What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

134,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

415

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 420 $36,960 4.8%
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 2,650 $77,020 8.3%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 1,780 $80,500 10.7%
Education Administrators, All Other 120 $85,200 8.3%
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 2,150 $51,860 12.6%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 540 $77,840 18.5%
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 170 $69,130 11.8%
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 280 $56,480 10.7%
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 180 $96,880 16.7%
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 150 $96,010 6.7%
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 40 $66,090 25%
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 100 $74,470 10%
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 70 $79,140 14.3%
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 40 $99,000 0%
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 70 $70,930 0%
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 310 $61,220 16.1%
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 90 $66,980 11.1%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 1,570 $0 26.8%
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 500 $67,330 24%
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 430 $58,810 11.6%
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 70 $58,390 0%
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 60 $69,400 16.7%
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 110 $122,850 18.2%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 60 $68,320 0%
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 630 $59,130 12.7%
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 150 $49,520 13.3%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 390 $53,150 10.3%
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 120 $56,520 8.3%
History Teachers, Postsecondary 180 $63,470 11.1%
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 70 $62,120 14.3%
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 50 $66,990 20%
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 130 $59,350 7.7%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,210 $48,700 0.8%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 2,520 $25,700 4.8%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 1,110 $42,640 9%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 15,050 $43,000 8.2%
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 5,620 $45,740 8.2%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 8,910 $46,130 8.3%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 1,210 $46,740 7.4%
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 2,160 $45,420 7.4%
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 860 $47,340 8.1%
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 1,190 $47,670 8.4%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 800 $46,330 -5%
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 2,080 $34,120 12.5%
Curators 50 $38,220 0%
Librarians 1,380 $46,580 7.2%
Library Technicians 620 $23,520 6.5%
Instructional Coordinators 1,290 $56,400 10.1%
Teacher Assistants 11,320 $18,910 8%
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 140 $37,850 7.1%
Coaches and Scouts 1,390 $37,400 13.7%
Interpreters and Translators 190 $49,050 10.5%
Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists 170 $26,320 11.8%
Farm and Home Management Advisors 290 $49,410 6.9%
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 290 $68,630 13.8%
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 30 $73,450 33.3%
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other 70 $57,230 14.3%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 320 $48,480 6.3%
Graduate Teaching Assistants 380 $41,450 7.9%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Mississippi) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Child Development Associate Credential Certification Very Undersupplied 69 0
ETS ParaPro Assessment CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 1 0