What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

271,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

663

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 780 $47,190 33.3%
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 4,740 $91,390 20%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 2,440 $93,400 23.4%
Education Administrators, All Other 530 $96,710 7.5%
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 4,370 $49,660 23.1%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 1,670 $71,420 24%
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 490 $73,310 22.4%
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1,060 $60,730 32.1%
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 1,050 $101,150 28.6%
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 100 $78,000 20%
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 370 $90,110 21.6%
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 400 $76,180 30%
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 290 $85,980 31%
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 170 $67,340 23.5%
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 250 $97,920 24%
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 150 $75,520 26.7%
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 310 $76,480 22.6%
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 860 $60,510 31.4%
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 280 $62,890 28.6%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 5,510 $116,840 35.8%
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 1,490 $59,140 36.2%
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,430 $61,260 23.8%
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 100 $68,470 20%
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 390 $57,020 38.5%
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 230 $130,780 34.8%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 320 $60,210 31.3%
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 2,180 $55,400 26.1%
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 620 $47,890 24.2%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,330 $53,120 25.6%
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 490 $59,530 24.5%
History Teachers, Postsecondary 380 $62,080 23.7%
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 600 $56,650 23.3%
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 180 $48,260 22.2%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 2,550 $53,060 22%
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 410 $55,920 24.4%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 8,680 $30,440 33.4%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 3,840 $47,750 21.1%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 26,420 $50,330 20.2%
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 13,200 $50,130 20.2%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 16,660 $51,780 20.2%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 770 $54,310 14.3%
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 1,020 $53,620 21.6%
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 2,950 $51,200 20.3%
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 1,670 $50,970 19.8%
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 2,120 $52,700 20.3%
Special Education Teachers, All Other 70 $51,050 14.3%
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 5,640 $37,290 31.2%
Archivists 60 $42,500 16.7%
Curators 340 $58,650 26.5%
Museum Technicians and Conservators 240 $38,420 25%
Librarians 2,250 $60,370 13.3%
Library Technicians 2,500 $33,500 16.4%
Instructional Coordinators 3,470 $66,650 20.7%
Teacher Assistants 18,760 $28,550 22%
Coaches and Scouts 8,990 $28,080 21%
Interpreters and Translators 1,850 $59,540 54.1%
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 980 $70,770 31.6%
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary 70 $91,940 28.6%
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary 100 $63,050 20%
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 210 $59,720 33.3%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 220 $55,940 18.2%
Graduate Teaching Assistants 2,310 $35,900 20.8%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Colorado) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
AAFCS Pre-PAC - Education Fundamentals CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 309
Colorado Early Childhood Education Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 36
Child Development Associate Credential Certification Very Undersupplied 225 0
ETS ParaPro Assessment CTE Assessment Very Undersupplied 14 0
ETS Praxis Assessment CTE Assessment Very Undersupplied 109 0