WASHINGTON, DC - Another day, the same old job? Tell me your zip code and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will know what you do for a living.
Office jobs and sales jobs are the most common occupations across the country. The fun begins when you analyze the occupations by region. Here's the list of the most popular jobs in each state… or at least some of them:
New Jersey has relatively more marriage counselors than any other state. If you live in Hawaii, you're probably a dancer. In Texas, no surprises, the answer is petroleum engineers. Nevada is gaming supervisors. District of Columbia has political scientists. Yes, their science is working great these days. Connecticut: actuaries. Florida, motor boat operators. And Colorado… atmospheric and space scientists. No wonder they're always high.