03/28/2015 04:04 pm ET Updated Mar 28, 2015

The Most Iconic Jobs In Each State

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Whether it is a gaming supervisor in Nevada, a farm worker in California, an extraction worker in North Dakota, or a petroleum engineer in Texas, one occupation is often more strongly associated with a state than any other. While capturing the perception Americans have of a state can be difficult, comparing a job’s concentration in a state’s workforce compared to its concentration nationwide is one way to identify the most iconic job in each state.

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