What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

342,700

Total High School CTE Concentrators

6,359

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Food Service Managers 4,100 $72,250 24.6%
Lodging Managers 1,460 $54,880 16.4%
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 510 $37,460 15.7%
Chefs and Head Cooks 2,230 $56,450 24.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 21,770 $37,420 23.9%
Cooks, Fast Food 6,020 $27,300 15.9%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 12,430 $33,180 18%
Cooks, Restaurant 30,090 $31,950 27.9%
Cooks, Short Order 2,620 $27,010 24.4%
Food Preparation Workers 20,260 $28,210 19.5%
Bartenders 13,820 $29,820 25.3%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 81,560 $25,430 23.4%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 14,390 $25,460 19.1%
Waiters and Waitresses 51,910 $27,720 25.3%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 4,870 $25,210 19.9%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 9,020 $25,140 24.1%
Dishwashers 12,630 $25,610 21.8%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 7,880 $25,310 26.3%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 1,900 $24,990 24.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 4,200 $40,190 23.6%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 51,090 $32,670 23.1%
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,330 $26,230 16.4%
Animal Trainers 1,110 $38,460 25.2%
Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 370 $28,300 29.7%
Motion Picture Projectionists 260 $24,990 3.8%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 3,230 $28,020 10.5%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 5,510 $26,530 13.6%
Recreation Workers 7,710 $30,720 13.4%
Travel Agents 1,360 $51,520 29.4%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 5,610 $27,420 17.8%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 2,990 $37,170 16.1%
Bakers 5,150 $31,140 11.1%
Baggage Porters and Bellhops 630 $28,290 22.2%
Concierges 620 $35,180 11.3%
Gaming Managers 200 $72,990 40%
Athletes and Sports Competitors 130 $57,060 15.4%
Cooks, All Other 210 $34,120 9.5%
Gaming Dealers 7,350 $30,150 42.3%
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other 220 $30,160 31.8%
Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 930 $27,540 41.9%
Gaming Cage Workers 970 $27,210 39.2%
Gaming Service Workers, All Other 80 $28,220 12.5%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Washington) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
American Culinary Federation Certification Certification No Data 30 No Data
Certified Restaurant Server Certification No Data 46 No Data
PADI Diving Certificate Certification No Data 0 No Data
ServSafe Certification (Manager/Food Handler/Allergens/Alcohol) Certification No Data 1,308 No Data
TIPS Alcohol Awareness Certification Certification No Data 4 No Data