What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

38,000

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,207

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Food Service Managers 1,300 $51,080 7.7%
Lodging Managers 270 $57,890 7.4%
Chefs and Head Cooks 90 $43,800 11.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 1,930 $33,940 9.3%
Cooks, Fast Food 1,970 $21,900 -5.6%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 2,560 $25,410 8.6%
Cooks, Restaurant 1,830 $26,260 12.6%
Cooks, Short Order 1,650 $23,380 -1.2%
Food Preparation Workers 2,990 $21,880 8.7%
Bartenders 3,070 $20,910 6.5%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 9,480 $20,830 18.1%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 3,060 $20,430 5.9%
Waiters and Waitresses 7,220 $20,010 7.3%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 170 $26,610 5.9%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 3,040 $20,690 7.6%
Dishwashers 1,850 $20,200 4.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 620 $38,940 8.1%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 9,670 $24,880 9%
Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 100 $24,100 0%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 300 $20,190 10%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 1,280 $20,840 3.1%
Recreation Workers 780 $31,630 5.1%
Travel Agents 140 $32,030 -14.3%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 2,190 $22,670 8.2%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 230 $27,430 0%
Bakers 350 $24,530 8.6%
Gaming Dealers 180 $29,280 0%
Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 190 $23,430 0%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (South Dakota) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
American Culinary Federation Certification Certification No Data 1 No Data
Certified Restaurant Server Certification No Data 3 No Data
ServSafe Certification (Manager/Food Handler/Allergens/Alcohol) Certification No Data 242 No Data