What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

54,900

Total High School CTE Concentrators

535

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Medical and Health Services Managers 1,840 $87,010 12.5%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 210 $94,100 4.8%
Chiropractors 230 $84,170 0%
Dentists, General 510 $188,460 7.8%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 270 $57,090 3.7%
Optometrists 170 $117,190 0%
Pharmacists 1,460 $135,510 -1.4%
Anesthesiologists 290 $208,000 3.4%
Family and General Practitioners 700 $188,270 2.9%
Internists, General 180 $207,740 5.6%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 320 $207,190 3.1%
Pediatricians, General 130 $174,860 0%
Psychiatrists 220 $208,000 4.5%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 2,310 $208,000 3.9%
Physician Assistants 830 $112,050 28.9%
Occupational Therapists 1,010 $68,920 10.9%
Physical Therapists 1,570 $75,940 14.6%
Radiation Therapists 60 $81,440 0%
Recreational Therapists 80 $48,060 0%
Respiratory Therapists 490 $58,630 24.5%
Speech-Language Pathologists 740 $63,230 4.1%
Veterinarians 430 $87,880 4.7%
Registered Nurses 14,680 $65,630 11.1%
Nurse Anesthetists 410 $161,800 7.3%
Nurse Practitioners 1,180 $102,280 26.3%
Dental Hygienists 1,240 $64,050 7.3%
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 200 $63,490 15%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 210 $77,070 19%
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 70 $73,400 14.3%
Radiologic Technologists 1,080 $57,820 8.3%
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 110 $72,900 9.1%
Dietetic Technicians 120 $30,110 8.3%
Pharmacy Technicians 2,060 $30,220 4.4%
Psychiatric Technicians 370 $26,630 -2.7%
Surgical Technologists 460 $45,590 10.9%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 750 $36,390 5.3%
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 250 $35,090 4%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1,280 $45,750 0.8%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 1,360 $37,060 8.1%
Opticians, Dispensing 350 $38,060 0%
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 570 $46,000 10.5%
Athletic Trainers 160 $42,580 6.3%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 30 $49,350 0%
Home Health Aides 2,990 $26,430 12.4%
Psychiatric Aides 610 $29,330 3.3%
Nursing Assistants 9,300 $28,350 6.6%
Orderlies 170 $27,680 5.9%
Occupational Therapy Assistants 150 $49,030 13.3%
Physical Therapist Assistants 260 $53,970 19.2%
Physical Therapist Aides 90 $30,020 11.1%
Dental Assistants 1,170 $41,110 6.8%
Medical Assistants 3,590 $34,940 15.9%
Medical Equipment Preparers 530 $32,990 7.5%
Medical Transcriptionists 320 $35,550 -3.1%
Pharmacy Aides 90 $25,950 -11.1%
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 600 $32,690 3.3%
Phlebotomists 630 $30,670 15.9%
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 420 $33,150 7.1%
Medical Secretaries 3,580 $34,350 11.2%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 230 $75,540 8.7%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Maine) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
AAPC Certified Professional Coder Certification No Data 56 No Data
AHIMA Certified Coding Associate Certification No Data 11 No Data
AMCA Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Certification No Data 26 No Data
ARRT - Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist Certification No Data 0 No Data
Certified Cardiographic Technician Certification No Data 0 No Data
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification No Data 68 No Data
Certified EEG/EKG/ECG Technician Certification No Data 131 No Data
Certified Medical Assistant Certification No Data 841 No Data
Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification No Data 382 No Data
Certified Registered Central Service Technician Certification No Data 34 No Data
Certified Respiratory Therapist Certification No Data 9 No Data
Certified Surgical Technologist Certification No Data 132 No Data
Dental Assistant License No Data 337 No Data
EMT / Paramedic License License No Data 586 No Data
HIPAA Training and Certification Certification No Data 96 No Data
Licensed Practical Nurse License No Data 971 No Data
Medical Assistant Certification No Data 338 No Data
NCCT Medical Assistant Certification No Data 66 No Data
NCLEX - Registered Nurse License No Data 11,925 No Data
Physical Therapist Assistant Certification No Data 14 No Data
Radiation and Radiographer License License No Data 526 No Data