Charts of the states with the highest location quotient for each occupation, May 2015


States with the highest location quotients for Material Moving Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

8.63

North Dakota

3.98

California

2.67

Connecticut

2.47

New Jersey

2.36

Hawaii

2.27

Oregon

2.06

Washington

1.99

Maine

1.92

Louisiana

1.79
States with the highest location quotients for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

7.90

Wyoming

4.38

Louisiana

4.34

Mississippi

3.93

Oregon

2.03

Alabama

1.84

Oklahoma

1.83

Washington

1.51

Kentucky

1.44

Minnesota

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Mine Shuttle Car Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

60.39

Kentucky

16.45

Wyoming

7.76

Utah

5.76

Alabama

3.89

Pennsylvania

2.99

Colorado

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.17

Maine

2.03

Vermont

1.86

West Virginia

1.74

Arkansas

1.70

Guam

1.67

New Hampshire

1.49

Alabama

1.48

Ohio

1.47

South Carolina

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Wellhead Pumpers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

31.78

North Dakota

21.03

West Virginia

13.32

New Mexico

11.32

Oklahoma

6.00

Montana

5.61

Kansas

5.42

Colorado

3.40

Texas

2.85

Pennsylvania

2.25
States with the highest location quotients for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

19.84

Texas

4.24

Oklahoma

3.20

Pennsylvania

2.14

Oregon

1.60

West Virginia

1.49

New Mexico

1.38

Maine

1.18

New Jersey

0.90

New Hampshire

0.88
States with the highest location quotients for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

23.52

Wyoming

22.62

North Dakota

18.93

New Mexico

9.23

Oklahoma

6.24

Montana

5.67

Pennsylvania

3.15

Kentucky

2.84

Utah

2.27

Colorado

2.00
States with the highest location quotients for Packers and Packagers, Hand, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

1.72

New Jersey

1.59

Ohio

1.45

Tennessee

1.43

Illinois

1.41

Wisconsin

1.40

Washington

1.35

Indiana

1.29

California

1.28

Iowa

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Machine Feeders and Offbearers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

3.97

Mississippi

2.93

Oregon

2.82

Wisconsin

2.31

Alabama

1.99

Indiana

1.95

Arkansas

1.94

Kansas

1.69

New Jersey

1.62

Maine

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

1.86

Georgia

1.51

Illinois

1.45

Kentucky

1.42

South Carolina

1.37

Mississippi

1.36

New Jersey

1.31

Louisiana

1.25

Arkansas

1.25

Alabama

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

1.34

California

1.29

Nebraska

1.26

Hawaii

1.24

Missouri

1.21

Texas

1.20

Florida

1.20

Guam

1.18

Nevada

1.16

Oklahoma

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

2.24

Indiana

1.91

Georgia

1.65

Tennessee

1.50

Oregon

1.45

Arkansas

1.38

Pennsylvania

1.34

Alabama

1.32

Illinois

1.31

North Carolina

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Hoist and Winch Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

5.61

West Virginia

2.88

Indiana

2.60

Mississippi

2.56

Maryland

2.30

Minnesota

2.29

Nebraska

2.24

Pennsylvania

2.15

Oregon

2.06

Illinois

1.71
States with the highest location quotients for Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

21.95

Kentucky

7.75

Alabama

5.29

Illinois

4.92

Missouri

2.40

Indiana

1.88

Pennsylvania

1.75

New York

0.36

Texas

0.34
States with the highest location quotients for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

9.23

West Virginia

4.85

North Dakota

3.74

Maine

3.67

South Dakota

3.48

South Carolina

2.63

Maryland

1.82

Alabama

1.81

Texas

1.80

New Hampshire

1.64
States with the highest location quotients for Dredge Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

10.25

Louisiana

5.85

Idaho

5.73

New Jersey

3.17

Tennessee

2.58

Indiana

2.43

Ohio

1.85

Missouri

1.84

Texas

1.67

Iowa

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Crane and Tower Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

5.12

Guam

2.49

North Dakota

2.44

Alabama

2.06

Arkansas

1.76

Indiana

1.71

Mississippi

1.64

Iowa

1.56

Oklahoma

1.39

Washington

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Conveyor Operators and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

5.64

South Dakota

5.35

Kansas

4.48

North Dakota

3.31

Kentucky

3.03

West Virginia

2.87

Iowa

2.86

Missouri

2.65

Arkansas

2.19

Tennessee

2.18
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

7.43

Hawaii

6.34

District of Columbia

2.18

Nevada

1.81

Virginia

1.67

Montana

1.55

West Virginia

1.39

California

1.32

Florida

1.19

Maine

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

11.19

Hawaii

9.76

Nevada

2.98

Utah

2.23

California

2.17

Louisiana

1.74

New Jersey

1.43

New York

1.42

Illinois

1.33

Arkansas

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation Inspectors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

3.45

Wyoming

3.43

Montana

3.21

Alaska

3.09

New York

2.45

District of Columbia

1.99

Texas

1.74

Oklahoma

1.72

Kansas

1.60

Georgia

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Traffic Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

5.31

New York

3.34

Wyoming

2.85

Iowa

2.82

Louisiana

2.43

New Mexico

2.37

Virginia

2.16

Georgia

1.97

Hawaii

1.60

Massachusetts

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

4.28

New Jersey

3.31

Virgin Islands

3.02

Guam

1.87

Maine

1.62

Maryland

1.56

South Dakota

1.48

Indiana

1.38

North Dakota

1.37

Kentucky

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Parking Lot Attendants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.33

Hawaii

3.12

Nevada

2.41

Florida

2.05

Puerto Rico

1.90

California

1.77

New York

1.64

Rhode Island

1.42

New Jersey

1.15

Massachusetts

1.05
States with the highest location quotients for Bridge and Lock Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

8.76

West Virginia

3.69

Wisconsin

2.85

New Jersey

2.57

Illinois

2.31

Mississippi

2.27

Kentucky

1.63

Michigan

1.55

New York

1.53

Iowa

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Ship Engineers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

14.14

Louisiana

13.17

Virginia

5.51

Washington

3.61

Kentucky

2.43

Tennessee

1.78

Florida

1.40

New York

1.09

Texas

0.88

Mississippi

0.76
States with the highest location quotients for Motorboat Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

6.52

Alaska

6.30

Florida

6.13

Oregon

2.98

Massachusetts

1.32

New Jersey

1.16

Arizona

0.68

Maryland

0.58

Washington

0.57

California

0.31
States with the highest location quotients for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

19.17

Virgin Islands

12.33

Alaska

9.18

Hawaii

7.75

Kentucky

3.23

Mississippi

3.02

Washington

2.78

Virginia

2.01

Tennessee

1.41

Rhode Island

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Sailors and Marine Oilers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

16.11

Alaska

14.64

Virgin Islands

8.76

Guam

3.26

Kentucky

2.80

Virginia

2.61

Tennessee

1.70

Maine

1.33

Texas

1.02

Alabama

1.00
States with the highest location quotients for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maryland

3.01

West Virginia

2.97

Kentucky

2.03

California

1.28

New Jersey

0.97

Louisiana

0.60

Ohio

0.59

North Carolina

0.53
States with the highest location quotients for Subway and Streetcar Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maryland

4.53

Illinois

0.71

Colorado

0.64

Pennsylvania

0.25
States with the highest location quotients for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

3.23

New York

2.24

Kentucky

1.91

Alabama

1.62

Arkansas

1.59

Indiana

1.53

Mississippi

1.38

Pennsylvania

1.34

Illinois

1.33

New Mexico

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

9.04

Nebraska

3.96

Missouri

3.23

Iowa

3.08

Louisiana

2.65

New Mexico

2.45

Texas

2.10

Idaho

1.66

Minnesota

1.59

Utah

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alabama

1.96

Illinois

1.86

Texas

1.83

Colorado

1.41

Iowa

1.24

California

1.24

Ohio

1.21

Pennsylvania

1.08

Michigan

1.00

Kentucky

0.83
States with the highest location quotients for Locomotive Firers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Pennsylvania

2.94

Texas

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Locomotive Engineers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

3.99

New Mexico

2.67

Indiana

2.11

Arkansas

2.06

Missouri

1.98

Idaho

1.89

Illinois

1.77

Alabama

1.67

Texas

1.63

Kentucky

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

3.03

Ohio

2.70

District of Columbia

2.04

Indiana

1.99

Colorado

1.97

Maine

1.72

Montana

1.69

Nebraska

1.63

Missouri

1.50

Hawaii

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

7.44

Guam

2.43

Massachusetts

1.87

Connecticut

1.83

New Jersey

1.51

Maryland

1.47

Hawaii

1.47

North Dakota

1.42

Wisconsin

1.39

Wyoming

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

1.72

Tennessee

1.42

Maryland

1.35

Maine

1.26

Louisiana

1.21

Illinois

1.18

New Jersey

1.17

Hawaii

1.17

Vermont

1.16

North Dakota

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

3.02

Arkansas

2.33

Nebraska

2.32

Wyoming

2.03

Iowa

2.03

Idaho

1.66

Mississippi

1.64

Tennessee

1.54

South Dakota

1.49

Wisconsin

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Driver/Sales Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

1.88

Virgin Islands

1.83

Ohio

1.41

Indiana

1.35

Texas

1.34

Oregon

1.33

Nebraska

1.28

Montana

1.27

North Carolina

1.25

Missouri

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Bus Drivers, School or Special Client, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.04

Connecticut

1.65

New York

1.54

Minnesota

1.49

Kentucky

1.49

Pennsylvania

1.46

Indiana

1.39

Mississippi

1.37

Kansas

1.36

Delaware

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

3.19

Guam

2.63

Maryland

1.90

New York

1.88

Virgin Islands

1.68

Nevada

1.68

Washington

1.66

New Jersey

1.28

California

1.20

Illinois

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

5.06

South Carolina

3.22

Puerto Rico

2.80

West Virginia

2.56

Pennsylvania

2.56

Washington

2.27

Maine

2.26

Alabama

2.15

Mississippi

2.03

Massachusetts

1.90
States with the highest location quotients for Flight Attendants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arizona

2.19

Alaska

1.87

Colorado

1.60

New York

1.50

Texas

1.49

Virginia

1.38

Minnesota

1.36

Florida

1.29

Washington

1.17

North Carolina

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Airfield Operations Specialists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

12.06

Alaska

4.65

Hawaii

2.19

Utah

2.12

Washington

2.02

Michigan

1.68

Texas

1.50

Montana

1.49

Oklahoma

1.22

New Jersey

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Air Traffic Controllers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

9.09

New Hampshire

4.43

New Mexico

2.49

Hawaii

2.30

Kansas

1.93

Virginia

1.68

Colorado

1.65

North Dakota

1.53

Montana

1.50

Washington

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Commercial Pilots, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

6.22

Montana

2.72

South Dakota

2.39

North Dakota

2.03

Arizona

1.95

Arkansas

1.89

Alabama

1.87

Ohio

1.86

Florida

1.85

Nevada

1.69
States with the highest location quotients for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

9.69

Georgia

3.00

Illinois

2.20

Arizona

2.15

Colorado

2.12

Minnesota

1.84

Utah

1.59

Virginia

1.40

Texas

1.37

Michigan

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.38

North Dakota

1.88

West Virginia

1.69

Vermont

1.57

Arkansas

1.55

North Carolina

1.41

Kentucky

1.41

Kansas

1.33

Indiana

1.32

Louisiana

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

1.99

North Dakota

1.90

Kentucky

1.48

New Jersey

1.42

Oklahoma

1.34

Georgia

1.33

Nebraska

1.31

Louisiana

1.31

Indiana

1.25

Mississippi

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

6.66

Hawaii

3.44

Missouri

1.94

Illinois

1.90

North Dakota

1.64

Colorado

1.62

Oklahoma

1.60

Louisiana

1.53

Puerto Rico

1.43

Utah

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

1.48

Tennessee

1.40

Kentucky

1.38

Wyoming

1.29

Arkansas

1.29

Indiana

1.23

Nebraska

1.22

Mississippi

1.22

Georgia

1.21

Iowa

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Production Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Illinois

4.31

Iowa

3.69

Kentucky

2.67

Oregon

2.56

Louisiana

2.48

Ohio

1.96

Puerto Rico

1.70

New Hampshire

1.69

Indiana

1.69

Maine

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Production Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alabama

2.70

Arkansas

1.98

Tennessee

1.90

Kentucky

1.78

Indiana

1.75

Mississippi

1.71

Michigan

1.52

Wisconsin

1.44

North Carolina

1.44

Minnesota

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Tire Builders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

12.77

Alabama

6.30

North Carolina

3.48

Iowa

2.77

Illinois

2.22

Georgia

2.17

Ohio

1.78

Indiana

1.77

Virginia

1.68

Kentucky

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

4.31

Arkansas

2.47

South Carolina

2.46

Pennsylvania

1.76

Kentucky

1.76

North Carolina

1.62

Georgia

1.55

Missouri

1.50

Alabama

1.42

Mississippi

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Utah

2.30

Vermont

1.98

Oklahoma

1.91

Wisconsin

1.88

Ohio

1.83

Tennessee

1.70

New Hampshire

1.70

Puerto Rico

1.49

Indiana

1.27

Pennsylvania

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Etchers and Engravers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.58

Wisconsin

2.47

Nevada

1.68

Kentucky

1.66

Massachusetts

1.65

Wyoming

1.62

Missouri

1.54

Ohio

1.43

Michigan

1.42

Delaware

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

8.26

Mississippi

7.46

Iowa

6.79

Vermont

6.10

Missouri

3.73

Nebraska

3.14

Alabama

1.64

Pennsylvania

1.54

Minnesota

1.36

Oregon

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

4.71

Indiana

2.70

Puerto Rico

2.28

Arkansas

2.23

New Hampshire

2.16

Washington

1.83

Kansas

1.81

Oklahoma

1.77

South Dakota

1.72

Ohio

1.70
States with the highest location quotients for Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

3.15

Kentucky

3.05

Arkansas

2.68

Virginia

2.54

Oregon

2.47

Indiana

2.27

Alabama

1.83

Louisiana

1.79

West Virginia

1.73

Ohio

1.72
States with the highest location quotients for Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

3.18

Virginia

2.43

Alaska

2.10

Hawaii

2.03

Tennessee

1.84

New Hampshire

1.43

Missouri

1.31

Florida

1.29

Oklahoma

1.28

Minnesota

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Semiconductor Processors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

9.24

Maine

3.35

Texas

2.37

Colorado

2.23

California

2.15

Washington

2.14

New Mexico

1.88

Arizona

1.54

Massachusetts

1.07

Missouri

0.71
States with the highest location quotients for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alabama

2.82

Missouri

2.53

Kentucky

2.45

Vermont

2.36

South Carolina

2.10

Iowa

1.96

Mississippi

1.87

Minnesota

1.86

Indiana

1.67

South Dakota

1.66
States with the highest location quotients for Painters, Transportation Equipment, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

2.06

Washington

1.99

Rhode Island

1.98

Indiana

1.67

Virginia

1.48

Missouri

1.40

Oregon

1.39

Iowa

1.32

Alabama

1.27

Ohio

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.05

Kentucky

3.00

Wisconsin

2.88

Iowa

2.27

Indiana

1.87

Ohio

1.82

Alabama

1.80

Oklahoma

1.57

Nebraska

1.53

Minnesota

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.35

Wisconsin

2.19

Vermont

1.64

Kentucky

1.62

Nebraska

1.48

Iowa

1.46

Illinois

1.45

Georgia

1.42

North Carolina

1.38

Ohio

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

2.32

Rhode Island

2.10

Florida

1.75

Louisiana

1.60

Oregon

1.56

New York

1.54

Arkansas

1.53

Illinois

1.48

New Hampshire

1.45

Connecticut

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Appliance Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

2.27

Minnesota

2.19

Maryland

1.90

Utah

1.71

Pennsylvania

1.59

Wisconsin

1.57

Indiana

1.33

Rhode Island

1.28

West Virginia

1.20

Arizona

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Dental Laboratory Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

2.55

Idaho

2.02

Alabama

1.78

Arizona

1.77

New Hampshire

1.52

Kansas

1.44

Oregon

1.37

North Carolina

1.37

Florida

1.35

South Dakota

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

8.35

New York

3.70

Vermont

3.03

New Mexico

2.51

Louisiana

1.74

South Dakota

1.72

Hawaii

1.46

Texas

1.31

Utah

1.26

Maine

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

1.86

Michigan

1.84

South Carolina

1.73

Kentucky

1.64

Alabama

1.63

Ohio

1.48

Arkansas

1.39

Louisiana

1.38

Wisconsin

1.37

New Hampshire

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alabama

3.27

Indiana

3.14

North Carolina

3.00

West Virginia

2.97

Arkansas

2.77

Tennessee

2.46

Kentucky

2.36

Mississippi

2.34

Ohio

1.82

Montana

1.79
States with the highest location quotients for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

4.00

South Dakota

2.80

Nebraska

2.65

Ohio

2.43

Alabama

2.30

Indiana

2.03

Arkansas

1.79

New Jersey

1.78

Kansas

1.65

Kentucky

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.50

Arkansas

2.74

Vermont

2.61

Wisconsin

2.60

North Carolina

2.07

Minnesota

1.66

Tennessee

1.54

Ohio

1.48

Kentucky

1.48

Indiana

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Cutters and Trimmers, Hand, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Utah

2.65

Mississippi

2.42

North Carolina

2.34

Vermont

2.29

Oregon

1.89

California

1.86

Wisconsin

1.75

Tennessee

1.53

Indiana

1.49

Oklahoma

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.98

Wisconsin

1.94

Iowa

1.83

West Virginia

1.77

Utah

1.76

Ohio

1.71

Nebraska

1.68

North Carolina

1.52

Indiana

1.49

Arkansas

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

2.51

Vermont

2.14

California

1.79

Kansas

1.60

Oregon

1.57

North Carolina

1.57

Michigan

1.48

Rhode Island

1.43

Wisconsin

1.39

Washington

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Iowa

3.43

Vermont

2.63

Montana

2.44

Kentucky

2.38

Wyoming

2.36

Nevada

2.29

Nebraska

2.28

Indiana

1.97

Minnesota

1.77

Oregon

1.75
States with the highest location quotients for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

2.81

Wyoming

2.78

Idaho

2.78

Wisconsin

2.17

North Carolina

2.14

North Dakota

1.88

Nevada

1.84

Colorado

1.69

Minnesota

1.67

Iowa

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

4.38

West Virginia

3.57

Louisiana

2.28

Texas

2.21

Ohio

2.02

Kentucky

1.93

Arkansas

1.93

Alabama

1.91

South Carolina

1.80

Pennsylvania

1.78
States with the highest location quotients for Plant and System Operators, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

7.94

Wyoming

7.81

Alaska

6.97

Montana

3.87

Maine

3.25

Puerto Rico

2.95

New Mexico

2.85

Kentucky

2.68

Iowa

2.49

Hawaii

2.44
States with the highest location quotients for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

10.58

Louisiana

9.59

North Dakota

6.25

Alaska

5.55

Oklahoma

4.33

New Mexico

3.63

Montana

3.52

Texas

3.41

Kansas

2.65

Utah

2.11
States with the highest location quotients for Gas Plant Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

18.91

North Dakota

12.28

Oklahoma

4.97

West Virginia

4.07

Louisiana

2.74

Montana

2.53

Alaska

2.50

Michigan

1.98

Texas

1.81

Pennsylvania

1.70
States with the highest location quotients for Chemical Plant and System Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

