Browse by Career Cluster

Career Clusters contain occupations in the same field of work that require similar skills. Students, parents, and educators can use Career Clusters to help focus education plans towards obtaining the necessary knowledge, competencies, and training for success in a particular career pathway.

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Career PathwayCodeOccupation
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-2097.00Audiovisual Equipment Installers and Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9061.00Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9091.00Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-2011.00Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-2092.00Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-2094.00Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-2095.00Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9099.01Geothermal Technicians
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9031.00Home Appliance Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9041.00Industrial Machinery Mechanics Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9099.00Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9094.00Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9071.00Maintenance and Repair Workers, General Bright Outlook
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9043.00Maintenance Workers, Machinery Bright Outlook
Maintenance, Installation & Repair51-9082.00Medical Appliance Technicians Bright Outlook
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9062.00Medical Equipment Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9063.00Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-3053.00Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9069.00Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-2021.00Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-2098.00Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers Bright Outlook
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9064.00Watch and Clock Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair49-9081.00Wind Turbine Service Technicians Bright Outlook
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3021.00Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3027.01Automotive Engineering Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3028.00Calibration Technologists and Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development19-4031.00Chemical Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3019.00Drafters, All Other
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3023.00Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3012.00Electrical and Electronics Drafters
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3024.00Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3029.00Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3026.00Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3013.00Mechanical Drafters
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3027.00Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3026.01Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3029.01Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
Manufacturing Production Process Development19-4051.02Nuclear Monitoring Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development19-4051.00Nuclear Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3029.08Photonics Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development13-1023.00Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
Manufacturing Production Process Development17-3024.01Robotics Technicians
Production51-9191.00Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
Production51-2011.00Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
Production51-2099.00Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
Production51-8099.01Biofuels Processing Technicians
Production51-8013.03Biomass Plant Technicians
Production51-3021.00Butchers and Meat Cutters
Production51-7011.00Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
Production51-9011.00Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
Production51-8091.00Chemical Plant and System Operators
Production51-9192.00Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders
Production51-9124.00Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production51-2021.00Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
Production51-9161.00Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
Production51-9162.00Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers Bright Outlook
Production51-9193.00Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
Production51-9021.00Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production51-9031.00Cutters and Trimmers, Hand
Production51-9032.00Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production51-4031.00Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production51-9081.00Dental Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
Production51-4032.00Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production51-2022.00Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
Production51-2023.00Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
Production51-2031.00Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
Production51-9194.00Etchers and Engravers
Production51-4021.00Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production51-6091.00Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
Production51-9041.00Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production51-6092.00Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
Production51-2051.00Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
Production51-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
Production51-3091.00Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
Production51-3092.00Food Batchmakers
Production51-3093.00Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
Production51-3099.00Food Processing Workers, All Other
Production51-4022.00Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production51-4071.00Foundry Mold and Coremakers
Production51-9051.00Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
Production51-7021.00Furniture Finishers
Production51-8092.00Gas Plant Operators
Production51-9071.06Gem and Diamond Workers
Production51-9195.04Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers Bright Outlook
Production51-9022.00Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand
Production51-4033.00Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production51-4191.00Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production51-9198.00Helpers--Production Workers
Production51-8013.04Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
Production51-9071.00Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
Production51-4034.00Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production51-4192.00Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
Production53-7063.00Machine Feeders and Offbearers
Production51-4041.00Machinists
Production51-3022.00Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
Production51-4199.00Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
Production51-4051.00Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
Production51-4035.00Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production51-9023.00Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production51-4061.00Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
Production51-7031.00Model Makers, Wood Bright Outlook
Production51-9195.00Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic Bright Outlook
Production51-4072.00Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production51-4081.00Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production51-8011.00Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
Production51-9083.00Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
Production51-9111.00Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
Production51-9123.00Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers
Production51-9196.00Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production51-4062.00Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic
Production51-7032.00Patternmakers, Wood Bright Outlook
Production51-8093.00Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
Production51-9151.00Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
Production51-8099.00Plant and System Operators, All Other
Production51-4193.00Plating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production51-9195.05Potters, Manufacturing Bright Outlook
Production51-4052.00Pourers and Casters, Metal
Production51-8012.00Power Distributors and Dispatchers
Production51-8013.00Power Plant Operators
Production51-9199.00Production Workers, All Other
Production53-7062.04Recycling and Reclamation Workers Bright Outlook
Production51-4023.00Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production51-7041.00Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood
Production51-9141.00Semiconductor Processing Technicians
Production51-9012.00Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production51-6051.00Sewers, Hand
Production51-6031.00Sewing Machine Operators
Production51-6041.00Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
Production51-6042.00Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
Production51-3023.00Slaughterers and Meat Packers
Production51-9195.03Stone Cutters and Carvers, Manufacturing Bright Outlook
Production51-2092.00Team Assemblers
Production51-6061.00Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
Production51-6062.00Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production51-6063.00Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production51-6064.00Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production51-6099.00Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other
Production51-2061.00Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters
Production51-9197.00Tire Builders
Production51-4111.00Tool and Die Makers
Production51-4194.00Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
Production51-6093.00Upholsterers
Production51-4121.00Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
Production51-4122.00Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production51-7099.00Woodworkers, All Other Bright Outlook
Production51-7042.00Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
Quality Assurance51-9061.00Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
Quality Assurance43-5061.00Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
Quality Assurance43-5111.00Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping Bright Outlook

Source: National Career Clusters® Framework external site implemented by Department of Defense ASVAB Career Exploration Program (updated 2016).