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.
Fishers Or Other Fishing-Related Jobs
Atmospheric & Space Scientists
Forest & Conservation Technicians
Umpires, Referees, Other Sports Officials
Captains, Mates, & Pilots of Water Vessels
Slaughterers & Meat Packers
To view unique jobs for all 50 states, check out Forbes complete list.