What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

197,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

2,631

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Food Service Managers 2,110 $44,100 28.9%
Lodging Managers 740 $53,770 23%
Chefs and Head Cooks 1,000 $38,180 31%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 8,180 $29,790 29.2%
Cooks, Fast Food 3,320 $23,710 11.1%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 3,940 $27,470 23.9%
Cooks, Restaurant 8,470 $26,900 31.8%
Cooks, Short Order 510 $23,520 27.5%
Food Preparation Workers 7,760 $24,030 24.9%
Bartenders 2,810 $20,070 27.4%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 41,180 $19,400 38.4%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 3,850 $20,210 29.4%
Waiters and Waitresses 18,840 $20,590 26.1%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 1,210 $24,290 39.7%
Dishwashers 4,180 $20,970 22.2%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 3,420 $20,290 26%
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 2,190 $39,390 29.2%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 22,620 $22,380 30.4%
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 11,480 $24,070 24.7%
Animal Trainers 340 $25,970 26.5%
Motion Picture Projectionists 80 $21,150 12.5%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 1,960 $19,760 37.2%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 4,580 $19,740 30.6%
Recreation Workers 4,090 $22,230 23.5%
Travel Agents 710 $36,970 0%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 3,740 $23,350 21.7%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 6,930 $34,440 10.7%
Bakers 2,100 $28,690 23.3%
Baggage Porters and Bellhops 410 $19,450 31.7%
Concierges 140 $25,320 21.4%
Athletes and Sports Competitors 220 $48,690 27.3%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Utah) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
ServSafe Certification (Manager/Food Handler/Allergens/Alcohol) Certification Moderately Oversupplied 775 1,155
ProStart National Certificate of Achievement Certification Very Oversupplied 0 116
American Culinary Federation Certification Certification Supply meets demand 0 0
Certified Restaurant Server Certification Very Undersupplied 43 0