8.93

Wyoming

4.01

Mississippi

2.89

South Carolina

2.62

West Virginia

2.43

Alabama

2.39

Texas

1.89

Idaho

1.86

Ohio

1.74

Puerto Rico

1.66
States with the highest location quotients for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.38

South Dakota

2.31

Alaska

2.21

Arkansas

1.84

Idaho

1.71

Iowa

1.69

Puerto Rico

1.64

Wyoming

1.62

Oklahoma

1.53

South Carolina

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.51

Maine

2.62

Illinois

2.20

Nebraska

2.07

Montana

1.91

New York

1.80

Minnesota

1.80

New Jersey

1.76

Alaska

1.67

North Dakota

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Power Plant Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

6.79

Wyoming

5.28

West Virginia

3.52

North Dakota

2.08

Mississippi

1.85

Iowa

1.83

Nevada

1.76

Alabama

1.66

Vermont

1.61

Michigan

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Power Distributors and Dispatchers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

6.01

Delaware

3.74

Alabama

2.56

Idaho

2.28

Wyoming

2.22

Virginia

1.96

Oregon

1.95

Pennsylvania

1.70

Ohio

1.68

Arkansas

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

4.26

New Jersey

3.05

Tennessee

2.39

North Carolina

1.84

Michigan

1.30

New York

0.74
States with the highest location quotients for Woodworkers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

6.15

Iowa

4.20

Tennessee

3.91

Hawaii

3.43

Alabama

3.11

New Mexico

2.31

Indiana

2.15

Missouri

2.00

Virginia

1.43

Texas

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.32

South Dakota

3.29

Wisconsin

3.27

North Carolina

2.87

Indiana

2.77

Oregon

2.68

Mississippi

2.50

Alabama

2.34

Maine

2.25

Montana

1.98
States with the highest location quotients for Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Idaho

4.26

Alabama

3.69

Oregon

3.59

Mississippi

3.53

Maine

3.25

West Virginia

3.21

Arkansas

3.04

Montana

2.47

South Dakota

2.17

Kentucky

1.96
States with the highest location quotients for Patternmakers, Wood, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

3.93

Michigan

3.57

Oklahoma

3.37

Oregon

2.70

North Carolina

1.80

Texas

1.60

Pennsylvania

1.22

California

0.42
States with the highest location quotients for Model Makers, Wood, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

6.62

North Carolina

5.53

South Carolina

4.64

Pennsylvania

0.77

New York

0.61

California

0.40
States with the highest location quotients for Furniture Finishers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

4.25

Vermont

3.91

North Carolina

3.50

Iowa

1.79

Pennsylvania

1.76

Idaho

1.54

Arkansas

1.45

Ohio

1.44

Utah

1.39

Minnesota

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.26

Indiana

2.33

Montana

2.19

Vermont

2.17

Utah

2.07

Idaho

1.77

Alabama

1.59

Maine

1.50

Oregon

1.49

Mississippi

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

4.86

North Carolina

2.55

Arizona

2.10

Virginia

1.99

New Jersey

1.85

Georgia

1.77

Nebraska

1.63

Maine

1.45

New Mexico

1.39

Michigan

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Upholsterers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

15.44

North Carolina

5.32

Indiana

2.48

Tennessee

1.58

Arkansas

1.53

Missouri

1.28

Delaware

1.17

Virginia

1.10

California

1.06

Oregon

1.00
States with the highest location quotients for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New York

3.66

California

2.91

Mississippi

2.88

North Carolina

2.04

South Carolina

1.51

Missouri

1.30

Puerto Rico

1.03

Colorado

0.95

Oregon

0.75

Illinois

0.68
States with the highest location quotients for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

7.92

Georgia

5.80

North Carolina

3.90

Indiana

3.21

West Virginia

2.22

Mississippi

2.14

Tennessee

1.80

Kansas

1.48

Virginia

1.47

Vermont

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Georgia

11.47

North Carolina

8.53

South Carolina

8.15

Alabama

6.55

Maine

2.10

Rhode Island

1.59

Virginia

1.42

Tennessee

0.63

Pennsylvania

0.60

Massachusetts

0.53
States with the highest location quotients for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

9.40

Georgia

7.67

North Carolina

6.86

Maine

3.86

Alabama

3.48

Rhode Island

3.15

Virginia

1.53

Tennessee

1.27

Pennsylvania

1.14

Mississippi

0.93
States with the highest location quotients for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

4.85

Georgia

3.41

South Carolina

3.09

Rhode Island

3.05

Alabama

2.65

North Carolina

2.50

Puerto Rico

1.68

California

1.66

Indiana

1.47

Pennsylvania

1.03
States with the highest location quotients for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

7.18

North Carolina

6.79

Georgia

6.44

Alabama

3.34

California

1.88

New Hampshire

1.55

Massachusetts

1.31

Maine

1.27

Utah

0.74

Virginia

0.58
States with the highest location quotients for Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Washington

4.43

Nevada

1.74

Mississippi

1.68

Virginia

1.41

Maryland

1.40

Iowa

1.36

Massachusetts

1.23

Tennessee

1.20

New York

1.19

Indiana

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Sewers, Hand, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New York

2.47

Texas

2.46

Montana

2.31

Massachusetts

1.96

Puerto Rico

1.90

California

1.73

Nebraska

1.55

New Mexico

1.18

Alabama

0.95

North Carolina

0.85
States with the highest location quotients for Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

19.65

Massachusetts

1.79

Georgia

0.37

California

0.28
States with the highest location quotients for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maine

5.05

Missouri

4.96

Wisconsin

2.43

Texas

2.42

New York

1.67

Montana

1.67

Utah

0.88

Illinois

0.86

California

0.85

Florida

0.79
States with the highest location quotients for Sewing Machine Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

5.02

Mississippi

3.17

North Carolina

2.19

California

1.92

Kentucky

1.76

South Carolina

1.70

Alabama

1.44

Tennessee

1.29

New York

1.29

Washington

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

3.01

Rhode Island

2.13

South Carolina

1.72

Mississippi

1.69

Texas

1.67

New Hampshire

1.43

Nevada

1.33

Florida

1.32

Connecticut

1.26

North Carolina

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.89

Guam

2.47

Nevada

1.93

South Dakota

1.75

Hawaii

1.70

Florida

1.46

North Dakota

1.44

Rhode Island

1.38

Delaware

1.36

Louisiana

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Print Binding and Finishing Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

3.75

Minnesota

3.42

Utah

2.22

Kansas

1.93

Pennsylvania

1.75

Indiana

1.69

Missouri

1.65

Ohio

1.39

Arizona

1.26

Iowa

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Printing Press Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.30

Minnesota

1.69

Kansas

1.65

Missouri

1.51

South Dakota

1.42

Nebraska

1.42

Illinois

1.41

Ohio

1.35

Kentucky

1.33

Iowa

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Prepress Technicians and Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.41

Minnesota

2.21

Ohio

1.54

Kansas

1.54

Missouri

1.50

New Jersey

1.33

District of Columbia

1.31

Pennsylvania

1.25

Michigan

1.23

Tennessee

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

8.22

Oregon

6.68

Vermont

2.74

Missouri

2.22

Iowa

2.17

Ohio

2.04

Indiana

1.86

Kentucky

1.82

Minnesota

1.61

Washington

1.54
States with the highest location quotients for Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

4.72

Idaho

2.70

Vermont

2.60

Oklahoma

2.43

Michigan

2.43

Wisconsin

2.15

Maine

2.15

Alabama

2.03

Ohio

1.91

Washington

1.74
States with the highest location quotients for Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

2.74

Michigan

2.42

Rhode Island

2.29

Wisconsin

2.25

Nebraska

2.25

Minnesota

1.88

Ohio

1.85

Oklahoma

1.55

Illinois

1.49

Connecticut

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

15.68

Kansas

6.99

Alabama

5.63

Maine

5.18

Louisiana

4.62

Washington

2.97

Virginia

2.11

Hawaii

2.11

Missouri

2.04

Tennessee

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

4.53

Michigan

2.41

Ohio

2.30

South Carolina

2.22

Illinois

1.90

Pennsylvania

1.86

Wisconsin

1.65

Arkansas

1.41

Utah

1.34

Iowa

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

3.44

Tennessee

3.26

Arkansas

3.17

Indiana

2.90

South Dakota

2.46

Alabama

2.30

Mississippi

2.24

Iowa

1.96

Wisconsin

1.91

Nebraska

1.81
States with the highest location quotients for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

3.07

Wyoming

2.85

South Dakota

2.83

Oklahoma

2.38

Mississippi

2.17

North Dakota

2.16

Iowa

2.08

Wisconsin

1.83

Alabama

1.73

Texas

1.70
States with the highest location quotients for Tool and Die Makers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Michigan

5.44

Indiana

2.99

Ohio

2.75

Wisconsin

2.30

Connecticut

2.28

South Carolina

2.03

Kentucky

1.86

Illinois

1.78

Tennessee

1.72

Kansas

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Iowa

4.19

Wisconsin

3.88

Ohio

3.33

Connecticut

2.53

Oklahoma

2.43

Alabama

2.39

Michigan

2.05

New Hampshire

2.03

Pennsylvania

1.79

Arkansas

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

4.50

Ohio

3.08

Michigan

3.03

Wisconsin

2.64

New Hampshire

2.10

Puerto Rico

1.76

Iowa

1.75

North Carolina

1.73

Utah

1.67

Arkansas

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Foundry Mold and Coremakers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

6.60

Ohio

3.57

New Hampshire

3.46

Iowa

2.81

Indiana

2.26

Oregon

2.11

Michigan

2.08

Alabama

1.91

Oklahoma

1.59

Tennessee

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

4.36

Indiana

3.23

Ohio

3.12

Michigan

3.07

Alabama

2.31

Oklahoma

2.20

Pennsylvania

1.84

Oregon

1.73

Arkansas

1.40

Iowa

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Model Makers, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Michigan

4.90

South Carolina

3.96

Vermont

3.23

Wisconsin

2.39

Ohio

2.22

Indiana

1.63

Minnesota

1.54

Connecticut

1.54

Illinois

1.34

Iowa

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Pourers and Casters, Metal, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

3.18

Missouri

3.18

Pennsylvania

3.06

Kentucky

2.66

Indiana

2.60

Alabama

2.45

Ohio

2.30

West Virginia

2.21

Iowa

1.93

Washington

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

5.89

Utah

4.44

Alabama

4.17

West Virginia

2.63

Ohio

2.52

Michigan

2.30

Washington

2.11

Kentucky

2.09

Pennsylvania

1.97

Rhode Island

1.81
States with the highest location quotients for Machinists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Michigan

2.35

Illinois

1.89

Wisconsin

1.88

Ohio

1.88

Indiana

1.77

South Carolina

1.67

Connecticut

1.54

Nebraska

1.48

Minnesota

1.46

New Hampshire

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.87

Massachusetts

1.87

Michigan

1.69

Texas

1.66

Indiana

1.64

Ohio

1.59

Pennsylvania

1.49

Iowa

1.32

California

1.30

Minnesota

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

2.72

Indiana

2.35

Michigan

2.07

Vermont

2.01

Texas

1.95

Wisconsin

1.92

Ohio

1.76

Alabama

1.49

Pennsylvania

1.48

South Carolina

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.96

Indiana

2.26

Ohio

2.07

Rhode Island

1.90

Michigan

1.73

South Carolina

1.69

Connecticut

1.63

Iowa

1.60

New Hampshire

1.57

Pennsylvania

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

2.98

Indiana

2.80

Michigan

2.21

Kansas

2.07

South Dakota

1.89

Illinois

1.87

Alabama

1.64

Connecticut

1.63

Ohio

1.47

Louisiana

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Michigan

3.08

Indiana

2.81

Kentucky

2.53

Ohio

2.44

Minnesota

2.34

Wisconsin

2.14

Alabama

2.11

Arkansas

1.74

South Dakota

1.73

Tennessee

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

8.19

Kentucky

3.91

Michigan

3.12

Ohio

2.14

South Carolina

2.02

Oklahoma

1.88

Alabama

1.82

West Virginia

1.71

Pennsylvania

1.61

Mississippi

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

5.25

Michigan

3.94

Indiana

3.54

Ohio

2.05

Pennsylvania

1.69

Tennessee

1.62

Wisconsin

1.60

Alabama

1.59

Kansas

1.40

South Dakota

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

3.39

Kentucky

2.14

Ohio

2.05

Alabama

2.01

South Carolina

2.00

Pennsylvania

1.90

North Carolina

1.88

Wisconsin

1.77

New Hampshire

1.66

South Dakota

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.95

Vermont

2.72

Connecticut

2.69

Michigan

2.32

Oregon

1.99

Kansas

1.97

Indiana

1.80

Ohio

1.78

Minnesota

1.73

Illinois

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

3.66

Vermont

3.44

New Hampshire

2.74

Indiana

2.51

Michigan

2.44

Ohio

2.28

Iowa

1.74

Minnesota

1.61

Pennsylvania

1.60

Connecticut

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Food Processing Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Iowa

12.33

Arkansas

7.26

Minnesota

2.93

Missouri

2.11

Kentucky

1.94

Kansas

1.92

Maryland

1.84

Delaware

1.77

Mississippi

1.73

Idaho

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

2.72

Illinois

2.39

Idaho

2.35

South Dakota

2.01

Iowa

1.94

Nebraska

1.91

Oklahoma

1.70

Missouri

1.65

Wisconsin

1.36

Kentucky

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Food Batchmakers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.81

Idaho

2.30

Utah

2.28

Vermont

2.14

Iowa

2.03

Missouri

1.88

South Carolina

1.78

Tennessee

1.73

Kentucky

1.61

Arkansas

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Idaho

6.03

Vermont

3.89

South Dakota

2.61

North Dakota

2.16

North Carolina

1.95

Wisconsin

1.85

Oregon

1.77

Kentucky

1.73

Iowa

1.71

Utah

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Slaughterers and Meat Packers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Iowa

5.65

Minnesota

4.28

Kansas

3.99

Colorado

3.58

Arkansas

3.04

North Carolina

2.87

Wisconsin

2.26

Mississippi

2.03

Delaware

1.92

Oklahoma

1.76
States with the highest location quotients for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

10.57

Nebraska

10.26

Delaware

7.77

Mississippi

7.21

Arkansas

5.63

Alabama

5.19

Kansas

2.98

Iowa

2.48

Georgia

2.44

North Carolina

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Butchers and Meat Cutters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.85

Puerto Rico

2.39

Iowa

1.76

Montana

1.74

South Dakota

1.70

Virgin Islands

1.47

Florida

1.35

California

1.34

North Dakota

1.33

Illinois

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Bakers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.03

Hawaii

1.86

Vermont

1.64

Puerto Rico

1.57

California

1.50

Washington

1.48

Maine

1.42

Nevada

1.33

Rhode Island

1.32

Montana

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

3.87

Indiana

2.88

Ohio

2.81

Minnesota

2.33

Iowa

1.98

Puerto Rico

1.82

Oregon

1.76

Illinois

1.65

Arizona

1.32

Wisconsin

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

4.78

Wisconsin

4.67

Illinois

2.77

Texas

1.13

Ohio

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Team Assemblers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

3.43

Michigan

3.11

South Carolina

2.93

Tennessee

2.73

Kentucky

2.63

Alabama

2.42

Mississippi

1.99

Wisconsin

1.67

Iowa

1.50

Georgia

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

7.74

Indiana

4.90

Arkansas

4.68

Maine

3.98

Kansas

3.96

North Dakota

3.54

Alabama

3.03

South Carolina

2.46

Washington

1.80

Florida

1.75
States with the highest location quotients for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.58

Louisiana

2.34

Arkansas

2.30

Alabama

2.23

Mississippi

2.16

Kansas

2.10

Maine

2.00

South Carolina

1.64

Pennsylvania

1.50

Texas

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Engine and Other Machine Assemblers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

5.73

Ohio

4.01

Kentucky

3.03

Alabama

2.95

Iowa

2.63

Michigan

2.17

North Dakota

1.97

Oklahoma

1.84

Mississippi

1.64

Tennessee

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

6.07

Colorado

2.73

Iowa

2.47

Minnesota

2.20

Wisconsin

2.09

Connecticut

2.06

Oklahoma

1.87

New Jersey

1.76

Massachusetts

1.71

Texas

1.57
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.24

Minnesota

2.10

New Hampshire

2.06

Wisconsin

1.89

Puerto Rico

1.60

Pennsylvania

1.48

Indiana

1.45

Iowa

1.31

Arizona

1.29

California

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

4.47

Mississippi

4.02

Wisconsin

2.62

Missouri

2.61

South Dakota

2.25

West Virginia

2.18

Oklahoma

2.02

Kentucky

1.86

Tennessee

1.85

North Carolina

1.78
States with the highest location quotients for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

2.79

Alabama

2.54

Georgia

2.27

Arizona

0.86

Texas

0.80

Florida

0.72

California

0.61

Utah

0.54

Idaho

0.47

Illinois

0.28
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

1.74

Wisconsin

1.71

Arkansas

1.56

Alabama

1.56

South Carolina

1.54

Mississippi

1.48

Michigan

1.43

Kentucky

1.42

Vermont

1.35

Iowa

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Production Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

1.95

Wisconsin

1.73

Alabama

1.66

Kentucky

1.61

Michigan

1.58

Iowa

1.55

South Carolina

1.51

Mississippi

1.47

Arkansas

1.47

Ohio

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.19

Louisiana

1.74

Maine

1.64

Connecticut

1.56

Hawaii

1.52

Florida

1.49

Nevada

1.47

Arizona

1.45

Illinois

1.43

Minnesota

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

7.44

Louisiana

2.35

Alabama

2.31

New Mexico

2.12

Puerto Rico

1.95

Mississippi

1.90

Texas

1.76

Alaska

1.67

Oklahoma

1.64

North Dakota

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Signal and Track Switch Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

5.25

Kansas

2.61

Idaho

2.52

Arkansas

2.33

New York

2.07

Illinois

2.07

Louisiana

1.72

Utah

1.68

Minnesota

1.53

Iowa

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Riggers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

17.22

Texas

2.38

Virginia

2.21

Oklahoma

2.17

Washington

1.88

Hawaii

1.48

Utah

1.15

Nevada

1.15

Wyoming

1.02

Mississippi

1.00
States with the highest location quotients for Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Montana

4.27

Oklahoma

3.88

New Hampshire

3.11

North Dakota

3.00

Texas

1.99

Iowa

1.46

Alabama

1.23

Pennsylvania

1.06

Washington

0.88

North Carolina

0.88
States with the highest location quotients for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

2.26

Florida

1.85

New Jersey

1.56

South Carolina

1.50

Oregon

1.48

New Mexico

1.41

Mississippi

1.33

California

1.24

Maryland

1.22

Colorado

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Fabric Menders, Except Garment, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Georgia

6.55

South Carolina

3.91

North Carolina

2.99

Texas

1.41

California

1.07
States with the highest location quotients for Commercial Divers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

24.61

Louisiana

15.35

Vermont

4.69

Washington

1.98

Virginia

1.66

Alabama

1.66

Florida

1.53

Kentucky

1.24

Michigan

1.03

Texas

1.02
States with the highest location quotients for Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

5.07

Mississippi

2.21

Oklahoma

1.88

Ohio

1.86

Indiana

1.67

South Dakota

1.63

Louisiana

1.55

Delaware

1.53

Missouri

1.51

New Mexico

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Wind Turbine Service Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

