What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

143,100

Total High School CTE Concentrators

820

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Chief Executives 3,780 $105,100 0%
General and Operations Managers 21,180 $68,300 12.8%
Administrative Services Managers 1,990 $81,820 14.1%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 2,090 $99,730 18.2%
Industrial Production Managers 1,700 $89,490 6.5%
Purchasing Managers 540 $93,240 14.8%
Compensation and Benefits Managers 150 $87,440 20%
Human Resources Managers 990 $90,320 14.1%
Training and Development Managers 310 $106,320 16.1%
Managers, All Other 7,800 $75,190 16%
Human Resources Specialists 2,970 $51,420 9.8%
Labor Relations Specialists 780 $44,070 -5.1%
Management Analysts 4,420 $54,200 19.5%
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 670 $39,000 10.4%
Fundraisers 440 $40,600 15.9%
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 740 $46,990 14.9%
Training and Development Specialists 2,780 $47,250 16.5%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 9,680 $54,520 19.2%
Operations Research Analysts 450 $55,430 33.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 15,220 $44,810 7.4%
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 690 $24,790 -17.4%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 13,260 $34,730 3.7%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 1,460 $37,870 3.4%
Procurement Clerks 640 $39,950 0%
Customer Service Representatives 17,170 $29,480 8.2%
File Clerks 710 $26,890 -8.5%
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 1,280 $27,630 8.6%
Library Assistants, Clerical 680 $22,560 10.3%
New Accounts Clerks 450 $30,900 0%
Order Clerks 910 $29,670 6.6%
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 1,300 $36,280 6.2%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 7,270 $26,240 11%
Information and Record Clerks, All Other 1,010 $34,140 5.9%
Meter Readers, Utilities 780 $28,410 -1.3%
Postal Service Clerks 1,110 $45,660 -3.6%
Postal Service Mail Carriers 3,090 $48,350 -3.6%
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 590 $58,770 -6.8%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 4,380 $31,330 3.4%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 17,740 $24,060 13.1%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 4,100 $47,520 -14.1%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 20,560 $29,220 -3.8%
Computer Operators 960 $33,150 -13.5%
Data Entry Keyers 1,240 $27,930 -18.5%
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 780 $29,710 -1.3%
Office Clerks, General 28,590 $28,080 2%
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 210 $24,090 -14.3%
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 2,240 $28,870 13.8%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

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