What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

522,500

Total High School CTE Concentrators

17,535

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Medical and Health Services Managers 7,640 $96,220 25%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 1,370 $62,600 17.5%
Chiropractors 1,500 $59,310 12%
Dentists, General 3,080 $149,240 22.7%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 1,890 $54,210 16.4%
Optometrists 1,040 $91,900 20.2%
Pharmacists 9,560 $122,460 9%
Anesthesiologists 650 $200,090 16.9%
Family and General Practitioners 3,950 $179,630 18.5%
Internists, General 1,670 $63,990 22.2%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 720 $208,000 19.4%
Pediatricians, General 1,020 $162,140 23.5%
Psychiatrists 380 $208,000 15.8%
Surgeons 1,280 $208,000 18%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 10,120 $208,000 15.4%
Physician Assistants 3,800 $104,460 42.9%
Podiatrists 310 $109,310 9.7%
Occupational Therapists 3,010 $82,880 26.2%
Physical Therapists 5,640 $86,310 28.9%
Radiation Therapists 650 $80,830 15.4%
Recreational Therapists 480 $42,200 8.3%
Respiratory Therapists 3,730 $57,140 30.6%
Speech-Language Pathologists 3,620 $75,900 20.4%
Exercise Physiologists 390 $46,030 12.8%
Therapists, All Other 570 $57,400 19.3%
Veterinarians 2,080 $84,040 21.6%
Registered Nurses 73,840 $67,870 18.3%
Nurse Anesthetists 700 $146,460 20%
Nurse Practitioners 4,290 $104,360 38.5%
Audiologists 630 $71,630 23.8%
Dental Hygienists 6,020 $66,330 24.6%
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 1,750 $59,900 15.4%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 1,650 $61,580 26.1%
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 500 $74,720 12%
Radiologic Technologists 5,090 $56,240 16.3%
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 1,100 $68,470 14.5%
Dietetic Technicians 830 $24,120 12%
Pharmacy Technicians 11,860 $29,140 15.3%
Psychiatric Technicians 680 $29,430 5.9%
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 390 $52,120 -56.4%
Surgical Technologists 3,530 $44,450 16.1%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 2,850 $31,420 23.2%
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 1,360 $33,420 19.1%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 26,370 $41,890 11.3%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 5,790 $36,280 14.5%
Opticians, Dispensing 1,520 $32,890 20.4%
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 3,660 $44,330 23.2%
Athletic Trainers 530 $47,110 22.6%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 860 $59,780 16.3%
Home Health Aides 11,280 $22,320 27.3%
Nursing Assistants 36,780 $24,680 15.8%
Orderlies 2,530 $27,420 17%
Occupational Therapy Assistants 790 $67,570 39.2%
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,970 $56,990 35.5%
Physical Therapist Aides 860 $24,200 34.9%
Dental Assistants 9,800 $36,760 24.3%
Medical Assistants 21,150 $31,790 29.2%
Medical Equipment Preparers 1,240 $34,300 17.7%
Medical Transcriptionists 1,540 $31,970 -1.9%
Pharmacy Aides 880 $26,110 8%
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 2,010 $24,540 22.4%
Phlebotomists 3,460 $31,640 23.4%
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 2,400 $42,710 13.3%
Medical Secretaries 13,330 $34,440 25.1%
Nurse Midwives 370 $98,680 24.3%
Occupational Therapy Aides 240 $25,870 20.8%
Biomedical Engineers 330 $78,520 15.2%
Epidemiologists 280 $61,910 10.7%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 3,050 $103,840 10.2%
Orthotists and Prosthetists 240 $64,580 33.3%
Hearing Aid Specialists 410 $37,340 29.3%
Genetic Counselors 80 $86,230 25%
Dentists, All Other Specialists 260 $137,510 19.2%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Georgia) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Precision Exams - Health Science CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 2,647
Certified Nursing Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 0 1,307
Precision Exams - Veterinary Assistant CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 393
Precision Exams - Exercise Science and Sports Medicine CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 241
EMT / Paramedic License License Very Undersupplied 2,694 137
NCCT Phlebotomy Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 0 130
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Moderately Oversupplied 90 129
Certified EEG/EKG/ECG Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 1,528 81
NCCT Medical Office Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 0 75
Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 0 53
Certified Healthcare Hospitality Specialist Certification Very Oversupplied 0 42
NOCTI Pathway Assessment - Health Informatics CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 32
Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 2,929 31
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Biotechnology CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 27
Certified Phlebotomy Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 14 25
Precision Exams - Dental Assistant - Dental Science I CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 17
NCCT ECG Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 0 11
Oklahoma CareerTech - Administrative Medical Assistant CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 0 2
AMCA Patient Care Technician Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 325 0
ARRT - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Certification Very Undersupplied 401 0
Activity Assistant Certified Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
Certified Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 8,769 0
Certified Registered Central Service Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 307 0
Certified Surgical Technologist Certification Very Undersupplied 738 0
Dental Assistant License Very Undersupplied 3,308 0
HIPAA Training and Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 363 0
Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports Certification Very Undersupplied 10 0
Licensed Practical Nurse License Very Undersupplied 14,879 0
Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 2,976 0
NCCT Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 2,254 0
NCLEX - Registered Nurse License Very Undersupplied 77,102 0
Radiation Health and Safety Exam Certification Moderately Undersupplied 5 0
Radiation and Radiographer License License Very Undersupplied 2,992 0
Registered Phlebotomy Technician Certification Supply meets demand 1 0