What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

45,100

Total High School CTE Concentrators

411

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Food Service Managers 710 $68,790 7%
Lodging Managers 130 $67,770 15.4%
Chefs and Head Cooks 600 $0 11.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 3,330 $39,670 9.3%
Cooks, Fast Food 1,480 $23,720 -5.4%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 1,070 $34,780 11.2%
Cooks, Restaurant 4,920 $30,130 12.8%
Cooks, Short Order 1,310 $27,450 -3.1%
Food Preparation Workers 4,650 $27,910 6.2%
Bartenders 3,720 $24,630 3.2%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 9,570 $23,960 18%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 3,680 $24,030 4.6%
Waiters and Waitresses 10,280 $23,980 7.9%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 870 $23,830 8%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 1,760 $23,360 8%
Dishwashers 2,100 $23,920 5.2%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 1,360 $23,580 7.4%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 160 $25,110 6.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 1,250 $0 7.2%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 7,370 $27,720 7.6%
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 3,750 $26,430 6.9%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 130 $23,780 7.7%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 730 $23,600 8.2%
Recreation Workers 880 $26,270 3.4%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 550 $24,500 16.4%
Bakers 760 $28,580 7.9%
Baggage Porters and Bellhops 110 $24,570 9.1%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Rhode Island) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
ServSafe Certification (Manager/Food Handler/Allergens/Alcohol) Certification Moderately Undersupplied 193 116
ProStart National Certificate of Achievement Certification Very Oversupplied 0 77
American Culinary Federation Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 7
Certified Restaurant Server Certification Very Undersupplied 10 0