19.15

North Dakota

12.64

South Dakota

6.75

Iowa

5.51

Texas

3.70

Minnesota

3.14

Kansas

2.16

California

1.89

Washington

1.45

Colorado

0.74
States with the highest location quotients for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.11

Guam

1.72

Louisiana

1.56

West Virginia

1.54

Wyoming

1.42

South Carolina

1.35

Alaska

1.32

Hawaii

1.23

Nevada

1.18

Missouri

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

3.57

Louisiana

3.29

Hawaii

3.16

New Hampshire

2.72

North Dakota

2.45

Oregon

2.41

Kentucky

2.37

Alaska

2.26

Kansas

1.93

Nebraska

1.83
States with the highest location quotients for Watch Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Florida

3.02

New Jersey

2.27

Ohio

1.62

Virginia

1.16

Michigan

1.04

California

0.96

New York

0.89

Pennsylvania

0.82

Texas

0.60
States with the highest location quotients for Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Iowa

2.34

Oklahoma

2.00

Wisconsin

1.94

Nebraska

1.79

Utah

1.61

Illinois

1.60

Indiana

1.57

Kansas

1.50

Missouri

1.46

Maryland

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Equipment Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Florida

1.91

South Dakota

1.65

Missouri

1.64

Colorado

1.55

Indiana

1.50

Pennsylvania

1.38

Michigan

1.36

Utah

1.33

Iowa

1.31

Tennessee

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arizona

2.95

Illinois

2.58

California

1.64

New York

1.48

New Jersey

1.27

Maryland

1.21

Michigan

0.78

Ohio

0.67

Georgia

0.54

Pennsylvania

0.53
States with the highest location quotients for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.38

Virginia

2.18

Alaska

1.92

Maryland

1.80

South Dakota

1.75

West Virginia

1.73

Pennsylvania

1.61

New York

1.57

Kansas

1.37

New Jersey

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alabama

2.46

North Dakota

2.29

Wyoming

2.24

Mississippi

2.02

Montana

2.00

South Dakota

1.87

Georgia

1.79

South Carolina

1.72

Kansas

1.70

Nebraska

1.68
States with the highest location quotients for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

6.38

Alabama

5.99

Arkansas

3.50

Oklahoma

2.49

Oregon

2.24

Tennessee

2.13

Ohio

2.00

Texas

1.67

Wisconsin

1.41

Pennsylvania

1.05
States with the highest location quotients for Millwrights, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Iowa

3.41

Mississippi

3.25

Indiana

2.75

Michigan

2.62

Louisiana

2.26

Maine

2.11

North Dakota

1.95

South Carolina

1.90

Alabama

1.83

Oregon

1.79
States with the highest location quotients for Maintenance Workers, Machinery, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

4.03

Oklahoma

2.46

Louisiana

2.10

Tennessee

1.94

Mississippi

1.84

Pennsylvania

1.83

Wisconsin

1.82

Kentucky

1.71

Texas

1.66

Alaska

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.48

Alabama

2.21

Indiana

2.05

Kentucky

2.00

Iowa

1.99

Puerto Rico

1.94

West Virginia

1.67

Arkansas

1.62

Louisiana

1.60

South Carolina

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Home Appliance Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Idaho

2.55

North Dakota

1.77

Iowa

1.75

Florida

1.62

New York

1.52

Oregon

1.40

Vermont

1.37

South Dakota

1.36

Delaware

1.32

Ohio

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

2.10

Florida

1.67

Maine

1.57

Guam

1.51

Iowa

1.38

Virginia

1.34

New Jersey

1.34

North Carolina

1.31

Vermont

1.30

Arizona

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.13

New Mexico

3.03

Alabama

2.95

Texas

2.11

South Dakota

2.00

West Virginia

1.84

Maryland

1.69

Oklahoma

1.53

Vermont

1.48

New York

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Mechanical Door Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Utah

2.47

Minnesota

2.21

Idaho

2.21

New Hampshire

1.87

Oklahoma

1.78

Ohio

1.62

Nevada

1.60

West Virginia

1.59

Tennessee

1.59

Maine

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Tire Repairers and Changers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Montana

2.41

Idaho

2.02

Alabama

1.97

Tennessee

1.86

Wyoming

1.82

West Virginia

1.70

North Dakota

1.69

Guam

1.55

Louisiana

1.53

Arizona

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Idaho

3.35

Indiana

3.31

Wyoming

2.41

Washington

2.21

Oregon

2.20

Colorado

2.19

North Dakota

2.15

Maine

2.10

Tennessee

2.02

New Hampshire

2.01
States with the highest location quotients for Bicycle Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Colorado

3.70

Oregon

2.57

District of Columbia

2.48

Idaho

2.24

Vermont

2.22

New Hampshire

1.97

Wyoming

1.73

Wisconsin

1.55

Pennsylvania

1.50

Michigan

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.18

Maine

2.26

New Hampshire

2.10

Connecticut

2.07

Delaware

2.02

Iowa

1.93

North Dakota

1.87

South Dakota

1.64

Oregon

1.61

Idaho

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Motorcycle Mechanics, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Montana

3.07

Wyoming

2.88

New Hampshire

2.87

Iowa

2.53

South Dakota

2.35

Idaho

2.35

Maine

2.10

Alaska

1.72

Louisiana

1.63

Oklahoma

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

12.80

Alaska

3.85

Maine

2.64

Florida

2.38

Maryland

2.08

Michigan

1.96

New Hampshire

1.85

Connecticut

1.73

Vermont

1.72

Massachusetts

1.71
States with the highest location quotients for Rail Car Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

7.40

Nebraska

5.36

Kansas

2.78

Iowa

2.37

Alabama

2.14

Kentucky

2.07

Illinois

2.06

Maryland

1.85

Arkansas

1.72

New Mexico

1.66
States with the highest location quotients for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

6.22

Alaska

3.65

North Dakota

3.26

Guam

3.05

West Virginia

2.97

Montana

2.35

Louisiana

2.14

Nevada

1.85

Alabama

1.84

Arizona

1.69
States with the highest location quotients for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

9.95

South Dakota

6.78

Nebraska

6.38

Iowa

5.89

Montana

4.35

Kansas

4.31

Idaho

4.04

Minnesota

2.91

Arkansas

2.87

Mississippi

2.23
States with the highest location quotients for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.16

North Dakota

2.79

Nebraska

1.57

Maine

1.57

Alaska

1.57

Montana

1.55

Indiana

1.52

Arkansas

1.44

West Virginia

1.43

South Dakota

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Montana

1.38

West Virginia

1.30

New Hampshire

1.30

Maine

1.30

Missouri

1.29

Vermont

1.28

Wyoming

1.27

Pennsylvania

1.25

New Mexico

1.21

Florida

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.29

Montana

2.84

Washington

2.13

West Virginia

2.05

Mississippi

1.76

Louisiana

1.61

Michigan

1.42

Maryland

1.42

Kentucky

1.41

Minnesota

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Automotive Body and Related Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.88

South Dakota

1.46

Nebraska

1.40

Rhode Island

1.39

Montana

1.32

Michigan

1.28

Alabama

1.25

Iowa

1.24

North Dakota

1.23

Illinois

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

4.39

Oklahoma

2.49

Hawaii

2.42

Georgia

2.29

Arizona

1.97

Guam

1.96

Alabama

1.71

Washington

1.70

Florida

1.68

Texas

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virginia

1.67

Florida

1.55

Maryland

1.44

New Jersey

1.36

Guam

1.35

Texas

1.29

North Carolina

1.25

Nevada

1.25

Arizona

1.24

Louisiana

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arizona

3.57

North Dakota

3.04

Vermont

2.29

New Hampshire

1.95

Iowa

1.81

Puerto Rico

1.68

Montana

1.59

Idaho

1.55

Minnesota

1.52

South Dakota

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Indiana

3.65

Puerto Rico

2.37

Texas

2.29

Mississippi

1.88

North Dakota

1.83

California

1.53

Maine

1.27

Minnesota

1.24

Arizona

1.14

Connecticut

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

3.80

Alabama

3.60

District of Columbia

2.69

Mississippi

1.97

Puerto Rico

1.95

North Carolina

1.87

Indiana

1.79

Wyoming

1.75

West Virginia

1.71

Georgia

1.69
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maine

4.33

South Dakota

2.14

Alabama

1.87

Alaska

1.80

Idaho

1.62

Colorado

1.50

Vermont

1.46

Texas

1.46

North Dakota

1.40

Pennsylvania

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

4.66

Wyoming

2.64

Kansas

2.31

Maine

1.76

Virginia

1.68

Nevada

1.67

Oregon

1.65

New Jersey

1.57

Illinois

1.51

Texas

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

4.79

Idaho

2.65

Colorado

2.19

Arkansas

2.18

Kansas

1.96

Alabama

1.95

Minnesota

1.88

Louisiana

1.83

Montana

1.76

Mississippi

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Avionics Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Kansas

4.08

Washington

3.70

Alabama

3.24

Georgia

2.97

Alaska

2.48

Oklahoma

2.35

Arizona

1.97

Florida

1.80

Hawaii

1.68

Utah

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Florida

1.43

Alabama

1.41

Georgia

1.39

Vermont

1.32

Missouri

1.31

Tennessee

1.24

New Hampshire

1.24

Texas

1.22

Louisiana

1.20

Utah

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

5.01

Nebraska

2.15

Maine

2.10

Colorado

2.10

South Carolina

1.93

Washington

1.89

Alabama

1.78

Wyoming

1.64

Alaska

1.54

Indiana

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

1.69

Texas

1.59

Rhode Island

1.42

New Hampshire

1.42

Minnesota

1.37

Utah

1.35

Maryland

1.29

Delaware

1.27

Alabama

1.24

Nevada

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.01

Louisiana

1.54

North Dakota

1.51

West Virginia

1.42

Alabama

1.38

Guam

1.31

Mississippi

1.30

Montana

1.26

New Mexico

1.25

Arkansas

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

1.69

North Dakota

1.42

Guam

1.37

Louisiana

1.36

West Virginia

1.35

Alaska

1.31

Alabama

1.25

Montana

1.22

Mississippi

1.19

South Carolina

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Extraction Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

41.10

Wyoming

26.08

West Virginia

7.86

New Mexico

6.33

Nevada

3.18

Texas

2.71

Kentucky

2.67

Kansas

1.74

Pennsylvania

1.36

Alabama

0.86
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Extraction Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

9.29

Wyoming

9.26

West Virginia

8.82

North Dakota

7.55

Alaska

5.84

Oklahoma

4.32

Texas

3.89

Louisiana

3.42

Kentucky

2.78

Mississippi

2.19
States with the highest location quotients for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

24.43

Wyoming

14.83

Oklahoma

7.86

New Mexico

7.44

Texas

5.16

Alaska

4.86

Louisiana

3.54

West Virginia

3.22

Colorado

3.02

Montana

2.40
States with the highest location quotients for Roof Bolters, Mining, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

79.86

Kentucky

12.63

Wyoming

3.81

Pennsylvania

2.83

Indiana

1.83

Utah

1.37

Illinois

1.13

Colorado

1.05
States with the highest location quotients for Rock Splitters, Quarry, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Montana

15.06

Oklahoma

6.20

Pennsylvania

3.47

Washington

2.64

Indiana

2.37

Arizona

2.01

Missouri

1.97

Virginia

1.95

Colorado

1.89

Minnesota

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Mining Machine Operators, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

82.99

Kentucky

6.26

New Mexico

5.66

Louisiana

4.50

Alabama

3.03

Pennsylvania

0.99
States with the highest location quotients for Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

16.10

West Virginia

10.68

Montana

7.81

Wyoming

6.75

Kentucky

3.54

Virginia

3.41

Alabama

3.15

Utah

2.67

Alaska

1.93

Ohio

1.69
States with the highest location quotients for Continuous Mining Machine Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

16.30

Wyoming

12.67

Nevada

11.72

Kentucky

6.53

Idaho

5.78

Montana

3.36

Virginia

3.29

Alaska

3.18

Arkansas

2.03

Colorado

1.97
States with the highest location quotients for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

18.97

West Virginia

9.99

Oklahoma

5.55

New Mexico

4.71

Alaska

4.48

Louisiana

2.72

Kentucky

2.71

Maryland

2.43

Indiana

2.17

Arkansas

2.09
States with the highest location quotients for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

5.85

Alaska

4.99

North Dakota

4.82

West Virginia

4.81

Nevada

3.95

Nebraska

2.73

South Dakota

2.71

New Mexico

2.25

Oklahoma

2.13

Montana

2.13
States with the highest location quotients for Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

17.51

North Dakota

12.84

Alaska

8.02

Oklahoma

6.47

New Mexico

5.84

Texas

5.50

Louisiana

4.66

Colorado

3.64

West Virginia

3.51

Montana

2.70
States with the highest location quotients for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

21.07

Oklahoma

10.95

Wyoming

7.74

Alaska

7.15

New Mexico

5.83

Texas

4.48

Louisiana

4.43

West Virginia

3.64

Colorado

2.40

Pennsylvania

2.12
States with the highest location quotients for Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

20.87

Wyoming

19.52

New Mexico

12.67

Oklahoma

8.29

Alaska

6.06

Texas

5.23

Louisiana

2.99

West Virginia

2.57

Colorado

1.58

Kansas

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Construction and Related Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Florida

4.18

North Carolina

2.76

New Hampshire

2.39

Delaware

1.94

Louisiana

1.70

Alabama

1.65

New Jersey

1.58

Oregon

1.57

Virginia

1.50

North Dakota

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Segmental Pavers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Florida

4.31

Texas

0.67
States with the highest location quotients for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.90

Montana

2.69

Maine

2.16

Oklahoma

1.97

Idaho

1.71

Kentucky

1.70

South Dakota

1.65

Utah

1.59

Vermont

1.55

Minnesota

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

4.95

West Virginia

3.78

New York

2.69

Maryland

2.31

Iowa

2.17

Louisiana

2.16

Kansas

2.13

South Dakota

1.75

Nebraska

1.75

Mississippi

1.69
States with the highest location quotients for Highway Maintenance Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

5.69

Vermont

5.04

West Virginia

3.89

South Dakota

3.73

Maine

3.04

Nebraska

2.47

Wyoming

2.46

North Dakota

2.38

New Hampshire

2.32

Montana

2.17
States with the highest location quotients for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

3.44

Idaho

3.24

Alaska

2.93

Nevada

1.96

New York

1.56

Connecticut

1.52

New Mexico

1.51

New Hampshire

1.51

Colorado

1.45

Vermont

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Fence Erectors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

8.02

Montana

5.24

Nebraska

2.85

Idaho

2.59

Utah

2.06

Nevada

1.96

Maine

1.83

Oregon

1.59

Massachusetts

1.39

California

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Elevator Installers and Repairers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maryland

3.39

New York

2.78

Illinois

1.98

Florida

1.48

Texas

1.46

Georgia

1.33

Connecticut

1.29

West Virginia

1.25

Minnesota

1.14

Massachusetts

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Construction and Building Inspectors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

1.76

Virginia

1.61

New Jersey

1.60

Hawaii

1.53

Maryland

1.49

Pennsylvania

1.46

Colorado

1.39

Alaska

1.38

Arizona

1.27

Wyoming

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

4.19

North Dakota

2.77

Texas

2.65

Maryland

2.53

Indiana

2.21

Virginia

2.01

Arkansas

1.96

Alaska

1.89

Louisiana

1.71

Alabama

1.70
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Roofers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Idaho

2.96

New Mexico

2.88

Tennessee

2.59

Arkansas

2.32

Vermont

2.22

Alabama

2.07

Florida

1.93

Rhode Island

1.78

Virginia

1.65

North Dakota

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

3.62

Guam

3.17

Oklahoma

2.51

New Mexico

2.46

South Carolina

2.18

Texas

2.16

North Carolina

1.98

Tennessee

1.65

Mississippi

1.64

Virginia

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

5.36

Utah

3.67

Oregon

2.64

Arkansas

2.37

Texas

2.23

Hawaii

1.72

California

1.65

Arizona

1.57

Delaware

1.50

Wyoming

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Electricians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

9.89

Louisiana

3.24

Puerto Rico

3.04

North Carolina

2.16

Virgin Islands

2.13

Oklahoma

2.12

Alabama

1.96

Mississippi

1.85

South Carolina

1.80

Virginia

1.72
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Carpenters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.50

Louisiana

3.29

Alaska

3.08

Puerto Rico

2.97

Vermont

2.76

Virginia

2.47

Maryland

2.40

Guam

2.39

Delaware

2.07

Rhode Island

1.98
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virginia

2.80

Utah

2.52

Maine

2.39

South Dakota

2.34

Vermont

2.06

Maryland

1.93

Montana

1.78

Wyoming

1.72

North Carolina

1.72

Kansas

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Solar Photovoltaic Installers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

6.56

Hawaii

4.15

New Mexico

3.57

California

3.45

New Jersey

2.48

North Carolina

1.77

Massachusetts

1.12

New York

0.96
States with the highest location quotients for Structural Iron and Steel Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

4.66

Louisiana

3.29

Utah

2.54

Alaska

2.12

Nebraska

2.10

Alabama

1.77

North Dakota

1.59

Idaho

1.57

Wyoming

1.53

Arkansas

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Sheet Metal Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.91

Oklahoma

2.37

Kansas

1.73

Alaska

1.66

Mississippi

1.65

Oregon

1.64

Utah

1.55

Hawaii

1.55

Missouri

1.51

North Dakota

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Roofers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Florida

2.35

Oregon

1.75

Hawaii

1.66

Wyoming

1.65

New Mexico

1.61

Arizona

1.61

Washington

1.56

Utah

1.49

Nevada

1.45

Colorado

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

13.38

Hawaii

6.83

District of Columbia

2.63

New Mexico

2.46

Texas

2.41

Puerto Rico

2.24

Louisiana

2.03

Arizona

1.88

Washington

1.82

California

1.80
States with the highest location quotients for Plasterers and Stucco Masons, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.84

Arizona

3.62

California

2.94

New Mexico

2.81

Hawaii

2.30

Utah

2.16

Florida

1.85

Idaho

1.77

Colorado

1.51

Oregon

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

2.12

Louisiana

1.75

Montana

1.66

Wyoming

1.64

North Dakota

1.47

Maryland

1.43

Utah

1.36

Maine

1.33

Oklahoma

1.30

Mississippi

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Pipelayers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alabama

3.37

North Dakota

2.69

Tennessee

2.06

Texas

1.76

Florida

1.74

West Virginia

1.68

North Carolina

1.65

Louisiana

1.61

Washington

1.42

South Carolina

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Paperhangers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

8.23

Oregon

2.42

New York

2.06

Ohio

1.72

Illinois

1.55

Missouri

1.39

Utah

1.15

Pennsylvania

1.07

South Carolina

1.03

Florida

1.03
States with the highest location quotients for Painters, Construction and Maintenance, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.20

Guam

1.96

Washington

1.85

Louisiana

1.84

Nevada

1.64

Maine

1.50

Florida

1.38

Idaho

1.37

California

1.35

Vermont

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Insulation Workers, Mechanical, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

6.15

Wyoming

4.20

Alaska

3.05

Iowa

2.64

North Dakota

2.26

Delaware

2.02

Texas

1.86

Virginia

1.82

Mississippi

1.81

Indiana

1.72
States with the highest location quotients for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

7.80

North Dakota

3.83

Maine

3.60

Vermont

2.39

Idaho

2.02

Alaska

1.94

Washington

1.84

Montana

1.83

South Dakota

1.80

Puerto Rico

1.78
States with the highest location quotients for Glaziers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Idaho

2.63

Wyoming

2.22

Nevada

2.08

North Dakota

1.68

Washington

1.49

Nebraska

1.48

Florida

1.44

Maryland

1.41

Texas

1.33

Rhode Island

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Electricians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.39

