Charts of the States with the highest location quotient for each occupation, May 2011


States with the highest location quotients for Material Moving Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

6.16

New Hampshire

3.83

North Dakota

3.09

Oregon

2.68

Louisiana

2.28

Wisconsin

2.03

New Mexico

1.69

Georgia

1.69

Washington

1.59

Maryland

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

4.38

Alabama

3.44

Washington

1.94

Oregon

1.73

Texas

1.64

Maine

1.59

Wyoming

1.54

Mississippi

1.48

Pennsylvania

1.36

California

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Mine Shuttle Car Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

76.60

Kentucky

14.45

Wyoming

11.62

Virginia

4.08

Utah

3.22

Pennsylvania

1.53

Colorado

1.17

Illinois

0.98
States with the highest location quotients for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.20

Vermont

2.33

Maine

1.94

South Carolina

1.82

Alabama

1.63

Arkansas

1.45

New York

1.38

Kansas

1.34

West Virginia

1.32

Tennessee

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Wellhead Pumpers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

17.22

North Dakota

14.14

West Virginia

13.59

New Mexico

12.60

Montana

8.49

Oklahoma

8.40

Louisiana

4.46

Kansas

4.35

Texas

3.34

Pennsylvania

2.20
States with the highest location quotients for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

10.37

Kansas

4.26

Oklahoma

3.99

Texas

3.69

North Dakota

2.42

Pennsylvania

1.75

Puerto Rico

1.66

Arkansas

1.54

New Mexico

1.53

West Virginia

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

28.64

Wyoming

21.90

West Virginia

15.29

Pennsylvania

3.27

Mississippi

3.21

Oklahoma

2.91

Indiana

1.34

Arkansas

1.24

Alabama

1.02

Texas

0.86
States with the highest location quotients for Packers and Packagers, Hand, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Illinois

1.68

Ohio

1.57

New Jersey

1.57

North Carolina

1.37

Wisconsin

1.36

Indiana

1.29

California

1.27

Tennessee

1.26

Pennsylvania

1.21

Washington

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Machine Feeders and Offbearers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

3.67

Oregon

3.27

Kentucky

2.53

Wisconsin

2.23

Indiana

2.14

Mississippi

1.94

North Carolina

1.65

Alabama

1.58

Ohio

1.30

Georgia

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

1.53

Kentucky

1.35

Indiana

1.31

Illinois

1.30

Arkansas

1.30

Louisiana

1.29

Georgia

1.25

South Carolina

1.22

New Jersey

1.22

Ohio

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

1.74

North Dakota

1.46

Arkansas

1.37

Delaware

1.35

Idaho

1.30

Nebraska

1.29

Minnesota

1.29

California

1.29

Missouri

1.28

Nevada

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

2.16

Indiana

2.07

Arkansas

1.73

Georgia

1.69

Tennessee

1.66

Iowa

1.57

Oregon

1.45

Mississippi

1.42

Wisconsin

1.41

Missouri

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Hoist and Winch Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

5.79

Oregon

5.16

West Virginia

2.79

Iowa

2.74

Wisconsin

2.65

Alabama

1.85

New Mexico

1.57

Illinois

1.57

Tennessee

1.34

Maryland

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

26.12

Kentucky

11.49

Utah

9.30

Nevada

3.37

Alabama

3.27

Pennsylvania

1.56

Colorado

1.37

Illinois

0.87

Georgia

0.54
States with the highest location quotients for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

7.62

West Virginia

4.73

North Dakota

3.77

Guam

3.65

Oklahoma

3.30

Maine

2.88

Kentucky

2.81

Idaho

2.28

Mississippi

1.95

Nebraska

1.90
States with the highest location quotients for Dredge Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

15.22

Louisiana

4.52

Missouri

3.85

Alabama

2.44

Kansas

2.37

Ohio

2.26

Indiana

1.86

Texas

1.72

Oregon

1.64

Florida

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Crane and Tower Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

5.20

Guam

3.38

West Virginia

2.79

Mississippi

2.28

Indiana

2.24

Arkansas

2.19

Washington

2.06

Alabama

2.00

South Carolina

1.90

Texas

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Conveyor Operators and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

6.26

South Dakota

5.58

Nebraska

4.18

Tennessee

4.16

West Virginia

3.75

Indiana

2.95

Iowa

2.55

Kansas

2.03

Mississippi

1.96

Missouri

1.86
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

7.14

Hawaii

3.91

Virgin Islands

3.27

District of Columbia

3.23

Illinois

2.95

Colorado

2.87

Nevada

2.84

Virginia

2.07

Wyoming

1.94

Tennessee

1.76
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

11.72

Alaska

7.33

Hawaii

6.51

New Jersey

3.59

Illinois

2.71

Nevada

2.47

Kansas

1.94

Louisiana

1.74

Georgia

1.73

Arizona

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation Inspectors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Montana

3.39

Alaska

2.65

District of Columbia

2.60

New York

2.31

Washington

1.85

Delaware

1.61

Georgia

1.56

Alabama

1.52

Hawaii

1.51

Kansas

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Traffic Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

4.86

New York

3.28

District of Columbia

3.14

New Mexico

2.01

Georgia

1.40

New Jersey

1.38

Hawaii

1.27

California

1.17

Washington

1.05

Maryland

0.99
States with the highest location quotients for Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

5.73

New Jersey

3.14

South Dakota

1.89

New Mexico

1.63

Indiana

1.62

Maine

1.61

Hawaii

1.61

Virgin Islands

1.55

Guam

1.49

Arkansas

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Parking Lot Attendants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.65

Hawaii

3.27

Nevada

2.76

Puerto Rico

1.86

New York

1.74

California

1.63

Florida

1.62

Massachusetts

1.41

Washington

1.26

Illinois

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Bridge and Lock Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

7.43

West Virginia

4.04

Michigan

2.84

Arkansas

2.37

Alabama

2.05

Massachusetts

2.01

Illinois

1.91

Wisconsin

1.85

Iowa

1.82

Minnesota

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Ship Engineers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

11.01

Louisiana

9.47

Virginia

5.05

Washington

2.91

Florida

2.69

Kentucky

2.15

Alabama

2.09

New York

1.12

Tennessee

1.11

Illinois

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Motorboat Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

5.61

Florida

5.07

Oregon

1.44

Massachusetts

1.33

Louisiana

1.24

California

1.24

Washington

1.03

Maryland

0.86

Arizona

0.82

Texas

0.68
States with the highest location quotients for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

17.86

Virgin Islands

10.29

Alaska

9.02

Hawaii

4.58

Kentucky

2.77

Mississippi

2.01

Virginia

1.86

Washington

1.84

Florida

1.56

Maryland

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Sailors and Marine Oilers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

13.55

Alaska

9.84

Virgin Islands

7.07

Kentucky

3.01

Virginia

2.95

Washington

2.54

West Virginia

1.60

Florida

1.53

Alabama

1.52

Maine

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Illinois

3.40

West Virginia

2.79

Wisconsin

2.06

Iowa

1.87

Indiana

1.56

Pennsylvania

1.33

New Jersey

1.25

Minnesota

1.11

Ohio

0.79

California

0.62
States with the highest location quotients for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.57

West Virginia

2.55

Kansas

1.98

Indiana

1.86

New York

1.76

Missouri

1.64

Illinois

1.57

Ohio

1.50

Arkansas

1.47

Kentucky

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Iowa

3.35

Missouri

2.87

Mississippi

2.35

Louisiana

2.17

Illinois

2.03

Kansas

1.98

Texas

1.58

Alabama

1.47

Utah

1.37

Idaho

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alabama

3.23

Georgia

2.45

South Carolina

2.21

North Carolina

1.80

Indiana

1.53

Pennsylvania

1.35

Texas

1.24

Minnesota

1.20

Oregon

1.15

Michigan

0.95
States with the highest location quotients for Locomotive Firers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

0.38
States with the highest location quotients for Locomotive Engineers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.79

West Virginia

2.77

Kansas

2.71

Missouri

2.20

Arkansas

1.88

South Dakota

1.59

Idaho

1.58

Indiana

1.50

Alabama

1.43

Illinois

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

2.67

District of Columbia

2.18

Missouri

2.05

Minnesota

1.96

New Jersey

1.75

Hawaii

1.65

Delaware

1.64

Alaska

1.64

Indiana

1.56

Wisconsin

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

7.06

Massachusetts

1.78

Virgin Islands

1.64

Connecticut

1.64

North Dakota

1.49

District of Columbia

1.48

New Jersey

1.45

Hawaii

1.41

New York

1.29

New Hampshire

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

1.31

North Dakota

1.29

Louisiana

1.21

Colorado

1.17

Pennsylvania

1.15

Maryland

1.15

Hawaii

1.15

West Virginia

1.14

Kentucky

1.14

Georgia

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

2.47

Arkansas

2.29

North Dakota

2.18

Iowa

2.09

Wyoming

1.92

Tennessee

1.79

South Dakota

1.67

Mississippi

1.63

Idaho

1.57

Indiana

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Driver/Sales Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

1.70

Montana

1.70

Tennessee

1.55

Rhode Island

1.50

Alaska

1.49

Vermont

1.48

Oregon

1.48

Alabama

1.44

Ohio

1.41

Virgin Islands

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Bus Drivers, School or Special Client, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

1.63

West Virginia

1.55

Kentucky

1.54

Wyoming

1.49

Delaware

1.41

Mississippi

1.40

Kansas

1.40

Pennsylvania

1.35

New Jersey

1.35

Minnesota

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

3.50

Hawaii

3.37

Washington

2.06

New Jersey

1.64

Illinois

1.64

New York

1.61

Nevada

1.60

California

1.37

Vermont

1.33

Colorado

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

6.99

North Dakota

4.76

Mississippi

3.49

Maine

3.27

South Carolina

2.24

Puerto Rico

2.06

Ohio

1.99

Wyoming

1.97

Massachusetts

1.88

New Jersey

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Flight Attendants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

4.60

Nevada

2.36

Illinois

2.25

Arizona

2.16

Utah

1.80

Texas

1.75

Colorado

1.56

New York

1.42

Florida

1.19

California

1.00
States with the highest location quotients for Airfield Operations Specialists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

6.13

Alaska

4.12

Hawaii

3.52

Nevada

3.42

Georgia

2.91

Michigan

2.22

Virginia

1.46

Tennessee

1.39

Texas

1.33

New York

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Air Traffic Controllers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

