What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

200,100

Total High School CTE Concentrators

8,611

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Construction Managers 5,320 $91,490 5.8%
Cost Estimators 2,320 $62,810 6%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 1,340 $70,780 5.2%
Surveyors 910 $59,850 12.1%
Civil Engineers 3,540 $94,200 11.9%
Architectural and Civil Drafters 1,130 $54,490 10.6%
Civil Engineering Technicians 1,550 $50,180 13.5%
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 1,270 $40,560 14.2%
Interior Designers 480 $37,630 8.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 1,750 $39,330 12%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 11,050 $24,430 12.6%
Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 230 $23,410 13%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 13,200 $62,150 5%
Boilermakers 1,660 $59,470 5.4%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 670 $40,220 6%
Carpenters 18,230 $44,410 2.6%
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 330 $46,470 12.1%
Tile and Marble Setters 590 $34,110 8.5%
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 2,630 $0 2.3%
Construction Laborers 21,590 $33,420 5.5%
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 570 $38,090 3.5%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 7,980 $43,600 7.6%
Electricians 11,770 $50,480 5.4%
Glaziers 590 $39,530 5.1%
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 820 $40,560 -6.1%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 2,880 $46,140 3.5%
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 8,430 $40,280 3.6%
Pipelayers 960 $31,200 7.3%
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 11,190 $54,440 8.3%
Roofers 830 $33,020 6%
Sheet Metal Workers 1,040 $43,870 6.7%
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 3,020 $53,650 2.3%
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 280 $30,880 3.6%
Helpers--Carpenters 1,890 $30,270 3.7%
Helpers--Electricians 3,510 $31,590 4%
Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 930 $31,920 -3.2%
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 2,560 $34,160 9.4%
Helpers--Roofers 130 $24,230 0%
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 1,010 $35,470 5%
Fence Erectors 450 $29,340 8.9%
Highway Maintenance Workers 1,440 $28,810 5.6%
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 1,000 $48,940 10%
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 2,130 $51,100 8%
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 500 $46,960 10%
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 2,810 $36,150 9.6%
Helpers--Extraction Workers 750 $34,690 9.3%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 640 $50,530 10.9%
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 4,500 $42,760 11.1%
Millwrights 1,310 $58,380 6.1%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 1,090 $54,980 12.8%
Commercial Divers 880 $41,690 9.1%
Riggers 4,020 $45,290 8.5%
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 3,930 $27,920 10.9%
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 2,180 $44,030 -7.3%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 610 $33,840 -1.6%
Crane and Tower Operators 3,130 $49,520 6.7%
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 840 $42,470 6%
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 130 $35,450 0%
Carpet Installers 430 $36,320 9.3%
Pile-Driver Operators 430 $47,890 2.3%
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 780 $58,120 2.6%
Dredge Operators 190 $45,370 10.5%
Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 390 $45,770 7.7%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Louisiana) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
NCCER - Core Curriculum Certification Very Oversupplied 5 6,306
NCCER - Welding Certification Very Oversupplied 9 1,349
NCCER - Carpentry Certification Very Oversupplied 0 1,323
NCCER - Electrical Certification Very Oversupplied 58 551
Autodesk Certified User Software Moderately Undersupplied 629 413
AWS Certified Welder Certification Moderately Undersupplied 526 226
NCCER - Pipefitting Certification Very Oversupplied 0 127
United Brotherhood of Carpenters - Career Connections Certification Very Oversupplied 0 110
NCCER - Millwright Certification Very Oversupplied 0 39
NCCER - HVAC Certification Very Oversupplied 0 32
Certified Apprentice Drafter Certification Very Oversupplied 0 13
Louisiana Nursery & Landscape Student Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 11
Basic Access Industrial Scaffold Certification Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 7
NCCER - Insulating Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 6
EPA HVAC Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 274 5
NCCER - Construction Craft Laborer Certification Very Oversupplied 2 5
HVAC Excellence HEAT Certification Supply meets demand 0 4
Junior Master Gardener Certificate Certification Supply meets demand 0 3
NCCER - Rigger Certification Very Undersupplied 2 1
Autodesk Certified Professional Software Very Undersupplied 629 0
Brainbench AutoCAD Certification Software Very Undersupplied 595 0
EPA Section 608 Technician Certification Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
Electrician License License Very Undersupplied 5,448 0
HBI Building Construction Technology Certification Moderately Undersupplied 6 0
NATE Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 61 0
NCCER - Heavy Equipment Operations Certification Moderately Undersupplied 5 0
Plumber License License Very Undersupplied 2,890 0