Guam

2.34

Wyoming

2.14

Alaska

1.54

Louisiana

1.52

Colorado

1.49

West Virginia

1.44

Mississippi

1.33

Indiana

1.25

Utah

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Tapers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

5.22

Washington

5.07

Arizona

3.29

Hawaii

2.71

Idaho

2.63

California

2.62

Utah

2.47

Oregon

2.01

Massachusetts

1.83

Louisiana

1.81
States with the highest location quotients for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Utah

2.34

Hawaii

2.17

Arizona

2.16

California

2.13

Delaware

1.81

Idaho

1.78

Nevada

1.75

South Dakota

1.69

Washington

1.65

Colorado

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

6.71

Alaska

4.38

North Dakota

4.07

West Virginia

3.38

Montana

2.70

New Mexico

2.41

South Dakota

1.87

Kansas

1.82

Louisiana

1.76

Vermont

1.57
States with the highest location quotients for Pile-Driver Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

25.47

Louisiana

8.87

Oklahoma

2.52

New Jersey

2.35

Texas

1.72

Mississippi

1.42

California

1.26

Massachusetts

1.23

Washington

1.16

Florida

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

2.67

North Dakota

2.65

Colorado

2.29

Tennessee

2.11

Oklahoma

2.07

Nevada

1.89

Mississippi

1.86

Kentucky

1.83

Kansas

1.79

Delaware

1.74
States with the highest location quotients for Construction Laborers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.39

North Dakota

2.20

New Mexico

1.95

West Virginia

1.88

Wyoming

1.80

Alaska

1.58

Utah

1.48

Montana

1.41

Texas

1.36

Louisiana

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Terrazzo Workers and Finishers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

California

2.66

Maryland

2.37

Florida

1.56

Texas

1.29

New York

1.07

North Carolina

0.49

Pennsylvania

0.34
States with the highest location quotients for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

8.14

South Dakota

3.69

North Dakota

3.01

Nebraska

2.43

Wyoming

2.27

Idaho

2.06

Utah

1.93

Iowa

1.91

Arizona

1.63

Colorado

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Tile and Marble Setters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

4.25

Utah

3.27

Hawaii

3.11

Florida

2.37

California

1.85

Washington

1.26

Montana

1.25

Oregon

1.21

Idaho

1.18

Arizona

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Floor Sanders and Finishers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

9.51

Wisconsin

6.72

Minnesota

3.55

Washington

3.34

North Carolina

3.14

Tennessee

2.77

Maryland

2.20

Colorado

1.47

Kentucky

1.29

South Carolina

0.87
States with the highest location quotients for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

4.24

Alabama

3.14

Oregon

2.44

Idaho

2.31

Hawaii

2.30

Wisconsin

2.17

California

2.01

Nebraska

1.96

Iowa

1.50

Washington

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Carpet Installers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

3.29

Hawaii

2.37

California

2.11

Wyoming

2.02

Vermont

1.96

Idaho

1.89

Kansas

1.76

Utah

1.62

Pennsylvania

1.58

Nevada

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Carpenters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

4.76

Wyoming

2.43

Vermont

2.16

South Dakota

2.06

Montana

1.93

Nebraska

1.68

Nevada

1.67

Alaska

1.67

Washington

1.62

Utah

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Stonemasons, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

6.89

Vermont

3.81

Arizona

3.13

District of Columbia

2.49

Maine

2.15

Hawaii

2.03

New York

1.94

Utah

1.68

Texas

1.59

New Hampshire

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Brickmasons and Blockmasons, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

5.04

Guam

2.46

Utah

2.45

South Dakota

1.90

Maryland

1.77

Virginia

1.55

Wyoming

1.37

New York

1.34

Montana

1.33

Indiana

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Boilermakers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

11.84

Louisiana

6.64

Mississippi

3.54

Indiana

3.42

Montana

2.50

Oregon

2.21

Oklahoma

2.17

New Mexico

2.01

Texas

1.58

Utah

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

3.05

Wyoming

2.70

New Mexico

1.97

Montana

1.83

West Virginia

1.78

Louisiana

1.50

Texas

1.49

Guam

1.48

Utah

1.48

Alabama

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Construction and Extraction Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.81

North Dakota

2.63

Guam

2.35

Alaska

1.83

West Virginia

1.69

New Mexico

1.67

Montana

1.60

Louisiana

1.58

Utah

1.45

Oklahoma

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Logging Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

44.24

Washington

5.26

Georgia

2.25

Alabama

1.51

Tennessee

0.83

California

0.63
States with the highest location quotients for Log Graders and Scalers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

12.99

Oregon

8.44

Idaho

8.23

Arkansas

7.37

Mississippi

4.96

Maine

4.22

South Carolina

3.57

Washington

3.56

Louisiana

3.25

Alabama

2.67
States with the highest location quotients for Logging Equipment Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maine

10.56

Mississippi

8.81

Oregon

6.97

Alabama

6.31

Idaho

5.00

Montana

4.43

Arkansas

4.17

West Virginia

4.10

South Carolina

4.03

Louisiana

3.13
States with the highest location quotients for Fallers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

14.26

Idaho

9.79

Oregon

5.61

West Virginia

5.31

Washington

3.71

Virginia

3.07

North Carolina

2.62

Alabama

2.39

Tennessee

1.62

Georgia

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Forest and Conservation Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

21.59

North Dakota

8.55

Wyoming

4.63

Washington

3.67

California

2.47

Tennessee

2.45

Louisiana

2.37

Oregon

2.06

South Carolina

1.99

Montana

1.83
States with the highest location quotients for Fishers and Related Fishing Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

31.48

Mississippi

8.25

California

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Iowa

9.98

Hawaii

4.30

Arizona

3.59

Arkansas

3.35

Alabama

3.21

Mississippi

2.55

West Virginia

2.48

Louisiana

2.46

Idaho

2.42

California

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Montana

6.92

Nebraska

4.67

Idaho

4.37

Kentucky

4.16

Kansas

3.52

Iowa

3.04

Missouri

2.43

Delaware

2.42

Wyoming

2.35

Arkansas

2.33
States with the highest location quotients for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, May 2015
State Location Quotient

California

5.82

Arizona

2.65

Washington

1.72

Oregon

1.66

New Mexico

1.30

Idaho

1.20

Florida

0.94

Puerto Rico

0.77

Arkansas

0.70

Colorado

0.53
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural Equipment Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Iowa

6.65

North Dakota

5.49

Nebraska

4.27

Kansas

4.09

Idaho

3.26

Oregon

2.45

Arkansas

2.40

California

2.36

Missouri

1.36

Puerto Rico

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Idaho

7.79

Oregon

5.27

South Dakota

4.39

Vermont

4.04

Arkansas

3.78

Washington

3.45

California

2.24

North Dakota

1.97

Alabama

1.77

Mississippi

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Animal Breeders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

5.47

Iowa

3.10

Missouri

2.60

California

1.34

Ohio

1.32

Michigan

1.13

Texas

0.83
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural Inspectors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

4.87

Kansas

3.76

Nebraska

3.25

Arkansas

3.11

Delaware

3.09

Idaho

2.70

Iowa

2.51

Alabama

2.43

Oklahoma

2.28

Mississippi

2.12
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

3.58

Maine

2.71

Idaho

2.64

Oregon

2.37

California

2.30

Vermont

2.06

Washington

1.95

Louisiana

1.92

Montana

1.86

Arkansas

1.82
States with the highest location quotients for Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

California

4.09

Oregon

2.65

Idaho

2.57

Washington

1.95

Arizona

1.81

Arkansas

1.61

Mississippi

1.41

Montana

1.34

New Mexico

1.22

Maine

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.36

Oregon

2.55

New Hampshire

2.46

District of Columbia

2.44

California

2.31

Alaska

2.23

Connecticut

1.99

Hawaii

1.67

Illinois

1.61

Minnesota

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Statistical Assistants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Georgia

5.38

Nevada

4.40

District of Columbia

4.38

Puerto Rico

3.89

Indiana

2.67

Washington

2.08

Ohio

1.75

Massachusetts

1.74

New Hampshire

1.40

North Carolina

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Proofreaders and Copy Markers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.09

Minnesota

2.82

New York

1.71

New Jersey

1.71

Maryland

1.61

Kansas

1.56

Washington

1.54

Ohio

1.46

Nebraska

1.37

Massachusetts

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Office Machine Operators, Except Computer, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.66

Delaware

2.59

New Jersey

1.93

Oregon

1.74

New Hampshire

1.41

Missouri

1.40

Kansas

1.34

Nebraska

1.28

North Carolina

1.25

Iowa

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Office Clerks, General, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.84

Wisconsin

1.50

Texas

1.42

Michigan

1.24

Puerto Rico

1.22

Montana

1.15

Illinois

1.14

Pennsylvania

1.11

Idaho

1.11

Arkansas

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.63

Iowa

2.12

Utah

1.76

Nevada

1.56

Delaware

1.54

Minnesota

1.51

Virginia

1.47

Pennsylvania

1.44

Connecticut

1.38

Georgia

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Ohio

1.76

Connecticut

1.45

Maine

1.41

Texas

1.39

Nebraska

1.39

South Dakota

1.36

California

1.33

Arizona

1.26

Rhode Island

1.23

Iowa

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Desktop Publishers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.62

Vermont

2.47

North Dakota

2.42

Maryland

1.87

Kansas

1.81

Illinois

1.78

Michigan

1.69

Massachusetts

1.69

Pennsylvania

1.58

Minnesota

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Word Processors and Typists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

6.90

Guam

3.68

New York

3.27

New Jersey

2.68

Hawaii

2.43

Pennsylvania

2.35

California

2.07

Rhode Island

1.71

Connecticut

1.03

Utah

1.01
States with the highest location quotients for Data Entry Keyers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.43

Utah

2.22

Puerto Rico

2.12

New Hampshire

1.57

New Jersey

1.53

Florida

1.47

Texas

1.26

Guam

1.24

Vermont

1.20

Illinois

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Computer Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

3.05

Arkansas

2.20

Puerto Rico

2.19

Tennessee

2.03

Guam

1.97

Rhode Island

1.76

New Jersey

1.60

Kansas

1.53

Georgia

1.53

Missouri

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.68

New Mexico

1.63

Virgin Islands

1.56

Missouri

1.55

Maryland

1.44

Alabama

1.43

Colorado

1.37

Utah

1.33

New York

1.33

Florida

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Secretaries, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

2.52

Oregon

2.06

Ohio

1.97

Texas

1.92

Massachusetts

1.72

Arizona

1.60

Maine

1.55

Wyoming

1.46

Maryland

1.31

Rhode Island

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Legal Secretaries, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

4.43

Puerto Rico

2.86

Delaware

1.82

New Jersey

1.61

Alabama

1.40

Pennsylvania

1.31

Nevada

1.31

California

1.28

New York

1.25

Maine

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

3.29

Puerto Rico

2.31

District of Columbia

2.20

New York

1.78

Alaska

1.74

Vermont

1.55

Louisiana

1.55

Massachusetts

1.54

Iowa

1.42

Kansas

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.10

Maine

1.98

Tennessee

1.91

Alabama

1.73

Nevada

1.69

Hawaii

1.68

California

1.62

Arkansas

1.47

Puerto Rico

1.40

Nebraska

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Stock Clerks and Order Fillers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

1.59

Guam

1.54

New Hampshire

1.48

Puerto Rico

1.38

Tennessee

1.25

New Jersey

1.20

Illinois

1.18

Kentucky

1.14

Florida

1.11

Pennsylvania

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

1.70

Utah

1.37

Indiana

1.33

Ohio

1.32

California

1.28

Tennessee

1.25

Nevada

1.16

Kansas

1.14

Texas

1.11

Mississippi

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

4.77

Tennessee

1.38

Washington

1.36

South Carolina

1.31

Oklahoma

1.29

California

1.27

Wisconsin

1.23

Texas

1.23

Arizona

1.23

Kansas

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

1.75

New Jersey

1.71

Illinois

1.33

Maryland

1.32

New York

1.30

Delaware

1.30

Missouri

1.28

Pennsylvania

1.22

New Hampshire

1.22

Massachusetts

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Postal Service Mail Carriers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Michigan

1.21

Alabama

1.19

Missouri

1.18

Mississippi

1.17

Rhode Island

1.15

Connecticut

1.15

New Jersey

1.14

Illinois

1.11

Maine

1.10

Vermont

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Postal Service Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

3.66

West Virginia

2.39

Vermont

2.36

Alaska

2.21

Montana

2.16

Maine

1.92

Wyoming

1.80

South Dakota

1.75

Arkansas

1.61

Kansas

1.57
States with the highest location quotients for Meter Readers, Utilities, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.30

Louisiana

2.19

Arkansas

2.10

New Mexico

2.09

Oklahoma

2.04

Kentucky

1.83

Georgia

1.66

Tennessee

1.55

South Carolina

1.46

Alabama

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

1.76

North Dakota

1.71

Louisiana

1.60

Guam

1.42

Nevada

1.42

Texas

1.22

Oregon

1.20

Arizona

1.19

New Jersey

1.17

Indiana

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

1.92

Maine

1.81

New Hampshire

1.79

Alabama

1.78

West Virginia

1.73

Oklahoma

1.63

New Jersey

1.53

New Mexico

1.48

Montana

1.48

Vermont

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Couriers and Messengers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

5.60

Guam

4.05

Virgin Islands

2.58

Vermont

1.99

Nevada

1.78

Nebraska

1.73

Alabama

1.68

Tennessee

1.62

New Hampshire

1.60

California

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Cargo and Freight Agents, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

4.78

Guam

2.55

Hawaii

2.42

Illinois

1.81

Nevada

1.61

Texas

1.51

South Dakota

1.39

Florida

1.37

California

1.32

Virginia

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Information and Record Clerks, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

10.94

District of Columbia

3.50

Oregon

3.16

Colorado

2.69

Alaska

2.35

Arizona

2.29

Georgia

2.13

Montana

1.86

Puerto Rico

1.78

Florida

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

6.38

Virgin Islands

5.16

Hawaii

4.28

Utah

3.98

Nevada

3.94

Alaska

3.13

Florida

2.25

Arizona

2.05

Minnesota

1.73

New York

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Receptionists and Information Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

1.82

South Dakota

1.53

Florida

1.37

New York

1.36

Rhode Island

1.20

Virginia

1.18

New Hampshire

1.18

Kentucky

1.16

Louisiana

1.14

Colorado

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

1.93

Puerto Rico

1.74

Hawaii

1.73

Virgin Islands

1.65

Minnesota

1.65

Maryland

1.46

Alaska

1.45

Rhode Island

1.28

New Jersey

1.26

North Carolina

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Order Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

2.58

Oregon

2.11

Maine

1.91

Vermont

1.86

Ohio

1.64

California

1.53

Wisconsin

1.37

Texas

1.29

Washington

1.27

Tennessee

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for New Accounts Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

2.63

Puerto Rico

2.42

Iowa

2.30

New Hampshire

2.27

Hawaii

2.22

Kansas

2.17

Oklahoma

2.06

Wyoming

2.02

Idaho

1.86

Montana

1.66
States with the highest location quotients for Loan Interviewers and Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.90

Iowa

1.98

Arizona

1.90

Delaware

1.87

Utah

1.48

Oklahoma

1.44

Texas

1.40

Rhode Island

1.37

Virginia

1.35

Florida

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Library Assistants, Clerical, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

1.82

Ohio

1.71

Indiana

1.56

Delaware

1.53

Iowa

1.49

New Jersey

1.48

Michigan

1.47

West Virginia

1.46

Illinois

1.42

Vermont

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

2.88

Missouri

1.94

Kentucky

1.92

Idaho

1.90

Tennessee

1.71

Utah

1.58

New Hampshire

1.40

Montana

1.36

Maine

1.34

Oregon

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.49

South Dakota

2.89

Nevada

2.62

Virgin Islands

2.52

North Dakota

2.36

Montana

2.34

Guam

2.23

Hawaii

1.96

Maine

1.90

New Mexico

1.84
States with the highest location quotients for File Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Florida

1.97

New Jersey

1.85

Vermont

1.55

Alaska

1.37

California

1.31

Oklahoma

1.27

Nevada

1.25

Virgin Islands

1.24

Missouri

1.22

Delaware

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alabama

1.77

Pennsylvania

1.64

California

1.60

Alaska

1.57

North Carolina

1.54

Utah

1.53

Arkansas

1.50

Missouri

1.47

Tennessee

1.38

Puerto Rico

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Customer Service Representatives, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Utah

1.70

Arizona

1.70

Florida

1.48

Idaho

1.36

Georgia

1.28

South Carolina

1.26

North Carolina

1.18

Texas

1.16

Kansas

1.12

Tennessee

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virginia

3.04

Mississippi

2.68

Louisiana

2.62

Iowa

2.16

South Dakota

1.77

North Dakota

1.74

Texas

1.57

Arizona

1.47

Puerto Rico

1.45

Maryland

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.41

Maine

2.07

South Dakota

2.05

Colorado

1.96

West Virginia

1.94

Delaware

1.93

Montana

1.85

Wyoming

1.84

Alaska

1.83

Michigan

1.79
States with the highest location quotients for Correspondence Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

10.98

Maryland

3.27

Tennessee

2.31

Pennsylvania

2.22

Ohio

1.71

Kansas

1.69

Arkansas

1.68

Kentucky

1.52

Maine

1.48

Oklahoma

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Brokerage Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.91

New York

2.29

Missouri

1.99

South Dakota

1.90

Delaware

1.90

New Jersey

1.89

Minnesota

1.76

Nebraska

1.72

Arizona

1.59

Illinois

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Financial Clerks, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Colorado

3.40

Alaska

2.96

New Hampshire

2.44

Arizona

2.44

West Virginia

2.12

Rhode Island

1.83

Delaware

1.73

Ohio

1.54

Oregon

1.37

California

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Tellers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Iowa

1.56

Arkansas

1.51

South Dakota

1.44

Idaho

1.35

Nebraska

1.34

West Virginia

1.32

Alabama

1.32

Mississippi

1.31

Maine

1.30

Wisconsin

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Procurement Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.48

North Dakota

1.88

Arizona

1.80

Alaska

1.70

Oklahoma

1.66

New Jersey

1.62

Idaho

1.57

Utah

1.44

Nebraska

1.38

South Carolina

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

1.69

Oklahoma

1.55

Louisiana

1.50

California

1.38

Kansas

1.36

Alaska

1.31

New Mexico

1.19

Rhode Island

1.14

North Dakota

1.14

Idaho

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming Cage Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

16.77

Oklahoma

6.43

Mississippi

4.28

South Dakota

3.81

New Mexico

3.18

Delaware

3.13

Louisiana

2.71

California

2.35

Iowa

1.56

Washington

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.00

Montana

1.83

Vermont

1.51

North Dakota

1.38

Alaska

1.34

Delaware

1.32

Oklahoma

1.27

Rhode Island

1.26

Nebraska

1.24

Idaho

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Billing and Posting Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

1.50

Kentucky

1.44

Puerto Rico

1.33

New Jersey

1.33

Pennsylvania

1.25

Arizona

1.23

Maine

1.22

Idaho

1.21

Florida

1.17

Ohio

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Bill and Account Collectors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.83

