> Weirdest job: Rock splitter
The physically demanding job of breaking down rocks from quarries is more common in Oklahoma than in any other state.
> Weirdest job: Professional snuggler
As people become isolated in the digital era, professional snugglers offer platonic companionship. Cuddle Up To Me, which offers cuddling services, opened in Portland in 2013.
> Weirdest job: Chocolate taster
Pennsylvania is home to several Hershey’s plants, so there is a need for professional tasters who can ensure that the sweets produce in those plants are sweet enough.
39. Rhode Island
> Weirdest job: Etchers and engraver
Rhode Island workers are more likely to have a job as an etcher or engraver than those in any other state.
40. South Carolina
> Weirdest job: Nuclear power reactor operator
South Carolina is home to four nuclear power facilities, necessitating workers to operate the reactors they contain.