What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

543,826

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,814

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Food Service Managers 8,030 $61,440 6.6%
Lodging Managers 1,700 $53,010 2.9%
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 340 $23,680 5.9%
Chefs and Head Cooks 3,830 $57,500 8.9%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 31,900 $35,040 8.7%
Cooks, Fast Food 8,400 $19,630 -4.6%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 20,390 $28,350 6.9%
Cooks, Restaurant 47,540 $25,290 11.5%
Cooks, Short Order 6,780 $26,520 -3.2%
Food Preparation Workers 28,230 $22,060 7%
Bartenders 32,270 $20,270 2.5%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 145,800 $19,250 16.6%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 10,420 $19,320 5.6%
Waiters and Waitresses 98,740 $22,850 7.4%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 11,390 $22,410 11.5%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 15,010 $19,110 7.5%
Dishwashers 20,320 $20,380 4.9%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 16,330 $20,420 7.4%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 710 $23,650 8.5%
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 9,100 $43,610 6.8%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 95,570 $26,680 7.1%
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 51,710 $22,670 5.3%
Animal Trainers 1,460 $24,270 5.5%
Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 180 $22,940 5.6%
Motion Picture Projectionists 290 $18,830 -10.3%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 6,010 $19,170 6.3%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 10,340 $18,840 8.7%
Recreation Workers 14,560 $23,790 6.7%
Travel Agents 3,080 $37,880 -17.9%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 8,380 $22,160 5.4%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 2,830 $36,210 3.2%
Bakers 9,590 $25,150 3.9%
Baggage Porters and Bellhops 1,350 $26,580 7.4%
Concierges 590 $28,520 6.8%
Gaming Managers 120 $79,860 0%
Cooks, All Other 150 $25,560 6.7%
Gaming Dealers 6,240 $18,600 4.6%
Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 700 $27,290 -4.3%
Gaming Cage Workers 440 $28,880 4.5%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Pennsylvania) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
ServSafe Certification (Manager/Food Handler/Allergens/Alcohol) Certification Very Undersupplied 2,804 1,063
American Culinary Federation Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 7 165
ProStart National Certificate of Achievement Certification Very Oversupplied 0 16
Certified Restaurant Server Certification Very Undersupplied 43 0