What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

165,000

Total High School CTE Concentrators

4,646

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Food Service Managers 4,870 $64,250 7%
Lodging Managers 270 $57,530 7.4%
Chefs and Head Cooks 2,870 $53,730 7.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 8,210 $38,970 6.3%
Cooks, Fast Food 6,400 $25,430 -6.6%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 3,450 $37,630 8.7%
Cooks, Restaurant 13,900 $29,170 10.7%
Cooks, Short Order 1,830 $28,910 -6.6%
Food Preparation Workers 10,110 $26,430 4.4%
Bartenders 7,940 $22,900 4.8%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 29,510 $24,180 13.6%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 5,570 $23,960 2.5%
Waiters and Waitresses 28,650 $22,000 5.8%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 3,550 $26,220 2.3%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 3,420 $23,580 2.9%
Dishwashers 6,260 $23,950 2.6%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 3,900 $24,320 5.1%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 370 $27,070 5.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 2,580 $50,720 6.2%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 33,140 $30,450 6.4%
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 19,300 $25,230 10.7%
Animal Trainers 420 $34,850 11.9%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 1,050 $23,970 3.8%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 1,770 $23,720 7.9%
Recreation Workers 5,070 $26,170 3%
Travel Agents 760 $43,510 -2.6%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 1,670 $25,210 7.2%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 730 $33,420 6.8%
Bakers 1,620 $28,050 8.6%
Baggage Porters and Bellhops 200 $23,490 0%
Concierges 160 $29,770 12.5%
Cooks, All Other 560 $36,230 3.6%
Gaming Dealers 2,710 $21,790 -12.5%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Connecticut) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Certified Restaurant Server Certification No Data 16 No Data
ServSafe Certification (Manager/Food Handler/Allergens/Alcohol) Certification No Data 1,603 No Data