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CTE Job Market Data

The following pages contain information about job growth in the Northeast Tennessee area.  Here you will find statistics about CTE jobs in each of the neighboring counties. For information on CTE job growth and prediction, please cick on the county you are interested in.


Carter County

High-growth/high-wage jobs in Carter County by total number of projected job openings: 2014-2020

Job Number of Jobs
in 2014
Total Expected
Job Growth Between
2014 and 2020
% Growth Between
2014 and 2020
Carter County Median
Wage for Job
Education Level CTE Career Cluster(s)
Registered Nurses 277 39 14% $50,107.20 Associate's degree Health Science  
Elementary School Teachers,
Except Special Education
245 35 14% $42,369.60 Bachelor's degree Education and Training  
Physical Therapists 21 17 81% $76,960.00 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science  
Physical Therapist Assistants 10 10 100% $48,547.20 Associate's degree Health Science  
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and
Career/Technical Education
73 10 14% $41,787.20 Bachelor's degree Education and Training  
Speech-Language Pathologists 21 7 33% $55,307.20 Master's degree Health Science  
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing,
Except Technical and Scientific Products
59 7 12% $50,980.80 High school diploma or equivalent Finance  
Occupational Therapists 13 6 46% $75,067.20 Master's degree Health Science  
Loan Officers 16 4 25% $75,795.20 Bachelor's degree Finance  
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics,
Installers, and Repairers
25 4 16% $44,824.00 High school diploma or equivalent Business, Management and Administration  
Sales Managers 19 3 16% $69,056.00 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration; Human Service; Marketing Sales and Service
Management Analysts 19 3 16% $52,748.80 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration  
Radiologic Technologists 23 3 13% $42,348.80 Associate's degree Health Science  
Musicians and Singers 24 3 13% $42,681.60 High school diploma or equivalent Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications  
Medical and Health Services Managers 24 3 13% $72,342.40 Bachelor's degree Health Science  
Computer Systems Analysts 10 2 20% $50,752.00 Bachelor's degree Information Technology  
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing,
Technical and Scientific Products
10 2 20% $90,064.00 Bachelor's degree Finance  
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and
Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
12 2 17% $39,894.40 High school diploma or equivalent Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics  
Nurse Practitioners 14 2 14% $77,230.40 Master's degree Health Science  
Cost Estimators 17 2 12% $47,507.20 Bachelor's degree Architecture and Construction; Business, Management and Administration; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Note: Median household income for Carter County (2008-2012) was $32,908 (U.S. Census). A job considered high-wage for Carter County pays at least $39,489.
Source: Alliance for Business and Training. (2014). "Occupations with Highest % Change 2010-2020: Carter County."

 


Greene County

High-growth/high-wage jobs in Greene County by total number of projected job openings: 2014-2020

Job Number of Jobs
in 2014
Total Expected Job
Growth Between
2014 and 2020
% Growth Between 2014 and 2020 Greene County Median
Wage for Job
Education Level CTE Career Cluster(s)
Registered Nurses 488 55 11% $51,063 Associate's degree Health Science  
Accountants and Auditors 122 16 13% $47,004 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration; Government and Public Administration  
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 33 11 33% $43,273 High school diploma or equivalent Manufacturing Career  
Medical and Health Services Managers 50 7 13% $63,147 Bachelor's degree Health Science  
Healthcare Social Workers 19 4 21% $44,643 Master's degree Human Service  
Market Research Analysts and
Marketing Specialists
19 4 20% $46,873 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration; Business, Management and Administration; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics  
Computer Systems Analysts 35 4 11% $44,380 Bachelor's degree Information Technology  
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 18 3 18% $63,046 Associate's degree Health Science  
Cost Estimators 22 2 11% $58,209 Bachelor's degree Architecture and Construction; Business, Management and Administration; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics  
Physical Therapist Assistants 16 2 10% $55,628 Associate's degree Health Science  
Human Resources Managers 14 2 10% $52,622 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration  
Occupational Therapists 12 2 12% $74,710 Master's degree Health Science  
Marketing Managers 13 1 12% $57,399 Bachelor's degree Human Service; Marketing Sales and Service
Note: Median household income for Greene County (2008-2012) was $35,613 (U.S. Census). A job considered high-wage for Greene County pays at least $42,735.
Source: Alliance for Business and Training. (2014). "Occupations with Highest % Change 2010-2020: Greene County." 