10.14

New Hampshire

4.59

New Mexico

3.09

Hawaii

2.29

District of Columbia

2.14

Utah

2.05

North Dakota

2.03

Kansas

1.99

Colorado

1.92

Virginia

1.83
States with the highest location quotients for Commercial Pilots, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

10.54

North Dakota

2.95

Montana

2.57

Nevada

2.30

Arizona

2.14

Alabama

2.07

South Dakota

1.97

Hawaii

1.80

Louisiana

1.75

Florida

1.75
States with the highest location quotients for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

6.13

Arizona

2.22

Utah

2.15

Hawaii

2.10

Illinois

2.08

Colorado

1.98

Virginia

1.42

Texas

1.40

New York

1.10

Florida

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

1.98

North Dakota

1.69

West Virginia

1.57

Alaska

1.49

Oklahoma

1.45

Montana

1.44

Kentucky

1.44

North Carolina

1.43

Mississippi

1.43

Washington

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

1.55

Tennessee

1.51

Nebraska

1.40

Indiana

1.33

North Carolina

1.32

Georgia

1.31

Kentucky

1.28

Louisiana

1.23

Alabama

1.21

Ohio

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

7.77

Hawaii

3.15

Tennessee

2.98

Arizona

2.16

Oklahoma

1.60

California

1.56

Washington

1.40

Michigan

1.27

Texas

1.20

Nevada

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

1.36

Tennessee

1.35

Kentucky

1.33

Nebraska

1.30

Indiana

1.30

North Dakota

1.27

Wyoming

1.22

Mississippi

1.22

West Virginia

1.20

Louisiana

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Production Workers, All Other*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Iowa

5.17

Tennessee

3.08

Oregon

2.87

Puerto Rico

2.86

Minnesota

2.42

Michigan

2.35

New Hampshire

2.27

Arkansas

2.14

Illinois

2.02

Louisiana

1.91
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Production Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

3.04

Alabama

2.75

Kentucky

1.74

Indiana

1.74

Pennsylvania

1.49

North Carolina

1.48

South Carolina

1.47

Tennessee

1.43

Wisconsin

1.42

Mississippi

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Tire Builders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alabama

8.28

South Carolina

7.25

Arkansas

3.59

Tennessee

3.18

North Carolina

2.78

Virginia

1.92

Ohio

1.33

Missouri

1.26

Maine

1.00

Illinois

0.97
States with the highest location quotients for Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

5.18

South Carolina

2.67

Arkansas

2.53

Alabama

1.89

Georgia

1.65

Tennessee

1.53

Mississippi

1.51

Ohio

1.36

Minnesota

1.35

Iowa

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.61

Idaho

2.27

Puerto Rico

1.95

Iowa

1.83

Massachusetts

1.74

Pennsylvania

1.71

Georgia

1.70

Nebraska

1.67

Washington

1.54

Ohio

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Etchers and Engravers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Idaho

4.11

Wyoming

2.78

South Dakota

2.32

Ohio

1.85

Louisiana

1.83

Colorado

1.83

Indiana

1.79

Massachusetts

1.78

New Jersey

1.54

Montana

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

11.61

Arkansas

6.56

Iowa

4.35

Nebraska

3.19

Utah

3.07

Oklahoma

2.49

Alaska

2.03

Wisconsin

1.97

Colorado

1.86

Montana

1.64
States with the highest location quotients for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Ohio

2.96

Delaware

2.64

Mississippi

2.59

Iowa

2.37

Puerto Rico

2.22

Washington

2.04

Idaho

1.95

Indiana

1.77

Wisconsin

1.73

South Dakota

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

5.39

Arkansas

4.18

Indiana

2.88

South Dakota

1.99

Tennessee

1.93

North Carolina

1.93

Wisconsin

1.89

South Carolina

1.67

Oregon

1.60

Louisiana

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

1.60

Virginia

1.35

Tennessee

1.35

Minnesota

1.27

Rhode Island

1.24

South Dakota

1.23

Pennsylvania

1.19

New Hampshire

1.18

Arizona

1.18

California

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Semiconductor Processors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Idaho

8.76

Oregon

8.24

Arizona

4.15

Washington

2.36

Massachusetts

2.24

Texas

2.17

Minnesota

2.15

North Carolina

1.89

California

1.80

Utah

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.54

Montana

2.41

Alabama

2.10

South Dakota

1.95

Maine

1.94

South Carolina

1.90

Florida

1.61

Utah

1.57

Washington

1.46

Minnesota

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Painters, Transportation Equipment, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

2.35

Indiana

1.95

Rhode Island

1.79

Arkansas

1.64

Washington

1.59

Oklahoma

1.57

Arizona

1.41

Maine

1.39

Oregon

1.37

Hawaii

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.84

South Dakota

2.67

Mississippi

2.39

Iowa

2.35

Indiana

1.98

New Hampshire

1.76

Maine

1.73

Ohio

1.68

Kansas

1.64

Kentucky

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.58

Puerto Rico

1.73

Nebraska

1.67

Tennessee

1.60

Missouri

1.41

Indiana

1.41

Idaho

1.36

Pennsylvania

1.34

Minnesota

1.34

Arkansas

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.44

Puerto Rico

1.85

Florida

1.85

Minnesota

1.72

Colorado

1.69

Georgia

1.54

West Virginia

1.47

New Hampshire

1.47

Missouri

1.28

Virginia

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Appliance Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Utah

4.85

Massachusetts

2.29

Pennsylvania

2.19

Illinois

1.78

Minnesota

1.76

Colorado

1.68

North Carolina

1.53

Arkansas

1.52

Connecticut

1.38

Rhode Island

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Dental Laboratory Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Utah

2.12

Kansas

1.86

North Dakota

1.71

Oregon

1.66

Michigan

1.60

Wisconsin

1.47

Washington

1.47

New Mexico

1.34

Florida

1.34

Idaho

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

18.30

Rhode Island

8.10

New Mexico

3.06

Hawaii

2.78

New York

2.44

Louisiana

1.85

South Dakota

1.62

Montana

1.50

Massachusetts

1.45

North Dakota

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

1.94

Arkansas

1.61

Michigan

1.56

New Hampshire

1.53

South Carolina

1.46

Wisconsin

1.44

Kentucky

1.35

Iowa

1.34

Oklahoma

1.33

North Carolina

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

3.49

Iowa

2.96

Oklahoma

2.71

Tennessee

2.44

Wyoming

2.36

North Carolina

2.34

Alabama

2.29

Indiana

2.20

Nebraska

2.10

South Carolina

2.09
States with the highest location quotients for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alabama

2.84

Nebraska

2.41

South Dakota

2.31

Indiana

2.03

Ohio

1.90

Kentucky

1.88

Michigan

1.75

North Carolina

1.69

South Carolina

1.65

West Virginia

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.70

Arkansas

2.67

Wisconsin

2.61

Idaho

2.41

Nebraska

2.07

Iowa

1.96

Kentucky

1.94

North Carolina

1.86

Maine

1.85

Vermont

1.84
States with the highest location quotients for Cutters and Trimmers, Hand, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

3.54

Vermont

2.75

Kansas

2.58

South Dakota

2.41

Mississippi

2.25

Oregon

2.17

Tennessee

1.91

Indiana

1.66

Wisconsin

1.53

California

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

2.51

Tennessee

2.00

Ohio

2.00

Iowa

1.91

Puerto Rico

1.75

Indiana

1.50

South Carolina

1.46

New Jersey

1.41

Kansas

1.35

Wisconsin

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

3.24

Indiana

3.24

Kansas

2.33

South Dakota

2.04

Vermont

1.83

Alabama

1.70

Connecticut

1.66

Utah

1.60

Iowa

1.54

North Carolina

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.44

Wyoming

2.91

Indiana

2.19

Montana

2.13

Idaho

2.11

Wisconsin

2.02

Iowa

1.98

West Virginia

1.92

Maine

1.91

Arkansas

1.86
States with the highest location quotients for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

4.14

Wyoming

3.05

Idaho

2.61

Oregon

2.15

North Carolina

1.78

Kentucky

1.77

Delaware

1.70

Nevada

1.68

Nebraska

1.60

New Mexico

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Delaware

3.91

Louisiana

2.56

West Virginia

2.28

New Jersey

2.27

Illinois

1.90

Texas

1.84

Kentucky

1.83

Iowa

1.70

Pennsylvania

1.69

South Dakota

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Plant and System Operators, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

5.11

Alaska

4.63

Puerto Rico

3.87

West Virginia

3.18

Montana

2.87

New Mexico

2.78

Maine

2.34

Louisiana

2.32

Washington

2.15

Hawaii

2.05
States with the highest location quotients for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

10.70

Wyoming

10.04

Alaska

6.80

Oklahoma

4.29

New Mexico

4.28

Texas

3.82

North Dakota

2.86

Mississippi

2.31

Kansas

2.15

Montana

1.75
States with the highest location quotients for Gas Plant Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

20.04

Louisiana

3.64

Oklahoma

2.57

Colorado

2.24

Texas

2.23

Montana

2.09

Iowa

1.82

Kentucky

1.81

Pennsylvania

1.60

Michigan

1.54
States with the highest location quotients for Chemical Plant and System Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

6.98

South Carolina

3.45

West Virginia

2.71

Texas

2.63

Tennessee

2.09

Alabama

1.98

Indiana

1.92

Kentucky

1.77

Idaho

1.76

Puerto Rico

1.64
States with the highest location quotients for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.04

West Virginia

2.57

South Dakota

2.33

Idaho

1.83

Puerto Rico

1.78

South Carolina

1.74

North Dakota

1.53

Iowa

1.52

Arkansas

1.52

New Mexico

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maine

3.11

Nebraska

2.34

Minnesota

2.21

New York

1.95

New Jersey

1.64

Wyoming

1.60

Mississippi

1.51

Illinois

1.40

Arkansas

1.40

Alaska

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Power Plant Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

5.46

Wyoming

4.86

North Dakota

3.10

Vermont

2.64

Alabama

2.11

West Virginia

1.92

Kansas

1.83

Hawaii

1.73

Iowa

1.71

Nebraska

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Power Distributors and Dispatchers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Idaho

