What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

38,000

Total High School CTE Concentrators

250

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 180 $55,360 11.1%
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 630 $77,800 6.3%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 230 $100,700 8.7%
Education Administrators, All Other 80 $74,050 0%
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 790 $41,710 12.7%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 280 $70,240 25%
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 130 $64,180 15.4%
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 160 $59,800 12.5%
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 120 $86,400 25%
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 80 $80,310 12.5%
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 90 $69,630 11.1%
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 40 $76,270 0%
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 70 $85,980 14.3%
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 40 $73,510 0%
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 100 $66,780 20%
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 70 $62,250 0%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 140 $89,970 21.4%
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 250 $61,170 28%
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 230 $63,520 8.7%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 70 $65,390 14.3%
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 200 $59,850 15%
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 70 $63,750 14.3%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 210 $56,530 14.3%
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 70 $60,970 14.3%
History Teachers, Postsecondary 60 $62,990 0%
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 60 $65,640 0%
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 160 $59,050 12.5%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 320 $44,070 6.3%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 1,600 $29,580 13.1%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 660 $41,470 6.1%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 4,160 $42,670 6%
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 2,130 $43,680 6.1%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 3,510 $42,770 6%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 330 $44,420 6.1%
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 60 $37,570 0%
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 630 $42,910 4.8%
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 270 $44,410 7.4%
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 470 $42,410 6.4%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 340 $31,010 -2.9%
Curators 90 $47,620 11.1%
Museum Technicians and Conservators 70 $30,840 14.3%
Librarians 570 $38,650 5.3%
Library Technicians 740 $24,140 6.8%
Instructional Coordinators 360 $59,250 8.3%
Teacher Assistants 4,110 $23,740 6.6%
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 140 $39,060 0%
Coaches and Scouts 1,250 $31,640 10.4%
Interpreters and Translators 240 $35,560 12.5%
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 160 $81,640 18.8%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 40 $45,880 25%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (South Dakota) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Child Development Associate Credential Certification No Data 33 No Data
ETS ParaPro Assessment CTE Assessment No Data 2 No Data