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Sun Mar 22, 2015, 02:22 PM

Map: The Most Common* Job In Every State

*We used data from the Census Bureau, which has two catch-all categories: "managers not elsewhere classified" and "salespersons not elsewhere classified." Because those categories are broad and vague to the point of meaninglessness, we excluded them from our map.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2015/02/05/382664837/map-the-most-common-job-in-every-state

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Reply Map: The Most Common* Job In Every State (Original post)
Blue_Tires Mar 2015 OP
dixiegrrrrl Mar 2015 #1
femmocrat Mar 2015 #2
rurallib Mar 2015 #3
femmocrat Mar 2015 #4
lovemydog Mar 2015 #5
elleng Mar 2015 #6

Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Sun Mar 22, 2015, 05:59 PM

1. About half are truck drivers.

That's interesting...and a bit disturbing.

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Mon Mar 23, 2015, 08:07 PM

2. Why are the schools pushing STEM courses if everyone will end up as truck drivers,

secretaries, and pre-school teachers?

Where ARE all these high tech jobs???

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Response to femmocrat (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 23, 2015, 09:44 PM

3. india

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Response to rurallib (Reply #3)

Mon Mar 23, 2015, 09:49 PM

4. Yeah.... could be! nt

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Mon Mar 23, 2015, 10:46 PM

5. Secretaries & truck drivers.

There's some huge party going on. I wasn't invited!

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Mon Mar 23, 2015, 11:34 PM

6. Primary school teachers:

Alaska
Connecticut
Florida
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
West Virginia

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