3.51

Louisiana

3.13

Arkansas

2.58

West Virginia

2.46

Wyoming

2.21

Michigan

2.00

Ohio

1.98

Virginia

1.90

Washington

1.84

Nebraska

1.82
States with the highest location quotients for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

2.60

New York

1.79

California

0.57

Pennsylvania

0.52

Florida

0.40
States with the highest location quotients for Woodworkers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

5.85

Iowa

5.28

Arkansas

4.30

Washington

3.74

Oregon

2.89

Montana

2.27

Tennessee

2.11

Kentucky

2.07

Ohio

2.02

Maine

1.94
States with the highest location quotients for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

4.57

Indiana

2.96

Mississippi

2.82

Oregon

2.68

South Dakota

2.61

Wisconsin

2.58

North Carolina

2.54

Montana

2.44

Kentucky

2.16

Idaho

2.15
States with the highest location quotients for Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

6.42

Alabama

4.20

Maine

3.77

Arkansas

3.38

South Dakota

3.02

Oregon

2.79

Montana

2.69

West Virginia

2.48

Kentucky

2.32

Wisconsin

2.18
States with the highest location quotients for Patternmakers, Wood, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

4.28

Michigan

4.25

Illinois

2.11

North Carolina

2.02

Pennsylvania

1.37

California

0.51
States with the highest location quotients for Model Makers, Wood, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

4.45

Utah

2.97

Indiana

2.04

Georgia

1.31

Wisconsin

1.25

Virginia

1.13

Pennsylvania

1.09

New York

0.41

California

0.22
States with the highest location quotients for Furniture Finishers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

5.06

North Carolina

3.74

Maine

2.85

Colorado

1.48

Pennsylvania

1.41

Virginia

1.30

Washington

1.24

Ohio

1.17

Alabama

1.17

Arizona

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Montana

3.39

Oregon

2.31

Vermont

2.20

South Dakota

2.18

Alabama

2.14

Mississippi

1.79

Utah

1.71

Indiana

1.71

Idaho

1.70

Maine

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

6.51

North Carolina

3.44

Montana

2.37

West Virginia

2.25

Rhode Island

2.16

South Carolina

2.07

Virginia

1.83

Washington

1.79

Georgia

1.79

Texas

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Upholsterers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

14.83

North Carolina

5.32

Indiana

1.82

Arkansas

1.42

Michigan

1.41

Tennessee

1.33

Georgia

1.25

Idaho

0.99

California

0.97

Florida

0.93
States with the highest location quotients for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

California

3.30

New York

3.05

Puerto Rico

2.42

North Carolina

2.29

Oregon

1.63

Mississippi

1.41

Wisconsin

0.89

Pennsylvania

0.76

Washington

0.52

Ohio

0.50
States with the highest location quotients for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

7.68

North Carolina

5.34

Georgia

3.95

Mississippi

3.09

Alabama

2.92

Kentucky

2.90

Maine

1.71

Nebraska

1.31

Tennessee

1.18

Ohio

1.06
States with the highest location quotients for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Georgia

11.19

North Carolina

7.76

South Carolina

6.77

Alabama

6.59

Rhode Island

3.32

Tennessee

1.89

Maine

1.68

Virginia

1.47

Pennsylvania

0.59

New Hampshire

0.50
States with the highest location quotients for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

10.54

Georgia

7.45

North Carolina

7.40

Alabama

4.26

Rhode Island

4.13

Maine

2.66

Virginia

1.37

Pennsylvania

1.12

New Hampshire

0.96

Tennessee

0.93
States with the highest location quotients for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

5.35

Georgia

4.24

South Carolina

2.55

North Carolina

2.29

California

2.09

Puerto Rico

1.89

Alabama

1.47

Tennessee

1.27

New Jersey

1.27

Wisconsin

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

7.04

Georgia

5.69

Alabama

4.67

South Carolina

4.04

Rhode Island

3.06

California

2.15

Tennessee

1.70

Maine

1.43

New Hampshire

1.16

Massachusetts

0.93
States with the highest location quotients for Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

1.74

Michigan

1.67

Virginia

1.51

Nevada

1.41

Maryland

1.35

North Dakota

1.32

California

1.32

New Jersey

1.22

Florida

1.14

Ohio

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Sewers, Hand, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.83

New York

2.28

California

1.71

North Carolina

1.63

Indiana

1.58

Rhode Island

1.57

Mississippi

1.47

Georgia

1.31

South Carolina

1.24

Alabama

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

8.12

Minnesota

4.35

Tennessee

3.79

Massachusetts

2.65

California

0.18
States with the highest location quotients for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

3.64

Montana

3.00

Texas

2.21

Florida

1.57

Arkansas

1.49

Nevada

1.39

Missouri

1.17

Wisconsin

1.16

New York

1.11

Oklahoma

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Sewing Machine Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

7.10

Mississippi

2.87

North Carolina

2.27

California

2.04

Alabama

1.83

Kentucky

1.77

Tennessee

1.56

New York

1.29

Georgia

1.15

South Carolina

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

3.67

Mississippi

1.97

Alabama

1.76

Nevada

1.74

South Carolina

1.68

Connecticut

1.60

Rhode Island

1.45

California

1.44

North Carolina

1.40

Georgia

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

3.46

Nevada

1.67

Hawaii

1.61

Montana

1.51

South Dakota

1.43

Oklahoma

1.28

Rhode Island

1.26

Florida

1.26

Louisiana

1.24

Tennessee

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Print Binding and Finishing Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

3.33

Minnesota

2.17

Indiana

1.83

Vermont

1.72

Iowa

1.60

Kentucky

1.56

Ohio

1.52

Missouri

1.52

Illinois

1.50

Pennsylvania

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Printing Press Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.15

Minnesota

1.60

Missouri

1.55

Kansas

1.53

Iowa

1.52

Illinois

1.40

Utah

1.36

Nebraska

1.35

Pennsylvania

1.31

Kentucky

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Prepress Technicians and Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.28

Minnesota

1.81

Pennsylvania

1.54

Iowa

1.53

Vermont

1.45

Indiana

1.43

Idaho

1.34

Utah

1.30

Kansas

1.25

Arkansas

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

9.66

Wisconsin

3.26

Michigan

2.80

Ohio

2.77

Indiana

1.90

Oregon

1.85

Utah

1.80

Illinois

1.77

Alabama

1.65

Washington

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

3.42

Wisconsin

2.90

Idaho

2.79

Michigan

2.68

Vermont

2.57

Washington

1.76

Arkansas

1.72

Pennsylvania

1.64

Kentucky

1.59

Indiana

1.57
States with the highest location quotients for Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

3.95

Nebraska

2.70

Arkansas

2.70

Indiana

2.69

Connecticut

2.42

Tennessee

1.97

Michigan

1.78

Maine

1.66

Massachusetts

1.62

Oregon

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

7.71

Louisiana

5.41

Maine

5.23

Washington

3.35

Alabama

3.04

Virginia

2.17

Illinois

1.53

South Dakota

1.09

South Carolina

1.09

Ohio

1.05
States with the highest location quotients for Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

3.08

Michigan

2.85

Ohio

2.61

South Carolina

2.50

Pennsylvania

2.22

Wisconsin

1.77

Arkansas

1.58

Connecticut

1.55

New Hampshire

1.42

Alabama

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

3.83

Ohio

2.60

Wisconsin

2.48

South Dakota

2.26

Kentucky

2.12

Iowa

2.08

Nebraska

2.00

Alabama

2.00

South Carolina

1.98

Michigan

1.74
States with the highest location quotients for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

2.91

Wyoming

2.79

Oklahoma

2.75

South Dakota

2.73

North Dakota

2.61

Mississippi

2.26

Iowa

1.85

Wisconsin

1.69

Texas

1.69

Arkansas

1.69
States with the highest location quotients for Tool and Die Makers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Michigan

5.60

Indiana

3.42

Ohio

2.85

Wisconsin

2.40

Connecticut

2.30

Illinois

1.62

Kentucky

1.52

Tennessee

1.38

Minnesota

1.32

Kansas

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

3.39

Utah

2.85

Iowa

2.66

Ohio

2.57

Rhode Island

2.24

Michigan

2.22

Puerto Rico

2.03

Connecticut

1.92

Arkansas

1.59

Indiana

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Michigan

3.39

Indiana

3.13

Wisconsin

2.92

Ohio

2.05

Arkansas

1.92

Iowa

1.73

Kentucky

1.63

West Virginia

1.60

North Carolina

1.49

New Hampshire

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Foundry Mold and Coremakers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

5.86

Indiana

4.93

New Hampshire

3.92

Ohio

3.37

Alabama

2.30

Iowa

2.21

Utah

1.85

Idaho

1.83

Michigan

1.57

Pennsylvania

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

3.90

Iowa

2.96

Ohio

2.54

Oklahoma

2.46

Michigan

2.12

Oregon

2.08

Indiana

2.05

Kansas

1.76

Illinois

1.63

Alabama

1.57
States with the highest location quotients for Model Makers, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Michigan

7.24

Tennessee

2.93

Wisconsin

2.80

Rhode Island

2.49

Illinois

2.21

Connecticut

1.41

New Jersey

1.35

Minnesota

1.35

Kansas

1.34

Ohio

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Pourers and Casters, Metal, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

4.27

Iowa

3.12

Ohio

3.04

Tennessee

2.83

Alabama

2.80

Indiana

2.74

West Virginia

2.42

Michigan

2.37

Kentucky

2.30

Pennsylvania

1.84
States with the highest location quotients for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

3.98

Kentucky

3.77

Ohio

3.60

Alabama

3.30

Pennsylvania

2.27

Tennessee

2.10

Wisconsin

2.07

Arkansas

1.74

Michigan

1.73

New Hampshire

1.64
States with the highest location quotients for Machinists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Michigan

