The Most Iconic Job in Every State

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41. South Dakota
> Most iconic job: Forest and conservation workers
> Employed in job statewide: 610
> Median salary: $23,820
> Share of all U.S. forest and conservation workers in South Dakota: 8.5%

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42. Tennessee
> Most iconic job: Medical appliance technicians
> Employed in job statewide: 1,750
> Median salary: $32,090
> Share of all U.S. medical appliance technicians in Tennessee: 12.0%

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43. Texas
> Most iconic job: Petroleum engineers
> Employed in job statewide: 17,780
> Median salary: $139,800
> Share of all U.S. Petroleum engineers in Texas: 54.2%

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44. Utah
> Most iconic job: Forest and conservation technicians
> Employed in job statewide: 1,370
> Median salary: $28,880
> Share of all U.S. forest and conservation technicians in Utah: 4.6%

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45. Vermont
> Most iconic job: Solar photovoltaic installers
> Employed in job statewide: 270
> Median salary: $36,230
> Share of all U.S. solar photovoltaic installers in Vermont: 3.0%