What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

148,300

Total High School CTE Concentrators

554

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Art Directors 440 $70,970 4.5%
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 230 $44,380 8.7%
Multimedia Artists and Animators 220 $49,690 13.6%
Artists and Related Workers, All Other 130 $51,650 15.4%
Commercial and Industrial Designers 480 $58,390 8.3%
Floral Designers 1,260 $26,400 -1.6%
Graphic Designers 2,820 $40,720 6%
Producers and Directors 540 $43,190 11.1%
Musicians and Singers 560 $0 7.1%
Radio and Television Announcers 930 $28,350 -4.3%
Reporters and Correspondents 870 $29,800 -16.1%
Editors 1,330 $43,350 -3%
Technical Writers 520 $52,930 13.5%
Writers and Authors 1,480 $49,440 9.5%
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 320 $39,320 15.6%
Broadcast Technicians 380 $31,210 2.6%
Sound Engineering Technicians 70 $50,860 0%
Photographers 1,870 $25,570 -11.2%
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 160 $33,960 12.5%
Film and Video Editors 80 $49,740 12.5%
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 180 $66,200 0%
Desktop Publishers 200 $36,920 -15%
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 2,110 $51,940 -4.7%
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 1,000 $51,520 7%
Prepress Technicians and Workers 660 $35,310 -18.2%
Printing Press Operators 2,270 $33,090 -4.8%
Print Binding and Finishing Workers 760 $35,440 -6.6%
Designers, All Other 170 $30,190 11.8%
Media and Communication Workers, All Other 290 $41,170 10.3%
Music Directors and Composers 70 $51,940 0%
Proofreaders and Copy Markers 180 $27,990 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Iowa) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Adobe Certified Associate Software No Data 886 No Data
Adobe Certified Expert Software No Data 886 No Data
Avid Certified User - Media Composer Software No Data 2 No Data