Unique Jobs In Each Of The 50 U.S. States

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This might help the unemployed get a job. Owing to the industries and cultures they inhabit, most U.S. states have unique jobs that are more common there than anywhere else in the country.

For example, Hawaii's massive tourism industry means it has more jobs for travel guides than any other state. And New York City's vibrant fashion scene is why it leads in jobs opportunities for fashion designers.

To find out each state's unique job, CareerBuilder teamed up with Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI). Together, they built a location quotient which tells us what job is best represented in each state.

Check them out, but beware of a few surprises.

Alaska

American States

Fishers Or Other Fishing-Related Jobs

 

California

American States

Actors

 

Colorado

American States

Atmospheric & Space Scientists

 

Connecticut

American States

Actuaries

 

Washington, D.C.

American States

Political Scientists

 

Delaware

American States

Chemists

 

Florida

American States

Motorboat operators

 

Idaho

American States

Forest & Conservation Technicians

 

Kansas

American States

Umpires, Referees, Other Sports Officials

 

Louisiana

American States

Captains, Mates, & Pilots of Water Vessels

 

Massachusetts

American States

Psychiatric Technicians

 

Minnesota

American States

Slaughterers & Meat Packers

To view unique jobs for all 50 states, check out Forbes complete list.

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