Special Report

The Most Iconic Job in Every State

Oklahoma City Sunrise
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36. Oklahoma
> Most iconic job: Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
> Employed in job statewide: 3,170
> Median salary, iconic job: $51,720
> Share of U.S. employment in job: 12.7%

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37. Oregon
> Most iconic job: Logging Workers, All Other
> Employed in job statewide: 1,580
> Median salary, iconic job: $37,550
> Share of U.S. employment in job: 55.8%

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38. Pennsylvania
> Most iconic job: Dietetic Technicians
> Employed in job statewide: 3,040
> Median salary, iconic job: $26,240
> Share of U.S. employment in job: 10.5%

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39. Rhode Island
> Most iconic job: Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
> Employed in job statewide: 720
> Median salary, iconic job: $43,120
> Share of U.S. employment in job: 2.8%

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40. South Carolina
> Most iconic job: Tire Builders
> Employed in job statewide: 3,160
> Median salary, iconic job: $40,550
> Share of U.S. employment in job: 17.8%