Arizona

1.56

Utah

1.54

Georgia

1.54

Kansas

1.46

Tennessee

1.38

South Carolina

1.26

Guam

1.22

Ohio

1.20

Puerto Rico

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

3.98

Georgia

3.72

Iowa

2.50

Nebraska

2.25

Florida

1.90

Louisiana

1.60

Illinois

1.22

California

0.98

Maryland

0.87

Michigan

0.73
States with the highest location quotients for Telephone Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Utah

13.95

Delaware

1.74

Rhode Island

1.70

Illinois

1.63

Massachusetts

1.54

Connecticut

1.54

Michigan

1.13

Idaho

1.13

District of Columbia

1.13

Ohio

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

4.51

Nevada

2.16

Hawaii

1.88

Guam

1.86

Louisiana

1.77

Mississippi

1.56

Rhode Island

1.50

Kansas

1.39

Vermont

1.35

Tennessee

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

1.88

Puerto Rico

1.74

Connecticut

1.48

Arizona

1.39

Maryland

1.34

New Mexico

1.27

Guam

1.25

West Virginia

1.25

South Carolina

1.25

New York

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

1.26

Puerto Rico

1.19

Utah

1.13

Florida

1.12

Guam

1.11

Arizona

1.10

Texas

1.08

Delaware

1.07

New York

1.06

New Jersey

1.06
States with the highest location quotients for Sales and Related Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

3.01

New Jersey

2.89

Minnesota

2.79

Colorado

2.65

New Hampshire

2.05

Nevada

1.99

South Dakota

1.44

California

1.40

Illinois

1.25

Washington

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Illinois

3.35

Puerto Rico

2.49

Montana

2.15

Alaska

2.12

Oregon

2.00

Missouri

1.98

Virginia

1.95

Indiana

1.91

New York

1.60

Ohio

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Telemarketers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arizona

2.68

Nebraska

2.15

Florida

2.14

Utah

1.96

Maine

1.95

Oklahoma

1.88

Colorado

1.74

Missouri

1.70

Ohio

1.66

Idaho

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Sales Engineers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Colorado

1.86

Massachusetts

1.79

Texas

1.66

California

1.59

New Hampshire

1.54

Illinois

1.30

Georgia

1.30

North Carolina

1.29

Minnesota

1.28

Ohio

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Real Estate Sales Agents, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Florida

2.34

Washington

2.30

Oklahoma

2.16

Georgia

2.08

South Carolina

1.82

Utah

1.59

Virginia

1.50

Colorado

1.36

Delaware

1.28

Idaho

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Real Estate Brokers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

5.19

Arizona

2.56

Colorado

2.31

Hawaii

1.95

South Carolina

1.59

Oregon

1.50

Illinois

1.49

Virginia

1.48

Montana

1.33

Florida

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Models, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

2.90

New York

1.37

California

1.12

Wisconsin

1.06

Missouri

0.84

Illinois

0.84

Pennsylvania

0.63

Arizona

0.40
States with the highest location quotients for Demonstrators and Product Promoters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.94

California

2.14

Arkansas

2.13

Virginia

1.54

Missouri

1.51

Iowa

1.47

Texas

1.40

Alaska

1.38

Idaho

1.31

Connecticut

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

1.40

Michigan

1.33

Georgia

1.32

South Dakota

1.23

Alabama

1.22

Louisiana

1.19

Washington

1.18

Illinois

1.16

Rhode Island

1.15

Colorado

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

2.14

Massachusetts

1.90

Ohio

1.78

South Dakota

1.61

Oklahoma

1.61

Utah

1.37

Illinois

1.23

Connecticut

1.23

Tennessee

1.22

California

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Sales Representatives, Services, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Utah

1.73

Maryland

1.51

Colorado

1.44

Florida

1.40

Texas

1.35

New Jersey

1.26

California

1.17

Virginia

1.14

Arizona

1.14

Missouri

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Travel Agents, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.93

Hawaii

2.30

Illinois

1.77

Nevada

1.69

Florida

1.68

New York

1.45

Colorado

1.45

District of Columbia

1.37

Missouri

1.30

Maryland

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New York

2.72

Delaware

1.64

Colorado

1.57

Connecticut

1.37

New Hampshire

1.34

Illinois

1.34

Florida

1.14

California

1.14

New Jersey

1.13

Nebraska

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Insurance Sales Agents, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

1.73

Arizona

1.66

Colorado

1.52

Iowa

1.46

Connecticut

1.33

Florida

1.32

Nebraska

1.19

Louisiana

1.18

Montana

1.17

Missouri

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Advertising Sales Agents, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New York

2.50

Illinois

1.53

Florida

1.45

South Dakota

1.28

Montana

1.25

Georgia

1.23

North Dakota

1.21

Colorado

1.12

Iowa

1.10

California

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Retail Salespersons, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

1.59

Puerto Rico

1.39

New Hampshire

1.30

Florida

1.27

Nevada

1.24

Delaware

1.21

Hawaii

1.19

South Dakota

1.16

Mississippi

1.11

Oregon

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Parts Salespersons, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.35

South Dakota

2.27

Wyoming

2.04

Montana

1.65

Maine

1.65

New Hampshire

1.51

Arkansas

1.43

Idaho

1.42

Puerto Rico

1.41

Iowa

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Counter and Rental Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

California

1.67

Colorado

1.59

Alabama

1.48

Nebraska

1.39

Washington

1.30

Nevada

1.22

Virginia

1.20

Florida

1.17

Texas

1.15

Montana

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

12.67

Nevada

10.52

Oklahoma

6.82

South Dakota

4.17

Louisiana

3.80

Mississippi

2.72

New Mexico

2.55

Maryland

2.34

Washington

2.02

Alaska

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Cashiers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alabama

1.52

Puerto Rico

1.44

Louisiana

1.44

New Hampshire

1.41

Montana

1.34

Mississippi

1.30

South Carolina

1.25

West Virginia

1.24

Vermont

1.24

South Dakota

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

1.71

Florida

1.55

New Hampshire

1.42

New York

1.34

Rhode Island

1.24

Texas

1.23

Arizona

1.23

Hawaii

1.16

Wisconsin

1.15

Vermont

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

1.72

Puerto Rico

1.54

Alabama

1.52

New Hampshire

1.35

Arkansas

1.33

Montana

1.32

West Virginia

1.29

South Carolina

1.28

Louisiana

1.27

New Mexico

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Sales and Related Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

1.26

Florida

1.25

Puerto Rico

1.20

South Dakota

1.10

Alabama

1.10

Montana

1.08

Colorado

1.08

Arizona

1.07

Nevada

1.06

South Carolina

1.05
States with the highest location quotients for Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

22.01

Nevada

3.50

Hawaii

2.92

Florida

2.44

Maryland

2.02

Virginia

1.78

New Jersey

1.56

Minnesota

1.45

Iowa

1.44

Louisiana

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Residential Advisors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

7.24

Tennessee

3.26

Maryland

2.84

Kentucky

2.68

Massachusetts

2.39

North Dakota

2.15

Vermont

2.00

Utah

2.00

Pennsylvania

1.93

Rhode Island

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Recreation Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.59

Illinois

1.50

Montana

1.43

Wisconsin

1.32

California

1.26

New York

1.25

Minnesota

1.24

Wyoming

1.23

Virginia

1.21

Florida

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

1.57

Colorado

1.53

Oregon

1.51

New Hampshire

1.50

Virginia

1.49

Vermont

1.48

South Dakota

1.48

Montana

1.48

New Jersey

1.44

Delaware

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Personal Care Aides, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

2.68

Minnesota

2.39

Maine

2.13

Wisconsin

2.08

West Virginia

1.79

New York

1.69

Texas

1.63

Louisiana

1.63

Alaska

1.43

Missouri

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Childcare Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.23

Alaska

1.78

Arkansas

1.67

Kentucky

1.66

Nebraska

1.63

North Dakota

1.53

South Dakota

1.46

Mississippi

1.45

North Carolina

1.43

Montana

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Travel Guides, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Montana

8.46

District of Columbia

3.14

Massachusetts

2.70

Mississippi

1.87

Arizona

1.69

North Carolina

1.42

Pennsylvania

1.10

California

1.05

New York

1.00

Illinois

0.91
States with the highest location quotients for Tour Guides and Escorts, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

12.28

Virgin Islands

10.65

Hawaii

9.01

Alaska

7.08

South Dakota

3.17

Rhode Island

3.17

Wyoming

3.12

Montana

2.40

District of Columbia

2.36

Massachusetts

2.29
States with the highest location quotients for Concierges, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

10.05

Virgin Islands

5.95

District of Columbia

5.34

Hawaii

4.35

Nevada

3.72

Florida

2.49

New York

2.43

Virginia

2.42

Puerto Rico

1.59

Arizona

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Baggage Porters and Bellhops, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

11.78

Guam

11.09

Nevada

7.47

Hawaii

5.64

Florida

4.20

District of Columbia

2.91

Puerto Rico

2.47

New York

1.72

North Dakota

1.52

Vermont

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Skincare Specialists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arizona

2.02

Hawaii

1.78

Utah

1.73

Oregon

1.67

New Hampshire

1.65

Nevada

1.65

Colorado

1.54

Puerto Rico

1.38

New Jersey

1.32

Texas

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Shampooers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

7.42

Maryland

5.45

New Jersey

4.87

Virginia

2.79

New York

1.96

District of Columbia

1.96

Illinois

1.79

Massachusetts

1.62

Pennsylvania

1.60

Hawaii

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Manicurists and Pedicurists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

3.03

New York

2.64

Washington

2.33

Massachusetts

2.31

California

1.85

Oregon

1.68

Connecticut

1.59

Rhode Island

1.45

Hawaii

1.37

Maryland

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance, May 2015
State Location Quotient

California

3.38

New York

3.22

Hawaii

2.59

Georgia

1.57

Florida

0.87

Texas

0.77

Tennessee

0.63

Pennsylvania

0.42
States with the highest location quotients for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Pennsylvania

1.68

Delaware

1.60

New Jersey

1.53

Wisconsin

1.42

Connecticut

1.42

Maryland

1.37

Minnesota

1.35

Ohio

1.33

Massachusetts

1.27

New Hampshire

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Barbers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Colorado

2.31

New York

2.22

Pennsylvania

2.20

Texas

2.00

Georgia

1.18

Nebraska

1.00

Ohio

0.64

California

0.62

Florida

0.58

Oklahoma

0.46
States with the highest location quotients for Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.40

Kentucky

2.21

Mississippi

1.75

Wisconsin

1.69

Vermont

1.69

South Dakota

1.62

Iowa

1.62

Tennessee

1.61

Arkansas

1.46

Ohio

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Funeral Attendants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.30

South Carolina

2.18

Puerto Rico

2.16

Virginia

1.78

Alabama

1.78

Tennessee

1.73

Ohio

1.73

Oklahoma

1.61

Michigan

1.57

Missouri

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Embalmers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

4.78

Oklahoma

3.86

Kansas

3.48

Georgia

2.90

South Carolina

2.77

Arkansas

2.72

Louisiana

2.34

Tennessee

2.03

Arizona

1.77

Colorado

1.57
States with the highest location quotients for Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

5.14

Nevada

3.34

West Virginia

3.17

New Mexico

2.89

Arizona

2.69

Mississippi

2.53

Wyoming

1.83

Oklahoma

1.56

Missouri

1.55

Minnesota

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Missouri

4.29

Hawaii

2.76

Maine

2.47

Puerto Rico

2.33

Kansas

2.26

New Jersey

1.50

Nevada

1.47

West Virginia

1.45

Florida

1.44

California

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Costume Attendants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

5.07

New York

3.40

District of Columbia

3.10

California

2.61

Georgia

1.47

Utah

1.21

Florida

1.19

Oklahoma

0.88

Missouri

0.87

Washington

0.85
States with the highest location quotients for Amusement and Recreation Attendants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

1.88

Florida

1.78

Nevada

1.65

Utah

1.62

Maryland

1.58

North Carolina

1.56

South Dakota

1.49

South Carolina

1.49

Delaware

1.37

Colorado

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

2.86

Guam

1.74

Utah

1.67

Washington

1.51

South Carolina

1.40

Louisiana

1.36

Colorado

1.36

Tennessee

1.31

California

1.28

Missouri

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Motion Picture Projectionists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

2.98

Puerto Rico

2.90

Florida

2.51

Idaho

1.92

Maine

1.83

Virginia

1.69

Massachusetts

1.44

Arizona

1.44

Oklahoma

1.27

Iowa

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming Service Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

31.66

North Dakota

2.98

Louisiana

2.80

California

2.41

Maryland

2.17

Texas

1.21

Mississippi

0.80

New Mexico

0.77

Arizona

0.69

Oregon

0.61
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

12.46

Alaska

9.49

Nebraska

7.21

North Dakota

6.65

Montana

5.18

South Dakota

4.14

Minnesota

3.17

Arizona

2.17

Alabama

2.12

New Mexico

2.05
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming Dealers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

26.48

Mississippi

4.93

Washington

2.92

Louisiana

2.58

North Dakota

2.44

Connecticut

2.29

Delaware

2.04

West Virginia

1.88

Oklahoma

1.76

New Mexico

1.65
States with the highest location quotients for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Colorado

1.39

Virginia

1.31

Kentucky

1.31

South Carolina

1.23

Oregon

1.19

Nevada

1.18

Delaware

1.18

Washington

1.16

Kansas

1.16

North Carolina

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Animal Trainers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

2.57

Illinois

1.92

Florida

1.68

Virginia

1.50

Hawaii

1.49

Arkansas

1.42

New Hampshire

1.36

Montana

1.34

Idaho

1.34

Utah

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maine

1.63

Rhode Island

1.62

New Mexico

1.60

Arizona

1.49

Connecticut

1.43

New York

1.36

Nevada

1.30

Kansas

1.28

Maryland

1.27

Delaware

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Slot Supervisors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

17.82

Mississippi

8.81

New Mexico

8.27

West Virginia

5.41

Louisiana

4.20

Oklahoma

3.22

North Dakota

2.73

Michigan

2.28

Iowa

2.09

Arizona

1.88
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming Supervisors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

30.40

Mississippi

5.44

Oklahoma

4.01

Iowa

2.81

Louisiana

2.56

North Dakota

2.51

New Mexico

2.08

New Jersey

1.94

Puerto Rico

1.66

Michigan

1.60
States with the highest location quotients for Personal Care and Service Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

1.90

New Mexico

1.47

Minnesota

1.45

Vermont

1.37

Wisconsin

1.33

New York

1.29

Maine

1.26

Oregon

1.24

Connecticut

1.20

Alaska

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

9.57

Hawaii

4.08

Tennessee

3.83

Oregon

3.42

New Jersey

3.06

Illinois

2.77

Wyoming

2.44

New York

1.86

Puerto Rico

1.67

New Hampshire

1.54
States with the highest location quotients for Tree Trimmers and Pruners, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

2.22

Missouri

2.17

South Dakota

1.85

North Carolina

1.82

Arkansas

1.78

Kentucky

1.70

Pennsylvania

1.69

Maryland

1.56

Maine

1.55

Michigan

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

9.71

Montana

5.81

Wyoming

4.62

Iowa

4.42

North Dakota

2.76

Idaho

2.67

West Virginia

1.83

Kansas

1.83

Florida

1.81

Oklahoma

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.03

Virgin Islands

1.60

Florida

1.48

Colorado

1.37

New Hampshire

1.36

Idaho

1.35

Vermont

1.31

Guam

1.29

Nevada

1.29

Rhode Island

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Pest Control Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Florida

2.47

Hawaii

2.24

South Carolina

2.02

Georgia

2.00

Alabama

2.00

Arkansas

1.66

Tennessee

1.52

Louisiana

1.51

North Carolina

1.48

Mississippi

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maryland

7.10

Vermont

5.43

New Jersey

2.54

Delaware

2.23

West Virginia

1.56

Colorado

1.56

Nebraska

1.51

Minnesota

1.21

Massachusetts

1.17

Florida

1.00
States with the highest location quotients for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.12

Virgin Islands

2.95

Hawaii

2.89

Guam

2.83

Wyoming

1.86

Montana

1.86

South Dakota

1.58

Florida

1.52

North Dakota

1.49

Vermont

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.02

Nevada

1.63

District of Columbia

1.54

Virgin Islands

1.53

New York

1.44

Hawaii

1.38

South Dakota

1.26

Guam

1.25

Delaware

1.24

Alaska

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

1.84

Rhode Island

1.80

Florida

1.64

Virgin Islands

1.50

Idaho

1.48

Arizona

1.47

Vermont

1.45

Connecticut

1.43

Massachusetts

1.38

South Carolina

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.39

Nevada

2.26

Virgin Islands

2.22

District of Columbia

1.82

North Dakota

1.70

Hawaii

1.65

Rhode Island

1.54

Wyoming

1.53

Maryland

1.38

New York

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

1.87

Virgin Islands

1.84

Nevada

1.84

Guam

1.63

Puerto Rico

1.41

Montana

1.30

Wyoming

1.26

South Dakota

1.25

Florida

1.20

Vermont

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

5.12

Louisiana

2.06

Oregon

1.94

Tennessee

1.77

New Jersey

1.56

Hawaii

1.55

California

1.45

Colorado

1.39

Maryland

1.32

Minnesota

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

1.93

Nevada

1.84

Delaware

1.42

Colorado

1.35

Guam

1.34

District of Columbia

1.25

South Carolina

1.24

Florida

1.22

New Hampshire

1.21

Arizona

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Dishwashers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

2.37

Guam

2.14

Hawaii

1.89

Virgin Islands

1.83

District of Columbia

1.73

California

1.45

Vermont

1.43

Alaska

1.27

Rhode Island

1.23

Massachusetts

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.47

South Dakota

2.41

Hawaii

2.38

District of Columbia

2.09

California

1.44

Florida

1.36

Rhode Island

1.33

Arizona

1.33

New York

1.28

Vermont

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

1.66

Colorado

1.63

North Dakota

1.55

Oklahoma

1.53

Hawaii

1.53

District of Columbia

1.42

Delaware

1.38

Ohio

1.37

Missouri

1.35

Virgin Islands

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Waiters and Waitresses, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

1.76

Guam

1.57

Virgin Islands

1.49

Florida

1.45

Hawaii

1.35

Arizona

1.16

Rhode Island

1.15

Colorado

1.14

New Mexico

1.11

Georgia

1.07
States with the highest location quotients for Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

2.77

Massachusetts

2.49

Hawaii

2.13

South Dakota

2.02

Rhode Island

2.02

Maine

1.82

New Jersey

1.79

Oregon

1.40

Minnesota

1.39

Washington

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

1.53

North Carolina

1.50

Ohio

1.39

West Virginia

1.32

Utah

1.23

Indiana

1.23

Florida

1.23

Missouri

1.17

Delaware

1.17

Michigan

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Bartenders, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.91

Nevada

2.86

Montana

2.78

Wisconsin

2.17

Wyoming

1.88

South Dakota

1.81

North Dakota

1.77

Rhode Island

1.58

Minnesota

1.48

Nebraska

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Food Preparation Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

2.85

Guam

2.73

Hawaii

2.25

Maine

1.83

Alaska

1.70

Puerto Rico

1.54

Rhode Island

1.50

Mississippi

1.47

Nevada

1.37

Kansas

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

9.12

Louisiana

5.65

Hawaii

3.14

Connecticut

2.66

Kentucky

2.19

Mississippi

2.00

Alabama

1.89

Virginia

1.76

Illinois

1.53

New Mexico

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, Short Order, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

3.72

Nebraska

3.45

Montana

2.58

South Dakota

2.17

Maine

2.16

Rhode Island

2.15

New Mexico

1.71

Vermont

1.63

South Carolina

1.62

Texas

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, Restaurant, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

1.88

Guam

1.84

Virgin Islands

1.67

Oregon

1.59

Hawaii

1.57

Florida

1.45

Colorado

1.38

South Carolina

1.28

Rhode Island

1.27

Montana

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.47

Mississippi

2.27

Delaware

2.12

South Dakota

2.08

Kentucky

2.08

Oklahoma

2.04

Arkansas

1.94

Iowa

1.92

Missouri

1.81

Alabama

1.75
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, Fast Food, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

