Construction Laborers 124,100 $43,930 18.5%
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 4,400 $54,910 18.2%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 26,900 $71,120 15.6%
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 30,400 $55,700 16.1%
Electricians 67,100 $64,260 13.3%
Glaziers 7,000 $53,240 18.6%
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 2,400 $45,700 12.5%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 1,700 $77,100 17.6%
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 62,300 $47,450 18.1%
Pipelayers 4,000 $52,430 20%
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 50,000 $56,270 20.2%
Roofers 20,300 $49,550 18.7%
Sheet Metal Workers 13,500 $53,610 12.6%
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 6,800 $66,510 20.6%
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 4,000 $35,460 25%
Helpers--Carpenters 3,300 $34,820 21.2%
Helpers--Electricians 5,600 $36,020 14.3%
Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 2,300 $35,050 17.4%
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 2,900 $32,210 20.7%
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 2,800 $30,900 21.4%
Elevator Installers and Repairers 1,800 $80,690 11.1%
Fence Erectors 4,200 $37,660 19%
Highway Maintenance Workers 4,600 $54,950 6.5%
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 1,000 $62,950 0%
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 2,400 $56,650 -4.2%
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 1,900 $51,880 21.1%
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 3,600 $33,550 13.9%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 3,800 $63,290 5.3%
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 28,600 $55,140 19.6%
Millwrights 2,400 $70,290 20.8%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 7,500 $102,230 12%
Riggers 2,000 $57,300 5%
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 13,700 $30,820 12.4%
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 6,600 $37,930 -12.1%
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 3,900 $80,020 7.7%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 2,200 $33,590 9.1%
Crane and Tower Operators 3,000 $63,280 13.3%
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 2,500 $58,720 16%
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 9,000 $49,420 14.4%
Carpet Installers 8,500 $43,320 21.2%
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 3,700 $41,950 18.9%
Solar Photovoltaic Installers 4,900 $44,000 130.6%
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 2,200 $39,570 13.6%
Mechanical Door Repairers 2,400 $45,530 20.8%
Tapers 7,700 $60,180 14.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (California) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
AWS Certified Welder Certification No Data 2,792 No Data
Air Conditioning Installation Specialization Certification No Data 3 No Data
Autodesk Certified Professional Software No Data 11,443 No Data
Autodesk Certified User Software No Data 11,443 No Data
Brainbench AutoCAD Certification Software No Data 9,226 No Data
Certified Drafter Certification No Data 6 No Data
Certified Fiber Optic Technician Certification No Data 5 No Data
EEI - Construction and Skilled Trades Assessment Certification No Data 1 No Data
EPA HVAC Certification Certification No Data 1,316 No Data
EPA Painters, Repair, and Renovation Certificate Certification No Data 11 No Data
EPA Section 608 Technician Certification Certification No Data 79 No Data
EPA Section 609 Technician Certification Certification No Data 2 No Data
Electrician License License No Data 31,256 No Data
HBI Building Construction Technology Certification No Data 5 No Data
ICC Certificate of Achievement Certification No Data 87 No Data
LEED Green Associate Certification No Data 172 No Data
Ladder Safety Training Certification No Data 1 No Data
Landscape Management Certification Certification No Data 5 No Data
NATE Certification Certification No Data 438 No Data
NCCER - Carpentry Certification No Data 5 No Data
NCCER - Core Curriculum Certification No Data 79 No Data
NCCER - Electrical Certification No Data 0 No Data
NCCER - Millwright Certification No Data 0 No Data
NCCER - Pipefitting Certification No Data 0 No Data
NCCER - Welding Certification No Data 0 No Data
Plumber License License No Data 13,571 No Data
S/P2 - Construction Certification No Data 9 No Data