The Most Iconic Job in Every State

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46. Virginia
> Most iconic job: Legal support workers
> Employed in job statewide: 8,120
> Median salary: $104,760
> Share of all U.S. legal support workers in Virginia: 18.1%

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47. Washington
> Most iconic job: Zoologists and wildlife biologists
> Employed in job statewide: 1,990
> Median salary: $62,290
> Share of all U.S. zoologists in Washington: 11.2%

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48. West Virginia
> Most iconic job: Roof bolters, mining
> Employed in job statewide: 1,620
> Median salary: $56,300
> Share of all U.S. mine shaft roof bolters in West Virginia: 41.2%

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49. Wisconsin
> Most iconic job: Foundry mold and coremakers
> Employed in job statewide: 1,880
> Median salary: $36,720
> Share of all U.S. foundry mold coremakers in Wisconsin: 14.7%

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50. Wyoming
> Most iconic job: Wellhead pumpers
> Employed in job statewide: 550
> Median salary: $58,670
> Share of all U.S. wellhead pumpers in Wyoming: 4.7%