What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

262,400

Total High School CTE Concentrators

1,664

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Food Service Managers 7,150 $48,790 14%
Lodging Managers 780 $50,700 2.6%
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 640 $29,450 6.3%
Chefs and Head Cooks 2,110 $40,480 10.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 14,000 $29,560 10.9%
Cooks, Fast Food 5,210 $22,170 -3.5%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 11,250 $28,660 4.5%
Cooks, Restaurant 20,640 $25,150 13.6%
Cooks, Short Order 3,500 $23,510 1.1%
Food Preparation Workers 11,590 $21,960 7.7%
Bartenders 28,470 $21,020 8.1%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 65,260 $19,210 18.1%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 7,470 $18,850 2.8%
Waiters and Waitresses 45,580 $19,590 8.7%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 5,730 $21,340 5.6%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 7,220 $19,010 8.2%
Dishwashers 10,520 $19,330 5.4%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 6,600 $19,350 8.8%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 460 $24,480 8.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 3,680 $39,020 7.6%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 46,230 $25,680 6.6%
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 22,160 $22,890 4.5%
Animal Trainers 570 $23,170 15.8%
Motion Picture Projectionists 90 $22,910 -22.2%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 2,560 $19,150 -2.3%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 5,940 $20,650 7.1%
Recreation Workers 14,470 $22,420 9.5%
Travel Agents 1,310 $35,090 -42.7%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 4,770 $22,330 1.9%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 730 $31,180 -9.6%
Bakers 3,900 $28,780 5.9%
Baggage Porters and Bellhops 240 $19,240 0%
Concierges 210 $29,030 9.5%
Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 520 $24,210 36.5%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Wisconsin) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship - Restaurant & Food/Beverage Services Certification Very Oversupplied 0 384
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship - Hospitality, Lodging & Tourism Certification Very Oversupplied 0 85
Wisconsin Cooperative Education Skill Standards - Food Service Certification Very Oversupplied 0 42
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship - Lodging Certification Very Oversupplied 0 16
ProStart National Certificate of Achievement Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 10
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship - Travel & Tourism Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 7
American Culinary Federation Certification Certification Moderately Undersupplied 8 0
Certified Restaurant Server Certification Very Undersupplied 20 0
PADI Diving Certificate Certification Moderately Undersupplied 6 0
ServSafe Certification (Manager/Food Handler/Allergens/Alcohol) Certification Very Undersupplied 1,806 0