What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

394,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

30,068

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Chief Executives 8,680 $208,000 -1.4%
General and Operations Managers 53,220 $124,990 11.5%
Administrative Services Managers 4,200 $101,360 11.9%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14,010 $164,200 13.9%
Industrial Production Managers 2,410 $106,940 -0.4%
Purchasing Managers 2,600 $133,430 10%
Compensation and Benefits Managers 360 $134,580 5.6%
Human Resources Managers 3,560 $130,970 12.1%
Training and Development Managers 960 $126,820 14.6%
Managers, All Other 41,060 $130,590 11.2%
Human Resources Specialists 20,040 $71,790 10.9%
Labor Relations Specialists 1,130 $62,130 0.9%
Management Analysts 57,820 $97,420 18.5%
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 4,320 $57,980 16.9%
Fundraisers 2,660 $57,750 22.9%
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 2,350 $68,890 11.9%
Training and Development Specialists 10,960 $69,750 17.2%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 32,200 $81,650 11%
Operations Research Analysts 8,100 $105,270 36.5%
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 40,760 $56,890 6.3%
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 1,380 $27,500 -18.8%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 42,540 $41,270 0.8%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 3,440 $45,930 0.3%
Procurement Clerks 1,980 $46,370 -1.5%
Customer Service Representatives 63,070 $32,400 7.9%
File Clerks 2,130 $31,170 -9.4%
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 5,150 $31,410 7%
Library Assistants, Clerical 2,460 $25,260 11.8%
New Accounts Clerks 990 $34,990 -4%
Order Clerks 2,830 $32,610 -0.4%
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 4,440 $42,200 1.8%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 32,680 $29,090 14.1%
Information and Record Clerks, All Other 5,910 $45,430 10.8%
Meter Readers, Utilities 760 $36,550 -1.3%
Postal Service Clerks 2,150 $54,500 -6.5%
Postal Service Mail Carriers 7,700 $47,980 -6.5%
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 2,390 $58,770 -11.3%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 13,120 $33,430 4.3%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 56,490 $25,380 9.5%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 14,970 $62,350 -14.9%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 42,260 $37,890 -4.5%
Computer Operators 1,050 $50,340 -21.9%
Data Entry Keyers 4,440 $34,100 -18.9%
Word Processors and Typists 650 $41,720 -30.8%
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 3,800 $29,280 -3.7%
Office Clerks, General 87,790 $32,400 1.4%
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 1,490 $35,160 -15.4%
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 7,300 $39,970 9.2%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Virginia) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
NOCTI Pathway Assessment - Business Financial Management CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 69
NOCTI Pathway Assessment - General Management CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 66
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 0 49
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Administrative Assisting CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 29
NOCTI Partner Assessment - Virtual Enterprise Certification Assessment CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 29
ASK Fundamental Business Concepts Certification Very Oversupplied 0 20
NOCTI Pathway Assessment - Human Resource Management CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 0 2
IASSC - Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Certification Very Undersupplied 94 0
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certification Supply meets demand 0 0