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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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Production 53-7063.00 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
Production 51-9199.01 Recycling and Reclamation Workers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green
Production 51-9199.00 Production Workers, All Other
Production 51-9198.00 Helpers--Production Workers Bright Outlook
Production 51-9197.00 Tire Builders
Production 51-9196.00 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production 51-9195.07 Molding and Casting Workers
Production 51-9195.05 Potters, Manufacturing
Production 51-9195.04 Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers
Production 51-9195.03 Stone Cutters and Carvers, Manufacturing
Production 51-9195.00 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
Production 51-9194.00 Etchers and Engravers
Production 51-9193.00 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
Production 51-9192.00 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders
Production 51-9191.00 Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
Production 51-9151.00 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
Production 51-9141.00 Semiconductor Processors
Production 51-9123.00 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers
Production 51-9122.00 Painters, Transportation Equipment
Production 51-9121.00 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production 51-9111.00 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders Bright Outlook
Production 51-9083.00 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 51-9082.00 Medical Appliance Technicians
Production 51-9081.00 Dental Laboratory Technicians
Production 51-9071.07 Precious Metal Workers
Production 51-9071.06 Gem and Diamond Workers
Production 51-9071.01 Jewelers
Production 51-9071.00 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
Quality Assurance 51-9061.00 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Production 51-9051.00 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
Production 51-9041.00 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production 51-9032.00 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production 51-9031.00 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand
Production 51-9023.00 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Green Occupation
Production 51-9022.00 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand
Production 51-9021.00 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production 51-9012.00 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Green Occupation
Production 51-9011.00 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders Green Occupation
Production 51-8099.04 Hydroelectric Plant Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Production 51-8099.03 Biomass Plant Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Production 51-8099.02 Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Production 51-8099.01 Biofuels Processing Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Production 51-8099.00 Plant and System Operators, All Other
Production 51-8093.00 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
Production 51-8092.00 Gas Plant Operators
Production 51-8091.00 Chemical Plant and System Operators Green Occupation
Production 51-8013.00 Power Plant Operators Green Occupation
Production 51-8012.00 Power Distributors and Dispatchers Green Occupation
Production 51-8011.00 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators Green Occupation
Production 51-7099.00 Woodworkers, All Other
Production 51-7042.00 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
Production 51-7041.00 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood
Production 51-7032.00 Patternmakers, Wood
Production 51-7031.00 Model Makers, Wood
Production 51-7021.00 Furniture Finishers
Production 51-7011.00 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
Production 51-6099.00 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other
Production 51-6093.00 Upholsterers
Production 51-6092.00 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
Production 51-6091.00 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
Production 51-6064.00 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production 51-6063.00 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production 51-6062.00 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production 51-6061.00 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
Production 51-6051.00 Sewers, Hand
Production 51-6042.00 Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
Production 51-6041.00 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
Production 51-6031.00 Sewing Machine Operators
Production 51-4199.00 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
Production 51-4194.00 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
Production 51-4193.00 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production 51-4192.00 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
Production 51-4191.00 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production 51-4122.00 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Production 51-4121.07 Solderers and Brazers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Production 51-4121.06 Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Production 51-4121.00 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers Bright Outlook
Production 51-4111.00 Tool and Die Makers
Production 51-4081.00 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production 51-4072.00 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production 51-4071.00 Foundry Mold and Coremakers
Production 51-4062.00 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic
Production 51-4061.00 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
Production 51-4052.00 Pourers and Casters, Metal
Production 51-4051.00 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
Production 51-4041.00 Machinists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Production 51-4035.00 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production 51-4034.00 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production 51-4033.00 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production 51-4032.00 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Green Occupation
Production 51-4031.00 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Green Occupation
Production 51-4023.00 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production 51-4022.00 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production 51-4021.00 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Production 51-4012.00 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic Bright Outlook
Production 51-4011.00 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Production 51-3099.00 Food Processing Workers, All Other
Production 51-3093.00 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
Production 51-3092.00 Food Batchmakers
Production 51-3091.00 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
Production 51-3023.00 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
Production 51-3022.00 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
Production 51-3021.00 Butchers and Meat Cutters
Production 51-2099.00 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
Production 51-2093.00 Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters
Production 51-2092.00 Team Assemblers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Production 51-2091.00 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
Production 51-2031.00 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers Green Occupation
Production 51-2023.00 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
Production 51-2022.00 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers Green Occupation
Production 51-2021.00 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
Production 51-2011.00 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers Green Occupation
Production 51-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers Green Occupation
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9099.00 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9094.00 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9093.00 Fabric Menders, Except Garment
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9091.00 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9081.00 Wind Turbine Service Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9071.00 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9069.00 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9064.00 Watch Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9063.00 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9062.00 Medical Equipment Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9061.00 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9043.00 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9041.00 Industrial Machinery Mechanics Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-9031.00 Home Appliance Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-3053.00 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-2098.00 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-2097.00 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-2095.00 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-2094.00 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment Green Occupation
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-2092.00 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-2021.01 Radio Mechanics
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-2021.00 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-2011.00 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
Maintenance, Installation & Repair 49-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Quality Assurance 43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
Quality Assurance 43-5061.00 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 19-4051.02 Nuclear Monitoring Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development 19-4051.01 Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 19-4051.00 Nuclear Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development 19-4031.00 Chemical Technicians Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3029.12 Nanotechnology Engineering Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3029.11 Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3029.10 Fuel Cell Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3029.09 Manufacturing Production Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3029.08 Photonics Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3029.07 Mechanical Engineering Technologists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3029.06 Manufacturing Engineering Technologists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3029.05 Industrial Engineering Technologists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3029.04 Electronics Engineering Technologists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3029.03 Electromechanical Engineering Technologists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3029.02 Electrical Engineering Technologists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3029.01 Non-Destructive Testing Specialists Bright Outlook
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3029.00 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3027.01 Automotive Engineering Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3027.00 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3026.00 Industrial Engineering Technicians Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3024.01 Robotics Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3024.00 Electro-Mechanical Technicians Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3023.03 Electrical Engineering Technicians Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3023.01 Electronics Engineering Technicians Green Occupation
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3023.00 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3021.00 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3019.00 Drafters, All Other
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3013.00 Mechanical Drafters
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3012.02 Electrical Drafters
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3012.01 Electronic Drafters
Manufacturing Production Process Development 17-3012.00 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
Manufacturing Production Process Development 13-1023.00 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

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