What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

38,400

Total High School CTE Concentrators

102

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Food Service Managers 590 $61,980 10.2%
Lodging Managers 210 $63,100 9.5%
Chefs and Head Cooks 450 $51,660 8.9%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 630 $34,240 6.3%
Cooks, Fast Food 240 $24,640 12.5%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 640 $35,570 10.9%
Cooks, Restaurant 2,560 $29,270 9.4%
Cooks, Short Order 440 $31,850 9.1%
Food Preparation Workers 3,850 $26,540 8.6%
Bartenders 1,620 $26,000 0%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 4,660 $24,310 9.4%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 2,030 $23,150 8.9%
Waiters and Waitresses 4,680 $23,490 9.2%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 270 $26,040 7.4%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 890 $23,730 9%
Dishwashers 1,540 $23,900 9.7%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 1,000 $23,230 9%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 850 $33,360 10.6%
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 480 $46,090 8.3%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 5,550 $32,510 5.8%
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 3,390 $28,170 10%
Animal Trainers 70 $24,080 14.3%
Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 400 $30,250 -10%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 310 $23,330 0%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 460 $24,580 4.3%
Recreation Workers 740 $36,310 6.8%
Travel Agents 120 $39,060 16.7%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 960 $29,590 9.4%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 1,030 $37,170 6.8%
Bakers 380 $33,670 7.9%
Building Cleaning Workers, All Other 340 $39,440 5.9%
Baggage Porters and Bellhops 190 $22,300 5.3%
Concierges 110 $35,700 9.1%
Cooks, All Other 630 $34,030 4.8%
Gaming Dealers 80 $44,660 -12.5%
Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 70 $28,370 -14.3%
Gaming Service Workers, All Other 190 $25,130 -5.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Alaska) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
ServSafe Certification (Manager/Food Handler/Allergens/Alcohol) Certification Very Oversupplied 256 1,544
Kaladi Brothers Barista Certificate Certification Very Oversupplied 0 195
PADI Diving Certificate Certification Very Oversupplied 0 41
Certified Restaurant Server Certification Moderately Undersupplied 6 0