2.25

Wisconsin

1.98

Ohio

1.97

Indiana

1.77

Connecticut

1.77

Illinois

1.57

Oklahoma

1.43

South Carolina

1.34

Kentucky

1.31

Minnesota

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Illinois

3.37

Indiana

2.11

Connecticut

2.05

Iowa

1.94

Ohio

1.79

Michigan

1.76

New Hampshire

1.66

Massachusetts

1.48

Minnesota

1.47

Oregon

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Illinois

3.15

Connecticut

2.33

Wisconsin

2.30

South Carolina

2.05

Indiana

1.87

Ohio

1.85

Michigan

1.73

Oklahoma

1.65

Pennsylvania

1.57

Rhode Island

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

3.60

Indiana

2.54

Wisconsin

2.47

Iowa

2.35

Rhode Island

2.07

Vermont

1.83

Ohio

1.81

Michigan

1.74

South Carolina

1.59

Minnesota

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maine

3.95

Vermont

2.98

Indiana

2.66

Iowa

2.48

Michigan

2.34

Ohio

1.95

South Carolina

1.86

Oklahoma

1.85

Illinois

1.80

Wisconsin

1.70
States with the highest location quotients for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

2.77

Michigan

2.62

Ohio

2.12

Wisconsin

2.10

Alabama

1.97

Tennessee

1.64

Illinois

1.63

Rhode Island

1.61

Mississippi

1.61

Kentucky

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

5.99

Ohio

3.39

Alabama

3.08

Pennsylvania

1.66

Connecticut

1.59

Illinois

1.48

Wisconsin

1.44

Michigan

1.41

South Carolina

1.38

Arkansas

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Michigan

5.20

Kentucky

2.83

Indiana

2.61

Ohio

1.93

North Carolina

1.72

Pennsylvania

1.67

Iowa

1.66

Arkansas

1.60

Illinois

1.36

Missouri

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

2.85

Pennsylvania

2.22

Ohio

2.19

Arkansas

1.88

South Carolina

1.83

Alabama

1.75

West Virginia

1.61

Kansas

1.56

Massachusetts

1.54

Rhode Island

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.96

Wisconsin

2.82

New Hampshire

2.41

Indiana

2.34

Michigan

2.29

Washington

1.99

Kansas

1.81

Oregon

1.73

Ohio

1.51

Minnesota

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

2.95

Michigan

2.27

Iowa

2.23

Ohio

2.22

Wisconsin

2.11

Vermont

2.04

Arkansas

1.94

South Carolina

1.68

New Hampshire

1.68

Kansas

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Idaho

5.97

Arkansas

1.90

Maine

1.78

Mississippi

1.75

South Dakota

1.73

Oklahoma

1.65

Kansas

1.65

Utah

1.51

Illinois

1.42

Hawaii

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Food Batchmakers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.74

Iowa

2.49

Idaho

2.17

New Mexico

1.89

Utah

1.86

Missouri

1.73

California

1.44

Vermont

1.43

Pennsylvania

1.35

Montana

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Missouri

6.61

Idaho

3.29

Nebraska

3.27

South Dakota

3.24

North Carolina

2.72

Vermont

2.64

North Dakota

2.57

Arkansas

2.19

Michigan

1.99

Minnesota

1.95
States with the highest location quotients for Slaughterers and Meat Packers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Iowa

6.22

Nebraska

5.16

Minnesota

4.25

Mississippi

3.96

North Carolina

3.34

Kansas

3.26

South Dakota

2.75

South Carolina

2.54

Georgia

2.22

Wisconsin

1.66
States with the highest location quotients for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

10.42

Alaska

10.05

Delaware

9.78

Mississippi

6.68

Alabama

5.46

Arkansas

5.21

South Dakota

3.45

Kansas

3.26

Iowa

3.02

Georgia

2.19
States with the highest location quotients for Butchers and Meat Cutters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.14

Puerto Rico

2.06

Iowa

1.89

North Dakota

1.55

Illinois

1.41

Montana

1.39

South Dakota

1.36

California

1.32

Virgin Islands

1.28

Pennsylvania

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Bakers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.70

Vermont

2.02

Montana

1.95

Hawaii

1.87

Guam

1.73

Nevada

1.59

Pennsylvania

1.48

Utah

1.33

Virgin Islands

1.30

Rhode Island

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

3.34

Tennessee

2.70

Michigan

2.62

Indiana

2.50

New Hampshire

2.17

Ohio

2.08

Wisconsin

1.96

Puerto Rico

1.78

Kentucky

1.78

Oregon

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

4.39

Oklahoma

3.30

Indiana

3.03

California

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Team Assemblers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

2.80

Indiana

2.70

Kentucky

2.35

Alabama

1.96

Mississippi

1.93

Tennessee

1.88

Michigan

1.84

Iowa

1.82

Ohio

1.66

Arkansas

1.65
States with the highest location quotients for Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

5.76

Indiana

4.64

South Carolina

4.21

Washington

3.43

Rhode Island

2.81

Alabama

2.72

Maine

2.35

Tennessee

1.77

Oregon

1.62

Wisconsin

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kansas

2.33

Louisiana

2.29

Alabama

2.18

Mississippi

2.07

Utah

1.78

Connecticut

1.77

Oklahoma

1.71

Maine

1.65

Oregon

1.62

Indiana

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Engine and Other Machine Assemblers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

5.46

South Dakota

4.57

Alabama

3.15

Michigan

2.72

Ohio

2.41

Missouri

2.32

South Carolina

2.31

Indiana

1.91

Iowa

1.52

New Hampshire

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

4.32

Minnesota

3.97

Wisconsin

3.54

Massachusetts

2.54

Connecticut

2.52

Colorado

2.17

Pennsylvania

1.92

New Jersey

1.46

Texas

1.30

Vermont

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

2.54

South Dakota

2.29

Oregon

2.04

Connecticut

1.83

New Mexico

1.78

Wisconsin

1.55

Massachusetts

1.53

Utah

1.46

Rhode Island

1.32

Indiana

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

3.43

Mississippi

3.40

South Dakota

2.92

Wisconsin

2.38

Oregon

2.25

Minnesota

2.25

Tennessee

2.21

Ohio

2.09

Connecticut

1.60

North Carolina

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

4.13

Alabama

3.48

Georgia

1.90

Texas

1.37

Pennsylvania

0.96

Maryland

0.96

Utah

0.84

Florida

0.84

Arizona

0.84

California

0.75
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

1.79

Wisconsin

1.53

Alabama

1.51

Kentucky

1.43

Arkansas

1.41

Virgin Islands

1.40

Ohio

1.37

Iowa

1.37

Mississippi

1.36

Michigan

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Production Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

1.80

Wisconsin

1.70

Iowa

1.59

Arkansas

1.55

Alabama

1.55

South Carolina

1.48

Michigan

1.46

Mississippi

1.45

Ohio

1.40

Kentucky

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

2.09

Nevada

2.04

Alaska

1.83

North Dakota

1.76

Michigan

1.68

Hawaii

1.66

New Hampshire

1.61

Maryland

1.40

Louisiana

1.40

Illinois

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

5.54

Louisiana

2.43

Alabama

2.30

Alaska

1.84

Arkansas

1.76

Maryland

1.71

South Carolina

1.70

North Dakota

1.61

Oklahoma

1.58

Texas

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Signal and Track Switch Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.71

Utah

1.97

Kansas

1.92

Illinois

1.89

Virginia

1.77

Missouri

1.63

Iowa

1.55

Mississippi

1.37

Ohio

1.17

Texas

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Riggers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

13.51

Maine

3.49

Washington

3.48

Virginia

2.66

Texas

2.42

Hawaii

2.34

Oregon

1.94

Alaska

1.72

Connecticut

1.48

Oklahoma

0.93
States with the highest location quotients for Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

11.32

Wyoming

6.92

Oregon

4.40

New Hampshire

3.53

Arizona

3.15

North Carolina

2.50

Washington

2.36

Missouri

2.09

Mississippi

2.02

Indiana

1.96
States with the highest location quotients for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

1.91

Oklahoma

1.78

Utah

1.71

Oregon

1.68

Colorado

1.67

Arizona

1.48

New Mexico

1.46

Florida

1.46

Alaska

1.32

California

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Fabric Menders, Except Garment, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Georgia

8.55

South Carolina

5.24

North Carolina

2.85

Pennsylvania

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Commercial Divers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

25.79

Alaska

4.78

Washington

2.25

Michigan

1.62

Florida

1.25

Texas

1.22

Virginia

1.10

South Carolina

0.91

Tennessee

0.88

California

0.74
States with the highest location quotients for Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

5.46

South Dakota

2.53

Mississippi

1.89

North Dakota

1.88

West Virginia

1.81

Ohio

1.75

Iowa

1.71

Montana

1.56

Rhode Island

1.49

Louisiana

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.66

Virgin Islands

2.32

Louisiana

1.60

Wyoming

1.45

West Virginia

1.42

Hawaii

1.27

South Carolina

1.26

Mississippi

1.25

Alaska

1.21

Georgia

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Delaware

3.25

Louisiana

3.20

New Hampshire

3.08

New Mexico

2.42

Washington

2.35

Oregon

2.32

Maine

2.03

Idaho

1.94

Alabama

1.91

Wyoming

1.87
States with the highest location quotients for Watch Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

8.30

Nevada

2.97

New Jersey

2.95

New York

2.27

Florida

2.14

Pennsylvania

1.34

Ohio

1.24

Iowa

1.08

Indiana

0.98

Missouri

0.92
States with the highest location quotients for Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kansas

2.59

Indiana

2.47

Massachusetts

1.87

Maryland

1.73

Iowa

1.62

South Dakota

1.53

Pennsylvania

1.50

New Mexico

1.50

New Hampshire

1.28

Texas

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Equipment Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

1.93

Kentucky

1.90

Indiana

1.64

Florida

1.52

South Dakota

1.47

Nebraska

1.41

Utah

1.39

Idaho

1.37

Pennsylvania

1.36

Wisconsin

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

3.55

Puerto Rico

2.57

Kansas

1.82

Maryland

1.68

California

1.64

Arizona

1.59

New York

1.56

Massachusetts

1.07

Pennsylvania

1.06

Colorado

0.92
States with the highest location quotients for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.12

Guam

1.98

New York

1.91

Puerto Rico

1.84

Rhode Island

1.84

Virginia

1.57

Maryland

1.51

Vermont

1.35

Texas

1.33

New Jersey

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.54

Alabama

2.47

North Dakota

2.30

Mississippi

2.19

Montana

2.06

Nebraska

1.99

Tennessee

1.82

Wyoming

1.78

Idaho

1.77

Vermont

1.76
States with the highest location quotients for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

5.32

Alabama

3.42

Oklahoma

3.39

Ohio

2.92

Minnesota

2.51

Wisconsin

2.04

Washington

1.99

Oregon

1.97

Pennsylvania

1.93

Kentucky

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Millwrights, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

