What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

294,000

Total High School CTE Concentrators

796

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 940 $46,700 8.5%
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 5,590 $80,750 9.7%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 5,970 $83,350 11.6%
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 4,430 $49,690 12.2%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 2,710 $70,770 20.3%
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 580 $74,380 10.3%
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1,160 $50,710 12.9%
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 800 $95,290 15%
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 350 $88,000 5.7%
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 120 $74,270 8.3%
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 550 $68,940 9.1%
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 340 $71,320 8.8%
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 110 $0 9.1%
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 320 $115,120 9.4%
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 70 $69,750 14.3%
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 270 $73,190 11.1%
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 980 $65,170 16.3%
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 250 $19,440 12%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 7,810 $81,650 24.1%
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 1,190 $67,660 27.7%
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,370 $61,200 10.9%
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 230 $69,300 8.7%
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 240 $50,650 16.7%
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 230 $104,240 13%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 230 $58,880 13%
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 2,320 $54,440 13.4%
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 450 $52,900 11.1%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,510 $52,120 12.6%
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 560 $59,940 12.5%
History Teachers, Postsecondary 640 $62,050 10.9%
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 590 $64,800 13.6%
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 40 $59,410 25%
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 300 $56,930 10%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,600 $47,150 11.9%
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 860 $47,990 8.1%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 8,580 $28,040 9.1%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 3,080 $48,410 9.1%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 29,390 $51,080 9.1%
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 9,940 $50,310 9.4%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 18,590 $52,020 9.3%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 2,380 $53,050 8.4%
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 400 $46,860 12.5%
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 5,100 $51,150 8.8%
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 730 $51,550 9.6%
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 1,830 $52,780 11.5%
Special Education Teachers, All Other 650 $58,420 15.4%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 740 $47,420 -1.4%
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 4,240 $32,010 26.7%
Archivists 100 $35,100 20%
Curators 170 $46,420 23.5%
Museum Technicians and Conservators 120 $43,290 16.7%
Librarians 2,710 $53,920 9.6%
Library Technicians 1,490 $25,580 9.4%
Instructional Coordinators 2,090 $56,750 13.4%
Teacher Assistants 22,490 $23,740 9.2%
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 1,240 $31,950 6.5%
Coaches and Scouts 4,380 $33,120 17.6%
Interpreters and Translators 800 $41,360 21.3%
Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists 150 $47,590 13.3%
Farm and Home Management Advisors 290 $43,950 6.9%
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1,070 $70,090 16.8%
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary 60 $0 0%
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 90 $61,860 11.1%
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other 210 $31,410 14.3%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 100 $58,330 10%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Tennessee) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Child Development Associate Credential Certification Very Undersupplied 182 0
ETS ParaPro Assessment CTE Assessment Very Undersupplied 205 0