What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

342,700

Total High School CTE Concentrators

36,349

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Art Directors 1,930 $102,440 32.6%
Craft Artists 230 $37,930 13%
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 1,030 $35,360 28.2%
Multimedia Artists and Animators 3,710 $90,540 42.9%
Artists and Related Workers, All Other 180 $43,470 5.6%
Commercial and Industrial Designers 550 $80,510 9.1%
Floral Designers 1,680 $30,630 1.8%
Graphic Designers 7,240 $58,450 22.4%
Set and Exhibit Designers 200 $42,200 10%
Producers and Directors 2,660 $64,400 19.5%
Musicians and Singers 3,850 $0 7%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 300 $0 26.7%
Radio and Television Announcers 860 $0 -9.3%
Public Address System and Other Announcers 570 $44,470 19.3%
Broadcast News Analysts 40 $92,220 0%
Reporters and Correspondents 880 $46,310 -1.1%
Editors 2,320 $63,540 31%
Technical Writers 1,360 $85,520 34.6%
Writers and Authors 4,690 $61,060 23.2%
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 1,910 $47,350 20.9%
Broadcast Technicians 600 $46,800 6.7%
Sound Engineering Technicians 230 $72,970 30.4%
Photographers 4,070 $44,180 -5.2%
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 390 $64,440 2.6%
Film and Video Editors 280 $60,560 25%
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 290 $73,020 10.3%
Desktop Publishers 170 $41,750 11.8%
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 5,700 $67,020 1.8%
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 1,160 $64,980 13.8%
Prepress Technicians and Workers 460 $39,490 -17.4%
Printing Press Operators 3,100 $39,310 -0.3%
Print Binding and Finishing Workers 690 $37,650 -2.9%
Designers, All Other 240 $61,350 41.7%
Actors 670 $0 9%
Media and Communication Workers, All Other 300 $71,300 20%
Costume Attendants 100 $48,660 20%
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 50 $57,940 -20%
Fashion Designers 490 $61,340 8.2%
Music Directors and Composers 1,320 $60,380 4.5%
Proofreaders and Copy Markers 330 $52,990 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Washington) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Adobe Certified Associate Software No Data 4,930 No Data
Adobe Certified Expert Software No Data 4,930 No Data
Apple Certified Support Professional Certification No Data 11 No Data
Avid Certified User - Media Composer Software No Data 6 No Data