What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

463,300

Total High School CTE Concentrators

3,948

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Chief Executives 5,700 $205,220 -1.2%
General and Operations Managers 55,630 $108,750 13.2%
Administrative Services Managers 4,920 $98,260 13.8%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 11,990 $135,740 18.7%
Industrial Production Managers 5,300 $102,450 2.1%
Purchasing Managers 2,280 $109,710 9.6%
Compensation and Benefits Managers 470 $109,040 8.5%
Human Resources Managers 3,860 $112,520 12.4%
Training and Development Managers 750 $111,730 14.7%
Managers, All Other 25,220 $113,560 11.8%
Human Resources Specialists 15,840 $59,070 8.5%
Labor Relations Specialists 810 $59,060 4.9%
Management Analysts 18,660 $83,700 19.2%
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 2,770 $42,520 15.2%
Fundraisers 2,510 $55,560 15.1%
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 2,450 $59,780 11.4%
Training and Development Specialists 9,010 $60,150 17.9%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 35,130 $67,660 14.3%
Operations Research Analysts 2,320 $81,130 32.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 39,330 $53,190 8.6%
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 2,840 $27,860 -18.7%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 47,480 $38,550 2.2%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 4,510 $41,400 0.7%
Procurement Clerks 1,790 $40,800 -3.4%
Correspondence Clerks 90 $38,700 11.1%
Customer Service Representatives 98,290 $32,910 12%
File Clerks 1,600 $32,120 -8.8%
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 7,900 $31,240 7.8%
Library Assistants, Clerical 1,860 $26,410 9.7%
New Accounts Clerks 1,620 $41,490 3.7%
Order Clerks 3,910 $33,150 3.1%
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 5,060 $38,300 0%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 32,360 $27,950 14.5%
Information and Record Clerks, All Other 3,430 $36,210 7.3%
Meter Readers, Utilities 1,100 $37,260 -0.9%
Postal Service Clerks 2,010 $60,090 -2%
Postal Service Mail Carriers 10,060 $50,000 -1.8%
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 3,070 $58,770 -6.8%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 21,740 $31,340 3.4%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 58,240 $24,750 9.4%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 18,900 $53,600 -15.2%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 64,990 $36,330 -3.6%
Computer Operators 1,120 $45,600 -19.6%
Data Entry Keyers 6,170 $31,720 -19.1%
Word Processors and Typists 790 $39,360 -31.6%
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 2,700 $28,860 1.9%
Office Clerks, General 86,800 $30,230 1.5%
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 1,890 $29,700 -11.1%
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 7,350 $39,090 15.2%
Communications Equipment Operators, All Other 30 $41,480 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (North Carolina) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
EVERFI - Venture Entrepreneurial Expedition Certification Very Oversupplied 0 1,442
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certification Moderately Undersupplied 3 2
IASSC - Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Certification Very Undersupplied 254 0