What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

191,400

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,870

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Medical and Health Services Managers 7,180 $79,040 12%
Chiropractors 590 $58,530 5.1%
Dentists, General 1,600 $128,780 11.3%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 870 $55,770 10.3%
Optometrists 720 $87,780 8.3%
Pharmacists 3,990 $119,120 2.8%
Anesthesiologists 220 $208,000 4.5%
Internists, General 330 $208,000 6.1%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 80 $208,000 0%
Psychiatrists 360 $187,960 2.8%
Surgeons 300 $208,000 3.3%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 3,200 $114,570 3.8%
Physician Assistants 1,620 $103,860 22.8%
Podiatrists 120 $121,280 0%
Occupational Therapists 1,110 $83,590 17.1%
Physical Therapists 2,290 $86,680 17.9%
Radiation Therapists 450 $72,930 6.7%
Recreational Therapists 190 $35,650 0%
Respiratory Therapists 1,420 $54,580 20.4%
Speech-Language Pathologists 1,720 $66,300 14%
Exercise Physiologists 140 $40,010 14.3%
Therapists, All Other 90 $62,310 22.2%
Veterinarians 1,120 $79,340 17%
Registered Nurses 32,860 $61,750 10.1%
Nurse Anesthetists 440 $170,390 9.1%
Nurse Practitioners 1,480 $104,310 23%
Audiologists 130 $74,290 15.4%
Dental Hygienists 2,050 $77,180 8.3%
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 710 $36,550 7%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 1,080 $68,920 15.7%
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 400 $72,960 2.5%
Radiologic Technologists 2,810 $54,290 5.7%
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 390 $64,470 5.1%
Dietetic Technicians 800 $23,010 5%
Pharmacy Technicians 5,520 $29,530 7.8%
Psychiatric Technicians 870 $24,750 1.1%
Surgical Technologists 1,850 $39,910 4.9%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 880 $27,510 17%
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 720 $33,720 8.3%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 12,600 $41,100 3.8%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 4,420 $35,260 7.9%
Opticians, Dispensing 840 $30,410 7.1%
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 1,310 $40,660 13%
Athletic Trainers 450 $46,820 22.2%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 380 $32,790 5.3%
Home Health Aides 8,430 $22,020 36.8%
Psychiatric Aides 1,000 $20,190 15%
Nursing Assistants 18,620 $24,530 5.7%
Orderlies 790 $23,870 3.8%
Occupational Therapy Assistants 520 $60,310 21.2%
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,200 $60,200 19.2%
Physical Therapist Aides 530 $20,010 20.8%
Dental Assistants 4,170 $36,180 8.6%
Medical Assistants 9,640 $30,200 18.2%
Medical Equipment Preparers 460 $30,250 4.3%
Medical Transcriptionists 430 $36,950 -16.3%
Pharmacy Aides 860 $22,860 -12.8%
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 1,560 $24,210 18.6%
Phlebotomists 1,450 $30,360 16.6%
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 410 $40,060 2.4%
Medical Secretaries 9,280 $30,960 14.9%
Occupational Therapy Aides 130 $26,920 15.4%
Biomedical Engineers 90 $65,960 0%
Epidemiologists 60 $64,780 0%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 140 $62,710 7.1%
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 230 $207,080 13%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Oklahoma) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Oklahoma CareerTech - Long Term Care Nurse Aide CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 1,773
Oklahoma CareerTech - Home Health Care Nurse Aide CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 1,009
Licensed Practical Nurse License Very Undersupplied 5,012 795
PLTW Principles of Biomedical Sciences CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 361
EMT / Paramedic License License Moderately Undersupplied 751 316
PLTW Human Body Systems CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 298
Oklahoma CareerTech - Phlebotomy Technician CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 241
Oklahoma CareerTech - Clinical Medical Assistant CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 148
Precision Exams - Health Science CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 139
PLTW Medical Interventions CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 133
Brainbench Medical Billing CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 102
Dental Assistant License Very Undersupplied 1,292 89
Certified Surgical Technologist Certification Supply meets demand 94 88
NCCT Medical Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 16 86
ARRT - Registered Radiography Technologist Certification Very Oversupplied 0 70
Radiation Health and Safety Exam Certification Very Oversupplied 0 65
Registered Phlebotomist Certification Very Oversupplied 0 58
Oklahoma CareerTech - Administrative Medical Assistant CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 57
NCCT Phlebotomy Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 0 55
Registered Medical Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 0 45
Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 672 44
Oklahoma CareerTech - Surgical Technologist CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 44
Career Essentials - Nurse Assisting CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 40
Certified Nursing Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 0 35
Brainbench HIPAA Privacy CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 31
Brainbench ICD9-CPT Coding CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 28
Certified Dental Assistant License Very Oversupplied 0 28
Coronal Polish Exam Certification Very Oversupplied 0 28
Sealants Exam Certification Very Oversupplied 0 28
Topical Fluoride Exam Certification Very Oversupplied 0 28
Certified Phlebotomy Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 0 27
MedCA Phlebotomy Technician Certification Very Oversupplied 0 25
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 0 23
ADA - National Board Dental Hygiene Exam License Very Oversupplied 0 22
Certified EEG/EKG/ECG Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 405 20
Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 696 20
NBCOT - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 0 19
Physical Therapist Assistant Certification Moderately Undersupplied 31 19
NCCT Tech in Surgery CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 16
Brainbench Medical Transcription CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 11
Certified Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 1,837 11
Certified Respiratory Therapist Certification Very Undersupplied 176 11
Oklahoma CareerTech - Certified Medication Aide CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 11
AAPC Certified Professional Coder Certification Very Undersupplied 96 10
Certified Pedorthist Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 8
MedCA Veterinary Assistant (VA1) Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 8
NCCT Medical Office Assistant Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 7
AHIMA Certified Coding Associate Certification Very Undersupplied 17 5
Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist Certification Supply meets demand 0 3
AMCA Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Certification Supply meets demand 0 2
ARRT - Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist Certification Supply meets demand 0 1
Advanced EMT License Supply meets demand 0 1
Certified Health Unit Coordinator Certification Supply meets demand 0 1
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Medical Assisting CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 0 1
Oklahoma CareerTech - Residential Care Aide CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 0 1
AMCA Patient Care Technician Certification Certification Supply meets demand 0 0
ARRT - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Certification Very Undersupplied 32 0
Certified Registered Central Service Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 42 0
HIPAA Training and Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 119 0
NCLEX - Registered Nurse License Very Undersupplied 25,010 0
Radiation and Radiographer License License Very Undersupplied 971 0