What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

1,960,300

Total High School CTE Concentrators

81,219

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Art Directors 16,000 $118,660 6.9%
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 7,300 $65,190 15.1%
Multimedia Artists and Animators 26,900 $84,740 9.7%
Artists and Related Workers, All Other 1,200 $60,490 8.3%
Commercial and Industrial Designers 4,800 $70,410 6.3%
Floral Designers 4,500 $32,160 -2.2%
Graphic Designers 36,800 $56,810 7.1%
Set and Exhibit Designers 4,200 $58,910 4.8%
Producers and Directors 33,800 $97,550 8.3%
Musicians and Singers 16,600 $0 6.6%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 8,100 $0 7.4%
Radio and Television Announcers 4,200 $47,860 -4.8%
Public Address System and Other Announcers 1,400 $29,860 7.1%
Reporters and Correspondents 3,900 $49,180 2.6%
Editors 14,100 $68,530 6.4%
Technical Writers 6,800 $87,260 16.2%
Writers and Authors 23,300 $75,400 8.6%
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 17,600 $47,100 10.8%
Broadcast Technicians 4,700 $39,960 2.1%
Sound Engineering Technicians 5,700 $0 3.5%
Photographers 21,000 $46,790 -4.3%
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 8,300 $67,510 1.2%
Film and Video Editors 16,200 $74,900 6.2%
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 9,700 $85,910 2.1%
Desktop Publishers 1,800 $54,830 -11.1%
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 36,200 $58,520 -4.4%
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 11,300 $69,730 0%
Prepress Technicians and Workers 3,300 $42,230 -18.2%
Printing Press Operators 16,000 $36,870 -9.4%
Print Binding and Finishing Workers 4,400 $33,490 -11.4%
Designers, All Other 2,300 $77,030 13%
Actors 19,300 $0 2.6%
Dancers 1,500 $0 13.3%
Media and Communication Workers, All Other 12,700 $51,160 4.7%
Costume Attendants 1,900 $43,260 5.3%
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance 2,400 $72,160 4.2%
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 7,900 $68,210 17.7%
Fashion Designers 8,100 $78,680 3.7%
Music Directors and Composers 5,400 $51,610 3.7%
Proofreaders and Copy Markers 1,800 $40,740 5.6%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (California) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Adobe Certified Associate Software No Data 33,870 No Data
Adobe Certified Expert Software No Data 33,870 No Data
Apple Certified Support Professional Certification No Data 51 No Data
Avid Certified User - Media Composer Software No Data 178 No Data
Avid Certified User - Pro Tools Software No Data 21 No Data
Modeling and Simulation Certification Certification No Data 21 No Data