3.27

Michigan

2.85

Wyoming

2.71

Maine

2.24

Mississippi

2.08

Iowa

2.01

Washington

1.98

Delaware

1.89

Idaho

1.83

Alabama

1.83
States with the highest location quotients for Maintenance Workers, Machinery, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.40

Oklahoma

2.32

Louisiana

2.08

Delaware

1.96

West Virginia

1.77

Mississippi

1.73

Kentucky

1.63

North Carolina

1.62

Arkansas

1.61

South Carolina

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.26

Alabama

2.23

Virgin Islands

2.09

Kentucky

1.93

Indiana

1.86

Arkansas

1.83

Louisiana

1.57

Iowa

1.54

West Virginia

1.49

Puerto Rico

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Home Appliance Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

2.77

New Jersey

2.25

Vermont

1.87

Oklahoma

1.58

Maryland

1.50

Texas

1.40

Florida

1.32

Iowa

1.31

Minnesota

1.29

Kentucky

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

1.73

Maine

1.53

Delaware

1.43

North Carolina

1.41

Florida

1.36

New Jersey

1.35

Maryland

1.34

Alabama

1.33

Virginia

1.29

Pennsylvania

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

5.05

Wyoming

2.79

Alabama

2.58

Oklahoma

2.37

Arkansas

1.80

West Virginia

1.79

South Dakota

1.72

Texas

1.52

Mississippi

1.49

Vermont

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Mechanical Door Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

3.03

Minnesota

2.71

Iowa

2.50

New Hampshire

1.59

Connecticut

1.51

Georgia

1.43

Virginia

1.22

Utah

1.21

Wisconsin

1.14

Florida

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Tire Repairers and Changers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.59

Idaho

2.37

Utah

2.33

Virgin Islands

1.91

Puerto Rico

1.90

Montana

1.82

Guam

1.69

Alabama

1.63

Nevada

1.62

New Mexico

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Idaho

5.40

Montana

3.23

Indiana

2.46

Wyoming

2.23

Oregon

2.12

Arkansas

2.10

Minnesota

1.90

New Hampshire

1.79

Utah

1.60

Arizona

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Bicycle Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Idaho

3.38

Oregon

2.86

Colorado

2.70

Michigan

2.53

Wisconsin

2.15

District of Columbia

2.00

New Hampshire

1.91

North Dakota

1.88

Iowa

1.76

New Mexico

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.92

Maine

2.50

New Hampshire

2.29

Delaware

1.98

Florida

1.85

Wisconsin

1.74

North Carolina

1.72

Montana

1.66

Iowa

1.58

Indiana

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Motorcycle Mechanics, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

4.18

Montana

3.25

South Dakota

2.62

Idaho

2.21

New Hampshire

1.99

Iowa

1.96

Oregon

1.81

North Dakota

1.78

West Virginia

1.63

Utah

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

6.07

Maine

5.90

Rhode Island

4.61

New Hampshire

3.08

Florida

2.91

Vermont

2.40

Washington

2.16

Maryland

1.99

North Dakota

1.88

Wisconsin

1.71
States with the highest location quotients for Rail Car Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

9.09

Nebraska

6.49

Delaware

2.81

Illinois

2.50

Arkansas

1.79

Indiana

1.58

New Jersey

1.40

Kansas

1.37

Missouri

1.33

Mississippi

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

4.47

Guam

3.89

North Dakota

3.69

West Virginia

2.87

Alaska

2.51

Montana

2.46

Louisiana

2.30

Utah

2.16

Nevada

2.09

New Mexico

1.83
States with the highest location quotients for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

8.12

Iowa

7.63

South Dakota

5.80

North Dakota

5.25

Kansas

3.50

Montana

3.27

Idaho

3.20

Minnesota

2.50

Arkansas

2.12

Mississippi

2.07
States with the highest location quotients for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.57

North Dakota

2.13

Maine

1.74

South Dakota

1.63

Indiana

1.59

New Mexico

1.56

Iowa

1.54

Oklahoma

1.50

Arkansas

1.50

Nebraska

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.31

New Hampshire

1.31

Pennsylvania

1.30

Montana

1.28

Vermont

1.26

Rhode Island

1.21

Missouri

1.21

Maine

1.20

North Dakota

1.19

Virginia

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Montana

2.71

Washington

2.48

Vermont

2.43

Arkansas

2.34

Mississippi

2.16

Arizona

2.00

Louisiana

1.94

North Carolina

1.83

Colorado

1.80

Rhode Island

1.74
States with the highest location quotients for Automotive Body and Related Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

1.94

Vermont

1.62

Rhode Island

1.56

Nebraska

1.53

Iowa

1.42

West Virginia

1.37

South Dakota

1.35

Missouri

1.33

Illinois

1.32

Guam

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

4.54

Oklahoma

4.14

Alabama

2.39

Georgia

2.25

Washington

2.16

Kansas

2.14

Guam

1.97

Hawaii

1.91

Arizona

1.80

Utah

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Florida

2.32

Guam

2.24

Arizona

1.76

Utah

1.46

Nevada

1.36

Rhode Island

1.35

Maryland

1.21

North Carolina

1.20

New Mexico

1.18

New Jersey

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

3.39

Alabama

2.54

North Dakota

2.32

Nebraska

1.88

Florida

1.87

Michigan

1.68

Indiana

1.68

Colorado

1.68

Iowa

1.61

Delaware

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

4.35

Montana

2.74

North Dakota

1.89

South Carolina

1.82

Connecticut

1.78

Washington

1.62

Oklahoma

1.60

Colorado

1.60

New Jersey

1.42

Mississippi

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

4.51

New Mexico

4.28

Delaware

3.89

Alabama

3.17

Utah

2.29

West Virginia

2.18

Wyoming

2.16

Mississippi

1.83

Michigan

1.79

Virginia

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Utah

2.04

Maine

2.01

South Carolina

2.00

South Dakota

1.77

Georgia

1.70

Wyoming

1.65

Alabama

1.60

Pennsylvania

1.56

Oklahoma

1.54

Iowa

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virginia

2.38

Maine

1.96

Oregon

1.87

Mississippi

1.79

Kansas

1.59

Washington

1.55

Illinois

1.47

Texas

1.42

Alabama

1.42

Missouri

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alabama

2.54

West Virginia

2.52

Texas

2.42

Tennessee

1.84

Kentucky

1.73

Iowa

1.35

Missouri

1.34

Nebraska

1.33

Wyoming

1.30

Virginia

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Avionics Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

5.40

Alabama

4.85

Kansas

4.39

Washington

3.52

Georgia

2.32

Utah

2.00

Arizona

1.25

New Mexico

1.24

Delaware

1.20

Texas

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

1.91

Florida

1.51

Louisiana

1.39

Georgia

1.33

Alabama

1.26

California

1.24

North Carolina

1.21

Guam

1.20

Colorado

1.17

Texas

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.98

Montana

2.85

Virginia

2.06

Oregon

2.04

Alabama

1.85

Nevada

1.61

Ohio

1.56

Texas

1.51

Indiana

1.50

Idaho

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

2.11

North Dakota

1.49

Louisiana

1.39

North Carolina

1.34

Nevada

1.31

New Hampshire

1.27

Texas

1.26

Georgia

1.23

Florida

1.23

West Virginia

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

1.95

Wyoming

1.91

Louisiana

1.53

Guam

1.38

Alabama

1.36

Kentucky

1.34

West Virginia

1.31

North Carolina

1.28

Mississippi

1.28

Georgia

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

1.68

Guam

1.60

Virgin Islands

1.50

Louisiana

1.38

Alabama

1.30

West Virginia

1.29

North Dakota

1.23

Alaska

1.22

Oklahoma

1.19

Montana

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Extraction Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

18.93

Kentucky

11.22

Alaska

9.83

Louisiana

7.88

West Virginia

5.26

New Mexico

2.58

Texas

2.27

Nevada

2.14

Arkansas

1.99

Oklahoma

1.01
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Extraction Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

13.20

Wyoming

11.03

North Dakota

5.28

Alaska

4.67

Oklahoma

4.52

Texas

4.23

New Mexico

4.16

Kentucky

3.71

Utah

2.99

Nevada

2.85
States with the highest location quotients for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

20.85

North Dakota

13.53

New Mexico

8.42

Oklahoma

8.25

Alaska

7.24

Louisiana

6.20

Texas

4.77

Utah

3.35

West Virginia

3.29

Colorado

3.03
States with the highest location quotients for Roof Bolters, Mining, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

67.54

Kentucky

14.60

Wyoming

4.42

Alaska

2.81

Utah

2.79

Virginia

2.76

Indiana

2.32

Pennsylvania

2.20

Nevada

1.32

Illinois

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Rock Splitters, Quarry, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

5.05

Arkansas

4.22

Pennsylvania

3.11

Missouri

2.64

Tennessee

1.97

Colorado

1.92

Georgia

1.89

South Carolina

1.66

Texas

1.47

Virginia

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Mining Machine Operators, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

35.41

West Virginia

17.83

Arizona

4.47

Louisiana

3.49

Nevada

3.22

Virginia

2.10

Tennessee

1.93

Georgia

1.48

Washington

1.24

Pennsylvania

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

16.01

Nevada

12.31

Utah

10.33

Montana

9.36

Wyoming

8.49

Alabama

3.39

Colorado

2.89

Virginia

2.35

Illinois

2.04

Pennsylvania

1.79
States with the highest location quotients for Continuous Mining Machine Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

11.48

New Mexico

8.17

Wyoming

3.65

Virginia

2.98

Colorado

2.87

Kentucky

2.83

Utah

2.79

Arizona

1.94

Alabama

1.91

Montana

1.85
States with the highest location quotients for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Montana

21.18

Wyoming

17.49

Oklahoma

7.59

Alaska

7.44

Kentucky

6.85

Arkansas

6.35

Nevada

6.08

West Virginia

4.50

Indiana

3.60

New Mexico

2.56
States with the highest location quotients for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

8.29

Montana

6.17

Nevada

6.10

Alaska

5.59

Oklahoma

3.56

Idaho

3.28

West Virginia

3.24

Utah

2.84

New Mexico

2.66

Kentucky

2.66
States with the highest location quotients for Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

26.49

North Dakota

15.89

New Mexico

8.43

Louisiana

7.07

Oklahoma

6.03

Texas

5.49

West Virginia

3.04

Colorado

2.82

Alaska

2.66

Kansas

2.61
States with the highest location quotients for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

34.91

Oklahoma

9.43

North Dakota

7.11

Texas

4.62

Louisiana

4.44

West Virginia

4.42

Montana

4.23

Arkansas

3.09

Colorado

2.92

New Mexico

2.67
States with the highest location quotients for Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

23.09

Wyoming

20.03

Oklahoma

7.28

New Mexico

6.54

Texas

5.29

Louisiana

4.99

Arkansas

3.78

Alaska

2.11

Mississippi

1.39

Kansas

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Construction and Related Workers, All Other*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.70

