What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

191,400

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,292

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Construction Managers 4,770 $80,180 11.7%
Cost Estimators 1,720 $60,500 9.9%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 880 $77,650 4.5%
Landscape Architects 180 $54,840 11.1%
Surveyors 700 $50,330 12.9%
Civil Engineers 2,280 $84,100 9.6%
Architectural and Civil Drafters 1,120 $53,440 7.1%
Civil Engineering Technicians 730 $48,190 9.6%
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 1,050 $39,200 20%
Interior Designers 530 $45,680 3.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 2,110 $41,440 13.7%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 10,680 $25,930 13.7%
Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 140 $26,660 14.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 10,390 $63,210 14.1%
Boilermakers 340 $51,500 8.8%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 630 $47,890 9.5%
Carpenters 7,380 $39,970 9.1%
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 190 $31,030 5.3%
Tile and Marble Setters 450 $36,250 11.1%
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 2,990 $35,550 13.7%
Construction Laborers 13,250 $30,480 13.6%
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 1,200 $35,790 14.2%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 6,270 $38,680 13.1%
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 1,200 $41,200 1.7%
Electricians 6,870 $49,120 9.6%
Glaziers 300 $33,770 10%
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 410 $36,380 0%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 400 $44,750 10%
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 3,920 $37,700 6.6%
Pipelayers 520 $35,860 23.1%
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 7,300 $48,680 16.4%
Roofers 1,360 $33,490 11%
Sheet Metal Workers 3,400 $52,210 5%
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 1,060 $41,240 12.3%
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 240 $30,390 12.5%
Helpers--Carpenters 530 $24,960 13.2%
Helpers--Electricians 1,800 $34,530 10.6%
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1,410 $33,730 19.9%
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 250 $26,190 12%
Fence Erectors 210 $30,730 9.5%
Highway Maintenance Workers 3,260 $32,960 13.5%
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 1,900 $52,100 22.6%
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 3,220 $40,440 20.5%
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 410 $45,350 17.1%
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 490 $41,760 4.1%
Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators 210 $35,160 9.5%
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 4,670 $38,710 21.8%
Helpers--Extraction Workers 690 $35,520 21.7%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 1,000 $56,530 8%
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 3,680 $40,740 15.2%
Millwrights 250 $52,320 16%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 2,110 $56,070 15.2%
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 250 $32,310 -8%
Riggers 330 $49,060 15.2%
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 2,150 $30,970 11.6%
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 1,040 $34,780 -13.5%
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 340 $56,210 5.9%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 680 $31,110 1.5%
Crane and Tower Operators 620 $48,760 11.3%
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 1,070 $42,330 13.1%
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 160 $38,260 12.5%
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 600 $30,620 15%
Continuous Mining Machine Operators 100 $33,300 10%
Mechanical Door Repairers 870 $37,290 8%
Rock Splitters, Quarry 420 $28,180 11.9%
Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 1,070 $47,890 22.4%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Oklahoma) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Oklahoma Welder Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 8 714
AWS Certified Welder Certification Supply meets demand 702 675
Autodesk Certified User Software Moderately Undersupplied 598 345
Oklahoma CareerTech - Construction Trainee CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 292
EPA Section 608 Technician Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 13 256
NCCER - Core Curriculum Certification Very Oversupplied 2 254
NCCER - Welding Certification Very Oversupplied 0 164
Oklahoma CareerTech - Residential Electrician's Assistant CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 145
Oklahoma CareerTech - HVACR Technician CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 110
Oklahoma CareerTech - Drafting Technician CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 107
Oklahoma CareerTech - Process Piping Technician CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 101
NCCER - Carpentry Certification Very Oversupplied 0 86
NCCER - Electrical Certification Very Oversupplied 22 61
Oklahoma CareerTech - Refrigeration Technician CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 55
Certified Solidworks Associate Software Very Oversupplied 0 49
Oklahoma CareerTech - Heating and Air Conditioning Technician CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 40
PLTW Civil Engineering and Architecture CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 37
Oklahoma CareerTech - Frame Carpenter CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 34
Career Essentials - Welding CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 27
Oklahoma CareerTech - Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning Repair Technician (MHT) CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 24
Brainbench 3D Studio Max Software Very Oversupplied 0 20
Oklahoma CareerTech - Cabinetmaker Trainee CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 18
Oklahoma CareerTech - Architectural Drafter CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 17
Oklahoma CareerTech - Finish Carpenter CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 16
Industry Competency Exams Certification Very Oversupplied 0 14
Career Essentials - Architectural Drafting CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 11
Oklahoma CareerTech - Mechanical Drafter CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 11
Career Essentials - Electrical Construction Wiring CTE Assessment Moderately Oversupplied 0 10
NCCER - HVAC Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 10
Oklahoma CareerTech - Heavy Equipment Operator CTE Assessment Moderately Oversupplied 0 10
EPA Section 609 Technician Certification Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 9
Career Essentials - Plumbing CTE Assessment Moderately Oversupplied 0 6
ETA Associate Certified Electronics Technician Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 6
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Technical Drafting CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 0 5
NCCER - Plumbing Certification Supply meets demand 0 4
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - HVAC/R CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 0 3
NCCER - Construction Technology Certification Supply meets demand 0 2
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Electrical Occupations CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 0 1
Autodesk Certified Professional Software Very Undersupplied 598 0
Brainbench AutoCAD Certification Software Very Undersupplied 547 0
EPA HVAC Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 251 0
Electrician License License Very Undersupplied 3,126 0
HBI Building Construction Technology Certification Supply meets demand 2 0
NATE Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 51 0
NCCER - Construction Site Safety Orientation Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
Plumber License License Very Undersupplied 1,724 0