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Anthony P. Carnevale Stephen J. Rose Andrew. R. Hanson

Anthony P. Carnevale Stephen J. Rose Andrew. R. Hanson

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Occupation Number of Certificates: Gateway To Gainful Employment and College Degrees Respondents Share That Report Certificate as Lowest Education Required Appraisers and assessors of real estate 55,022 28.2% Insurance underwriters 28,889 27.9% Curators and Library technicians 39,887 27.5% Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 24,138 27.3% Procurement clerks 21,217 27.2% Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 111,523 26.6% Radiologic technologists and technicians 63,130 26.5% Pharmacy and respiratory therapy technicians 140,251 26.4% Respiratory therapists 34,005 26.4% Hazardous materials removal workers 11,246 26.2% Upholsterers and other textile workers 22,942 25.8% Maintenance workers, machinery 20,655 25.5% Transportation, storage, and distribution managers 26,773 25.5% Civil engineering technicians 24,119 25.4% First-line supervisors/managers of fire fighting and prevention workers 16,532 24.5% Industrial production managers 35,458 23.7% Excavating and loading machine and dragline operators 16,731 23.7% Diagnostic medical sonographers 13,864 23.4% Private detectives and investigators 13,209 22.9% Stationary engineers and boiler operators 10,248 22.9% Medical assistants 141,612 22.9% Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 96,806 22.3% Interior designers 15,947 22.0% Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 19,724 21.8% Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 399,759 21.7% Surveying and mapping technicians 18,333 21.4% Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 98,326 21.0% Medical secretaries 110,377 20.6% First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 135,117 20.6% Farmers and ranchers 91,733 19.3% 49

50 Field of Occupation Agriculture/ Forestry Auto mechanics Appendix E: OCCUPATIONS WITH HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OF WORKERS WITH CERTIFICATES (SIPP) The table below provides a list of occupations ordered by the share of workers that have a certificate and are employed in the occupations, based on the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). This table shows the occupations where certificate-holders are most heavily concentrated. Occupation Share of Workers Employed in Occupation with a Certificate Miscellaneous agricultural workers 7.9% First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 4.2% Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 4.1% Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 2.7% First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 2.6% Pest control workers 1.9% First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeep- ing workers 1.6% Farmers and ranchers 1.4% Automotive service technicians and mechanics 14.3% Driver/sales workers and truck drivers 9.2% Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 4.7% Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 2.1% Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics 2.0% Industrial and refractory machinery mechanics 1.9% Automotive body and related repairers 1.8% Maintenance and repair workers, general 1.7% Miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators 1.4% First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1.3% General and operations managers 1.2% Certificates: Gateway To Gainful Employment and College Degrees

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