What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

342,100

Total High School CTE Concentrators

4,450

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Medical and Health Services Managers 8,230 $97,520 40.3%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 1,740 $83,260 23.6%
Chiropractors 1,220 $68,670 22.1%
Dentists, General 3,050 $171,320 31.8%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 1,470 $55,790 31.3%
Optometrists 730 $123,700 26%
Pharmacists 5,800 $127,800 23.6%
Anesthesiologists 1,070 $208,000 31.8%
Family and General Practitioners 3,330 $196,640 29.7%
Internists, General 690 $208,000 29%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 410 $202,120 31.7%
Pediatricians, General 1,050 $117,260 34.3%
Psychiatrists 840 $208,000 34.5%
Surgeons 330 $208,000 24.2%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 6,070 $208,000 26%
Physician Assistants 2,310 $105,120 57.1%
Podiatrists 220 $117,100 22.7%
Occupational Therapists 1,960 $91,050 40.8%
Physical Therapists 3,760 $85,190 45.2%
Radiation Therapists 410 $83,040 31.7%
Respiratory Therapists 2,290 $58,180 49.8%
Speech-Language Pathologists 2,350 $75,390 27.2%
Exercise Physiologists 280 $50,420 21.4%
Therapists, All Other 410 $56,140 26.8%
Veterinarians 1,570 $93,690 26.1%
Registered Nurses 57,060 $75,770 37.3%
Nurse Practitioners 3,100 $111,780 57.7%
Audiologists 260 $80,200 34.6%
Dental Hygienists 2,870 $89,540 32.8%
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 820 $52,600 32.9%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 1,910 $85,800 47.6%
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 300 $84,590 30%
Radiologic Technologists 3,710 $65,180 32.6%
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 980 $81,040 33.7%
Dietetic Technicians 1,250 $28,020 35.2%
Pharmacy Technicians 8,240 $34,560 26.2%
Psychiatric Technicians 2,720 $34,090 33.1%
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 390 $58,890 -46.2%
Surgical Technologists 2,250 $50,990 35.6%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 1,670 $33,370 26.9%
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 570 $38,500 35.1%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 6,560 $53,980 32.2%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 5,950 $37,580 33.3%
Opticians, Dispensing 1,860 $35,510 24.7%
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 3,590 $42,190 41.5%
Athletic Trainers 700 $44,970 30%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 910 $38,960 31.9%
Home Health Aides 15,960 $24,440 72.4%
Nursing Assistants 15,000 $30,540 35.1%
Occupational Therapy Assistants 570 $63,310 43.9%
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,430 $43,830 51%
Physical Therapist Aides 870 $27,000 50.6%
Dental Assistants 7,000 $41,690 32.9%
Medical Assistants 17,640 $32,880 45.4%
Medical Equipment Preparers 1,450 $35,570 33.1%
Medical Transcriptionists 1,060 $26,760 14.2%
Pharmacy Aides 190 $37,130 26.3%
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 2,590 $28,760 27%
Phlebotomists 1,410 $31,500 44%
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 2,720 $40,950 14.3%
Medical Secretaries 12,750 $35,510 40.9%
Occupational Therapy Aides 140 $36,080 42.9%
Biomedical Engineers 330 $97,120 27.3%
Epidemiologists 120 $58,500 8.3%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 800 $63,970 20%
Orthotists and Prosthetists 90 $65,000 33.3%
Hearing Aid Specialists 120 $55,290 33.3%
Genetic Counselors 60 $79,340 50%
Dentists, All Other Specialists 120 $173,870 8.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Arizona) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
AAPC Certified Professional Coder Certification No Data 337 No Data
AHIMA Certified Coding Associate Certification No Data 33 No Data
AMCA Patient Care Technician Certification Certification No Data 6 No Data
ARRT - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Certification No Data 8 No Data
Certified Cardiographic Technician Certification No Data 1 No Data
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification No Data 5 No Data
Certified EEG/EKG/ECG Technician Certification No Data 267 No Data
Certified Health Unit Coordinator Certification No Data 11 No Data
Certified Medical Assistant Certification No Data 4,416 No Data
Certified Pedorthist Certification No Data 18 No Data
Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification No Data 2,703 No Data
Certified Registered Central Service Technician Certification No Data 183 No Data
Certified Respiratory Therapist Certification No Data 252 No Data
Certified Surgical Technologist Certification No Data 268 No Data
Dental Assistant License No Data 4,519 No Data
EMT / Paramedic License License No Data 779 No Data
HIPAA Training and Certification Certification No Data 323 No Data
Licensed Practical Nurse License No Data 6,163 No Data
Medical Assistant Certification No Data 2,259 No Data
NBCOT - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Certification No Data 2 No Data
NCCT Certified Patient Care Technician Certification No Data 8 No Data
NCCT Medical Assistant Certification No Data 469 No Data
NCCT Tech in Surgery CTE Assessment No Data 11 No Data
NCLEX - Registered Nurse License No Data 58,515 No Data
Physical Therapist Assistant Certification No Data 24 No Data
Radiation Health and Safety Exam Certification No Data 4 No Data
Radiation and Radiographer License License No Data 2,452 No Data