 Hamblen County

High-growth/high-wage jobs in Hamblen County by total number of projected job openings: 2014-2020

 

Job Number of Jobs in 2014 Total Expected Job Growth Between 2014 and 2020 % Growth Between 2014 and 2020 Hamblen County Median Wage for Job Education Level CTE Career Cluster(s)
Registered Nurses 537 61 11% $52,152 Associate's degree Health Science 
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 48 13 26% $73,124 High school diploma or equivalent Manufacturing Career 
Industrial Engineers 90 12 14% $62,820 Bachelor's degree Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 
Mechanical Engineers 53 8 16% $64,500 Bachelor's degree Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 
Medical and Health Services Managers 75 8 11% $69,988 Bachelor's degree Health Science 
Physical Therapists 50 7 13% $74,934 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science 
Nurse Practitioners 32 7 20% $78,280 Master's degree Health Science 
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 22 5 23% $80,783 Associate's degree Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security 
Computer Systems Analysts 30 5 17% $150,036 Bachelor's degree Information Technology 
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 28 5 18% $49,079 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration ; Marketing Sales and Service; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Logisticians 14 4 28% $85,056 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration; Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics 
Architectural and Engineering Managers 26 4 15% $91,551 Bachelor's degree Architecture and Construction; Government and Public Administration; Information Technology; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 
Healthcare Social Workers 18 3 17% $47,562 Master's degree Human Service 
Chemical Plant and System Operators 14 3 21% $58,342 High school diploma or equivalent Manufacturing Career 
Occupational Therapists 21 3 13% $73,512 Master's degree Health Science 
Engineers, All Other 20 2 10% $77,499 Bachelor's degree Architecture and Construction; Health Science; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 
Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 13 2 15% $49,677 High school diploma or equivalent Manufacturing Career 
Human Resources Managers 15 2 13% $59,653 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration 
Civil Engineers 12 1 12% $68,616 Bachelor's degree Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 
Note: Median household income for Hamblen County (2008-2012) was $39,316 (U.S. Census). A job considered high-wage for Hamblen County pays at least $47,179.
Source: Alliance for Business and Training. (2014). "Occupations with Highest % Change 2010-2020: Hamblen County."


Hancock County

High-growth/high-wage jobs in Hancock County by total number of projected job openings: 2014-2020

Job Number of Jobs in 2014 Total Expected Job Growth Between 2014 and 2020 % Growth Between 2014 and 2020 Hancock County Median Wage for Job Education Level CTE Career Cluster(s)
Registered Nurses 40 14 35% $48,698 Associate's degree Health Science Cluster
Correctional Officers and Jailers 30 5 17% $30,018 High school diploma or equivalent Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Cluster
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 11 3 25% $37,625 High school diploma or equivalent Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Cluster
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 14 3 20% $28,427 Postsecondary non-degree award Health Science Cluster
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 12 1 11% $26,844 Postsecondary non-degree award Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Cluster
Note: Median household income for Hancock County (2008-2012) was $22,205 (U.S. Census). A job considered high-wage for Hancock County pays at least $26,646.

Source: Alliance for Business and Training. (2014). "Occupations with Highest % Change 2010-2020: Hancock County."


Hawkins County

High-growth/high-wage jobs in Hawkins County by total number of projected job openings: 2014-2020

