The Most Iconic Job in Every State

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36. Oklahoma
> Most iconic job: Oil and gas rotary drill operators
> Employed in job statewide: 1,980
> Median salary: $52,610
> Share of all U.S. oil and gas drill operators in Oklahoma: 11.4%

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37. Oregon
> Most iconic job: Logging workers
> Employed in job statewide: 1,440
> Median salary: $38,720
> Share of all U.S. logging workers in Oregon: 47.8%

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38. Pennsylvania
> Most iconic job: Word processors and typists
> Employed in job statewide: 6,790
> Median salary: $35,310
> Share of all U.S. typists in Pennsylvania: 10.1%

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39. Rhode Island
> Most iconic job: Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers
> Employed in job statewide: 650
> Median salary: N/A
> Share of all U.S. jewelers in Rhode Island: 2.5%

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40. South Carolina
> Most iconic job: Tire builders
> Employed in job statewide: 3,750
> Median salary: $40,510
> Share of all U.S. tire builders in South Carolina: 16.8%