Florida

3.60

New Hampshire

2.58

Idaho

2.03

Virginia

1.76

North Carolina

1.73

Rhode Island

1.58

Oregon

1.46

Louisiana

1.35

California

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Segmental Pavers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virginia

2.47

Georgia

2.31

Pennsylvania

0.73
States with the highest location quotients for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.68

Montana

3.57

Louisiana

2.07

South Dakota

1.90

Rhode Island

1.66

Oklahoma

1.66

Indiana

1.65

Iowa

1.49

Wisconsin

1.45

Washington

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

4.65

North Dakota

2.54

New York

2.51

Minnesota

2.41

Illinois

1.75

Louisiana

1.54

Massachusetts

1.47

Kansas

1.47

Arkansas

1.46

Kentucky

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Highway Maintenance Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.93

Puerto Rico

3.76

South Dakota

3.37

Maine

3.30

North Dakota

2.50

New Hampshire

2.48

Nebraska

2.33

Iowa

2.26

Wyoming

2.24

Idaho

2.08
States with the highest location quotients for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Idaho

3.27

Alaska

2.60

Washington

2.50

Hawaii

2.07

New Mexico

1.77

Colorado

1.66

New York

1.63

Tennessee

1.53

Massachusetts

1.49

Connecticut

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Fence Erectors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

6.40

Montana

6.22

Kentucky

3.51

West Virginia

2.95

Oregon

2.32

North Dakota

2.17

Connecticut

2.15

Vermont

1.85

Hawaii

1.74

Iowa

1.68
States with the highest location quotients for Elevator Installers and Repairers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maryland

3.97

New York

2.96

Hawaii

2.93

New Jersey

1.79

Puerto Rico

1.67

Nevada

1.43

Texas

1.27

Kentucky

1.18

South Carolina

1.14

Pennsylvania

1.07
States with the highest location quotients for Construction and Building Inspectors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

1.56

Hawaii

1.56

Guam

1.51

Arizona

1.48

Nevada

1.47

New Jersey

1.45

Maine

1.43

Alaska

1.37

Maryland

1.34

Delaware

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

3.46

Puerto Rico

2.72

Utah

2.24

Virginia

2.15

Arkansas

2.05

Delaware

1.91

Idaho

1.78

North Carolina

1.65

Georgia

1.56

New Mexico

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Roofers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Utah

2.85

Maryland

2.82

New Mexico

2.59

Georgia

2.26

Arkansas

2.24

West Virginia

1.97

Colorado

1.85

Maine

1.75

North Carolina

1.68

Alabama

1.66
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

4.16

New Mexico

3.12

Louisiana

2.76

Texas

2.43

Mississippi

2.38

North Carolina

2.06

Nevada

1.87

Puerto Rico

1.80

Wyoming

1.66

Virginia

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

4.30

Utah

3.17

Louisiana

2.26

Texas

2.16

California

2.07

Arkansas

1.90

Alabama

1.60

Nevada

1.59

Virginia

1.49

Maryland

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Electricians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.62

New Mexico

3.59

Guam

3.11

Alabama

2.85

Mississippi

2.50

Louisiana

2.46

North Carolina

2.39

Virgin Islands

2.24

South Carolina

2.16

Oklahoma

2.16
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Carpenters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

4.90

Puerto Rico

4.40

New Mexico

3.15

Louisiana

3.06

Wyoming

3.05

Vermont

2.76

North Dakota

2.66

Montana

2.52

Oklahoma

2.22

Virginia

2.19
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.62

Nebraska

2.37

North Carolina

2.30

West Virginia

2.17

Utah

2.16

South Dakota

2.04

Maine

1.95

Kentucky

1.92

New Hampshire

1.88

Virginia

1.76
States with the highest location quotients for Structural Iron and Steel Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

4.72

South Dakota

2.78

North Dakota

2.69

Louisiana

2.39

Mississippi

2.03

Wyoming

1.91

Nebraska

1.88

Puerto Rico

1.48

Missouri

1.44

Texas

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Sheet Metal Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kansas

2.39

North Dakota

2.24

Oklahoma

2.09

Maine

1.61

Oregon

1.59

Mississippi

1.58

Guam

1.55

Wisconsin

1.55

Georgia

1.50

Utah

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Roofers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Washington

1.82

Montana

1.72

Wyoming

1.66

Arizona

1.66

Florida

1.61

Colorado

1.51

New Mexico

1.50

Oregon

1.34

North Dakota

1.34

Indiana

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

31.93

Hawaii

3.09

Texas

3.06

Puerto Rico

2.78

Alabama

1.85

Nevada

1.83

Delaware

1.82

South Carolina

1.74

Mississippi

1.70

Louisiana

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Plasterers and Stucco Masons, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

7.96

Guam

6.10

New Mexico

5.76

Utah

3.21

California

2.29

Arizona

2.21

Idaho

1.57

Hawaii

1.44

Texas

1.38

Maryland

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

1.90

Louisiana

1.65

Nebraska

1.45

Wyoming

1.44

Maryland

1.44

New Mexico

1.39

Mississippi

1.39

Guam

1.37

Indiana

1.36

Hawaii

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Pipelayers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alabama

2.88

Tennessee

2.20

Oklahoma

2.06

Vermont

1.99

Colorado

1.85

North Carolina

1.70

Mississippi

1.68

Utah

1.59

Florida

1.52

Texas

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Paperhangers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

California

2.70

Illinois

2.39

Pennsylvania

1.62

New York

1.57

Iowa

1.21

Alabama

1.18

Indiana

1.14

New Jersey

1.06

Ohio

0.88

Texas

0.82
States with the highest location quotients for Painters, Construction and Maintenance, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

4.05

Guam

2.45

Hawaii

2.20

Louisiana

1.90

Washington

1.70

Wyoming

1.69

Maine

1.47

Nevada

1.42

Montana

1.32

Oregon

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Insulation Workers, Mechanical, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

5.20

Wyoming

3.94

Maine

2.83

Alabama

2.51

West Virginia

2.22

Texas

2.06

Virginia

2.05

Nevada

1.79

Washington

1.57

Rhode Island

1.54
States with the highest location quotients for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Utah

3.44

Montana

2.88

Alaska

2.73

Idaho

2.30

Missouri

1.96

Washington

1.91

Oregon

1.90

Wyoming

1.86

Mississippi

1.75

Indiana

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Glaziers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Utah

2.45

Nevada

2.22

Montana

1.84

Washington

1.70

Wyoming

1.66

Colorado

1.65

Maryland

1.59

South Dakota

1.57

Idaho

1.52

New Mexico

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Electricians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.51

Guam

1.99

Alaska

1.86

West Virginia

1.76

North Dakota

1.35

Colorado

1.32

Maryland

1.31

Louisiana

1.30

Mississippi

1.29

Virginia

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Tapers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

4.47

Washington

3.89

Rhode Island

3.36

Arizona

2.67

Utah

2.60

Hawaii

2.55

California

2.51

Idaho

2.39

Nebraska

1.85

New Mexico

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Arizona

2.20

Wyoming

1.95

California

1.89

Utah

1.80

Idaho

1.76

Colorado

1.65

South Dakota

1.58

Hawaii

1.47

Texas

1.42

New Hampshire

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

7.86

West Virginia

4.05

Alaska

3.28

Utah

2.50

North Dakota

2.50

Montana

2.39

Louisiana

2.05

New Mexico

2.02

Kansas

1.87

South Dakota

1.72
States with the highest location quotients for Pile-Driver Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

13.66

Alaska

8.04

Oregon

4.20

Utah

3.19

Alabama

2.37

South Carolina

2.32

Oklahoma

2.00

Tennessee

1.54

Washington

1.44

Virginia

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

3.42

Vermont

2.10

Kansas

2.09

North Dakota

1.95

Mississippi

1.93

Arkansas

1.82

Delaware

1.80

Alabama

1.63

Nevada

1.54

Maryland

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Construction Laborers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.20

Virgin Islands

2.16

New Mexico

1.92

Texas

1.62

Utah

1.61

Wyoming

1.59

Puerto Rico

1.58

West Virginia

1.53

Louisiana

1.49

Alaska

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Terrazzo Workers and Finishers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

California

1.79

Missouri

1.69

Florida

1.42

Texas

1.20

Kentucky

1.11

North Carolina

1.07

Indiana

0.88

Minnesota

0.83

Pennsylvania

0.67

Wisconsin

0.61
States with the highest location quotients for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

13.81

South Dakota

3.07

North Dakota

2.88

Nebraska

2.43

Virgin Islands

2.21

Wyoming

2.21

Iowa

2.13

Arizona

1.93

Utah

1.92

Oklahoma

1.92
States with the highest location quotients for Tile and Marble Setters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.93

Hawaii

2.54

Utah

2.53

Arizona

2.43

Florida

2.13

California

1.83

Montana

1.70

Delaware

1.62

New Mexico

1.22

Colorado

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Floor Sanders and Finishers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

7.48

Minnesota

3.66

North Carolina

2.69

Maryland

2.26

Connecticut

1.49

New Hampshire

1.47

Alabama

1.45

South Carolina

1.41

California

1.28

Kansas

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.19

Iowa

1.85

Oregon

1.83

Hawaii

1.73

Massachusetts

1.62

Connecticut

1.55

Maryland

1.50

Pennsylvania

1.41

Alabama

1.38

California

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Carpet Installers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.46

Hawaii

2.31

Oregon

2.11

California

1.85

Missouri

1.78

South Dakota

1.72

Illinois

1.64

Vermont

1.59

Pennsylvania

1.46

Maryland

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Carpenters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

