What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

267,100

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,648

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Food Service Managers 5,810 $48,560 8.8%
Lodging Managers 870 $45,420 0%
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 1,010 $27,880 10.9%
Chefs and Head Cooks 2,050 $49,250 7.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 22,140 $31,210 9.7%
Cooks, Fast Food 9,480 $19,580 -4.6%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 16,500 $23,430 2.2%
Cooks, Restaurant 25,870 $24,150 11.7%
Cooks, Short Order 3,200 $19,810 0.3%
Food Preparation Workers 14,090 $20,840 7%
Bartenders 9,910 $20,100 3.3%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 73,480 $19,580 17.3%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 8,030 $20,120 3.5%
Waiters and Waitresses 50,130 $19,080 6.7%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 6,630 $20,840 11.8%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 7,170 $19,560 6%
Dishwashers 8,740 $20,410 3.9%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 7,450 $19,210 7.2%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 720 $21,380 6.9%
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 4,570 $37,530 10.5%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 46,370 $25,760 9.7%
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 23,080 $21,900 5.7%
Animal Trainers 1,310 $26,670 11.5%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 2,580 $19,940 5.4%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 6,820 $19,660 9.8%
Recreation Workers 6,000 $23,520 7.5%
Travel Agents 2,320 $31,130 -11.2%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 4,420 $21,780 0.7%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 1,080 $34,510 -3.7%
Bakers 3,010 $24,110 8.6%
Baggage Porters and Bellhops 560 $22,240 5.4%
Concierges 640 $25,330 10.9%
Cooks, All Other 180 $22,290 11.1%
Gaming Dealers 1,320 $19,570 -17.4%
Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 180 $25,110 -22.2%
Gaming Cage Workers 210 $27,020 -19%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Missouri) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
ProStart National Certificate of Achievement Certification Very Oversupplied 0 374
AAFCS Pre-PAC - Culinary Arts CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 191
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Retail Commercial Baking CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 54
American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute Certification Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 10
American Culinary Federation Certification Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
Certified Restaurant Server Certification Very Undersupplied 88 0
ServSafe Certification (Manager/Food Handler/Allergens/Alcohol) Certification Very Undersupplied 1,484 0