What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

225,400

Total High School CTE Concentrators

632

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 630 $38,900 12.7%
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 3,820 $85,330 9.7%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 2,490 $86,020 11.6%
Education Administrators, All Other 290 $78,160 10.3%
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 4,950 $51,230 14.3%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 1,340 $78,450 20.1%
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 680 $70,750 10.3%
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 790 $72,130 10.1%
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary 130 $84,060 7.7%
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 620 $89,500 16.1%
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 290 $63,580 10.3%
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 120 $75,290 8.3%
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 110 $69,000 9.1%
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 120 $71,160 16.7%
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 330 $72,260 15.2%
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 220 $61,690 13.6%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 3,070 $57,530 27.7%
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 820 $66,580 26.8%
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 760 $57,590 11.8%
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 70 $67,370 0%
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 200 $63,110 10%
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 890 $56,740 13.5%
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 220 $63,880 9.1%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 870 $62,480 10.3%
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 330 $56,210 15.2%
History Teachers, Postsecondary 250 $67,190 12%
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 310 $63,250 12.9%
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 170 $61,300 11.8%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,500 $53,030 3.3%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 5,010 $23,130 11.6%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 2,480 $51,480 9.7%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 20,910 $49,620 9%
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 8,800 $51,890 9.1%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 14,380 $53,320 9.1%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 1,080 $53,080 8.3%
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 200 $48,060 10%
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 3,100 $55,710 9%
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 1,240 $52,730 8.9%
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 1,390 $54,610 8.6%
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 3,980 $40,670 20.4%
Archivists 90 $39,170 11.1%
Curators 150 $49,160 13.3%
Museum Technicians and Conservators 150 $33,240 6.7%
Librarians 1,890 $56,790 9.5%
Library Technicians 1,390 $28,960 9.4%
Instructional Coordinators 2,110 $56,900 10.9%
Teacher Assistants 15,210 $21,730 9.9%
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 650 $37,840 9.2%
Coaches and Scouts 3,380 $38,980 13.9%
Interpreters and Translators 620 $42,050 14.5%
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 640 $65,640 17.2%
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other 160 $79,630 6.3%
Graduate Teaching Assistants 250 $33,650 8%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (South Carolina) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
NFHS - Heat Illness Prevention Certification Very Oversupplied 0 141
AAFCS Pre-PAC - Early Childhood Education CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 70
South Carolina Early Childhood Credential Certification Very Oversupplied 0 39
AAFCS Pre-PAC - Education Fundamentals CTE Assessment Moderately Oversupplied 0 9
ETS ParaPro Assessment CTE Assessment Very Undersupplied 119 8
Child Development Associate Credential Certification Very Undersupplied 64 0