5.41

Alaska

2.35

Vermont

2.10

South Dakota

2.10

Wyoming

2.06

Montana

1.97

Hawaii

1.74

North Dakota

1.65

Washington

1.56

Maine

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Stonemasons, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

4.16

Idaho

3.37

Hawaii

3.30

Montana

2.73

Massachusetts

2.70

Maryland

2.34

Utah

2.02

Oklahoma

1.91

Georgia

1.86

Missouri

1.78
States with the highest location quotients for Brickmasons and Blockmasons, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.93

West Virginia

1.86

Maryland

1.82

Indiana

1.76

Wyoming

1.64

Rhode Island

1.63

Delaware

1.57

New York

1.50

Kentucky

1.45

South Dakota

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Boilermakers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

4.77

West Virginia

4.09

North Dakota

3.65

Mississippi

2.92

Texas

2.35

Missouri

2.05

Alabama

2.04

Puerto Rico

1.96

Louisiana

1.73

Illinois

1.71
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.30

Virgin Islands

2.07

North Dakota

1.91

New Mexico

1.74

West Virginia

1.58

Louisiana

1.52

Texas

1.51

Mississippi

1.48

Vermont

1.44

Oklahoma

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Construction and Extraction Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.15

Guam

2.45

North Dakota

1.96

West Virginia

1.77

New Mexico

1.69

Alaska

1.67

Louisiana

1.60

Montana

1.49

Utah

1.48

Oklahoma

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Logging Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

34.57

Washington

5.96

Maine

2.83

Georgia

2.59

Michigan

1.16

Louisiana

0.80

New York

0.36

California

0.27
States with the highest location quotients for Log Graders and Scalers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

7.49

Mississippi

6.08

Montana

5.55

West Virginia

5.39

Arkansas

5.24

Kentucky

4.22

Maine

3.91

New Hampshire

2.93

South Carolina

2.78

Louisiana

2.70
States with the highest location quotients for Logging Equipment Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maine

10.11

Alabama

7.43

Oregon

7.23

Mississippi

6.71

Idaho

4.42

Montana

4.10

Arkansas

4.03

South Carolina

3.26

Georgia

3.26

Louisiana

3.01
States with the highest location quotients for Fallers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

7.82

Montana

7.58

Arkansas

7.27

Oregon

6.94

South Carolina

6.61

West Virginia

6.26

Washington

5.79

North Carolina

1.92

Tennessee

1.56

Alabama

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Forest and Conservation Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

15.61

North Dakota

5.09

New Mexico

4.42

Maryland

4.10

California

2.98

Louisiana

2.94

Hawaii

2.60

Washington

2.22

Iowa

1.88

Missouri

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Fishers and Related Fishing Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.59
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Iowa

4.57

Arkansas

3.73

Montana

3.43

Minnesota

3.26

Alabama

3.12

Louisiana

2.75

Washington

2.59

Puerto Rico

1.91

California

1.58

Mississippi

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

5.56

Oklahoma

4.32

Iowa

3.77

Nebraska

3.75

Montana

3.41

Kansas

3.28

Delaware

3.21

Wyoming

3.18

New Mexico

2.91

Arkansas

2.84
States with the highest location quotients for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, May 2011
State Location Quotient

California

5.86

Arizona

2.11

Florida

1.81

Oregon

1.58

Idaho

1.34

New Mexico

1.22

Washington

1.02

Oklahoma

0.46

Hawaii

0.45

Colorado

0.41
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural Equipment Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Iowa

7.66

North Dakota

5.42

Arkansas

5.31

Nebraska

4.96

Kansas

4.53

Idaho

2.83

Washington

1.89

California

1.80

Minnesota

1.69

Wisconsin

1.64
States with the highest location quotients for Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Idaho

7.87

Washington

4.40

Vermont

3.49

South Dakota

3.39

Oregon

3.16

California

2.93

Arkansas

2.55

Nebraska

1.73

Florida

1.57

North Dakota

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Animal Breeders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

8.98

Pennsylvania

2.14

Virginia

0.79

California

0.73

Texas

0.62
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural Inspectors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Idaho

4.45

North Dakota

3.75

Nebraska

3.36

Arkansas

3.18

Delaware

2.84

Maine

2.74

Iowa

2.70

Mississippi

2.68

Alabama

2.22

Washington

2.12
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Idaho

3.69

California

2.60

Oregon

2.49

Maine

2.31

Mississippi

2.26

Arkansas

2.17

Montana

2.02

Washington

1.99

Vermont

1.98

Nebraska

1.78
States with the highest location quotients for Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

California

4.06

Idaho

2.61

Oregon

2.32

Washington

1.74

Arkansas

1.56

Arizona

1.47

Florida

1.38

New Mexico

1.24

Mississippi

1.24

Iowa

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

3.07

Nevada

2.97

Alaska

2.90

California

2.47

Oregon

2.20

Virgin Islands

1.89

Hawaii

1.81

District of Columbia

1.77

Illinois

1.57

Connecticut

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Statistical Assistants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Georgia

6.39

Puerto Rico

4.31

Indiana

4.03

District of Columbia

2.33

Arkansas

2.13

Maine

1.77

Nebraska

1.63

Massachusetts

1.59

Washington

1.27

New York

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Proofreaders and Copy Markers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.22

Massachusetts

2.20

New York

2.08

Iowa

2.08

Kansas

2.04

Utah

1.95

New Jersey

1.66

Minnesota

1.56

Maine

1.36

Vermont

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Office Machine Operators, Except Computer, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Delaware

1.65

New Jersey

1.55

Missouri

1.44

Arkansas

1.40

New York

1.39

California

1.32

New Hampshire

1.27

Minnesota

1.25

Montana

1.14

Massachusetts

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Office Clerks, General, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.04

Alaska

1.35

Michigan

1.31

Idaho

1.28

Virginia

1.23

Pennsylvania

1.20

Texas

1.16

North Dakota

1.15

Hawaii

1.15

Wisconsin

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

1.84

Connecticut

1.53

Iowa

1.51

Pennsylvania

1.37

New York

1.36

Maryland

1.33

Kansas

1.32

Virginia

1.25

Nebraska

1.20

Delaware

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

2.77

North Dakota

1.99

South Dakota

1.87

Ohio

1.73

Wisconsin

1.56

Connecticut

1.55

Rhode Island

1.51

Maine

1.36

Florida

1.35

Massachusetts

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Desktop Publishers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.07

North Dakota

1.98

Pennsylvania

1.95

Nebraska

1.90

Maine

1.74

Missouri

1.72

Minnesota

1.60

Maryland

1.59

Kansas

1.57

Iowa

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Word Processors and Typists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

7.93

Guam

4.18

Hawaii

3.85

District of Columbia

3.37

New Jersey

3.02

New York

2.71

Rhode Island

2.13

Virgin Islands

2.07

Pennsylvania

1.98

Missouri

1.81
States with the highest location quotients for Data Entry Keyers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.45

Utah

2.11

Puerto Rico

1.89

Kansas

1.84

Florida

1.59

Guam

1.42

Delaware

1.41

New Hampshire

1.25

Texas

1.16

Nebraska

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Computer Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

2.97

Guam

2.22

Delaware

2.06

Rhode Island

1.84

Puerto Rico

1.70

Tennessee

1.56

Georgia

1.56

Arkansas

1.46

Arizona

1.45

New York

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.79

Colorado

1.72

New Mexico

1.64

Virgin Islands

1.55

Montana

1.53

Mississippi

1.51

Alabama

1.49

New York

1.44

Louisiana

1.41

Wyoming

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Secretaries, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Delaware

2.86

Oregon

2.38

Missouri

2.03

Ohio

1.98

Rhode Island

1.72

Massachusetts

1.66

Puerto Rico

1.61

Maine

1.52

Washington

1.51

Texas

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Legal Secretaries, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

4.56

Puerto Rico

2.43

Virgin Islands

2.27

New Jersey

1.65

Delaware

1.47

West Virginia

1.44

New York

1.37

Nevada

1.37

Rhode Island

1.35

Kentucky

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.49

Guam

2.11

Virgin Islands

1.77

Puerto Rico

1.59

Alaska

1.54

Vermont

1.38

California

1.34

New York

1.33

Massachusetts

1.31

North Carolina

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.70

Arkansas

2.44

Maine

1.81

California

1.77

West Virginia

1.70

Alabama

1.44

South Carolina

1.28

Vermont

1.22

North Carolina

1.22

Indiana

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Stock Clerks and Order Fillers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

1.51

New Hampshire

1.50

Guam

1.34

New Jersey

1.27

Kentucky

1.26

Florida

1.26

Mississippi

1.25

Tennessee

1.19

Michigan

1.14

Puerto Rico

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

1.35

Nevada

1.28

Kansas

1.27

California

1.20

Ohio

1.19

Arizona

1.19

Wisconsin

1.17

New Jersey

1.17

Mississippi

1.12

Indiana

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

4.31

Iowa

1.36

Ohio

1.30

Wisconsin

1.28

Texas

1.27

California

1.27

Connecticut

1.25

Tennessee

1.22

Georgia

1.19

Utah

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

1.55

Montana

1.38

Alaska

1.38

Rhode Island

1.33

Missouri

1.30

Iowa

1.25

Illinois

1.25

Vermont

1.24

Pennsylvania

1.24

Maine

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Postal Service Mail Carriers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Michigan

1.28

Alabama

1.16

Missouri

1.15

Rhode Island

1.13

Mississippi

1.13

Vermont

1.12

New Jersey

1.11

Maine

1.11

Illinois

1.11

Connecticut

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Postal Service Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

4.23

Vermont

1.80

New Hampshire

1.51

Maine

1.50

Hawaii

1.49

Alaska

1.43

New Jersey

1.38

Massachusetts

1.33

Puerto Rico

1.31

Connecticut

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Meter Readers, Utilities, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.19

Mississippi

2.06

Georgia

1.95

Idaho

1.86

Louisiana

1.78

New Mexico

1.70

Oklahoma

1.69

Kentucky

1.67

Tennessee

1.64

Arizona

1.60
States with the highest location quotients for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

2.10

Nebraska

1.59

Guam

1.53

North Dakota

1.47

Alaska

1.37

Missouri

1.29

Nevada

1.26

Texas

1.23

Arizona

1.21

New York

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

1.83

Alabama

1.76

Mississippi

1.65

New Hampshire

1.61

West Virginia

1.60

Oklahoma

1.59

Nebraska

1.54

Missouri

1.51

Arkansas

1.47

Alaska

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Couriers and Messengers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

