What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

511,300

Total High School CTE Concentrators

5,094

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Medical and Health Services Managers 16,070 $91,300 15.8%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 4,310 $67,850 11.8%
Chiropractors 1,670 $77,140 7.8%
Dentists, General 4,000 $188,390 12%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 2,530 $57,150 10.7%
Optometrists 1,230 $112,380 13%
Pharmacists 12,780 $121,770 5.6%
Anesthesiologists 1,330 $208,000 6%
Family and General Practitioners 4,520 $188,520 7.3%
Internists, General 3,040 $208,000 6.6%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 1,190 $208,000 6.7%
Pediatricians, General 1,480 $152,400 6.8%
Psychiatrists 1,470 $191,440 7.5%
Surgeons 2,500 $208,000 6.8%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 15,630 $208,000 7.4%
Physician Assistants 3,200 $105,940 30.9%
Podiatrists 730 $138,930 5.5%
Occupational Therapists 4,930 $84,320 20.9%
Physical Therapists 8,150 $86,970 21.5%
Radiation Therapists 620 $77,010 9.7%
Recreational Therapists 360 $44,680 2.8%
Respiratory Therapists 6,550 $56,430 25%
Speech-Language Pathologists 5,340 $74,390 17%
Exercise Physiologists 490 $49,000 12.2%
Therapists, All Other 1,320 $68,120 15.2%
Veterinarians 3,340 $95,310 3%
Registered Nurses 129,950 $64,200 14.2%
Nurse Anesthetists 2,600 $158,900 9.6%
Nurse Practitioners 6,760 $101,010 29.7%
Audiologists 640 $70,870 15.6%
Dental Hygienists 7,910 $69,140 11.3%
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 2,350 $54,380 10.2%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 2,190 $64,410 19.6%
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 920 $72,000 8.7%
Radiologic Technologists 8,870 $56,470 9.1%
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 1,430 $65,560 9.8%
Dietetic Technicians 670 $26,390 6%
Pharmacy Technicians 16,430 $29,310 11.1%
Psychiatric Technicians 1,220 $32,860 9.8%
Surgical Technologists 4,080 $45,910 8.8%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 3,370 $32,050 2.7%
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 1,710 $36,420 9.9%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 40,250 $43,270 9.5%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 9,370 $39,820 13.6%
Opticians, Dispensing 3,030 $39,860 12.2%
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 4,480 $39,350 11.8%
Athletic Trainers 1,270 $46,630 17.3%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 740 $63,260 10.8%
Home Health Aides 67,060 $22,200 43.6%
Psychiatric Aides 1,350 $35,120 9.6%
Nursing Assistants 68,540 $27,040 5.2%
Orderlies 2,280 $26,880 7.5%
Occupational Therapy Assistants 3,470 $59,070 27.4%
Physical Therapist Assistants 6,250 $58,200 27.2%
Physical Therapist Aides 920 $26,830 19.6%
Dental Assistants 10,580 $36,960 11.1%
Medical Assistants 23,150 $31,680 20%
Medical Equipment Preparers 2,250 $34,030 8.9%
Medical Transcriptionists 2,210 $37,300 -8.1%
Pharmacy Aides 760 $25,340 -5.3%
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 2,740 $25,120 3.3%
Phlebotomists 5,490 $33,870 20.4%
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 4,090 $37,890 12.2%
Medical Secretaries 40,240 $33,890 16.3%
Nurse Midwives 250 $103,210 8%
Occupational Therapy Aides 70 $29,840 14.3%
Biomedical Engineers 680 $79,250 8.8%
Epidemiologists 200 $66,020 5%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 1,580 $80,560 12%
Orthodontists 330 $208,000 9.1%
Hearing Aid Specialists 420 $54,490 14.3%
Genetic Counselors 110 $76,410 27.3%
Dentists, All Other Specialists 380 $119,680 10.5%
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 280 $208,000 10.7%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Ohio) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Certified Nursing Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 0 3,490
Ohio Communicable Disease Prevention for Childcare Personnel Certification Very Oversupplied 0 600
AMCA Physical Therapy Aide Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 348
Certified Phlebotomy Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 24 303
EMT / Paramedic License License Very Undersupplied 2,595 248
Dental Radiographer License Very Oversupplied 0 220
Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 5,081 53
AMCA Patient Care Technician Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 8 49
ASPT - Certified Phlebotomy Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 0 43
Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 2,900 41
AMCA Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 34
Registered Phlebotomy Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 2 32
Certified Registered Central Service Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 261 31
AMCA Phlebotomy Technician Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 28
Licensed Practical Nurse License Very Undersupplied 20,364 19
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 160 14
Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist Certification Very Oversupplied 0 13
ASCP - Phlebotomy Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 12 5
Dental Assistant License Very Undersupplied 5,024 5
Radiation and Radiographer License License Very Undersupplied 2,861 5
ARRT - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Certification Very Undersupplied 46 0
Certified EEG/EKG/ECG Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 1,445 0
Certified Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 5,936 0
Certified Surgical Technologist Certification Very Undersupplied 405 0
HIPAA Training and Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 823 0
Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
NCCT Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 291 0
NCCT Phlebotomy Technician Certification Supply meets demand 2 0
NCLEX - Registered Nurse License Very Undersupplied 93,508 0