The Most Iconic Job in Every State

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31. New Mexico
> Most iconic job: Physicists
> Employed in job statewide: 1,640
> Median salary: $143,330
> Share of all U.S. physicists in New Mexico: 9.8%

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32. New York
> Most iconic job: Fashion designers
> Employed in job statewide: 7,590
> Median salary: $71,220
> Share of all U.S. Fashion designers in New York: 39.5%

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33. North Carolina
> Most iconic job: Textile machine operators
> Employed in job statewide: 7,930
> Median salary: $24,670
> Share of all U.S. textile machine operators in North Carolina: 26.1%

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34. North Dakota
> Most iconic job: Extraction workers
> Employed in job statewide: 630
> Median salary: $55,370
> Share of all U.S. extraction workers in North Dakota: 14.6%

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35. Ohio
> Most iconic job: Engine and other machine assemblers
> Employed in job statewide: 6,640
> Median salary: $49,100
> Share of all U.S. engine assemblers in Ohio: 17.4%