What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

419,900

Total High School CTE Concentrators

8,028

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Art Directors 2,010 $100,060 5%
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 370 $62,170 0%
Multimedia Artists and Animators 750 $81,000 5.3%
Commercial and Industrial Designers 1,380 $75,460 6.5%
Floral Designers 1,410 $32,630 6.4%
Graphic Designers 6,880 $55,100 0.7%
Producers and Directors 1,470 $75,830 9.5%
Musicians and Singers 1,610 $0 8.7%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 1,570 $0 13.4%
Public Address System and Other Announcers 240 $51,330 4.2%
Reporters and Correspondents 930 $52,560 -11.8%
Editors 3,940 $69,550 -6.3%
Technical Writers 2,150 $80,230 9.3%
Writers and Authors 3,340 $63,290 4.8%
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 2,130 $52,690 12.2%
Broadcast Technicians 740 $51,040 10.8%
Sound Engineering Technicians 490 $47,510 10.2%
Photographers 4,750 $27,570 -30.9%
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 390 $61,990 5.1%
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 490 $47,240 2%
Desktop Publishers 430 $38,040 -16.3%
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 4,480 $66,540 -2.9%
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 3,450 $88,500 -3.8%
Prepress Technicians and Workers 1,390 $54,620 -20.1%
Printing Press Operators 4,670 $42,960 -9.4%
Print Binding and Finishing Workers 1,840 $30,350 -10.9%
Dancers 280 $0 14.3%
Media and Communication Workers, All Other 670 $53,290 7.5%
Costume Attendants 390 $20,240 17.9%
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 190 $74,290 10.5%
Fashion Designers 360 $59,470 5.6%
Music Directors and Composers 430 $64,240 4.7%
Proofreaders and Copy Markers 510 $48,200 -2%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

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