What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

342,700

Total High School CTE Concentrators

3,095

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Construction Managers 15,750 $95,840 20.3%
Cost Estimators 5,980 $72,420 19.9%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 5,560 $74,740 0.5%
Landscape Architects 1,270 $66,050 9.4%
Surveyors 1,040 $83,840 2.9%
Civil Engineers 12,140 $88,450 5.4%
Architectural and Civil Drafters 2,020 $54,490 6.9%
Civil Engineering Technicians 1,930 $66,500 6.2%
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 1,510 $50,510 3.3%
Interior Designers 1,820 $59,680 8.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 3,720 $54,030 32.5%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 29,940 $34,730 27.6%
Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 390 $33,230 10.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 15,760 $81,040 18.6%
Boilermakers 270 $62,550 7.4%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 1,630 $65,560 20.9%
Stonemasons 230 $46,420 17.4%
Carpenters 45,840 $57,240 18.1%
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 810 $48,740 21%
Tile and Marble Setters 1,860 $50,540 17.2%
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 3,200 $56,520 18.1%
Construction Laborers 40,650 $44,580 18.8%
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 570 $61,180 12.3%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 8,590 $64,880 12%
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 5,940 $58,410 20.9%
Electricians 21,870 $65,650 18.2%
Glaziers 2,250 $55,420 19.6%
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 1,010 $47,250 21.8%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 690 $61,850 14.5%
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 22,400 $40,430 18.9%
Paperhangers 130 $37,330 7.7%
Pipelayers 1,280 $65,840 11.7%
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 11,810 $62,980 18.8%
Roofers 6,330 $54,200 22%
Sheet Metal Workers 4,110 $59,430 18.2%
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 1,560 $83,950 19.9%
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 310 $44,720 19.4%
Helpers--Carpenters 450 $29,740 20%
Helpers--Electricians 390 $40,010 15.4%
Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 270 $32,420 14.8%
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 560 $36,740 19.6%
Helpers--Roofers 110 $31,570 18.2%
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 80 $57,240 12.5%
Elevator Installers and Repairers 810 $114,740 19.8%
Fence Erectors 1,050 $36,850 16.2%
Highway Maintenance Workers 2,540 $49,870 8.3%
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 290 $50,020 6.9%
Helpers--Extraction Workers 50 $40,360 0%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 430 $74,990 11.6%
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 6,020 $54,580 22.4%
Millwrights 1,500 $60,480 0.7%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 1,780 $91,020 8.4%
Commercial Divers 160 $56,640 18.8%
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 130 $28,590 23.1%
Riggers 930 $56,670 5.4%
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 1,700 $35,050 13.5%
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 2,030 $42,840 7.4%
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 600 $68,670 5%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 520 $37,740 11.5%
Crane and Tower Operators 1,380 $72,310 3.6%
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 710 $52,750 8.5%
Hoist and Winch Operators 120 $59,310 0%
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 300 $50,410 16.7%
Carpet Installers 1,420 $44,010 17.6%
Pile-Driver Operators 150 $78,990 0%
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 420 $74,810 21.4%
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 780 $40,580 10.3%
Continuous Mining Machine Operators 110 $46,620 0%
Mechanical Door Repairers 440 $45,030 20.5%
Rock Splitters, Quarry 230 $42,770 4.3%
Tapers 2,540 $54,720 13%
Floor Sanders and Finishers 490 $43,030 22.4%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Washington) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
AWS Certified Welder Certification No Data 753 No Data
Autodesk Certified Professional Software No Data 1,824 No Data
Autodesk Certified User Software No Data 1,824 No Data
Brainbench AutoCAD Certification Software No Data 1,522 No Data
Certified Fiber Optic Technician Certification No Data 6 No Data
EPA HVAC Certification Certification No Data 488 No Data
EPA Section 608 Technician Certification Certification No Data 9 No Data
EPA Section 609 Technician Certification Certification No Data 2 No Data
Electrician License License No Data 7,731 No Data
ICC Certificate of Achievement Certification No Data 6 No Data
LEED Green Associate Certification No Data 28 No Data
Ladder Safety Training Certification No Data 12 No Data
NATE Certification Certification No Data 123 No Data
NCCER - Carpentry Certification No Data 4 No Data
NCCER - Electrical Certification No Data 1 No Data
Plumber License License No Data 2,711 No Data