Slideshow Serve a niche market: the most unique job in each state, part 2

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  • November 07 2014, 9:41am EST
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Looking for a jump-start in establishing a specialty client base in your firm’s home state or satellite offices? We've already shown you half of the 50 states’ individual and very unique jobs: ranging from soil scientists in Iowa to motor boat operators in Florida. Here are the rest to consider when targeting niche markets across the U.S.

Missouri: Food and tobacco roasting and baking

LQ = 5.58t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 2,303t

Median hourly earnings = $12.37

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Montana: Forest and conservation technicians

LQ = 19.41t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 2,200t

Median hourly earnings = $15.05

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Nebraska: Meat, poultry and fish cutters and trimmers

LQ = 9.92t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 11,453t

Median hourly earnings = $13.58t

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Nevada: Gaming Supervisorst

LQ = 30.91t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 7,414t

Median hourly earnings = $25.40

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New Hampshire: Metal and plastic workers

LQ = 10.05t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 1,020t

Median hourly earnings = $14.40t

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New Jersey: Biochemists and biophysicists

LQ = 4.71t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 3,628t

Median hourly earnings = $50.38t

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New Mexico: Wellhead pumpers

LQ = 13.75t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 1,358t

Median hourly earnings = $22.50t

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New York: Fashion designerst

LQ = 5.18t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 7,164t

Median hourly earnings = $32.27t

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North Carolinat: Textile winding

LQ = 7.63t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 6,394t

Median hourly earnings = $11.12t

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North Dakota: Derrick operators, oil and gast

LQ = 28.21t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 2,137t

Median hourly earnings = $26.65t

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Ohio: Rolling machine setters

LQ = 3.53t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 4,778t

Median hourly earnings = $17.21t

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Oklahoma: Wellhead pumpers

LQ = 8.66t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 1,671t

Median hourly earnings = $20.51t

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Oregon: Loggers

LQ = 21.24t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 1,400t

Median hourly earnings = $16.57t

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Pennsylvania: Survey researchers

LQ = 3.54t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 2,776t

Median hourly earnings = $13.09t

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Rhode Island: Education, training, and library workers

LQ = 3.04t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 1,062t

Median hourly earnings = $20.42t

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South Carolina: Textile knitting and weaving machine setters

LQ = 9.42t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 14,827t

Median hourly earnings = $12.78t

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Tennessee: Conveyor operators

LQ = 4.25t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 3,486t

Median hourly earnings = $13.73t

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Texas: Petroleum engineers

LQ = 6.39t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 21,457t

Median hourly earnings = $66.80t

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Utaht: Forest and conservation technicianst

LQ = 4.4t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 1,362t

Median hourly earnings = $13.46t

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Vermont: Highway maintenance workers

LQ = 3.99t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 1,364t

Median hourly earnings = $16.88t

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Virginia: Legal support workerst

LQ = 5.75t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 9,039t

Median hourly earnings = $43.50t

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Washington: Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging and systems assemblerst

LQ = 14.21t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 13,535t

Median hourly earnings = $23.09t

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West Virginia: Roof bolterst

LQ = 66.29t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 2,129t

Median hourly earnings = $26.84t

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Wisconsin: Foundry mold and coremakers

LQ = 5.47t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 1,351t

Median hourly earnings = $15.72t

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Wyoming: Rotary drill operators, oil and gas

LQ = 28.0t

No. of jobs in 2013 = 1,566t

Median hourly earnings = $27.05

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