What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

262,400

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,920

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Construction Managers 4,640 $104,570 12.5%
Cost Estimators 5,630 $54,970 10.1%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 1,510 $75,600 0.7%
Landscape Architects 500 $54,480 4%
Surveyors 700 $60,590 4.3%
Civil Engineers 4,890 $74,850 6.5%
Architectural and Civil Drafters 1,670 $51,630 4.8%
Civil Engineering Technicians 1,570 $53,590 5.1%
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 530 $42,880 5.7%
Interior Designers 1,280 $46,060 9.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 2,520 $52,330 9.1%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 20,800 $30,100 8.3%
Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 180 $57,330 5.6%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 8,820 $69,360 10.8%
Boilermakers 210 $62,500 19%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 2,080 $56,740 6.3%
Carpenters 20,310 $47,610 8.5%
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 650 $65,960 12.3%
Tile and Marble Setters 490 $43,820 14.3%
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 4,340 $49,350 7.6%
Construction Laborers 17,260 $40,960 11.9%
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 570 $41,010 12.3%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 7,400 $63,320 13.6%
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 1,220 $42,290 1.6%
Electricians 11,770 $61,620 3.7%
Glaziers 760 $53,540 7.9%
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 980 $43,900 0%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 460 $71,480 10.9%
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 5,180 $41,260 6.8%
Pipelayers 410 $66,120 19.5%
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 8,120 $67,830 11.3%
Roofers 2,860 $41,590 3.8%
Sheet Metal Workers 3,490 $51,840 5.7%
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 1,080 $60,440 9.3%
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 180 $35,190 0%
Helpers--Carpenters 600 $31,200 11.7%
Helpers--Electricians 1,510 $34,570 4.6%
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 670 $35,590 13.4%
Helpers--Roofers 230 $32,280 4.3%
Elevator Installers and Repairers 400 $59,690 7.5%
Fence Erectors 270 $39,350 11.1%
Highway Maintenance Workers 5,090 $44,160 6.1%
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 230 $45,460 17.4%
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 60 $63,460 16.7%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 690 $79,340 -5.8%
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 5,320 $51,020 10.9%
Millwrights 1,030 $65,880 3.9%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 2,050 $83,380 1%
Riggers 60 $35,190 0%
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 1,410 $23,800 11.3%
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 4,090 $42,760 -14.9%
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 550 $56,360 -9.1%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 820 $39,630 6.1%
Crane and Tower Operators 380 $43,520 10.5%
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 1,130 $49,910 3.5%
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 210 $37,450 4.8%
Carpet Installers 790 $36,720 10.1%
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 180 $66,580 11.1%
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 640 $46,950 10.9%
Continuous Mining Machine Operators 50 $43,820 0%
Mechanical Door Repairers 350 $41,060 8.6%
Rock Splitters, Quarry 80 $33,490 0%
Tapers 210 $44,920 0%
Floor Sanders and Finishers 950 $35,380 10.5%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Wisconsin) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship - Construction Certification Very Oversupplied 0 179
Certified Solidworks Associate Software Very Oversupplied 0 97
Autodesk Certified User Software Very Undersupplied 1,990 61
NCCER - Core Curriculum Certification Very Oversupplied 0 60
Career Connection Certificates - Level 3 Certification Very Oversupplied 0 57
Woodwork Career Alliance - Sawblade Certificate Certification Very Oversupplied 0 29
AWS Certified Welder Certification Very Undersupplied 483 6
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship - Design/Pre-Construction Certification Supply meets demand 0 3
ALCA Certified Landscape Technician Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
Autodesk Certified Professional Software Very Undersupplied 1,990 0
Brainbench AutoCAD Certification Software Very Undersupplied 1,742 0
EPA HVAC Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 116 0
EPA Section 608 Technician Certification Certification Moderately Undersupplied 5 0
ETA Associate Certified Electronics Technician Certification Supply meets demand 0 0
Electrician License License Very Undersupplied 4,692 0
NATE Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 19 0
NCCER - Electrical Certification Supply meets demand 2 0
NCCER - Plumbing Certification Supply meets demand 0 0
Plumber License License Very Undersupplied 2,108 0