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2010 High Priority Occupations in Education (ED) Industry Cluster
 
The ED cluster provides a full view of educational institutions in the commonwealth, encompassing elementary schools through universities as well as technical schools and junior colleges. Museums and historical sites are included as they provide a rich source of educational material for commonwealth residents. Support services such as school bus transportation and child day care services are included given their vital roles in facilitating or beginning one’s educational pursuits and/or providing a valuable service to working parents. Finally, public agencies that oversee educational programs are also included
 
High Priority Occupations in ED
(New occupation additions in 2010 are marked with an asterisk.)
 
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SOC Code Occupation Educational Attainment 1 Industry Cluster Wage, 2008 Industry Cluster All Industries Percent Employment Change, 2004-2006 Percent Change in Wages, 2006-2008 Unempl. Rate, 2007-2009 Completers as Percent of Total Openings
19-1042 Medical Scientists PhD $87,953 182 427 46.81% 47.82% 4.7% 170.73%
21-1012 Educational, Vocational & School Counselors MD $54,778 221 355 32.97% 9.09% 4.8% 304.51%
25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary PhD $80,889 183 184 -7.66% 8.03% 2.5% 30.98%
25-1021 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary PhD $82,095 81 81 -4.13% 14.34% 2.5% 20.99%
25-1022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary PhD $73,634 118 118 -7.54% 10.00% 2.5% 23.73%
25-1032 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary PhD $101,911 109 109 -18.40% 23.77% 2.5% 20.18%
25-1042 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary PhD $83,124 131 131 37.83% 17.96% 2.5% 23.66%
25-1066 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary PhD $74,891 80 80 18.32% 9.31% 2.5% 21.25%
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary PhD $101,015 182 191 35.52% 10.09% 2.5% 23.04%
25-1072 Nursing Instructors & Teachers, Postsecondary MD $68,763 89 103 26.64% 10.87% 2.5% 21.36%
25-1081 Education Teachers, Postsecondary PhD $67,848 148 148 13.62% 12.27% 2.5% 45.27%
25-1121 Art, Drama & Music Teachers, Postsecondary PhD $61,302 168 170 7.24% 15.68% 2.5% 245.29%
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary WK EXP $50,667 131 169 13.23% 14.04% 2.5% 41.42%
25-2011 Preschool Teachers BD $24,266 371 538 5.97% 12.85% 2.0% 73.79%
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers BD $50,263 138 143 27.35% 2.91% 2.0% 397.90%
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers BD $52,022 1,615 1,683 17.19% 2.71% 2.9% 316.46%
25-2022 Middle School Teachers BD $54,790 606 617 21.80% 2.28% 2.9% 141.33%
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers BD $53,683 1,336 1,353 -15.82% 6.08% 1.8% 162.75%
25-2032 Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School BD $54,259 135 136 -5.77% 3.33% 1.8% 23.53%
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Pre-, Kindergarten & Elem. BD $54,880 285 303 22.58% N/A 1.8% 252.81%
25-2042 Special Education Teachers, Middle School BD $56,417 108 110 33.93% 7.87% 1.8% 286.36%
25-2043 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School BD $55,513 127 134 3.61% 4.33% 1.8% 316.42%
25-3011 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education & GED Teachers BD $45,310 18 38 -31.99% -1.93% 3.5% 723.68%
25-4021 *Librarians MD $54,816 136 193 5.47% 7.42% 2.7% 356.48%
39-9011 Child Care Workers ST OJT $19,405 728 1,810 34.72% 7.03% 9.2% 15.75%
 
1 Educational Attainment Abbreviations:
 
ST OJT Short-term Training – basic tasks and skills are learned through a period of on-the-job training.
MT OJT Moderate-term Training – basic tasks and skills are learned through a period of on-the-job training.
LT OJT Long-term Training – basic tasks and skills are learned through a period of on-the-job training.
WK EXP Work Experience - in a related occupation, training is gained through hands-on work in a similar occupation.
PS VOC Post-secondary Vocational Training - training is gained through a vocational training program.
AD Associate’s Degree – degree completed after two years of full-time schooling beyond high school.
BD Bachelor’s Degree – degree completed after four years of full-time schooling beyond high school.
BD+ Bachelor’s Degree plus experience – a four-year bachelor’s degree plus experience gained through hands-on experience.
MD Master’s – training at the college or university level beyond a four-year bachelor’s degree.
PhD Doctoral – training at the college or university level beyond a four-year bachelor’s degree.
PROF First Professional Degree – training at the college or university level beyond a four-year bachelor’s degree.
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