What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

262,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,339

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Art Directors 660 $65,400 4.5%
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 420 $52,330 2.4%
Multimedia Artists and Animators 990 $57,990 3%
Artists and Related Workers, All Other 830 $86,970 3.6%
Commercial and Industrial Designers 370 $59,980 2.7%
Floral Designers 960 $29,190 6.3%
Graphic Designers 4,190 $55,230 6.4%
Set and Exhibit Designers 220 $51,750 4.5%
Producers and Directors 1,600 $75,620 6.9%
Musicians and Singers 700 $0 7.1%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 100 $0 10%
Radio and Television Announcers 380 $40,200 18.4%
Public Address System and Other Announcers 90 $22,990 11.1%
Broadcast News Analysts 110 $73,550 9.1%
Reporters and Correspondents 530 $43,320 3.8%
Editors 3,620 $56,040 5.5%
Technical Writers 2,200 $78,280 7.3%
Writers and Authors 4,060 $67,120 3.4%
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 1,400 $44,360 6.4%
Broadcast Technicians 340 $55,470 11.8%
Sound Engineering Technicians 330 $46,560 9.1%
Photographers 3,280 $35,670 75.3%
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 300 $54,120 10%
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 620 $103,430 3.2%
Desktop Publishers 500 $52,760 8%
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 3,150 $57,210 8.3%
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 3,670 $69,780 11.7%
Prepress Technicians and Workers 770 $44,820 5.2%
Printing Press Operators 2,500 $37,600 4.8%
Print Binding and Finishing Workers 950 $35,820 7.4%
Designers, All Other 300 $70,770 6.7%
Actors 1,200 $0 6.7%
Media and Communication Workers, All Other 470 $58,840 6.4%
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 140 $45,050 7.1%
Music Directors and Composers 220 $48,830 9.1%
Proofreaders and Copy Markers 370 $49,510 5.4%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

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