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Have you ever wondered what positions employers are hiring the most? Lucky for you, we’ve found the most (and second-most) common job openings in each state.
These openings range from registered nurses to sales associates to even volunteers. So if you’re considering a career in one of the areas listed below, you’re in luck! Lots of employers are searching for people to fill these positions.
Keep reading to find out how many job openings are posted for each state so you know what your chances are.
We bet you didn’t know that there are only 5 of the most common jobs across the country. These jobs include:
These are all great positions to go into, even if you’re looking for a new career path. Especially since California has 5,884 sales associate positions available. Even 502 registered nurse positions in New Mexico sounds pretty good. Let’s sort through some of the other notable takeaways from our data.
We didn’t want to leave you with just five types of jobs. Plus the fact that the most common job in 40 of the 50 states is Sales Associate just didn’t bode well.
So we went ahead and found the second-most common jobs across the U.S. This list will give you the variety you’re looking for.
For this one, we turned to our own website data and searched more than three million job listings. We simply calculated the number of job postings per job title in each state.
The job title with the most job postings in each state was the most common job. 41 states’ most common job posting is “Sales Associate.” Since that is a little dull, we opted to look at the first AND second most common job postings to dive a bit deeper. Hence two maps.
Okay, so this list has a lot of the same job titles, but at least not every state is occupied with sales associates job postings. With the second-most common jobs, you’ll notice a variety of 8 different jobs.
|Alabama||Sales Associate||Assistant Manager|
|Alaska||Registered Nurse||Sales Associate|
|Arizona||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Arkansas||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|California||Sales Associate||Shift Supervisor|
|Colorado||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Connecticut||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Delaware||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Florida||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Georgia||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Hawaii||Sales Associate||Shift Supervisor|
|Idaho||Sales Associate||Customer Service Representative|
|Illinois||Sales Associate||Shift Supervisor|
|Indiana||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Iowa||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Kansas||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Kentucky||Sales Associate||Customer Service Representative|
|Louisiana||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Maine||Registered Nurse||Sales Associate|
|Maryland||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Massachusetts||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Michigan||Sales Associate||Shift Supervisor|
|Minnesota||Sales Associate||Certified Nursing Assistant|
|Mississippi||Sales Associate||Shift Supervisor|
|Missouri||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Montana||Registered Nurse||Sales Associate|
|Nebraska||Diesel Mechanic||Sales Associate|
|New Hampshire||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|New Jersey||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|New Mexico||Registered Nurse||Sales Associate|
|New York||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|North Carolina||Sales Associate||Shift Supervisor|
|North Dakota||Registered Nurse||Sales Associate|
|Ohio||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Oklahoma||Sales Associate||Assistant Manager|
|Oregon||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Pennsylvania||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Rhode Island||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|South Carolina||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|South Dakota||Registered Nurse||Sales Associate|
|Tennessee||Sales Associate||Licensed Practical Nurse|
|Texas||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Utah||Sales Associate||Customer Service Representative|
|Vermont||Registered Nurse||Licensed Practical Nurse|
|Virginia||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Washington||Software Development Engineer||Sales Associate|
|West Virginia||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Wisconsin||Sales Associate||Registered Nurse|
|Wyoming||Customer Service Representative||Sales Associate|
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