What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

419,900

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,639

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Chief Executives 860 $208,000 -5.8%
General and Operations Managers 44,820 $140,130 9.5%
Administrative Services Managers 10,060 $118,540 8.2%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14,510 $161,450 7.8%
Industrial Production Managers 5,320 $120,960 5.5%
Purchasing Managers 1,960 $150,840 8.2%
Compensation and Benefits Managers 420 $160,140 4.8%
Human Resources Managers 3,940 $147,500 8.1%
Training and Development Managers 1,170 $144,860 10.3%
Managers, All Other 46,370 $127,510 6.9%
Human Resources Specialists 17,010 $69,400 7.3%
Labor Relations Specialists 7,410 $106,240 -8.6%
Management Analysts 17,780 $97,860 11.2%
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 3,590 $61,750 15%
Fundraisers 1,950 $63,140 14.4%
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 2,180 $76,570 5%
Training and Development Specialists 6,550 $73,280 11.3%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 46,220 $73,910 7.1%
Operations Research Analysts 2,660 $101,540 24.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 41,780 $60,830 4%
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 1,980 $29,870 -20.2%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 46,950 $46,440 -0.6%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 4,430 $47,670 -1.6%
Procurement Clerks 3,620 $44,810 -1.4%
Correspondence Clerks 170 $46,160 0%
Customer Service Representatives 70,740 $37,520 5.1%
File Clerks 8,040 $31,400 -10.6%
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 7,490 $36,100 2.3%
Library Assistants, Clerical 3,320 $30,860 -0.6%
New Accounts Clerks 490 $42,990 -4.1%
Order Clerks 5,280 $35,410 -4.5%
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 5,460 $43,230 -0.4%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 54,000 $32,380 11.2%
Information and Record Clerks, All Other 4,710 $46,840 6.2%
Meter Readers, Utilities 1,050 $0 -4.8%
Postal Service Clerks 2,690 $60,100 -3%
Postal Service Mail Carriers 10,070 $62,480 -2.6%
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 5,220 $58,780 -7.5%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 20,860 $33,660 5.6%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 70,040 $25,120 5.2%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 18,200 $64,100 -18.5%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 68,150 $41,400 -7.6%
Computer Operators 2,380 $44,620 -23.1%
Data Entry Keyers 9,290 $37,960 -24.1%
Word Processors and Typists 4,520 $41,490 -36.9%
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 3,050 $33,050 -3.9%
Office Clerks, General 73,430 $33,320 -1.9%
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 3,080 $29,690 -12%
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 4,140 $0 5.8%
Telephone Operators 70 $0 -28.6%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

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IASSC - Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Certification Very Undersupplied 128 0
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certification Supply meets demand 0 0