What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

45,100

Total High School CTE Concentrators

754

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Medical and Health Services Managers 1,500 $112,490 10.7%
Chiropractors 230 $83,240 4.3%
Dentists, General 580 $208,000 0%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 420 $68,050 2.4%
Optometrists 200 $96,790 0%
Pharmacists 1,460 $122,170 5.5%
Family and General Practitioners 860 $158,030 0%
Internists, General 700 $180,470 0%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 230 $208,000 0%
Pediatricians, General 330 $182,200 0%
Psychiatrists 360 $203,990 -2.8%
Surgeons 490 $208,000 0%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 2,270 $197,950 0%
Physician Assistants 290 $93,370 17.2%
Podiatrists 90 $208,000 0%
Occupational Therapists 480 $79,730 10.4%
Physical Therapists 1,020 $79,890 9.8%
Recreational Therapists 60 $47,870 0%
Respiratory Therapists 540 $69,480 3.7%
Speech-Language Pathologists 510 $80,520 3.9%
Therapists, All Other 510 $72,220 11.8%
Veterinarians 350 $105,050 8.6%
Registered Nurses 12,570 $77,650 6.8%
Nurse Practitioners 750 $112,620 17.3%
Dental Hygienists 1,070 $73,890 0%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 370 $85,910 10.8%
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 40 $88,880 25%
Radiologic Technologists 840 $67,490 2.4%
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 170 $77,740 5.9%
Dietetic Technicians 100 $43,150 0%
Pharmacy Technicians 1,540 $36,660 11.7%
Psychiatric Technicians 280 $37,620 -3.6%
Surgical Technologists 300 $50,740 3.3%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 290 $35,340 20.7%
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 80 $36,440 0%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1,050 $58,960 1%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 680 $46,510 2.9%
Opticians, Dispensing 280 $50,650 3.6%
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 410 $53,160 4.9%
Athletic Trainers 100 $54,360 10%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 200 $68,130 10%
Home Health Aides 3,640 $30,600 20.1%
Nursing Assistants 10,370 $30,000 5%
Physical Therapist Assistants 350 $63,650 11.4%
Physical Therapist Aides 270 $29,900 11.1%
Dental Assistants 880 $43,890 -2.3%
Medical Assistants 2,530 $35,880 9.1%
Medical Equipment Preparers 160 $43,170 0%
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 200 $24,170 20%
Phlebotomists 940 $38,580 7.4%
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 560 $36,750 7.1%
Medical Secretaries 2,550 $37,560 5.5%
Nurse Midwives 60 $109,550 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Rhode Island) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
Certified EEG/EKG/ECG Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 110 0
Certified Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 301 0
Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 637 0
Certified Registered Central Service Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 21 0
Certified Surgical Technologist Certification Very Undersupplied 32 0
Dental Assistant License Very Undersupplied 275 0
EMT / Paramedic License License Very Undersupplied 109 0
HIPAA Training and Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 18 0
Licensed Practical Nurse License Very Undersupplied 859 0
Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 180 0
NCCT Medical Assistant Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
NCCT Phlebotomy Technician Certification Moderately Undersupplied 6 0
NCLEX - Registered Nurse License Very Undersupplied 9,492 0
Radiation and Radiographer License License Very Undersupplied 233 0
Registered Phlebotomy Technician Certification Moderately Undersupplied 6 0