What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

1,960,300

Total High School CTE Concentrators

30,427

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 8,300 $50,250 9.6%
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 20,700 $124,410 7.7%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 18,100 $118,810 14.4%
Education Administrators, All Other 4,800 $84,450 14.6%
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 31,900 $69,510 14.7%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 6,000 $125,810 16.7%
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 2,600 $125,900 11.5%
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 2,400 $124,990 16.7%
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 1,700 $113,590 5.9%
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 1,700 $105,850 11.8%
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 1,000 $125,160 20%
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1,100 $101,410 18.2%
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 4,800 $109,340 16.7%
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 1,100 $90,330 9.1%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 15,400 $142,500 29.9%
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 4,200 $96,580 26.2%
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 4,500 $75,360 11.1%
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 1,000 $111,870 10%
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 2,000 $118,020 15%
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 16,200 $100,050 14.8%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 7,400 $100,790 10.8%
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 3,500 $106,790 14.3%
History Teachers, Postsecondary 1,700 $95,160 11.8%
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 2,400 $94,300 16.7%
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 2,500 $106,140 8%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 11,600 $61,830 7.8%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 55,600 $34,600 9.7%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 16,800 $67,670 7.7%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 152,700 $80,830 6.9%
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 48,400 $74,840 7%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 106,600 $82,670 7.1%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 4,300 $76,670 7%
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 1,700 $43,270 11.8%
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 17,000 $78,850 7.1%
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 7,000 $74,810 7.1%
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 10,300 $83,650 6.8%
Special Education Teachers, All Other 2,900 $62,690 6.9%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 8,600 $76,070 -5.8%
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 34,700 $42,060 17.6%
Curators 1,100 $60,640 18.2%
Museum Technicians and Conservators 1,700 $45,370 17.6%
Librarians 9,800 $78,620 10.2%
Library Technicians 10,600 $45,060 7.5%
Instructional Coordinators 20,100 $81,510 11.4%
Teacher Assistants 157,500 $34,580 7.9%
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 21,400 $44,220 10.3%
Coaches and Scouts 35,900 $39,750 14.5%
Interpreters and Translators 10,300 $55,010 20.4%
Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists 1,900 $47,440 5.3%
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 5,300 $116,420 18.9%
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 1,200 $84,920 8.3%
Graduate Teaching Assistants 26,200 $35,310 11.8%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (California) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Child Development Associate Credential Certification No Data 1,035 No Data
ETS ParaPro Assessment CTE Assessment No Data 20 No Data
ETS Praxis Assessment CTE Assessment No Data 0 No Data
NFHS - Heat Illness Prevention Certification No Data 298 No Data