What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

522,500

Total High School CTE Concentrators

5,064

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Food Service Managers 11,950 $47,960 6.6%
Lodging Managers 840 $53,610 9.5%
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 160 $18,780 12.5%
Chefs and Head Cooks 4,360 $51,330 9.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 28,240 $26,850 8.6%
Cooks, Fast Food 23,110 $19,430 -7.6%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 14,510 $25,130 11.1%
Cooks, Restaurant 32,390 $23,430 10.5%
Cooks, Short Order 6,320 $23,550 -4%
Food Preparation Workers 30,930 $20,350 9.3%
Bartenders 10,410 $18,670 8.8%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 111,850 $18,510 15.4%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 11,560 $18,940 5.3%
Waiters and Waitresses 78,910 $18,500 5.8%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 4,710 $19,870 11.9%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 8,030 $19,460 6.7%
Dishwashers 14,820 $19,090 2.7%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 12,380 $19,070 5%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 2,590 $19,100 8.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 6,220 $37,120 10.5%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 53,780 $22,860 11.8%
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 37,580 $19,670 12.2%
Animal Trainers 1,350 $28,280 15.6%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 2,660 $20,900 26.7%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 6,630 $18,860 19.9%
Recreation Workers 9,060 $22,920 10.9%
Travel Agents 1,700 $31,100 -12.4%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 7,030 $20,080 12.2%
Bakers 5,350 $24,920 15%
Building Cleaning Workers, All Other 130 $30,470 0%
Baggage Porters and Bellhops 860 $19,280 14%
Concierges 580 $29,600 20.7%
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other 400 $19,190 30%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Georgia) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
ServSafe Certification (Manager/Food Handler/Allergens/Alcohol) Certification Supply meets demand 3,013 2,956
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Culinary Arts Level 2 Cook CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 1,630
American Culinary Federation Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 157
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Hospitality Management (Lodging) CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 101
Oklahoma CareerTech - Basic Culinary Arts CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 97
NOCTI Pathway Assessment - Travel and Tourism CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 43
Certified Restaurant Server Certification Very Undersupplied 149 0