Special Report

Weirdest Job in Every State

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31. New Mexico
> Weirdest job: Ayurveda healer

Ayurveda is a holistic healing method from India that dates back thousands of years. The Ayurvedic Institute is located in Albuquerque.

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32. New York
> Weirdest job: Fortune cookie writer

Wonton Food, the world’s largest fortune cookie manufacturing center, is located in New York.

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33. North Carolina
> Weirdest job: Face feeler

Face feelers are product testers who check personal care items to insure they are everything from razor blades to beauty products.

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34. North Dakota
> Weirdest job: Gas compressor operator

Gas compressor operators work to extract natural gas using compressor engines, pumps and other equipment. Thanks to North Dakota’s oil and natural gas boom, these jobs are much more common in that state compared to anywhere else in America.

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35. Ohio
> Weirdest job: Odor judge

At Hill Top Research in Cincinnati, odor judges rank products like soap, deodorant, shampoo, and more on a 1 to 10 scale to determine if they are ready to be sold to the public.

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