What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

100,800

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,244

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Food Service Managers 1,200 $53,330 8.3%
Lodging Managers 290 $54,560 3.4%
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 40 $23,470 25%
Chefs and Head Cooks 650 $46,480 7.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 8,020 $26,890 9%
Cooks, Fast Food 3,620 $19,800 -5.5%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 2,880 $23,490 2.8%
Cooks, Restaurant 7,340 $23,060 11.2%
Cooks, Short Order 940 $24,390 -4.3%
Food Preparation Workers 4,900 $21,460 8.4%
Bartenders 2,760 $18,640 2.5%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 20,730 $18,990 17.1%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 2,370 $19,370 3.8%
Waiters and Waitresses 16,410 $18,740 6.6%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 3,000 $19,770 8.3%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 2,650 $18,880 6.4%
Dishwashers 2,900 $20,650 3.4%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 2,640 $19,560 6.8%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 150 $22,980 13.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 1,490 $34,340 8.1%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 12,960 $23,070 8.2%
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 8,920 $21,420 6.8%
Animal Trainers 380 $32,870 10.5%
Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 200 $19,380 0%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 810 $19,070 1.2%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 730 $20,390 4.1%
Recreation Workers 2,350 $19,500 2.1%
Travel Agents 190 $39,950 -15.8%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 2,780 $21,910 4.3%
Bakers 1,090 $24,370 10.1%
Baggage Porters and Bellhops 210 $21,930 0%
Concierges 30 $28,620 0%
Gaming Managers 70 $74,530 0%
Gaming Dealers 1,010 $18,640 -3%
Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 560 $24,990 -5.4%
Gaming Cage Workers 200 $25,940 -5%
Gaming Service Workers, All Other 60 $25,170 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (New Mexico) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
ServSafe Certification (Manager/Food Handler/Allergens/Alcohol) Certification Moderately Oversupplied 351 543
ProStart National Certificate of Achievement Certification Very Oversupplied 0 37
American Culinary Federation Certification Certification Moderately Undersupplied 6 0
Certified Restaurant Server Certification Very Undersupplied 86 0