What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

1,557,100

Total High School CTE Concentrators

162,176

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Art Directors 4,270 $72,080 13.1%
Craft Artists 1,280 $34,740 14.1%
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 1,420 $55,830 13.4%
Multimedia Artists and Animators 4,000 $72,910 14%
Artists and Related Workers, All Other 400 $41,500 10%
Commercial and Industrial Designers 1,290 $65,700 14.7%
Floral Designers 3,950 $23,870 -5.3%
Graphic Designers 15,940 $47,570 12.7%
Set and Exhibit Designers 640 $48,120 10.9%
Producers and Directors 8,090 $61,790 19.4%
Musicians and Singers 3,940 $0 16.2%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 880 $0 13.6%
Radio and Television Announcers 3,170 $36,120 -7.6%
Public Address System and Other Announcers 1,210 $0 14%
Reporters and Correspondents 2,090 $36,610 -6.7%
Editors 6,840 $53,450 5%
Technical Writers 3,810 $71,020 18.6%
Writers and Authors 7,180 $53,730 14.9%
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 5,780 $38,340 19.9%
Broadcast Technicians 2,070 $35,860 1.4%
Photographers 9,260 $28,100 -0.8%
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 1,850 $52,420 14.1%
Film and Video Editors 1,480 $47,160 20.9%
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 880 $80,660 12.5%
Desktop Publishers 1,170 $40,290 -4.3%
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 24,990 $50,590 5.6%
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 10,620 $49,710 10.6%
Prepress Technicians and Workers 1,990 $37,040 -9%
Printing Press Operators 10,810 $35,270 1.2%
Print Binding and Finishing Workers 2,790 $32,120 -2.9%
Designers, All Other 360 $54,520 -5.6%
Actors 1,740 $0 19%
Dancers 1,020 $0 13.7%
Costume Attendants 200 $34,590 20%
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance 310 $32,460 9.7%
Fashion Designers 560 $66,110 5.4%
Music Directors and Composers 2,580 $58,340 15.9%
Proofreaders and Copy Markers 330 $0 6.1%
Choreographers 620 $55,620 8.1%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

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Apple Certified Support Professional Certification Moderately Oversupplied 18 25
Avid Certified User - Media Composer Software Very Undersupplied 33 0
Avid Certified User - Pro Tools Software Supply meets demand 0 0
Modeling and Simulation Certification Certification Supply meets demand 4 0