2.92

Mississippi

2.86

Puerto Rico

2.71

South Carolina

2.13

Idaho

2.12

Arkansas

1.90

Virgin Islands

1.77

Nevada

1.70

California

1.70

Kansas

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.66

New Mexico

1.41

Louisiana

1.35

South Carolina

1.28

Alabama

1.28

North Carolina

1.25

Montana

1.25

Mississippi

1.24

Kentucky

1.23

Nevada

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Chefs and Head Cooks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

5.50

Hawaii

3.19

Nevada

2.94

Guam

2.83

District of Columbia

2.06

New York

1.64

New Hampshire

1.63

Alaska

1.52

Massachusetts

1.42

Maine

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

1.58

Hawaii

1.39

Virgin Islands

1.22

Florida

1.20

Montana

1.18

Rhode Island

1.15

Guam

1.14

South Dakota

1.08

South Carolina

1.08

New Mexico

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

3.40

Wyoming

2.96

Alaska

2.59

District of Columbia

2.37

New York

2.00

New Jersey

1.85

New Mexico

1.82

Montana

1.74

Colorado

1.58

Puerto Rico

1.54
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation Security Screeners, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

11.99

Guam

9.20

Hawaii

5.44

Florida

2.11

Virginia

1.50

Arizona

1.36

Illinois

1.20

Montana

1.15

New Jersey

1.05

Massachusetts

1.04
States with the highest location quotients for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Colorado

1.77

Hawaii

1.59

Virginia

1.49

Missouri

1.42

Wisconsin

1.41

Utah

1.39

Illinois

1.35

Kansas

1.32

Ohio

1.26

Iowa

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Crossing Guards, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

3.00

Utah

2.36

Maine

2.05

Delaware

2.03

Vermont

2.02

New York

1.97

Oregon

1.85

Nevada

1.81

Pennsylvania

1.68

Indiana

1.67
States with the highest location quotients for Security Guards, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

4.07

Puerto Rico

3.28

District of Columbia

2.44

Guam

2.36

Nevada

2.11

Hawaii

2.01

New York

1.59

Maryland

1.39

Florida

1.31

California

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

9.32

Nevada

7.97

New Mexico

4.81

Mississippi

4.60

Puerto Rico

3.29

South Dakota

2.86

Delaware

2.49

Washington

2.47

West Virginia

2.43

Arizona

2.29
States with the highest location quotients for Private Detectives and Investigators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.14

New Mexico

1.85

Mississippi

1.64

Florida

1.60

New Hampshire

1.33

Texas

1.30

California

1.28

Maryland

1.16

Pennsylvania

1.10

Tennessee

0.96
States with the highest location quotients for Animal Control Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.95

Vermont

2.66

New Mexico

2.38

Mississippi

1.77

Oklahoma

1.73

Wyoming

1.64

Connecticut

1.64

Rhode Island

1.59

Arkansas

1.54

Utah

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Transit and Railroad Police, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Georgia

3.53

Maryland

2.88

Massachusetts

2.84

New Jersey

2.76

Montana

2.60

Texas

2.02

Louisiana

1.77

Ohio

1.76

Missouri

1.35

California

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.80

District of Columbia

1.63

Mississippi

1.39

Georgia

1.27

South Carolina

1.23

New Jersey

1.23

Alabama

1.17

New York

1.15

Louisiana

1.15

Illinois

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Parking Enforcement Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.33

West Virginia

2.29

Virginia

2.17

Rhode Island

2.17

New Jersey

1.88

California

1.74

Massachusetts

1.49

New Hampshire

1.35

Louisiana

1.30

Illinois

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Fish and Game Wardens, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

7.29

Montana

6.88

South Dakota

6.69

Maine

5.15

Idaho

4.20

Arkansas

3.62

Hawaii

3.55

Vermont

3.31

Alabama

2.63

North Dakota

2.61
States with the highest location quotients for Detectives and Criminal Investigators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

4.95

Arizona

3.18

New Mexico

2.75

Texas

1.89

Montana

1.30

Maine

1.30

New York

1.29

Louisiana

1.28

Virginia

1.19

Mississippi

1.07
States with the highest location quotients for Correctional Officers and Jailers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

2.07

Puerto Rico

1.86

Arizona

1.71

New Mexico

1.58

West Virginia

1.48

Arkansas

1.42

Louisiana

1.41

Florida

1.40

Texas

1.34

Georgia

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Bailiffs, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

8.24

North Dakota

3.64

New York

3.51

Kentucky

2.27

Ohio

2.17

Maine

1.83

South Dakota

1.60

Louisiana

1.55

Colorado

1.43

Indiana

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

17.76

Arkansas

11.80

Georgia

2.34

Oregon

1.99

Alabama

1.99

California

1.85

New Jersey

1.50

Massachusetts

1.07

Texas

0.38
States with the highest location quotients for Fire Inspectors and Investigators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

3.76

New Jersey

3.11

Connecticut

2.63

Mississippi

2.13

Georgia

1.78

North Carolina

1.74

Rhode Island

1.67

Maine

1.41

Indiana

1.38

Texas

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Firefighters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

1.73

Ohio

1.56

Massachusetts

1.54

North Carolina

1.52

Maine

1.48

Wisconsin

1.45

Louisiana

1.40

Hawaii

1.35

Illinois

1.33

Georgia

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.86

Virgin Islands

2.78

Nevada

2.38

New Mexico

2.35

Puerto Rico

2.07

Hawaii

1.74

Arizona

1.62

Delaware

1.41

New Jersey

1.31

West Virginia

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

3.65

New Mexico

2.20

Oklahoma

2.09

Arizona

2.09

Massachusetts

2.06

Kansas

2.05

Oregon

1.93

Louisiana

1.93

New Hampshire

1.86

Hawaii

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

4.60

Oklahoma

2.00

Maryland

1.90

New York

1.86

Rhode Island

1.74

Massachusetts

1.74

Tennessee

1.70

Kansas

1.67

Hawaii

1.66

Connecticut

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maryland

2.70

Virginia

1.99

Louisiana

1.94

Arizona

1.83

New Mexico

1.62

Kentucky

1.56

Puerto Rico

1.53

North Dakota

1.45

New York

1.40

Mississippi

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Protective Service Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.76

Puerto Rico

2.52

Guam

1.86

District of Columbia

1.67

Hawaii

1.40

Nevada

1.33

New York

1.31

Mississippi

1.25

Arizona

1.25

New Mexico

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.63

New Jersey

2.13

Maryland

2.08

Rhode Island

1.96

Alaska

1.96

Nevada

1.84

Washington

1.76

Illinois

1.75

Louisiana

1.60

North Carolina

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Phlebotomists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.04

West Virginia

1.76

Delaware

1.60

North Dakota

1.56

North Carolina

1.45

New Jersey

1.39

Alabama

1.33

Kentucky

1.30

Hawaii

1.28

New Hampshire

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

1.71

Maine

1.66

Oregon

1.57

Washington

1.50

Missouri

1.48

Virginia

1.47

Oklahoma

1.42

New Mexico

1.42

Kansas

1.36

Mississippi

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Pharmacy Aides, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

6.31

North Dakota

2.77

Kansas

2.63

Vermont

2.56

California

2.45

Oklahoma

1.79

Arkansas

1.68

Louisiana

1.63

Mississippi

1.56

Washington

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Transcriptionists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.72

North Dakota

2.56

Vermont

2.16

Wisconsin

1.80

Montana

1.71

Idaho

1.66

Nebraska

1.59

Florida

1.57

Minnesota

1.52

Iowa

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Equipment Preparers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

1.80

Alabama

1.71

Maine

1.67

New Jersey

1.52

Florida

1.48

Washington

1.45

Maryland

1.40

Missouri

1.38

West Virginia

1.34

Ohio

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Assistants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arizona

1.50

Rhode Island

1.41

New Mexico

1.39

Florida

1.34

Utah

1.26

Oregon

1.26

Michigan

1.26

Maine

1.24

California

1.23

Hawaii

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Dental Assistants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

1.65

Utah

1.62

Washington

1.41

California

1.36

New Mexico

1.30

Idaho

1.23

Oregon

1.21

Oklahoma

1.17

Montana

1.13

Arizona

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Massage Therapists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

3.71

Alaska

3.20

Colorado

2.76

Guam

2.29

Arizona

2.25

Washington

2.05

Nevada

2.04

Vermont

1.67

Oregon

1.56

Utah

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Physical Therapist Aides, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

2.60

Delaware

2.43

Louisiana

1.91

Rhode Island

1.90

Nebraska

1.75

Tennessee

1.74

Idaho

1.74

Maryland

1.54

Wyoming

1.51

Utah

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Physical Therapist Assistants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.98

Ohio

1.81

Alabama

1.68

Michigan

1.64

New Hampshire

1.59

Tennessee

1.58

Kentucky

1.42

Arkansas

1.42

Mississippi

1.37

Pennsylvania

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Occupational Therapy Aides, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

5.76

Illinois

4.44

Pennsylvania

2.14

Massachusetts

2.10

District of Columbia

1.92

North Dakota

1.85

New Hampshire

1.74

Louisiana

1.73

West Virginia

1.70

Utah

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Occupational Therapy Assistants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Ohio

2.10

Rhode Island

1.78

Indiana

1.58

Pennsylvania

1.56

Missouri

1.48

Illinois

1.40

West Virginia

1.39

Oklahoma

1.34

Mississippi

1.34

Massachusetts

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Orderlies, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

5.23

Delaware

1.86

Oklahoma

1.73

New Jersey

1.66

Puerto Rico

1.65

Idaho

1.65

Maryland

1.42

Massachusetts

1.40

Indiana

1.36

New York

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Nursing Assistants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

1.90

Kansas

1.55

North Dakota

1.53

Arkansas

1.48

Iowa

1.47

South Dakota

1.46

Missouri

1.45

Maine

1.37

Nebraska

1.33

New Hampshire

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Psychiatric Aides, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

6.60

West Virginia

4.32

Montana

3.91

Texas

2.65

Rhode Island

2.42

Maine

2.32

Kansas

2.15

Oregon

1.99

Alabama

1.79

Missouri

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Home Health Aides, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New York

3.03

Ohio

2.07

North Carolina

1.95

Minnesota

1.67

New Jersey

1.52

Pennsylvania

1.51

District of Columbia

1.45

New Mexico

1.40

Rhode Island

1.33

Michigan

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Support Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

1.52

New York

1.36

Ohio

1.28

North Carolina

1.28

New Jersey

1.27

Pennsylvania

1.18

Michigan

1.15

Maine

1.14

Mississippi

1.11

Kansas

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

3.35

Louisiana

3.31

Tennessee

3.30

Maryland

2.75

Illinois

2.71

New Mexico

2.45

Rhode Island

1.99

Alaska

1.77

Wisconsin

1.58

Connecticut

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Genetic Counselors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.78

Utah

2.08

California

1.82

Minnesota

1.55

Ohio

1.41

North Carolina

1.17

Colorado

1.16

Indiana

1.13

New York

1.08

Michigan

0.95
States with the highest location quotients for Athletic Trainers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

2.26

Minnesota

2.08

Vermont

1.80

Hawaii

1.73

Maine

1.63

South Dakota

1.57

Mississippi

1.49

Pennsylvania

1.45

New Hampshire

1.42

Delaware

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.69

Texas

2.68

Louisiana

2.36

North Dakota

2.21

Wyoming

2.14

Tennessee

1.78

Iowa

1.69

Kentucky

1.55

Ohio

1.48

Missouri

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.45

Guam

3.20

Wyoming

2.94

Montana

2.07

New Mexico

1.88

North Dakota

1.82

West Virginia

1.75

Texas

1.74

Kentucky

1.65

Delaware

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

1.76

Wisconsin

1.74

Arizona

1.66

Colorado

1.56

Illinois

1.48

Louisiana

1.46

Florida

1.42

Nevada

1.41

Oregon

1.32

Washington

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Hearing Aid Specialists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Washington

2.70

Montana

2.51

Oregon

2.10

Ohio

1.89

Iowa

1.86

Puerto Rico

1.83

Arizona

1.71

Wisconsin

1.42

Florida

1.41

Idaho

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.52

Louisiana

2.19

Minnesota

2.07

Michigan

1.92

Delaware

1.90

Mississippi

1.88

North Carolina

1.81

Ohio

1.73

Oklahoma

1.58

Indiana

1.54
States with the highest location quotients for Opticians, Dispensing, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

1.79

Delaware

1.60

Montana

1.50

Nebraska

1.47

Michigan

1.45

Hawaii

1.43

Wyoming

1.41

Oregon

1.38

New Hampshire

1.38

North Dakota

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

1.87

South Dakota

1.77

Oklahoma

1.74

Mississippi

1.71

Montana

1.58

Alaska

1.57

Maine

1.48

North Dakota

1.47

Tennessee

1.40

Arizona

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

2.22

Arkansas

1.96

West Virginia

1.84

Tennessee

1.58

Mississippi

1.58

Ohio

1.50

Alabama

1.49

Oklahoma

1.44

Pennsylvania

1.30

North Dakota

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

2.53

North Carolina

1.82

Oklahoma

1.79

Hawaii

1.76

Nebraska

1.75

Maine

1.73

Vermont

1.64

Montana

1.54

Florida

1.51

Mississippi

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Colorado

1.90

New Hampshire

1.82

Maine

1.79

Vermont

1.73

Florida

1.52

Connecticut

1.39

Montana

1.33

Minnesota

1.33

Maryland

1.25

Oregon

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Surgical Technologists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

1.54

Mississippi

1.52

Puerto Rico

1.49

Idaho

1.46

Massachusetts

1.39

Tennessee

1.36

Louisiana

1.33

Montana

1.30

Utah

1.28

Wisconsin

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Respiratory Therapy Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

7.01

Mississippi

3.94

Louisiana

3.27

Arkansas

3.21

West Virginia

3.08

Missouri

3.03

District of Columbia

2.70

Hawaii

2.67

Vermont

2.48

Alabama

2.44
States with the highest location quotients for Psychiatric Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

4.27

New Mexico

2.88

Virginia

2.65

Illinois

2.31

Florida

2.27

Maine

2.02

Alaska

1.64

Arkansas

1.54

Connecticut

1.45

Alabama

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Pharmacy Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.01

Tennessee

1.55

West Virginia

1.54

Kentucky

1.47

Alabama

1.42

Missouri

1.39

Arizona

1.27

Oklahoma

1.22

Florida

1.20

Illinois

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Dietetic Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

3.43

Pennsylvania

2.54

Illinois

2.28

South Carolina

2.24

Massachusetts

2.14

West Virginia

1.92

Utah

1.75

Oklahoma

1.66

Michigan

1.61

Delaware

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

1.96

West Virginia

1.94

Maine

1.61

South Carolina

1.55

North Carolina

1.44

Kentucky

1.44

Tennessee

1.38

Wyoming

1.37

North Dakota

1.36

Missouri

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Missouri

1.86

Florida

1.69

Tennessee

1.61

Louisiana

1.58

Michigan

1.56

Massachusetts

1.52

Rhode Island

1.46

Delaware

1.44

Maryland

1.42

South Dakota

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Radiologic Technologists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.60

Kentucky

1.48

South Dakota

1.47

Maine

1.32

Pennsylvania

1.28

South Carolina

1.23

Mississippi

1.23

Alabama

1.23

Montana

1.21

North Carolina

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Nuclear Medicine Technologists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.51

West Virginia

1.69

Louisiana

1.55

Mississippi

1.49

Wyoming

1.47

Oklahoma

1.45

Florida

1.44

Massachusetts

1.38

Delaware

1.33

Tennessee

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

1.91

Rhode Island

1.83

West Virginia

1.59

Connecticut

1.50

Florida

1.36

Michigan

1.34

Tennessee

1.27

Mississippi

1.24

Alabama

1.21

New York

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

2.17

Guam

1.64

Nebraska

1.61

West Virginia

1.43

Florida

1.43

South Dakota

1.41

Kentucky

1.39

Wisconsin

1.37

Pennsylvania

1.34

Idaho

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Dental Hygienists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Michigan

1.64

Oregon

1.60

Connecticut

1.59

Idaho

1.56

Rhode Island

1.49

Maine

1.47

Vermont

1.41

Washington

1.39

New Hampshire

1.31

Utah

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

2.09

Maryland

1.79

Utah

1.38

Massachusetts

1.34

Mississippi

1.30

Missouri

1.27

Pennsylvania

1.25

Michigan

1.25

Oklahoma

1.24

Nebraska

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.60

South Dakota

1.62

Utah

1.48

Massachusetts

1.43

Maryland

1.29

Michigan

1.28

Connecticut

1.27

North Dakota

1.25

Maine

1.25

Tennessee

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maryland

7.11

District of Columbia

2.67

Indiana

2.07

Alaska

2.06

Oregon

2.03

Iowa

1.80

Georgia

1.79

Vermont

1.59

Washington

1.47

Hawaii

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Audiologists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

1.88

West Virginia

1.71

Montana

1.65

Washington

1.60

Utah

1.56

Massachusetts

1.50

Colorado

1.44

Ohio

1.41

Iowa

1.41

Maine

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Nurse Practitioners, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.30

Mississippi

2.14

Maine

2.01

Vermont

1.74

Massachusetts

1.70

Tennessee

1.63

Connecticut

1.59

Kentucky

1.44

New Hampshire

1.33

Delaware

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Nurse Midwives, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.80

Alaska

2.69

New Mexico

2.46

Massachusetts

2.18

Maine

1.86

Delaware

1.72

Kentucky

1.66

Georgia

1.63

New Hampshire

1.58

Maryland

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Nurse Anesthetists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alabama

3.00

Tennessee

2.57

West Virginia

2.37

Kentucky

2.31

South Dakota

2.26

North Carolina

2.02

Minnesota

1.94

Michigan

1.78

Maine

1.63

Missouri

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Registered Nurses, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

1.45

West Virginia

1.42

Rhode Island

1.27

Mississippi

1.26

Massachusetts

1.24

Missouri

1.22

Maine

1.21

Pennsylvania

1.20

Ohio

1.20

Delaware

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Veterinarians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.87

Montana

1.72

Colorado

1.66

Nebraska

1.57

Iowa

1.54

Oregon

1.50

Idaho

1.48

Virginia

1.44

North Carolina

1.37

Wyoming

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Therapists, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Illinois

2.49

Michigan

2.28

Wisconsin

2.24

Indiana

2.21

Minnesota

2.14

Maryland

2.04

Kentucky

2.02

Ohio

1.71

Georgia

1.53

Alaska

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Exercise Physiologists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virginia

2.59

Michigan

2.14

Wisconsin

2.01

Pennsylvania

1.99

Mississippi

1.99

Minnesota

1.94

Colorado

1.66

Indiana

1.56

Utah

1.37

North Carolina

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Speech-Language Pathologists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

1.53

New Mexico

1.43

North Dakota

1.42

West Virginia

1.38

New Jersey

1.38

Louisiana

1.30

Colorado

1.30

Missouri

1.29

Mississippi

1.29

Maine

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Respiratory Therapists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

1.61

Kentucky

1.48

Tennessee

1.38

West Virginia

1.37

Alabama

1.32

Indiana

1.29

Ohio

1.27

Louisiana

1.27

Nebraska

1.22

Florida

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Recreational Therapists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.04

