What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

543,826

Total High School CTE Concentrators

4,935

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Construction Managers 11,940 $96,010 9%
Cost Estimators 9,350 $64,390 10.6%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 4,700 $71,740 1.9%
Landscape Architects 810 $67,210 2.5%
Surveyors 1,620 $60,550 9.9%
Civil Engineers 13,220 $81,860 9.9%
Architectural and Civil Drafters 5,020 $51,810 7.6%
Civil Engineering Technicians 2,310 $54,400 10%
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 1,930 $45,090 8.3%
Interior Designers 1,810 $54,680 -2.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 5,150 $50,530 6.4%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 41,710 $29,150 7.1%
Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 90 $64,790 0%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 21,400 $69,510 10.7%
Boilermakers 690 $82,700 1.4%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 4,110 $52,890 7.8%
Stonemasons 510 $48,270 7.8%
Carpenters 43,200 $49,220 8%
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 490 $43,870 10.2%
Tile and Marble Setters 1,410 $48,350 9.9%
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 4,840 $44,760 12.2%
Construction Laborers 47,680 $37,830 11.1%
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 2,010 $41,270 13.9%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 21,110 $48,700 10.4%
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 2,360 $47,060 3%
Electricians 23,620 $60,540 6.5%
Glaziers 1,380 $50,240 10.9%
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 630 $39,530 3.2%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 400 $79,730 12.5%
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 9,420 $41,870 4.9%
Paperhangers 220 $36,050 9.1%
Pipelayers 1,150 $56,320 11.3%
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 15,810 $54,390 12.3%
Roofers 4,700 $44,830 9.4%
Sheet Metal Workers 4,430 $53,840 6.8%
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 1,760 $57,450 13.1%
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 780 $36,270 12.8%
Helpers--Carpenters 910 $32,800 15.4%
Helpers--Electricians 1,800 $30,480 7.8%
Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 380 $28,350 7.9%
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1,320 $33,620 15.9%
Helpers--Roofers 520 $31,350 9.6%
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 340 $32,120 8.8%
Fence Erectors 860 $37,900 15.1%
Highway Maintenance Workers 10,850 $42,020 4.2%
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 1,230 $53,310 1.6%
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 1,340 $42,400 1.5%
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 950 $41,260 12.6%
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 120 $60,620 0%
Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators 280 $63,340 0%
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 1,430 $32,420 2.8%
Helpers--Extraction Workers 1,290 $43,790 7.8%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 1,100 $60,860 5.5%
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 14,310 $49,920 11.3%
Millwrights 1,680 $53,700 8.9%
Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons 160 $40,840 6.3%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 4,550 $84,630 13%
Riggers 480 $45,610 8.3%
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 4,680 $29,170 9.6%
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 5,210 $40,730 -13.1%
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 3,410 $56,060 0%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 1,640 $36,340 4.3%
Crane and Tower Operators 2,470 $46,710 7.3%
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 1,330 $39,780 6.8%
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining 160 $60,730 0%
Hoist and Winch Operators 200 $39,760 -15%
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 280 $47,890 7.1%
Carpet Installers 2,710 $45,200 6.6%
Pile-Driver Operators 80 $75,170 0%
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 300 $64,190 13.3%
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 1,400 $43,940 9.3%
Continuous Mining Machine Operators 540 $45,360 0%
Mechanical Door Repairers 620 $37,150 14.5%
Rock Splitters, Quarry 370 $35,660 0%
Tapers 590 $53,970 1.7%
Roof Bolters, Mining 400 $70,710 0%
Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 440 $47,610 0%
Floor Sanders and Finishers 90 $36,070 11.1%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Pennsylvania) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Ladder Safety Training Certification Very Oversupplied 0 692
NCCER - General Credential Certification Very Oversupplied 0 529
Pennsylvania Builders Association Skills Certificate Certification Very Oversupplied 0 527
AWS Certified Welder Certification Moderately Undersupplied 921 511
S/P2 - Construction Certification Very Oversupplied 0 327
EPA Section 608 Technician Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 39 301
EPA Section 609 Technician Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 280
HBI Residential Construction Academy Series Certification Very Oversupplied 0 92
C-Tech Network Cabling Certificate Certification Very Oversupplied 0 77
EPA Painters, Repair, and Renovation Certificate Certification Very Oversupplied 0 37
ETA Student Electronics Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 0 19
Certified Drafter Certification Very Oversupplied 0 16
AHRI Light Commercial Air Conditioning and Heating Certification Supply meets demand 0 5
AHRI Residential Air Conditioning and Heating Certification Supply meets demand 0 5
Autodesk Certified User Software Very Undersupplied 2,771 5
ETA Associate Certified Electronics Technician Certification Supply meets demand 0 5
HVAC Excellence HEAT Certification Supply meets demand 0 5
NATE Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 104 5
Autodesk Certified Professional Software Very Undersupplied 2,771 0
Brainbench AutoCAD Certification Software Very Undersupplied 2,448 0
EPA HVAC Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 230 0
Electrician License License Very Undersupplied 9,075 0
NCCER - Electrical Certification Supply meets demand 4 0
NCCER - Welding Certification Very Undersupplied 13 0
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Welding CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 0 0
Plumber License License Very Undersupplied 4,884 0