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Minimum Education Competitive Education Occupation (click on name for Oregon profile!) National Average Pathway Level
HS/GED Certificate** Advertising Sales Agents $50,380 27 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency $23,850 13 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Bill and Account Collectors $35,350 29 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Billing and Posting Clerks $36,150 14 credits
Some College Certificate** Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks $38,390 49 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Brokerage Clerks $49,200 49 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Childcare Workers $21,170 18/23/18 credits
Associate Associate** Computer Network Support Specialists $62,670 AAS
Some College Certificate** Computer User Support Specialists $49,390 48 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Correspondence Clerks $36,370 29 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Court, Municipal, and License Clerks $36,670 29 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks $36,930 42 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Customer Service Representatives $32,300 29 credits
HS/GED Credential** Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Oper $38,000 related
HS/GED Certificate** Data Entry Keyers $30,100 16 credits
Credential Credential** Dental Assistants $36,940 55 credits
Associate Associate** Desktop Publishers $41,090 AAS
HS/GED Credential** Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operator $39,500 related
HS/GED Certificate** Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs $43,350 42 credits
Credential Credential** Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics $32,670 20/48/AAS
HS/GED Certificate** Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative $55,860 42 credits
HS/GED Credential** Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, $34,500 related
HS/GED Certificate** File Clerks $29,090 16 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Financial Clerks, All Other $39,540 49 credits
HS/GED Certificate** First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitor $38,190 19 credits
HS/GED Certificate** First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Servic $45,740 19 credits
HS/GED Certificate** First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $73,150 19 credits
HS/GED Certificate** First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrativ $54,340 19&27 cr
HS/GED Certificate** First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers $36,700 19 credits
HS/GED Certificate** First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers $39,040 19 credits
Associate Associate** Forest and Conservation Technicians $35,560 AS
HS/GED Certificate** Forest and Conservation Workers $26,940 46 credits
HS/GED Credential** Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, M $39,000 related
HS/GED Credential Foundry Mold and Coremakers $40,000  
HS/GED Credential** Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine $49,000 related
HS/GED Certificate** Healthcare Support Workers, All Other $36,330 16 credits
HS/GED Credential** Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Te $40,000 related
HS/GED Credential** Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and St $37,500 47 credits
None Certificate** Home Health Aides (in Healthcare Career Core Pathw $22,600 16 credits
None Certificate** Home Health Aides (in Medical Assisting Pathway) $22,600 14 credits
Associate Associate** Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Tim $39,020 AAS
HS/GED Certificate** Information and Record Clerks, All Other $39,260 42 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks $38,430 29 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Insurance Sales Agents $49,990 27 credits
HS/GED Credential** Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, $55,000 47 + 12 cr certs
HS/GED Credential** Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic $50,000 related
HS/GED Certificate** Legal Secretaries $44,180 42 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Library Assistants, Clerical $25,220 16 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Loan Interviewers and Clerks $38,630 42 credits
HS/GED Associate** Machinists $49,000 related
HS/GED Certificate** Media and Communication Workers, All Other $43,600 13 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Medical Appliance Technicians $35,980 16 credits
Credential Credential** Medical Assistants $31,540 49 credits
Credential Credential** Medical Assistants (in Healthcare Career Core Path $31,540 49 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Medical Equipment Preparers $34,400 16 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Medical Secretaries $33,730 49 credit
HS/GED Credential Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other $29,000  
HS/GED Credential** Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, an $43,000 related
HS/GED Credential** Model Makers, Metal and Plastic $67,000 related
HS/GED Certificate** New Accounts Clerks $34,990 29 credits
Credential Credential** Nursing Assistants $26,590 17/19 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Occupational Therapy Aides $28,330 20 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Oth $34,020 29 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Office Clerks, General $30,580 16 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Order Clerks $33,370 29 credits
HS/GED Credential** Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic $54,000 related
HS/GED Certificate** Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks $42,390 49 credits
None Certificate** Personal Care Aides $21,920 14 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Pharmacy Aides $25,240 16 credits
Credential Credential** Phlebotomists $32,710 48 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Physical Therapist Aides $25,680 20 credits
None Certificate** Pipelayers $50,000 18, 24 credits
HS/GED Credential** Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, an $38,000 related
HS/GED Associate** Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $75,000 AAS
HS/GED Credential** Pourers and Casters, Metal $36,000 related
Associate Associate** Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education $28,790 AAS
HS/GED Certificate** Procurement Clerks $41,410 49 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks $46,760 42 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Psychiatric Aides (in Healthcare Career Core Pathw $26,720 16 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Psychiatric Aides (in Medical Assisting Pathway) $26,720 14 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Receptionists and Information Clerks $27,920 16 credits
None Certificate** Retail Salespersons $22,680 27 credits
HS/GED Credential** Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, M $44,000 related
HS/GED Certificate** Sales and Related Workers, All Other $37,190 27 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Sales Representatives, Services, All Other $52,490 27 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing $57,140 27 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except $34,820 42 credits
HS/GED Associate** Sheet Metal Workers $51,000 AAS
HS/GED Certificate** Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks $31,180 16 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Social and Human Service Assistants $31,810 18/23/18 credits
HS/GED Associate** Structural Iron and Steel Workers $65,000 AAS
HS/GED Credential** Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters $44,000 related
HS/GED Certificate** Surveying and Mapping Technicians $42,450 15 credits
HS/GED Certificate** Tax Preparers $36,550 14 credits
Some College Certificate** Teacher Assistants $25,410 30/50 credits
HS/GED Credential** Tool and Die Makers $59,000 related
HS/GED Credential** Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners $45,000 related
Associate Associate** Web Developers (in Digital Design Pathway) $66,130 AAS
Associate Associate** Web Developers (in Software Development Pathway) $66,130 AAS
HS/GED Credential** Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers $43,000 47 credits
HS/GED Credential** Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, O $38,000 24 credits