Job Number of Jobs in 2014 Total Expected Job Growth Between 2014 and 2020 % Growth Between 2014 and 2020 Hawkins County Median Wage for Job Education Level CTE Career Cluster(s)
Registered Nurses 162 32 22% $48,366 Associate's degree Health Science 
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 99 24 29% $47,118 High school diploma or equivalent Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics 
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 45 10 27% $95,660 Bachelor's degree Finance 
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 17 8 67% $45,900 High school diploma or equivalent Business, Management and Administration 
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 16 7 47% $44,941 High school diploma or equivalent Manufacturing Career 
Pharmacists 35 6 18% $109,771 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science 
Human Resources Specialists 17 5 36% $49,819 Bachelor's degree Architecture and Construction; Business, Management and Administration; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 29 5 19% $46,574 High school diploma or equivalent Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security 
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 28 5 19% $57,988 High school diploma or equivalent Business, Management and Administration 
Firefighters 14 4 33% $68,978 Postsecondary non-degree award Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security 
Computer Systems Analysts 24 4 21% $53,107 Bachelor's degree Information Technology 
Industrial Engineers 24 3 14% $67,638 Bachelor's degree Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 
Training and Development Specialists 12 2 20% $54,748 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration 
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 12 2 18% $48,994 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration; Marketing Sales and Service; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 
Dental Hygienists 12 2 18% $55,818 Associate's degree Health Science 
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 12 2 18% $58,739 High school diploma or equivalent Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics 
Meter Readers, Utilities 15 2 17% $45,009 High school diploma or equivalent Business, Management and Administration 
Physical Therapists 13 2 17% $77,806 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science 
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 14 2 14% $152,801 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science 
Management Analysts 16 2 14% $60,186 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration 
Medical and Health Services Managers 16 2 13% $72,321 Bachelor's degree Health Science 
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 11 1 10% $72,293 Bachelor's degree Information Technology 
Note: Median household income for Hawkins County (2008-2012) was $36,419 (U.S. Census). A job considered high-wage for Hawkins County pays at least $43,702.
Source: Alliance for Business and Training. (2014). "Occupations with Highest % Change 2010-2020: Hawkins County."

Johnson County

High-growth/high-wage jobs in Johnson County by total number of projected job openings: 2014-2020

Job Number of Jobs in 2014 Total Expected Job Growth Between 2014 and 2020 % Growth Between 2014 and 2020 Johnson County Median Wage for Job Education Level CTE Career Cluster(s)
Registered Nurses 59 11 18% $46,434 Associate's degree Health Science 
General and Operations Managers 41 4 10% $65,091 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration; Government and Public Administration 
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 32 4 13% $37,186 High school diploma or equivalent Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security 
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 15 4 25% $36,918 High school diploma or equivalent Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics 
Accountants and Auditors 17 2 14% $48,147 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration; Government and Public Administration 
Insurance Sales Agents 13 2 15% $43,700 High school diploma or equivalent Finance 
Note: Median household income for Johnson County (2008-2012) was $30,063 (U.S. Census). A job considered high-wage for Johnson County pays at least $36,075.
Source: Alliance for Business and Training. (2014). "Occupations with Highest % Change 2010-2020: Johnson County."

Sullivan County

High-growth/high-wage jobs in Sullivan County by total number of projected job openings: 2014-2020

Job Number of Jobs in 2014 Total Expected Job Growth Between 2014 and 2020 % Growth Between 2014 and 2020 Sullivan County Median Wage for Job Education Level CTE Career Cluster(s)
Nurse Practitioners 97 22 22% $97,889 Master's degree Health Science 
Cost Estimators 83 18 21% $56,619 Bachelor's degree Architecture and Construction; Business, Management and Administration; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 
Physician Assistants 48 17 36% $102,729 Master's degree Health Science 
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 118 14 12% $55,078 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration; Marketing Sales and Service; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 
Dental Hygienists 110 14 13% $63,069 Associate's degree Health Science 
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 41 13 31% $71,523 Bachelor's degree Finance 
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 110 12 11% $53,161 High school diploma or equivalent Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security 
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 43 11 26% $51,875 Associate's degree Health Science 
Nurse Anesthetists 35 7 20% $150,674 Master's degree Health Science 
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 36 7 18% $62,242 Associate's degree Health Science 
Financial Analysts 39 7 17% $74,875 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration; Finance
Physical Therapist Assistants 37 6 16% $55,461 Associate's degree Health Science 
Firefighters 51 6 12% $72,628 Postsecondary non-degree award Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security 
Financial Specialists, All Other 27 6 22% $56,897 Bachelor's degree Finance 
Software Developers, Systems Software 36 5 15% $59,828 Bachelor's degree Information Technology 
Logisticians 48 5 11% $71,472 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration; Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics 
New Accounts Clerks 27 5 20% $50,379 High school diploma or equivalent Business, Management and Administration 
Dietitians and Nutritionists 40 5 13% $96,904 Bachelor's degree Education and Training; Health Science 
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 16 5 32% $110,854 Postsecondary non-degree award Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics 
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 17 5 27% $53,790 High school diploma or equivalent Health Science 
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 34 4 13% $86,984 Master's degree Education and Training 
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 20 4 21% $83,261 High school diploma or equivalent Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security 
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 35 4 11% $51,054 Associate's degree Health Science 
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 26 3 13% $50,400 Associate's degree Health Science 
Radiation Therapists 16 2 15% $52,117 Associate's degree Health Science 
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 12 2 14% $52,318 High school diploma or equivalent Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics 
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 13 2 13% $187,597 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration 
Information Security Analysts 14 2 12% $128,204 Bachelor's degree Information Technology 
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 14 1 10% $83,079 Postsecondary non-degree award Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security 
Locomotive Engineers 11 1 13% $49,735 High school diploma or equivalent Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics 
Note: Median household income for Sullivan County (2008-2012) was $40,025 (U.S. Census). A job considered high-wage for Sullivan County pays at least $48,030.
Source: Alliance for Business and Training. (2014). "Occupations with Highest % Change 2010-2020: Sullivan County."

