What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

622,700

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,269

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Chief Executives 20,930 $208,000 -7%
General and Operations Managers 123,020 $102,660 8.4%
Administrative Services Managers 14,490 $89,840 8.2%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 15,960 $135,440 10.2%
Industrial Production Managers 7,630 $98,580 4.2%
Purchasing Managers 4,230 $106,850 6.1%
Compensation and Benefits Managers 1,010 $113,700 4%
Human Resources Managers 9,090 $106,370 7.8%
Training and Development Managers 2,210 $108,990 10.4%
Human Resources Specialists 21,480 $58,060 6.1%
Labor Relations Specialists 5,930 $59,460 -11%
Management Analysts 39,970 $83,780 14.5%
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 5,420 $49,170 6.6%
Fundraisers 3,750 $54,610 9.3%
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 2,720 $62,430 5.9%
Training and Development Specialists 10,200 $63,200 9.7%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 56,420 $66,220 6.7%
Operations Research Analysts 6,660 $93,070 28.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 45,810 $55,930 0.4%
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 3,260 $31,540 -24.2%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 58,800 $40,760 -3.2%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 5,370 $47,920 -3.2%
Procurement Clerks 2,490 $44,820 -4.8%
Correspondence Clerks 210 $37,470 -4.8%
Customer Service Representatives 120,800 $35,080 2%
File Clerks 4,230 $37,150 -14.9%
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 4,460 $37,450 1.8%
Library Assistants, Clerical 7,020 $24,760 3.8%
New Accounts Clerks 3,520 $36,110 -11.9%
Order Clerks 7,470 $34,870 0.3%
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 3,650 $40,200 -4.1%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 41,020 $28,810 2.5%
Information and Record Clerks, All Other 4,810 $44,960 2.5%
Meter Readers, Utilities 1,140 $48,700 -6.1%
Postal Service Clerks 3,140 $48,560 -0.6%
Postal Service Mail Carriers 14,670 $57,790 -0.4%
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 5,760 $58,770 -5.4%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 31,420 $33,510 2.9%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 105,490 $26,220 5.8%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 37,940 $57,400 -19.3%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 88,540 $36,200 -9.1%
Computer Operators 1,980 $49,260 -25.3%
Data Entry Keyers 9,450 $33,850 -22.6%
Word Processors and Typists 600 $44,160 -36.7%
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 5,500 $27,610 -0.7%
Office Clerks, General 145,140 $34,530 -3%
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 1,230 $38,630 -17.9%
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 15,620 $38,080 3.3%
Telephone Operators 600 $35,660 -26.7%
Communications Equipment Operators, All Other 110 $44,560 9.1%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Illinois) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
IASSC - Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Certification No Data 189 No Data
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certification No Data 9 No Data