What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

100,800

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,323

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Construction Managers 2,190 $83,200 4.6%
Cost Estimators 980 $58,240 6.1%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 660 $68,320 1.5%
Surveyors 360 $67,200 8.3%
Civil Engineers 1,350 $85,900 7.4%
Architectural and Civil Drafters 610 $51,070 4.9%
Civil Engineering Technicians 600 $41,960 6.7%
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 790 $44,570 6.3%
Interior Designers 140 $47,340 7.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 940 $44,950 9.6%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 5,760 $26,390 9%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 6,030 $57,970 7.8%
Boilermakers 280 $59,970 7.1%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 360 $39,670 5.6%
Carpenters 5,620 $37,870 0.9%
Tile and Marble Setters 190 $30,710 5.3%
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 1,120 $37,070 6.3%
Construction Laborers 12,450 $30,770 6%
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 210 $37,440 0%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 4,390 $41,350 5.7%
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 820 $37,660 1.2%
Electricians 3,980 $48,900 6.5%
Glaziers 250 $35,790 8%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 70 $45,770 0%
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 1,870 $34,360 2.1%
Paperhangers 60 $33,810 0%
Pipelayers 120 $36,870 8.3%
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 2,670 $42,870 10.1%
Roofers 1,520 $30,830 6.6%
Sheet Metal Workers 610 $41,410 3.3%
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 260 $55,950 7.7%
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 130 $24,250 7.7%
Helpers--Carpenters 80 $27,310 0%
Helpers--Electricians 610 $32,210 6.6%
Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 50 $29,260 20%
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 850 $31,690 14.1%
Helpers--Roofers 150 $30,380 13.3%
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 140 $27,720 7.1%
Highway Maintenance Workers 1,120 $34,040 3.6%
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 510 $37,940 25.5%
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 1,460 $61,660 18.5%
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 230 $44,310 4.3%
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 180 $68,670 11.1%
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 2,010 $33,740 25.9%
Helpers--Extraction Workers 680 $40,320 14.7%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 730 $69,560 2.7%
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 1,310 $44,860 10.7%
Millwrights 150 $74,740 0%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 670 $66,370 4.5%
Riggers 40 $61,220 0%
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 1,220 $27,800 7.4%
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 120 $34,870 -16.7%
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 100 $47,750 10%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 40 $31,690 -25%
Crane and Tower Operators 130 $59,200 7.7%
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 200 $41,390 5%
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 530 $37,760 0%
Carpet Installers 100 $34,750 0%
Solar Photovoltaic Installers 100 $37,220 120%
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 150 $29,970 20%
Mechanical Door Repairers 100 $38,960 10%
Tapers 100 $47,570 0%
Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 900 $46,480 24.4%
Mining Machine Operators, All Other 80 $55,870 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (New Mexico) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
NCCER - General Credential Certification Very Oversupplied 0 168
Autodesk Certified User Software Very Undersupplied 268 59
AWS Certified Welder Certification Very Undersupplied 245 0
Autodesk Certified Professional Software Very Undersupplied 268 0
Brainbench AutoCAD Certification Software Very Undersupplied 206 0
EPA HVAC Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 95 0
EPA Section 608 Technician Certification Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
Electrician License License Very Undersupplied 2,727 0
ICC Certificate of Achievement Certification Moderately Undersupplied 5 0
NATE Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 40 0
NCCER - Core Curriculum Certification Moderately Undersupplied 6 0
Plumber License License Very Undersupplied 742 0