What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

78,700

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,068

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Medical and Health Services Managers 1,530 $96,920 15%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 160 $65,230 6.3%
Chiropractors 100 $66,880 0%
Dentists, General 620 $126,330 12.9%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 360 $54,740 13.9%
Optometrists 180 $96,190 11.1%
Pharmacists 2,190 $122,980 5%
Anesthesiologists 260 $208,000 11.5%
Family and General Practitioners 120 $196,350 8.3%
Psychiatrists 140 $163,840 7.1%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 3,120 $208,000 8.7%
Physician Assistants 710 $99,730 29.6%
Occupational Therapists 670 $79,690 23.9%
Physical Therapists 1,370 $83,390 26.3%
Radiation Therapists 190 $51,290 15.8%
Respiratory Therapists 1,010 $49,150 21.8%
Speech-Language Pathologists 970 $55,930 16.5%
Exercise Physiologists 240 $39,860 12.5%
Veterinarians 400 $84,310 12.5%
Registered Nurses 22,170 $60,890 13.3%
Nurse Anesthetists 560 $177,490 7.1%
Nurse Practitioners 1,070 $96,250 33.6%
Audiologists 110 $0 18.2%
Dental Hygienists 1,030 $56,600 13.6%
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 560 $30,990 8.9%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 550 $59,880 20%
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 200 $59,240 10%
Radiologic Technologists 1,810 $48,700 9.4%
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 210 $66,240 9.5%
Dietetic Technicians 370 $23,670 8.1%
Pharmacy Technicians 2,880 $27,320 11.5%
Psychiatric Technicians 1,630 $21,850 16%
Surgical Technologists 1,060 $36,620 7.5%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 370 $29,220 13.5%
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 180 $30,990 16.7%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 6,130 $36,090 7.2%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 1,690 $36,870 10.1%
Opticians, Dispensing 300 $30,360 10%
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 600 $40,310 16.7%
Athletic Trainers 130 $43,400 23.1%
Home Health Aides 3,600 $20,910 38.6%
Psychiatric Aides 1,070 $20,630 21.5%
Nursing Assistants 8,590 $25,180 9.8%
Orderlies 240 $24,520 8.3%
Occupational Therapy Assistants 350 $59,830 31.4%
Physical Therapist Assistants 770 $49,030 28.6%
Physical Therapist Aides 140 $23,660 21.4%
Dental Assistants 1,230 $30,970 13.8%
Medical Assistants 3,410 $27,810 22.6%
Medical Equipment Preparers 480 $33,900 8.3%
Medical Transcriptionists 470 $33,690 -19.1%
Pharmacy Aides 460 $22,120 -10.9%
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 630 $22,400 12.7%
Phlebotomists 1,090 $29,250 16.5%
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 250 $44,140 4%
Medical Secretaries 1,650 $29,310 14.5%
Epidemiologists 110 $53,680 9.1%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 140 $58,870 7.1%
Hearing Aid Specialists 90 $46,210 11.1%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (West Virginia) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
AAPC Certified Professional Coder Certification No Data 40 No Data
AHIMA Certified Coding Associate Certification No Data 6 No Data
ARRT - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Certification No Data 2 No Data
Certified Cardiographic Technician Certification No Data 1 No Data
Certified EEG/EKG/ECG Technician Certification No Data 422 No Data
Certified Medical Assistant Certification No Data 468 No Data
Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification No Data 985 No Data
Certified Registered Central Service Technician Certification No Data 31 No Data
Certified Respiratory Therapist Certification No Data 80 No Data
Certified Surgical Technologist Certification No Data 73 No Data
Dental Assistant License No Data 421 No Data
EMT / Paramedic License License No Data 438 No Data
HIPAA Training and Certification Certification No Data 59 No Data
Licensed Practical Nurse License No Data 3,855 No Data
Medical Assistant Certification No Data 158 No Data
NCLEX - Registered Nurse License No Data 15,114 No Data
Physical Therapist Assistant Certification No Data 57 No Data
Radiation and Radiographer License License No Data 611 No Data