Connecticut

2.02

Massachusetts

1.85

Pennsylvania

1.77

Utah

1.67

Minnesota

1.60

Mississippi

1.55

Delaware

1.52

North Dakota

1.49

New York

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Radiation Therapists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

1.66

Massachusetts

1.55

Alabama

1.52

Arkansas

1.51

Tennessee

1.47

District of Columbia

1.46

Arizona

1.39

New York

1.34

Florida

1.33

Louisiana

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Physical Therapists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.60

Massachusetts

1.55

Connecticut

1.50

Montana

1.49

New Hampshire

1.48

Rhode Island

1.40

Maine

1.38

Michigan

1.33

New Jersey

1.28

Pennsylvania

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Occupational Therapists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

2.20

Maine

1.66

Massachusetts

1.57

Michigan

1.46

Pennsylvania

1.37

Colorado

1.31

Connecticut

1.30

Wisconsin

1.26

New Jersey

1.23

Missouri

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Podiatrists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

1.91

Ohio

1.80

Rhode Island

1.64

Arizona

1.52

Michigan

1.51

New Jersey

1.49

Florida

1.47

New York

1.45

Pennsylvania

1.33

Utah

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Physician Assistants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.23

New York

1.83

West Virginia

1.78

South Dakota

1.73

Alaska

1.63

Connecticut

1.59

Maryland

1.49

North Carolina

1.46

Vermont

1.43

Michigan

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Physicians and Surgeons, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.34

New York

2.07

Maine

1.74

West Virginia

1.68

Maryland

1.57

New Jersey

1.56

Delaware

1.46

New Hampshire

1.37

Connecticut

1.35

Michigan

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Surgeons, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.82

South Dakota

2.27

Massachusetts

2.18

District of Columbia

2.08

South Carolina

1.86

Kentucky

1.69

Connecticut

1.65

Rhode Island

1.63

Arkansas

1.58

Mississippi

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Psychiatrists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

4.43

Connecticut

2.78

Vermont

2.23

Maine

2.07

District of Columbia

2.01

New York

1.98

Hawaii

1.83

Montana

1.73

Delaware

1.55

Arkansas

1.54
States with the highest location quotients for Pediatricians, General, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.56

District of Columbia

2.24

Rhode Island

2.23

Massachusetts

2.03

Connecticut

1.88

Kentucky

1.48

Maryland

1.45

Ohio

1.39

Puerto Rico

1.36

Tennessee

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.03

Maine

2.54

Virginia

1.85

Alaska

1.72

Delaware

1.68

Connecticut

1.58

Ohio

1.54

Minnesota

1.45

New Hampshire

1.39

Montana

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Internists, General, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

5.41

Michigan

3.30

Massachusetts

2.52

Vermont

2.32

Texas

1.65

Connecticut

1.52

Rhode Island

1.44

Illinois

1.29

Ohio

1.25

New Jersey

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Family and General Practitioners, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Missouri

2.80

Oklahoma

2.61

South Carolina

1.91

Hawaii

1.63

Alaska

1.51

Florida

1.46

Arkansas

1.43

Idaho

1.38

Arizona

1.36

Wisconsin

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Anesthesiologists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.86

Missouri

2.13

Kentucky

1.79

Alabama

1.78

Nevada

1.70

Maine

1.70

District of Columbia

1.68

Massachusetts

1.66

Vermont

1.61

Arizona

1.57
States with the highest location quotients for Pharmacists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.56

South Dakota

1.39

Rhode Island

1.38

Tennessee

1.34

Alabama

1.32

Arkansas

1.30

Florida

1.20

South Carolina

1.19

Puerto Rico

1.18

Mississippi

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Optometrists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Idaho

1.73

Hawaii

1.61

Rhode Island

1.59

Oklahoma

1.54

Illinois

1.51

North Dakota

1.45

Virginia

1.36

Montana

1.32

Kansas

1.27

Colorado

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.61

Rhode Island

1.35

Guam

1.34

Alaska

1.29

Nebraska

1.27

Hawaii

1.25

West Virginia

1.23

New York

1.21

Massachusetts

1.19

New Jersey

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Dentists, All Other Specialists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

2.00

New Mexico

1.94

Georgia

1.87

Puerto Rico

1.47

Arizona

1.37

Louisiana

1.23

Florida

1.06

Texas

1.00

Nebraska

0.97

New York

0.95
States with the highest location quotients for Orthodontists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.62

Maryland

2.35

Kentucky

1.79

New Jersey

1.77

Alabama

1.64

Ohio

1.33

California

1.17

Florida

1.15

Mississippi

1.10

Indiana

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.86

New Jersey

2.40

Massachusetts

1.91

New York

1.90

Michigan

1.86

Florida

1.36

New Hampshire

1.33

Virginia

1.11

Ohio

1.11

South Carolina

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Dentists, General, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

1.41

New Mexico

1.33

Montana

1.27

New York

1.26

Maryland

1.26

Michigan

1.24

Wyoming

1.20

South Carolina

1.19

Hawaii

1.18

Utah

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Chiropractors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.34

Nebraska

2.17

South Dakota

1.88

Wisconsin

1.84

Iowa

1.84

Kansas

1.74

Colorado

1.70

Montana

1.62

Arizona

1.55

Minnesota

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.38

Maine

1.20

South Dakota

1.19

Massachusetts

1.18

Mississippi

1.17

Kentucky

1.16

Ohio

1.15

Missouri

1.15

Pennsylvania

1.14

Rhode Island

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

4.76

District of Columbia

3.70

California

3.47

Colorado

2.85

Hawaii

2.81

Nevada

1.83

Maryland

1.74

Alaska

1.60

Rhode Island

1.58

Oregon

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Film and Video Editors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

California

3.62

New York

2.80

District of Columbia

1.57

Nevada

1.03

Connecticut

0.97

Tennessee

0.87

Florida

0.84

Missouri

0.79

New Jersey

0.77

Louisiana

0.75
States with the highest location quotients for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

6.09

Guam

3.77

Vermont

2.72

Idaho

2.64

Louisiana

2.30

California

2.27

South Dakota

2.12

Connecticut

1.62

Maine

1.61

New York

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Photographers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.13

Nevada

1.75

Florida

1.46

Rhode Island

1.30

Nebraska

1.29

Oklahoma

1.27

North Carolina

1.25

New York

1.25

Missouri

1.22

Utah

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Sound Engineering Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

California

2.74

New York

2.42

Nevada

1.97

Connecticut

1.96

Tennessee

1.91

Utah

1.65

District of Columbia

1.57

Louisiana

1.30

Maryland

1.17

Washington

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Radio Operators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

30.36

District of Columbia

22.36

Minnesota

6.99

Oklahoma

3.33

Michigan

2.49

Ohio

2.41

Indiana

2.05

New York

1.81

Missouri

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Broadcast Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

5.11

Wyoming

3.66

District of Columbia

3.54

New York

1.86

Alaska

1.84

South Carolina

1.66

Wisconsin

1.60

Montana

1.48

Connecticut

1.47

Colorado

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.30

California

1.86

District of Columbia

1.80

Hawaii

1.69

New York

1.60

Utah

1.42

Connecticut

1.41

Tennessee

1.37

Puerto Rico

1.28

Massachusetts

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Media and Communication Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

California

3.55

Nevada

3.21

Alaska

2.46

Minnesota

2.14

Oregon

2.03

District of Columbia

2.02

Hawaii

1.45

Arizona

1.22

Florida

1.07

Colorado

0.95
States with the highest location quotients for Interpreters and Translators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Utah

2.26

Arizona

2.05

Oregon

2.02

Massachusetts

1.68

Minnesota

1.67

Virginia

1.65

Colorado

1.62

Nebraska

1.59

California

1.38

North Carolina

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Writers and Authors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

5.49

New York

2.37

California

1.62

Utah

1.54

New Hampshire

1.50

Maryland

1.42

Washington

1.25

Oregon

1.25

Vermont

1.16

Connecticut

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Technical Writers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.12

Maryland

2.16

Virginia

1.92

Massachusetts

1.82

Colorado

1.51

Utah

1.38

New Jersey

1.33

Wisconsin

1.31

California

1.31

North Carolina

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Editors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

6.12

New York

3.10

Minnesota

1.55

Massachusetts

1.47

Virginia

1.26

Maryland

1.26

Vermont

1.22

Illinois

1.16

Iowa

1.12

New Hampshire

1.07
States with the highest location quotients for Public Relations Specialists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

13.36

New York

1.84

Vermont

1.75

Rhode Island

1.69

South Dakota

1.54

Massachusetts

1.33

Virginia

1.24

Maine

1.23

Texas

1.19

Nebraska

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Reporters and Correspondents, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

12.43

South Dakota

2.47

Guam

2.25

North Dakota

1.94

Wyoming

1.90

Montana

1.85

Iowa

1.83

Nebraska

1.78

Idaho

1.52

Alaska

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Broadcast News Analysts, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New York

2.61

Alabama

2.48

Idaho

2.32

Rhode Island

2.08

South Carolina

1.91

Arizona

1.80

Kentucky

1.69

Oklahoma

1.54

Illinois

1.46

Utah

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Public Address System and Other Announcers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

3.25

Nevada

2.87

Montana

2.53

South Dakota

2.39

Wisconsin

2.34

Minnesota

1.91

Louisiana

1.79

Texas

1.43

Missouri

1.37

Massachusetts

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Radio and Television Announcers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

4.06

Vermont

2.52

North Dakota

2.36

Nebraska

2.32

Montana

2.07

West Virginia

1.86

Kansas

1.67

Tennessee

1.66

Missouri

1.65

New Mexico

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Florida

3.82

New Jersey

2.33

Hawaii

2.07

District of Columbia

1.97

Colorado

1.55

Kentucky

1.51

California

1.42

Utah

1.25

New Hampshire

1.19

Missouri

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Musicians and Singers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

3.57

Oregon

3.18

Rhode Island

2.79

New York

2.72

Tennessee

1.84

California

1.53

Nevada

1.52

District of Columbia

1.47

Montana

1.40

Washington

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Music Directors and Composers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

3.00

New York

2.47

Montana

2.36

Rhode Island

2.18

Connecticut

1.68

Kansas

1.59

Hawaii

1.59

Vermont

1.49

Nebraska

1.48

Michigan

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Choreographers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

16.57

South Dakota

9.84

Vermont

6.13

Louisiana

5.64

Connecticut

3.30

Virginia

2.25

Minnesota

2.03

New Jersey

1.88

Oregon

1.79

South Carolina

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Dancers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nevada

14.62

Hawaii

13.17

Utah

2.56

District of Columbia

2.09

Minnesota

1.50

New York

1.40

California

1.30

Rhode Island

1.19

Iowa

1.13

Illinois

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

5.21

Kansas

4.44

Colorado

4.14

Utah

3.06

Missouri

2.31

Delaware

2.13

Illinois

1.97

Washington

1.81

Montana

1.75

Wisconsin

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Coaches and Scouts, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Washington

2.21

Vermont

2.17

Maine

1.99

Connecticut

1.97

Iowa

1.96

Montana

1.94

Idaho

1.92

Colorado

1.86

Wyoming

1.83

Kansas

1.70
States with the highest location quotients for Athletes and Sports Competitors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Florida

4.22

Pennsylvania

1.97

Colorado

1.65

Utah

1.60

Nevada

1.36

Indiana

1.19

North Carolina

1.16

Arizona

1.09

Arkansas

1.05

South Carolina

1.04
States with the highest location quotients for Producers and Directors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.23

New York

3.15

California

2.17

Connecticut

1.62

Georgia

1.30

Vermont

1.26

Nevada

1.02

Hawaii

0.94

Washington

0.90

Florida

0.88
States with the highest location quotients for Actors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

3.61

California

3.01

Utah

1.49

Georgia

1.35

Missouri

1.12

District of Columbia

1.01

Maryland

0.98

Illinois

0.97

Connecticut

0.95

Massachusetts

0.74
States with the highest location quotients for Designers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

2.55

Montana

2.25

California

2.07

Maryland

1.92

Illinois

1.89

Colorado

1.84

District of Columbia

1.60

Iowa

1.56

Wisconsin

1.47

Washington

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Set and Exhibit Designers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.42

New York

2.63

Oregon

2.20

California

2.17

New Mexico

2.10

Minnesota

1.85

Connecticut

1.28

Oklahoma

1.21

Hawaii

1.03

Maryland

0.95
States with the highest location quotients for Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arizona

2.69

Maine

2.35

South Dakota

1.62

Delaware

1.61

Nevada

1.55

Michigan

1.52

Alabama

1.48

Hawaii

1.37

Texas

1.30

Kansas

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Interior Designers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.28

Colorado

1.84

Florida

1.56

Washington

1.33

Maryland

1.27

Missouri

1.19

Illinois

1.18

California

1.18

Oregon

1.16

New Jersey

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Graphic Designers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New York

1.54

Minnesota

1.38

Guam

1.36

District of Columbia

1.32

Utah

1.28

California

1.26

Wisconsin

1.17

Oregon

1.15

Nebraska

1.13

Vermont

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Floral Designers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Missouri

2.04

North Dakota

1.96

Wyoming

1.64

Idaho

1.59

Utah

1.56

Montana

1.56

South Dakota

1.55

Indiana

1.42

West Virginia

1.39

Oklahoma

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Fashion Designers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New York

6.00

California

2.89

Kansas

1.22

New Hampshire

1.00

Maine

0.91

Oregon

0.67

Massachusetts

0.65

Colorado

0.64

New Jersey

0.60

Wisconsin

0.48
States with the highest location quotients for Commercial and Industrial Designers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Michigan

6.40

Vermont

2.66

Rhode Island

2.52

New York

1.49

South Carolina

1.42

Wisconsin

1.30

Iowa

1.19

Indiana

1.18

New Jersey

1.17

California

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Artists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

27.88

Missouri

6.09

Maryland

3.33

Alaska

3.31

West Virginia

1.94

Georgia

1.59

Illinois

1.52

Oregon

1.49

Colorado

1.46

Wisconsin

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Multimedia Artists and Animators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

California

2.97

Georgia

2.85

Oregon

2.44

Washington

2.35

Connecticut

1.68

Massachusetts

1.27

New York

1.10

Illinois

0.97

Louisiana

0.92

North Carolina

0.75
States with the highest location quotients for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

California

2.25

Ohio

2.01

Oregon

1.96

Utah

1.87

New York

1.65

Oklahoma

1.58

Montana

1.47

Washington

1.24

North Carolina

1.18

Georgia

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Craft Artists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

4.78

Idaho

2.28

New Mexico

2.23

Hawaii

1.99

Ohio

1.82

Tennessee

1.69

New Hampshire

1.65

Maine

1.63

Utah

1.60

Alabama

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Art Directors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New York

3.41

Oregon

1.76

District of Columbia

1.68

California

1.61

Missouri

1.50

Connecticut

1.46

Colorado

1.19

Illinois

1.10

Nebraska

1.09

Michigan

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.57

New York

1.69

California

1.43

Vermont

1.29

Colorado

1.18

Washington

1.15

Connecticut

1.11

Oregon

1.10

Nevada

1.08

Utah

1.07
States with the highest location quotients for Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

4.47

Kentucky

3.31

North Carolina

2.81

California

2.39

Alaska

2.39

Nevada

2.20

Rhode Island

1.81

Louisiana

1.62

New Jersey

1.51

Washington

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Teacher Assistants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.01

Guam

1.90

Kansas

1.61

New Jersey

1.56

New York

1.55

New Hampshire

1.52

Connecticut

1.48

Alaska

1.46

Iowa

1.43

Maine

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Instructional Coordinators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.40

Guam

2.38

Maryland

2.20

Hawaii

1.91

West Virginia

1.88

Vermont

1.86

Delaware

1.69

Rhode Island

1.68

Alaska

1.56

Arizona

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Farm and Home Management Advisors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

12.62

North Dakota

7.43

West Virginia

5.89

Wyoming

5.72

Nebraska

5.48

South Dakota

5.18

Mississippi

5.15

Kentucky

4.82

Montana

4.27

Oregon

3.74
States with the highest location quotients for Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Utah

5.22

Vermont

2.32

Delaware

2.25

Texas

1.86

Connecticut

1.85

Minnesota

1.74

Mississippi

1.62

California

1.62

Arkansas

1.57

Massachusetts

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Library Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.59

South Dakota

2.38

Maine

2.18

Wyoming

1.93

Oregon

1.64

Idaho

1.63

Louisiana

1.61

Illinois

1.61

Connecticut

1.49

Massachusetts

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Librarians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.41

District of Columbia

1.91

Puerto Rico

1.85

Virgin Islands

1.80

Rhode Island

1.64

New Hampshire

1.56

Connecticut

1.50

Massachusetts

1.47

Mississippi

1.43

Wyoming

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Museum Technicians and Conservators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

7.85

Wyoming

4.53

Missouri

3.55

Delaware

2.45

Maryland

2.36

West Virginia

2.02

Illinois

2.01

Vermont

1.85

Connecticut

1.84

Montana

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Curators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

6.94

South Dakota

3.20

District of Columbia

2.46

New Hampshire

2.30

New Mexico

2.26

Montana

2.11

Alaska

2.03

Vermont

1.96

New York

1.91

Maine

1.81
States with the highest location quotients for Archivists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

6.16

Rhode Island

3.54

Vermont

2.91

Maryland

2.29

Massachusetts

2.01

New York

1.88

New Mexico

1.67

Washington

1.65

Connecticut

1.60

Puerto Rico

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Substitute Teachers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.33

Vermont

2.14

Idaho

1.93

Hawaii

1.89

Alabama

1.73

Virginia

1.60

Montana

1.53

Oregon

1.49

New Mexico

1.38

Michigan

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.42

Illinois

1.90

Hawaii

1.61

Guam

1.60

New Hampshire

1.60

District of Columbia

1.58

California

1.57

Michigan

1.43

Louisiana

1.35

Missouri

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New York

2.33

New Jersey

1.72

Massachusetts

1.68

Utah

1.57

Hawaii

1.53

Washington

1.43

Rhode Island

1.39

Minnesota

1.26

Colorado

1.22

Maryland

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Washington

4.44

North Carolina

1.86

Arkansas

1.82

Delaware

1.75

South Dakota

1.68

Hawaii

1.28

Rhode Island

1.26

California

1.25

Virginia

1.24

Oklahoma

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Special Education Teachers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

11.95

Florida

5.53

Louisiana

3.52

Rhode Island

3.44

New Mexico

3.24

West Virginia

2.67

Oregon

2.32

Maryland

2.13

Virginia

1.60

Illinois

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.96

New York

1.88

New Jersey

1.79

Montana

1.64

New Mexico

1.55

Massachusetts

1.42

Maine

1.42

Ohio

1.37

South Dakota

1.33

Pennsylvania

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Special Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

2.28

West Virginia

2.15

Massachusetts

1.83

New York

1.68

Ohio

1.63

Maryland

1.62

New Hampshire

1.55

Rhode Island

1.44

Illinois

1.42

Maine

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.35

New Jersey

2.24

Delaware

2.14

Vermont

1.76

Alaska

1.71

North Carolina

1.70

New York

1.59

Maine

1.53

Tennessee

1.40

Montana

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Special Education Teachers, Preschool, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

