What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

476,700

Total High School CTE Concentrators

5,607

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Construction Managers 6,660 $93,010 10.1%
Cost Estimators 6,490 $59,250 8.3%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 2,820 $70,640 9.2%
Landscape Architects 750 $0 9.3%
Surveyors 1,490 $57,460 18.8%
Civil Engineers 9,240 $77,160 16.8%
Architectural and Civil Drafters 2,360 $49,310 14.8%
Civil Engineering Technicians 2,620 $55,010 15.3%
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 1,570 $35,850 17.2%
Interior Designers 2,030 $46,320 5.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 5,440 $44,730 10.7%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 38,240 $28,020 10.8%
Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 240 $55,410 4.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 12,750 $63,310 10.4%
Boilermakers 260 $73,780 3.8%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 2,530 $54,230 9.1%
Carpenters 25,790 $45,410 7.5%
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 400 $43,610 7.5%
Tile and Marble Setters 1,140 $45,060 8.8%
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 4,130 $44,240 10.4%
Construction Laborers 28,540 $37,530 10.8%
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 1,210 $47,750 9.9%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 7,510 $52,240 9.2%
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 1,840 $39,940 0%
Electricians 21,570 $59,940 6.8%
Glaziers 1,300 $43,450 10%
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 700 $34,470 0%
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 6,850 $37,660 4.7%
Pipelayers 520 $38,260 11.5%
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 13,220 $67,050 12.6%
Roofers 3,280 $39,840 9.8%
Sheet Metal Workers 3,680 $48,900 6.8%
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 1,500 $55,360 11.3%
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 450 $33,820 8.9%
Helpers--Carpenters 620 $28,250 12.9%
Helpers--Electricians 820 $32,960 9.8%
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 790 $29,330 16.5%
Helpers--Roofers 120 $27,470 8.3%
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 240 $36,670 8.3%
Elevator Installers and Repairers 370 $87,310 10.8%
Fence Erectors 260 $35,240 11.5%
Highway Maintenance Workers 3,810 $44,160 6.3%
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 320 $49,450 -6.3%
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 600 $38,650 11.7%
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 320 $36,650 -3.1%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 1,510 $68,360 2%
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 8,870 $46,830 13.6%
Millwrights 2,790 $67,110 11.5%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 4,510 $76,120 10.6%
Commercial Divers 200 $53,970 10%
Riggers 360 $52,770 5.6%
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 2,480 $27,780 10.1%
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 3,480 $42,880 -13.8%
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 920 $65,590 7.6%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 480 $35,630 4.2%
Crane and Tower Operators 810 $43,600 6.2%
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 1,140 $41,780 3.5%
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 320 $54,630 6.3%
Carpet Installers 1,390 $35,520 8.6%
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 980 $39,920 9.2%
Continuous Mining Machine Operators 170 $40,020 -5.9%
Mechanical Door Repairers 370 $36,140 10.8%
Tapers 140 $50,840 7.1%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Michigan) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
AWS Certified Welder Certification No Data 615 No Data
Autodesk Certified Professional Software No Data 1,746 No Data
Autodesk Certified User Software No Data 1,746 No Data
Brainbench AutoCAD Certification Software No Data 1,560 No Data
Certified Fiber Optic Technician Certification No Data 1 No Data
EEI - Construction and Skilled Trades Assessment Certification No Data 31 No Data
EPA HVAC Certification Certification No Data 557 No Data
EPA Section 608 Technician Certification Certification No Data 17 No Data
Electrician License License No Data 7,311 No Data
LEED Green Associate Certification No Data 5 No Data
Ladder Safety Training Certification No Data 1 No Data
NATE Certification Certification No Data 82 No Data
NCCER - Construction Craft Laborer Certification No Data 6 No Data
NCCER - Core Curriculum Certification No Data 6 No Data
NCCER - HVAC Certification No Data 1 No Data
Plumber License License No Data 3,131 No Data