What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

262,400

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,255

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Medical and Health Services Managers 7,740 $98,600 15.2%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 1,330 $65,210 15%
Chiropractors 1,640 $70,980 7.9%
Dentists, General 2,450 $192,440 11%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 1,510 $56,190 8.6%
Optometrists 570 $115,760 10.5%
Pharmacists 5,640 $131,450 1.6%
Anesthesiologists 400 $208,000 2.5%
Family and General Practitioners 3,730 $208,000 8%
Internists, General 440 $208,000 9.1%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 280 $208,000 7.1%
Pediatricians, General 180 $208,000 11.1%
Psychiatrists 370 $172,860 8.1%
Surgeons 690 $208,000 5.8%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 5,840 $208,000 5.1%
Physician Assistants 1,690 $111,890 29.6%
Podiatrists 120 $192,920 8.3%
Occupational Therapists 3,200 $74,180 12.5%
Physical Therapists 4,750 $85,430 15.4%
Radiation Therapists 360 $73,310 11.1%
Recreational Therapists 290 $43,950 3.4%
Respiratory Therapists 1,870 $61,160 17.6%
Speech-Language Pathologists 2,470 $69,780 10.1%
Exercise Physiologists 530 $53,660 11.3%
Therapists, All Other 950 $40,610 22.1%
Veterinarians 1,800 $83,820 34.4%
Registered Nurses 57,210 $70,150 8.3%
Nurse Anesthetists 520 $194,750 11.5%
Nurse Practitioners 2,290 $106,160 26.6%
Audiologists 170 $77,880 11.8%
Dental Hygienists 5,100 $66,180 10%
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 1,470 $59,510 5.4%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 1,370 $84,020 16.1%
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 290 $80,770 3.4%
Radiologic Technologists 4,240 $58,070 6.4%
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 650 $68,600 6.2%
Dietetic Technicians 360 $30,320 -2.8%
Pharmacy Technicians 7,420 $32,650 6.6%
Psychiatric Technicians 1,460 $33,760 8.2%
Surgical Technologists 2,620 $52,800 7.3%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 2,030 $33,770 34.5%
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 520 $39,150 7.7%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 8,550 $45,310 0.1%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 5,000 $40,300 9%
Opticians, Dispensing 1,860 $34,330 10.8%
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 3,840 $41,290 8.3%
Athletic Trainers 740 $48,960 9.5%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 1,360 $50,920 8.1%
Home Health Aides 7,520 $24,250 29.5%
Nursing Assistants 34,050 $29,240 3.7%
Orderlies 660 $28,910 4.5%
Occupational Therapy Assistants 910 $36,520 12.1%
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,310 $53,540 16%
Physical Therapist Aides 400 $30,270 22.5%
Dental Assistants 5,690 $38,150 10%
Medical Assistants 11,530 $36,430 19.6%
Medical Equipment Preparers 850 $35,170 7.1%
Medical Transcriptionists 2,230 $40,110 -9.4%
Pharmacy Aides 750 $23,110 -12%
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 1,520 $25,200 32.2%
Phlebotomists 2,360 $34,940 14%
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 1,820 $34,590 7.7%
Medical Secretaries 6,680 $35,710 10.5%
Occupational Therapy Aides 70 $29,330 14.3%
Biomedical Engineers 260 $69,330 15.4%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 820 $68,510 11%
Hearing Aid Specialists 170 $46,950 11.8%
Genetic Counselors 40 $84,570 25%
Dentists, All Other Specialists 110 $208,000 18.2%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Wisconsin) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Certified Nursing Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 0 1,024
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship - Therapeutic Services Certification Very Oversupplied 0 294
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship - Ambulatory/Support Services Certification Very Oversupplied 0 55
EMT / Paramedic License License Very Undersupplied 1,255 29
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship - Health Informatics Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 10
Wisconsin Cooperative Education Skill Standards - Health Science Certification Supply meets demand 0 2
AMCA Patient Care Technician Certification Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
ARRT - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Certification Moderately Undersupplied 6 0
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 16 0
Certified EEG/EKG/ECG Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 414 0
Certified Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 2,758 0
Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 1,687 0
Certified Phlebotomy Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 23 0
Certified Registered Central Service Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 66 0
Certified Surgical Technologist Certification Very Undersupplied 161 0
Dental Assistant License Very Undersupplied 2,061 0
HIPAA Training and Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 174 0
Licensed Practical Nurse License Very Undersupplied 4,722 0
Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 992 0
NCCT Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 79 0
NCLEX - Registered Nurse License Very Undersupplied 36,006 0
Radiation and Radiographer License License Very Undersupplied 1,282 0
Registered Phlebotomy Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 18 0