3.11

New York

2.92

Colorado

2.00

Arkansas

1.81

Nevada

1.67

Florida

1.61

Massachusetts

1.58

Illinois

1.53

Wyoming

1.41

North Carolina

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.74

North Carolina

2.16

Vermont

1.94

Mississippi

1.90

Wyoming

1.89

Connecticut

1.81

South Dakota

1.76

Ohio

1.72

Florida

1.68

North Dakota

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

1.93

Guam

1.53

Puerto Rico

1.50

Missouri

1.40

Maine

1.35

Vermont

1.34

Texas

1.28

Rhode Island

1.25

Arkansas

1.23

Mississippi

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.59

North Carolina

2.84

New York

2.72

Mississippi

2.58

Alaska

2.52

Georgia

1.62

Arkansas

1.58

Vermont

1.57

Pennsylvania

1.47

Oklahoma

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.19

New Hampshire

1.36

Texas

1.34

Georgia

1.33

Delaware

1.33

Ohio

1.30

New Jersey

1.29

Illinois

1.29

Connecticut

1.28

Maryland

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.58

Guam

1.58

Virgin Islands

1.47

Mississippi

1.37

Louisiana

1.27

Alabama

1.26

Georgia

1.23

Texas

1.22

Utah

1.20

New Jersey

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

2.72

Virgin Islands

2.54

West Virginia

1.52

Arkansas

1.45

Wyoming

1.40

Delaware

1.37

South Dakota

1.35

Oklahoma

1.35

Maine

1.30

North Dakota

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

1.67

Virgin Islands

1.65

New Hampshire

1.62

Vermont

1.60

Massachusetts

1.59

New York

1.47

Connecticut

1.46

Wisconsin

1.37

Maryland

1.31

Oregon

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Iowa

1.94

Michigan

1.92

Nebraska

1.67

Florida

1.34

Louisiana

1.23

New Hampshire

1.22

Alabama

1.21

Puerto Rico

1.14

Rhode Island

0.93

Massachusetts

0.90
States with the highest location quotients for Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.44

Utah

2.13

Washington

1.98

North Carolina

1.81

Idaho

1.77

Kentucky

1.69

Hawaii

1.68

Arizona

1.47

Alabama

1.40

Mississippi

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.86

Utah

2.64

Washington

1.85

North Carolina

1.82

Virginia

1.73

Oregon

1.58

Maine

1.55

Pennsylvania

1.54

Texas

1.33

California

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alabama

3.69

Wisconsin

3.33

Oklahoma

3.10

Washington

2.62

Mississippi

2.46

Utah

2.43

Arkansas

1.96

Indiana

1.64

Kentucky

1.62

Texas

1.57
States with the highest location quotients for Graduate Teaching Assistants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.90

Georgia

2.27

Michigan

2.12

Maryland

2.11

Illinois

1.81

Indiana

1.71

Missouri

1.63

Puerto Rico

1.62

New Mexico

1.55

Florida

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.06

New York

2.30

District of Columbia

2.29

Pennsylvania

1.72

Rhode Island

1.57

Virginia

1.53

Indiana

1.52

North Carolina

1.51

Idaho

1.21

Hawaii

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for History Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

4.74

Rhode Island

2.50

West Virginia

1.83

Massachusetts

1.64

Virginia

1.63

Pennsylvania

1.57

District of Columbia

1.56

Tennessee

1.50

New York

1.41

North Carolina

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

5.24

Vermont

4.89

Hawaii

2.15

Pennsylvania

1.82

Puerto Rico

1.78

New York

1.67

Oregon

1.65

Virginia

1.63

Rhode Island

1.56

Massachusetts

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.96

New York

1.68

Pennsylvania

1.52

Massachusetts

1.46

Maine

1.44

Rhode Island

1.37

New Jersey

1.32

North Carolina

1.27

Utah

1.24

Hawaii

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Communications Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

1.90

Vermont

1.64

Wisconsin

1.51

Iowa

1.50

Pennsylvania

1.47

New York

1.43

Kentucky

1.40

Utah

1.37

Ohio

1.30

Arizona

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

1.98

Rhode Island

1.88

Vermont

1.81

New York

1.72

Utah

1.60

Pennsylvania

1.43

Oregon

1.42

California

1.32

District of Columbia

1.31

Colorado

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

2.82

Connecticut

2.56

Maine

2.35

New York

2.15

Arizona

1.94

Indiana

1.93

Massachusetts

1.69

South Dakota

1.67

Rhode Island

1.56

Colorado

1.54
States with the highest location quotients for Law Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

13.91

Massachusetts

2.53

New York

2.47

Louisiana

2.24

Minnesota

1.67

Mississippi

1.46

Virginia

1.45

Utah

1.16

North Carolina

1.13

Ohio

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

4.01

Utah

2.13

New York

1.61

Florida

1.39

Colorado

1.34

Massachusetts

1.32

Alaska

1.23

Delaware

1.18

Pennsylvania

1.16

Missouri

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.93

New Mexico

2.89

Alabama

2.84

Illinois

2.18

Minnesota

2.08

Mississippi

1.88

Tennessee

1.80

Ohio

1.77

Oklahoma

1.69

Pennsylvania

1.68
States with the highest location quotients for Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.32

Puerto Rico

1.67

New York

1.57

Pennsylvania

1.53

Nebraska

1.42

Arizona

1.42

Arkansas

1.38

Kentucky

1.35

Tennessee

1.32

Ohio

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.38

Delaware

1.82

Alabama

1.82

Louisiana

1.78

Kentucky

1.76

Montana

1.56

Connecticut

1.41

Oklahoma

1.36

Ohio

1.31

Pennsylvania

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New York

1.85

North Carolina

1.82

West Virginia

1.72

Colorado

1.60

Wisconsin

1.50

Connecticut

1.49

Oklahoma

1.48

Nebraska

1.46

Utah

1.44

Ohio

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

6.57

New York

3.33

West Virginia

2.83

New Mexico

1.85

California

1.56

Oregon

1.55

Maine

1.45

Michigan

1.42

Florida

1.36

New Jersey

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.18

Pennsylvania

2.27

Rhode Island

2.19

Hawaii

2.08

Massachusetts

1.90

Puerto Rico

1.73

New York

1.64

Delaware

1.61

Wisconsin

1.53

North Carolina

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

1.64

Montana

1.63

Pennsylvania

1.62

New York

1.45

New Jersey

1.43

Puerto Rico

1.41

Kentucky

1.38

Utah

1.33

Washington

1.27

Arizona

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

14.18

Vermont

3.21

Virginia

1.87

Rhode Island

1.79

Pennsylvania

1.63

Massachusetts

1.56

New York

1.38

Missouri

1.36

Washington

1.32

Maine

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Geography Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

4.45

Hawaii

2.47

Maryland

2.19

Pennsylvania

2.14

Arizona

1.93

Colorado

1.88

West Virginia

1.64

Massachusetts

1.60

Washington

1.55

Virginia

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

4.44

District of Columbia

4.09

Massachusetts

2.31

Pennsylvania

2.04

Rhode Island

1.96

New York

1.79

New Hampshire

1.78

Delaware

1.64

South Dakota

1.46

Connecticut

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

8.51

Connecticut

4.77

Hawaii

4.13

Arizona

3.02

Wyoming

2.56

New York

2.02

Montana

1.98

Ohio

1.71

Massachusetts

1.47

Virginia

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Idaho

2.51

Arkansas

2.30

New York

2.25

Washington

2.21

Hawaii

2.03

New Mexico

1.71

Connecticut

1.60

District of Columbia

1.59

Colorado

1.54

Oregon

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Physics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.03

Maryland

1.81

Pennsylvania

1.74

District of Columbia

1.72

New York

1.69

New Mexico

1.66

Massachusetts

1.64

Vermont

1.55

Utah

1.40

Washington

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Montana

7.38

Vermont

6.14

New Hampshire

4.03

Connecticut

2.09

Missouri

2.03

Maine

2.03

New Mexico

2.02

New York

1.98

Utah

1.89

Nevada

1.89
States with the highest location quotients for Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Pennsylvania

1.84

Puerto Rico

1.77

New York

1.76

Vermont

1.63

Montana

1.52

Massachusetts

1.50

Utah

1.30

North Carolina

1.29

Rhode Island

1.25

Idaho

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maine

5.01

North Dakota

2.92

New Hampshire

2.58

Wyoming

2.19

Utah

2.00

Pennsylvania

1.97

Wisconsin

1.79

Colorado

1.77

Vermont

1.70

Washington

1.68
States with the highest location quotients for Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

4.51

Maine

4.30

Oregon

3.94

North Carolina

2.57

Washington

2.27

Pennsylvania

1.99

Minnesota

1.91

Georgia

1.20

New York

1.01

Tennessee

0.95
States with the highest location quotients for Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.67

Massachusetts

2.19

Vermont

1.84

Pennsylvania

1.68

Connecticut

1.56

North Dakota

1.47

North Carolina

1.36

New York

1.34

Virginia

1.23

Utah

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.14

Wyoming

3.13

Montana

3.09

Arkansas

2.79

Nebraska

2.46

Iowa

2.29

Indiana

2.28

Oklahoma

2.17

Oregon

1.94

Mississippi

1.87
States with the highest location quotients for Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Pennsylvania

2.03

Puerto Rico

1.87

West Virginia

1.83

Colorado

1.79

Montana

1.77

Massachusetts

1.73

Indiana

1.68

Rhode Island

1.56

Georgia

1.48

Idaho

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

5.37

Massachusetts

2.62

Montana

2.43

New York

2.35

Ohio

1.72

Pennsylvania

1.64

Texas

1.38

Arkansas

1.29

Arizona

1.24

Colorado

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.63

New York

1.44

Pennsylvania

1.39

Rhode Island

1.35

Wyoming

1.34

Virginia

1.33

North Carolina

1.28

Massachusetts

1.21

Utah

1.20

Maine

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.14

West Virginia

1.67

Utah

1.63

Alaska

1.63

New York

1.53

Puerto Rico

1.51

Virginia

1.51

North Carolina

1.50

South Carolina

1.47

Pennsylvania

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Business Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.61

Puerto Rico

2.13

Rhode Island

1.91

Ohio

1.67

West Virginia

1.65

South Dakota

1.63

Connecticut

1.63

Pennsylvania

1.62

Massachusetts

1.62

Alaska

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Education, Training, and Library Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.44

New Jersey

1.24

New York

1.23

Connecticut

1.21

Puerto Rico

1.19

Guam

1.18

Wyoming

1.14

New Hampshire

1.13

Virgin Islands

1.12

Hawaii

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Legal Support Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Virginia

7.30

District of Columbia

6.45

Delaware

2.48

Florida

2.00

Maryland

1.99

Hawaii

1.64

Colorado

1.55

California

1.18

Rhode Island

1.05

Kansas

1.02
States with the highest location quotients for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

2.74

South Dakota

2.30

Texas

1.99

Wyoming

1.68

Montana

1.62

Idaho

1.59

Arkansas

1.57

Colorado

1.45

New Mexico

1.40

Missouri

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Court Reporters, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maryland

7.48

Indiana

1.92

Louisiana

1.82

Michigan

1.61

Alabama

1.45

Arkansas

1.34

Connecticut

1.33

North Dakota

1.27

Puerto Rico

1.26

Pennsylvania

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Paralegals and Legal Assistants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

4.12

Virgin Islands

1.82

Connecticut

1.66

Delaware

1.57

West Virginia

1.53

Florida

1.40

Rhode Island

1.33

South Carolina

1.28

Colorado

1.25

New York

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

2.24

Ohio

2.17

West Virginia

1.81

South Carolina

1.80

New York

1.71

Georgia

1.54

Washington

1.51

Mississippi

1.48

Arizona

1.47

Alaska

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arizona

3.40

West Virginia

2.40

Montana

2.08

Puerto Rico

1.95

California

1.46

Michigan

1.40

Pennsylvania

1.26

Florida

1.17

Maine

1.14

Minnesota

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

3.29

Alaska

2.41

Oregon

2.33

Kentucky

2.15

Maine

2.13

New Hampshire

1.84

Delaware

1.74

New Mexico

1.71

Connecticut

1.67

West Virginia

1.64
States with the highest location quotients for Judicial Law Clerks, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maryland

4.95

Utah

3.26

Pennsylvania

2.18

Arizona

2.04

West Virginia

1.98

Montana

1.79

Minnesota

1.69

Connecticut

1.60

Washington

1.56

New Jersey

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Lawyers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

10.26

New York

1.81

Delaware

1.55

Florida

1.33

Virgin Islands

1.27

Illinois

1.17

New Jersey

1.15

Massachusetts

1.12

Colorado

1.07

California

1.06
States with the highest location quotients for Legal Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

7.32

Delaware

1.55

New York

1.54

Virgin Islands

1.53

Florida

1.33

Virginia

1.27

Maryland

1.21

Connecticut

1.15

Colorado

1.14

Rhode Island

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Religious Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

7.57

Colorado

2.99

Iowa

2.64

Hawaii

2.33

Georgia

2.26

Washington

1.89

North Dakota

1.69

Montana

1.40

Illinois

1.38

California

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Directors, Religious Activities and Education, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

5.65

Montana

5.00

Hawaii

4.08

Rhode Island

2.52

New York

2.50

Michigan

2.47

Pennsylvania

1.89

California

1.41

Maryland

1.19

Illinois

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Clergy, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Oregon

7.51

Montana

4.45

Guam

3.77

New York

2.78

Hawaii

2.23

Rhode Island

1.92

Michigan

1.57

Arizona

1.21

District of Columbia

1.08

South Dakota

1.01
States with the highest location quotients for Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

4.07

West Virginia

2.18

New York

2.13

Hawaii

2.02

Minnesota

1.97

Puerto Rico

1.83

Florida

1.74

Montana

1.60

New Hampshire

1.59

Oregon

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Community Health Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

4.57

Vermont

3.80

District of Columbia

3.38

New Mexico

2.33

Oklahoma

2.26

Massachusetts

2.13

Idaho

1.98

Nebraska

1.97

Maryland

1.61

Delaware

1.54
States with the highest location quotients for Social and Human Service Assistants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.97

Puerto Rico

2.30

Massachusetts

2.04

New Jersey

1.94

Minnesota

1.92

Maine

1.92

Rhode Island

1.84

Connecticut

1.81

Nebraska

1.75

Alaska

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.79

South Dakota

1.69

Colorado

1.59

Missouri

1.54

Idaho

1.51

Oregon

1.44

Alaska

1.43

Indiana

1.28

Georgia

1.26

Virginia

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Health Educators, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.64

Vermont

2.09

Alaska

2.09

Montana

1.97

New Mexico

1.96

Georgia

1.93

North Dakota

1.91

West Virginia

1.90

Hawaii

1.86

Maryland

1.69
States with the highest location quotients for Social Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Montana

3.59

South Carolina

3.33

Puerto Rico

3.23

New York

2.33

Oregon

2.25

New Mexico

2.00

Illinois

1.80

California

1.62

Maine

1.56

Ohio

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.85

Vermont

2.48

Pennsylvania

2.40

Massachusetts

2.01

Alaska

1.80

Rhode Island

1.65

Guam

1.64

Connecticut

1.55

Oregon

1.53

New Mexico

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Social Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

3.38

Missouri

1.55

Rhode Island

1.54

Ohio

1.46

Arizona

1.45

Mississippi

1.37

New Mexico

1.36

Oklahoma

1.32

Michigan

1.32

Hawaii

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Child, Family, and School Social Workers, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.15

Puerto Rico

1.89

Kentucky

1.88

Oklahoma

1.77

South Dakota

1.75

Connecticut

1.58

Michigan

1.56

Massachusetts

1.51

Rhode Island

1.48

Alaska

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Counselors, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Texas

2.63

Louisiana

2.48

Alaska

2.11

West Virginia

1.86

Utah

1.74

Florida

1.64

Maryland

1.54

New Hampshire

1.42

Connecticut

1.41

New Jersey

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Rehabilitation Counselors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Idaho

4.81

Washington

2.55

Massachusetts

2.49

Vermont

2.35

Connecticut

1.93

Oklahoma

1.85

Pennsylvania

1.72

Rhode Island

1.69

Maine

1.65

Iowa

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Mental Health Counselors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Montana

2.74

Virginia

2.53

Pennsylvania

2.22

Colorado

2.19

Massachusetts

2.00

Vermont

1.95

Alaska

1.79

Rhode Island

1.72

District of Columbia

1.64

Oregon

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for Marriage and Family Therapists, May 2015
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

4.78

West Virginia

2.92

Delaware

2.54

California

2.31

Arizona

2.26

North Dakota

1.59

Maryland

1.49

Nevada

1.48

Wisconsin

1.38

Florida

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arizona

1.69

Connecticut

1.53

Virgin Islands

1.48

Guam

1.44

Idaho

1.38

Vermont

1.37

Missouri

1.35

South Carolina

1.34

Rhode Island

1.32

Delaware

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

2.63

South Dakota

2.16

Massachusetts

2.03

Pennsylvania

1.89

Montana

1.88

Maine

1.84

Arizona

1.75

Maryland

1.45

Washington

1.43

Oregon

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Community and Social Service Occupations, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.87

Massachusetts

1.66

Montana

1.54

Alaska

1.48

Connecticut

1.47

Oregon

1.41

Rhode Island

1.40

Idaho

1.34

Pennsylvania

1.33

New York

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Michigan

2.39

Maryland

2.38

New Mexico

1.95

Hawaii

1.94

Alaska

1.93

Oregon

1.80

Texas

1.71

Oklahoma

1.57

Massachusetts

1.28

New Jersey

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Forest and Conservation Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Montana

21.41

Idaho

16.32

Wyoming

10.17

Alaska

7.08

Oregon

6.92

New Mexico

5.68

Utah

4.79

Arizona

2.37

Colorado

2.19

California

2.09
States with the highest location quotients for Forensic Science Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Arizona

2.98

Kansas

2.48

Florida

1.83

Nevada

1.76

Virginia

1.74

Maryland

1.66

West Virginia

1.62

Idaho

1.49

California

1.44

Puerto Rico

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health, May 2015
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.42

Wyoming

2.12

Hawaii

1.58

Oklahoma

1.56

South Carolina

1.52

Delaware

1.46

Colorado

1.44

Alaska

1.41

Nevada

1.35

Texas

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Social Science Research Assistants, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

24.78

New York

3.37

West Virginia

1.99

Indiana

1.99

Arizona

1.94

Massachusetts

1.80

Maine

1.65

North Carolina

1.54

Maryland

1.42

Oregon

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Nuclear Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

7.68

Idaho

7.18

Pennsylvania

3.79

Louisiana

2.38

North Carolina

2.04

Illinois

1.59

Connecticut

1.44

Alabama

1.16

Michigan

1.04

Mississippi

0.95
States with the highest location quotients for Geological and Petroleum Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Alaska

10.96

Wyoming

10.84

Oklahoma

8.21

Texas

5.26

Louisiana

3.64

West Virginia

2.61

New Mexico

2.20

Colorado

2.19

Montana

1.72

Mississippi

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Chemical Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Delaware

3.15

Wyoming

2.93

Puerto Rico

2.77

New Jersey

2.41

Louisiana

2.13

Nevada

1.76

West Virginia

1.64

Ohio

1.57

Utah

1.49

Tennessee

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Biological Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

3.37

Alaska

2.46

Maryland

2.45

Idaho

2.39

Oregon

2.37

Montana

2.28

Colorado

2.11

Washington

1.87

Maine

1.83

Hawaii

1.82
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural and Food Science Technicians, May 2015
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

4.74

Idaho

4.54

Iowa

4.52

South Dakota

3.74

Minnesota

3.50

Oregon

2.77

Wisconsin

2.63

North Dakota

2.62

Arkansas

2.29

Missouri

1.80
States with the highest location quotients for Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2015
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

19.89

Virginia

4.47

Maryland

3.46

West Virginia

2.96

Hawaii

2.35

Alaska

2.24

Ohio

1.24

North Carolina

1.24

Colorado

1.18

Massachusetts

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Political Scientists, May 2015
State Location Quotient