What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

54,900

Total High School CTE Concentrators

270

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Food Service Managers 1,790 $57,950 1.7%
Lodging Managers 910 $51,880 0%
Chefs and Head Cooks 880 $48,780 3.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 3,790 $35,890 2.9%
Cooks, Fast Food 940 $22,570 -9.6%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 1,840 $29,930 1.6%
Cooks, Restaurant 5,200 $28,070 6.5%
Cooks, Short Order 1,990 $25,120 -7.5%
Food Preparation Workers 7,170 $23,870 0.8%
Bartenders 3,340 $23,280 1.8%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 10,020 $20,980 11.4%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 4,080 $22,150 -2.7%
Waiters and Waitresses 12,260 $21,590 1.5%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 700 $23,180 2.9%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 840 $22,430 2.4%
Dishwashers 2,650 $22,580 -1.1%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 1,270 $21,930 1.6%
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 890 $39,720 4.5%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 11,180 $28,380 3.8%
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 6,450 $23,990 2.8%
Animal Trainers 170 $23,040 5.9%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 230 $20,820 -4.3%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 920 $21,870 -2.2%
Recreation Workers 1,360 $28,060 0%
Travel Agents 200 $33,460 -10%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 2,250 $25,040 3.1%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 270 $28,890 3.7%
Bakers 1,300 $27,970 3.1%
Cooks, All Other 70 $28,810 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Maine) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Certified Restaurant Server Certification No Data 7 No Data
ServSafe Certification (Manager/Food Handler/Allergens/Alcohol) Certification No Data 773 No Data