What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

271,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

15,381

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Art Directors 1,720 $80,680 16.9%
Craft Artists 170 $27,980 11.8%
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 300 $37,720 23.3%
Multimedia Artists and Animators 660 $67,970 18.2%
Artists and Related Workers, All Other 350 $44,050 11.4%
Commercial and Industrial Designers 540 $58,110 20.4%
Floral Designers 1,480 $30,640 12.2%
Graphic Designers 5,880 $50,950 13.3%
Set and Exhibit Designers 90 $43,280 22.2%
Producers and Directors 2,210 $58,830 24%
Musicians and Singers 900 $0 21.1%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 910 $0 17.6%
Radio and Television Announcers 680 $32,090 -1.5%
Public Address System and Other Announcers 140 $27,640 21.4%
Broadcast News Analysts 110 $71,190 0%
Reporters and Correspondents 710 $41,630 -4.2%
Editors 2,380 $57,350 1.7%
Technical Writers 1,350 $76,830 24.4%
Writers and Authors 1,980 $55,640 21.7%
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 1,170 $45,890 23.1%
Broadcast Technicians 770 $49,170 6.5%
Photographers 1,820 $31,230 18.7%
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 500 $54,290 14%
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 920 $56,370 4.3%
Desktop Publishers 250 $53,170 -16%
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 5,440 $67,120 0.7%
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 2,200 $49,510 11.8%
Prepress Technicians and Workers 560 $41,940 -19.6%
Printing Press Operators 2,500 $35,860 -6%
Print Binding and Finishing Workers 620 $33,600 -8.1%
Designers, All Other 320 $54,730 18.8%
Dancers 290 $0 27.6%
Media and Communication Workers, All Other 510 $53,990 17.6%
Fashion Designers 150 $61,440 20%
Music Directors and Composers 80 $41,780 25%
Proofreaders and Copy Markers 160 $35,090 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

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