What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

183,000

Total High School CTE Concentrators

3,819

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Medical and Health Services Managers 4,500 $105,690 21.8%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 1,970 $71,390 14.7%
Chiropractors 960 $66,510 16.7%
Dentists, General 2,110 $179,490 13.7%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 770 $67,610 15.6%
Optometrists 630 $98,920 25.4%
Pharmacists 4,070 $137,620 13.3%
Anesthesiologists 650 $208,000 18.5%
Family and General Practitioners 1,100 $205,880 19.1%
Internists, General 410 $208,000 24.4%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 250 $204,220 20%
Pediatricians, General 500 $186,610 20%
Psychiatrists 420 $208,000 16.7%
Surgeons 490 $208,000 18.4%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 5,960 $199,960 14.4%
Physician Assistants 1,270 $113,950 38.6%
Podiatrists 50 $103,790 20%
Occupational Therapists 1,180 $90,570 17.8%
Physical Therapists 2,950 $85,480 27.5%
Radiation Therapists 250 $106,370 12%
Recreational Therapists 140 $54,680 7.1%
Respiratory Therapists 1,380 $69,700 24.6%
Speech-Language Pathologists 1,740 $84,790 17.8%
Exercise Physiologists 170 $53,400 29.4%
Therapists, All Other 240 $49,210 12.5%
Veterinarians 1,570 $87,020 28%
Registered Nurses 36,840 $91,220 16.8%
Nurse Anesthetists 310 $184,300 25.8%
Nurse Practitioners 1,710 $110,770 35.1%
Audiologists 250 $85,040 24%
Dental Hygienists 3,460 $86,160 15.3%
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 710 $78,810 12.7%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 740 $88,360 23%
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 160 $87,540 12.5%
Radiologic Technologists 2,220 $73,220 13.5%
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 370 $90,220 13.5%
Dietetic Technicians 150 $45,060 13.3%
Pharmacy Technicians 4,560 $41,160 17.1%
Psychiatric Technicians 760 $49,870 13.2%
Surgical Technologists 1,330 $53,700 15%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 1,760 $35,710 29%
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 360 $39,910 19.4%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 2,810 $53,680 10%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 3,420 $47,030 12.6%
Opticians, Dispensing 1,330 $38,660 19.5%
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 1,980 $51,540 18.2%
Athletic Trainers 150 $48,450 33.3%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 900 $45,260 18.9%
Home Health Aides 6,050 $24,930 35.4%
Psychiatric Aides 1,670 $38,920 11.4%
Nursing Assistants 13,060 $32,350 12.1%
Orderlies 860 $25,130 19.8%
Occupational Therapy Assistants 230 $61,600 34.8%
Physical Therapist Assistants 650 $61,130 35.4%
Physical Therapist Aides 610 $28,610 37.7%
Dental Assistants 5,450 $43,990 15.2%
Medical Assistants 10,820 $38,200 28.5%
Medical Equipment Preparers 1,210 $39,450 13.2%
Medical Transcriptionists 1,150 $37,820 -5.2%
Pharmacy Aides 220 $31,300 4.5%
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 1,510 $30,700 29.8%
Phlebotomists 2,010 $38,010 19.4%
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 1,890 $41,360 13.8%
Medical Secretaries 12,600 $38,520 23.7%
Nurse Midwives 120 $109,740 25%
Biomedical Engineers 320 $83,090 15.6%
Epidemiologists 30 $71,640 0%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 1,340 $75,510 29.1%
Orthotists and Prosthetists 80 $67,640 25%
Hearing Aid Specialists 160 $53,390 25%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Oregon) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Certified Nursing Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 0 65
National Health Science Assessment CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 30
Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 2,298 10
EMT / Paramedic License License Very Undersupplied 800 10
AMCA Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 135 0
AMCA Patient Care Technician Certification Certification Supply meets demand 4 0
ARRT - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Certification Very Undersupplied 15 0
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 117 0
Certified EEG/EKG/ECG Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 661 0
Certified Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 4,261 0
Certified Phlebotomy Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 25 0
Certified Registered Central Service Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 93 0
Certified Surgical Technologist Certification Very Undersupplied 352 0
Dental Assistant License Very Undersupplied 2,875 0
HIPAA Training and Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 348 0
Licensed Practical Nurse License Very Undersupplied 3,283 0
Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 1,886 0
NCCT Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 961 0
NCCT Medical Office Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 50 0
NCLEX - Registered Nurse License Very Undersupplied 36,661 0
Radiation Health and Safety Exam Certification Supply meets demand 4 0
Radiation and Radiographer License License Very Undersupplied 988 0
Registered Phlebotomy Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 31 0