What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

78,700

Total High School CTE Concentrators

923

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Construction Managers 1,120 $96,730 8%
Cost Estimators 780 $60,260 7.7%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 180 $82,990 -5.6%
Surveyors 490 $63,040 6.1%
Civil Engineers 1,100 $79,890 6.4%
Architectural and Civil Drafters 540 $51,130 1.9%
Civil Engineering Technicians 410 $40,900 9.8%
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 460 $39,250 6.5%
Interior Designers 100 $44,010 0%
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 670 $39,020 10.4%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 5,440 $23,980 9%
Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 50 $27,530 20%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 4,790 $65,870 7.7%
Boilermakers 110 $70,170 9.1%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 70 $39,260 0%
Carpenters 3,920 $40,140 8.4%
Tile and Marble Setters 90 $42,360 11.1%
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 160 $39,940 12.5%
Construction Laborers 9,440 $32,900 10.4%
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 190 $38,320 5.3%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 6,070 $40,270 9.9%
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 180 $30,960 5.6%
Electricians 4,230 $54,120 6.6%
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 70 $40,840 -14.3%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 210 $53,970 9.5%
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 1,580 $41,010 6.3%
Pipelayers 410 $46,500 7.3%
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1,890 $57,970 12.7%
Roofers 160 $35,880 6.3%
Sheet Metal Workers 340 $59,730 8.8%
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 210 $57,260 9.5%
Helpers--Carpenters 200 $26,490 15%
Helpers--Electricians 300 $33,490 10%
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 270 $27,940 18.5%
Elevator Installers and Repairers 110 $68,540 9.1%
Highway Maintenance Workers 870 $36,750 9.2%
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 250 $54,300 0%
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 1,020 $46,470 -1%
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 150 $34,510 6.7%
Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators 300 $67,220 3.3%
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 670 $30,890 0%
Helpers--Extraction Workers 350 $50,850 0%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 300 $69,370 0%
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 1,850 $37,630 14.1%
Millwrights 240 $53,770 4.2%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 590 $67,060 16.9%
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 770 $27,450 10.4%
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 90 $36,510 -11.1%
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 90 $49,800 0%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 330 $56,410 0%
Crane and Tower Operators 220 $51,970 9.1%
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 1,060 $48,410 1.9%
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining 530 $57,550 0%
Carpet Installers 210 $30,880 9.5%
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 110 $34,540 18.2%
Continuous Mining Machine Operators 680 $55,300 0%
Mechanical Door Repairers 110 $33,510 9.1%
Roof Bolters, Mining 1,350 $61,060 0%
Extraction Workers, All Other 240 $51,260 0%
Mining Machine Operators, All Other 60 $58,070 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (West Virginia) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
AWS Certified Welder Certification No Data 178 No Data
Autodesk Certified Professional Software No Data 121 No Data
Autodesk Certified User Software No Data 121 No Data
Brainbench AutoCAD Certification Software No Data 110 No Data
EEI - Construction and Skilled Trades Assessment Certification No Data 52 No Data
EPA HVAC Certification Certification No Data 17 No Data
EPA Section 608 Technician Certification Certification No Data 10 No Data
Electrician License License No Data 2,436 No Data
NATE Certification Certification No Data 19 No Data
Plumber License License No Data 431 No Data