Unicoi County

High-growth/high-wage jobs in Unicoi County by total number of projected job openings: 2014-2020

Job Number of Jobs in 2014 Total Expected Job Growth Between 2014 and 2020 % Growth Between 2014 and 2020 Unicoi County Median Wage for Job Education Level CTE Career Cluster(s)
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 82 9 11% $31,369 Postsecondary non-degree award Health Science 
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 42 8 19% $32,741 High school diploma or equivalent Architecture and Construction 
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 54 7 14% $27,625 High school diploma or equivalent Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource; Human Service; Marketing Sales and Service 
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 24 3 14% $38,616 High school diploma or equivalent Architecture and Construction 
Pharmacists 22 3 14% $102,231 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science 
Note: Median household income for Unicoi County (2008-2012) was $35,415 (U.S. Census). A job considered high-wage for Unicoi County pays at least $42,498. However, in Unicoi County, only one high-growth job was classified as high-wage, and only two jobs pay more than the county's median household income. As a result, this table presents any high-growth job that pays at least 75 percent of the median household income for the county.
Source: Alliance for Business and Training. (2014). "Occupations with Highest % Change 2010-2020: Unicoi County."

 


Washington County

High-growth/high-wage jobs in Washington County by total number of projected job openings: 2014-2020

Job Number of Jobs in 2014 Total Expected Job Growth Between 2014 and 2020 % Growth Between 2014 and 2020 Washington County Median Wage for Job Education Level CTE Career Cluster(s)
Registered Nurses 2,277 252 11% $58,394 Associate's degree Health Science Cluster
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 375 62 17% $208,416 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science Cluster
Nurse Practitioners 143 38 26% $89,293 Master's degree Health Science Cluster
Medical and Health Services Managers 200 27 13% $81,064 Bachelor's degree Health Science Cluster
Physician Assistants 72 25 35% $104,627 Master's degree Health Science Cluster
Dental Hygienists 114 20 17% $63,426 Associate's degree Health Science Cluster
Family and General Practitioners 65 19 28% $151,888 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science Cluster
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 65 18 28% $55,618 Associate's degree Health Science Cluster
Physical Therapists 94 17 18% $88,081 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science Cluster
Surgeons 47 12 26% $197,818 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science Cluster
Physical Therapist Assistants 42 9 22% $54,037 Associate's degree Health Science Cluster
Nurse Anesthetists 36 9 25% $141,011 Master's degree Health Science Cluster
Internists, General 25 7 29% $219,825 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science Cluster
Occupational Therapists 53 7 14% $82,815 Master's degree Health Science Cluster
Anesthesiologists 20 7 36% $193,724 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science Cluster
Speech-Language Pathologists 63 7 10% $60,215 Master's degree Health Science Cluster
Human Resources Managers 47 6 12% $69,337 Bachelor's degree Business, Management and Administration Cluster
Pediatricians, General 17 5 30% $170,675 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science Cluster
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 23 5 21% $53,292 Associate's degree Health Science Cluster
Psychiatrists 13 3 23% $186,348 Doctoral or professional degree Health Science Cluster
Note: Median household income for Washington County (2008-2012) was $42,995 (U.S. Census). A job considered high-wage for Washington County pays at least $51,594.
Source: Source: Alliance for Business and Training. (2014). "Occupations with Highest % Change 2010-2020: Washington County."