4.53

Guam

3.44

Virgin Islands

2.98

Nevada

1.94

New York

1.68

Rhode Island

1.49

Massachusetts

1.33

Oregon

1.24

California

1.22

Mississippi

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Cargo and Freight Agents, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

2.74

Guam

2.29

Illinois

2.07

Kentucky

1.76

Florida

1.66

California

1.30

Montana

1.29

Tennessee

1.27

New York

1.27

Texas

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Information and Record Clerks, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

6.28

Alaska

2.41

Oregon

2.38

Colorado

1.88

Maryland

1.65

Montana

1.63

Florida

1.41

Oklahoma

1.32

Georgia

1.31

Virginia

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

7.30

Guam

7.02

Hawaii

5.12

Utah

3.24

Nevada

3.04

Alaska

2.83

Florida

1.85

Texas

1.54

Nebraska

1.38

Minnesota

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Receptionists and Information Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

1.74

South Dakota

1.50

Florida

1.34

New York

1.31

Kentucky

1.26

Louisiana

1.22

New Mexico

1.20

Alaska

1.20

Utah

1.18

South Carolina

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

1.88

District of Columbia

1.82

Hawaii

1.57

Pennsylvania

1.33

Arkansas

1.25

New Mexico

1.24

Guam

1.21

North Carolina

1.20

Nebraska

1.20

Maryland

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Order Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maine

3.62

Nebraska

2.57

Vermont

2.31

Wisconsin

2.18

Washington

1.62

Florida

1.51

Pennsylvania

1.35

California

1.32

Utah

1.25

Missouri

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for New Accounts Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

2.24

New Hampshire

1.99

West Virginia

1.94

New Mexico

1.73

Guam

1.69

Wyoming

1.65

Missouri

1.65

Oregon

1.56

Arkansas

1.55

Iowa

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Loan Interviewers and Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.96

Delaware

2.28

Arizona

2.01

Utah

1.97

Nebraska

1.72

Alabama

1.66

Rhode Island

1.45

Missouri

1.38

Montana

1.33

New Mexico

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Library Assistants, Clerical, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Ohio

1.93

Indiana

1.81

Illinois

1.61

New Hampshire

1.51

Vermont

1.46

Rhode Island

1.38

Kansas

1.35

Michigan

1.29

New York

1.26

Alaska

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

2.49

Idaho

1.96

Mississippi

1.90

Kentucky

1.64

Utah

1.40

Florida

1.35

New York

1.34

Alabama

1.32

Tennessee

1.29

Montana

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

3.59

Wyoming

2.98

Hawaii

2.58

South Dakota

2.53

Montana

2.49

Guam

2.48

Nevada

2.26

New Mexico

1.68

South Carolina

1.64

Vermont

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for File Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

1.87

Florida

1.81

Texas

1.29

Delaware

1.29

California

1.24

Montana

1.21

New York

1.20

Connecticut

1.20

Kentucky

1.19

Alaska

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Utah

2.16

Pennsylvania

1.75

Arkansas

1.73

Tennessee

1.72

Alabama

1.72

Missouri

1.71

California

1.67

Alaska

1.56

North Carolina

1.50

South Dakota

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Customer Service Representatives, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Utah

1.65

Arizona

1.47

Idaho

1.39

Georgia

1.39

Florida

1.35

South Dakota

1.28

Texas

1.17

Guam

1.16

South Carolina

1.15

Rhode Island

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Delaware

6.77

South Dakota

2.64

Ohio

2.45

Wisconsin

2.08

South Carolina

2.05

Louisiana

1.72

Texas

1.69

Montana

1.45

Puerto Rico

1.39

Connecticut

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.53

Colorado

2.19

Wyoming

2.15

South Dakota

2.11

Kentucky

2.06

Maine

1.84

New Jersey

1.82

Washington

1.81

Delaware

1.80

Montana

1.74
States with the highest location quotients for Correspondence Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

9.30

North Dakota

2.42

Pennsylvania

2.29

Alaska

2.06

Kentucky

1.88

Montana

1.85

Indiana

1.64

California

1.58

Illinois

1.15

Rhode Island

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Brokerage Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

2.72

New York

2.51

Connecticut

2.47

Massachusetts

1.93

Missouri

1.88

Rhode Island

1.74

Nebraska

1.71

Minnesota

1.60

Kentucky

1.38

Illinois

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Tellers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alabama

1.60

Iowa

1.38

North Dakota

1.37

Arkansas

1.33

Maine

1.32

Oklahoma

1.27

Louisiana

1.25

Nebraska

1.24

Wisconsin

1.23

Montana

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Procurement Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.55

Virgin Islands

1.85

Nebraska

1.83

South Carolina

1.75

Alaska

1.62

Minnesota

1.41

Georgia

1.41

Utah

1.40

Oklahoma

1.38

New Jersey

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

1.89

Virgin Islands

1.43

Montana

1.36

Louisiana

1.36

Idaho

1.35

Guam

1.28

Oklahoma

1.26

Kansas

1.26

Tennessee

1.19

Pennsylvania

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming Cage Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

22.65

South Dakota

5.91

Mississippi

5.54

Oklahoma

4.27

Washington

2.94

Iowa

2.78

Arizona

2.70

North Dakota

2.46

New Mexico

2.41

Louisiana

2.29
States with the highest location quotients for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Montana

2.08

South Dakota

1.83

North Dakota

1.58

Oklahoma

1.56

Vermont

1.42

Wyoming

1.35

Nebraska

1.33

New Mexico

1.32

Rhode Island

1.26

Oregon

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Billing and Posting Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

1.63

New Jersey

1.34

Delaware

1.29

Puerto Rico

1.26

Pennsylvania

1.23

Ohio

1.21

Kansas

1.16

Texas

1.10

Washington

1.08

South Carolina

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Bill and Account Collectors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.41

Tennessee

1.59

Arizona

1.58

Florida

1.48

Kansas

1.47

South Carolina

1.43

Missouri

1.36

Puerto Rico

1.31

Ohio

1.28

Georgia

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

5.18

District of Columbia

4.06

Florida

2.71

Louisiana

1.44

Illinois

1.39

New Jersey

1.28

Virginia

1.18

Maryland

1.17

Oklahoma

1.16

Texas

0.92
States with the highest location quotients for Telephone Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

5.19

Vermont

2.90

Pennsylvania

2.23

Alabama

1.93

California

1.87

Maryland

1.59

New York

1.39

Delaware

1.31

Connecticut

1.29

Puerto Rico

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.45

Nevada

1.99

Vermont

1.76

Louisiana

1.63

Kansas

1.49

New Mexico

1.43

Illinois

1.36

Connecticut

1.34

Rhode Island

1.30

Mississippi

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.39

Connecticut

1.37

Puerto Rico

1.35

Arizona

1.23

Delaware

1.21

Rhode Island

1.18

New York

1.18

California

1.17

New Mexico

1.15

South Carolina

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

1.20

Florida

1.13

Puerto Rico

1.09

Utah

1.09

New York

1.09

Guam

1.07

Arizona

1.07

New Jersey

1.06

Georgia

1.04

Delaware

1.04
States with the highest location quotients for Sales and Related Workers, All Other*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

2.85

New Hampshire

1.82

New Jersey

1.80

Montana

1.73

District of Columbia

1.69

Hawaii

1.66

Rhode Island

1.56

Washington

1.36

California

1.35

Oregon

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Delaware

5.64

Alaska

3.98

Iowa

2.48

Oregon

2.46

Nevada

2.30

Puerto Rico

2.29

Wisconsin

1.86

Missouri

1.63

Tennessee

1.59

Washington

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Telemarketers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.78

Utah

2.63

Arkansas

2.24

Iowa

2.20

Nebraska

2.19

Ohio

2.03

Arizona

1.98

Idaho

1.85

Maine

1.84

Florida

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Sales Engineers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

California

1.91

Massachusetts

1.89

New Hampshire

1.57

Minnesota

1.40

Wisconsin

1.38

New Jersey

1.37

Connecticut

1.34

Washington

1.21

Michigan

1.18

Colorado

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Real Estate Sales Agents, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Florida

2.49

Virginia

2.32

Georgia

2.13

Nevada

1.55

New York

1.50

Utah

1.49

Arizona

1.40

South Carolina

1.38

Delaware

1.29

North Dakota

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Real Estate Brokers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

4.02

Arizona

1.95

Colorado

1.90

Oklahoma

1.89

Florida

1.88

District of Columbia

1.77

South Carolina

1.52

Georgia

1.43

Vermont

1.37

Oregon

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Models, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

1.35

Ohio

0.89

California

0.44

Illinois

0.40

Florida

0.32
States with the highest location quotients for Demonstrators and Product Promoters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.66

California

2.10

Hawaii

2.06

Oregon

1.79

Idaho

1.74

Utah

1.66

Nevada

1.50

Ohio

1.47

Arizona

1.42

Alaska

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Colorado

1.36

Georgia

1.34

Pennsylvania

1.26

Alabama

1.23

Michigan

1.22

Illinois

1.22

Wisconsin

1.17

South Dakota

1.13

Louisiana

1.13

Nebraska

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

2.18

Massachusetts

1.63

Ohio

1.61

Utah

1.55

Connecticut

1.51

Florida

1.38

Kansas

1.34

Idaho

1.31

Tennessee

1.28

Oklahoma

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Sales Representatives, Services, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Florida

2.08

New Jersey

1.61

Utah

1.48

Colorado

1.31

Virginia

1.28

Delaware

1.27

California

1.21

Nevada

1.17

Minnesota

1.10

Virgin Islands

1.05
States with the highest location quotients for Travel Agents, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

3.56

Hawaii

2.50

Nevada

1.99

Florida

1.82

Illinois

1.56

North Dakota

1.55

Alaska

1.53

Arizona

1.48

District of Columbia

1.39

New York

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

2.50

Connecticut

1.93

Delaware

1.78

New Jersey

1.71

Illinois

1.53

Colorado

1.27

Arizona

1.23

Minnesota

1.22

Massachusetts

1.16

Texas

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Insurance Sales Agents, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

1.64

Florida

1.50

Louisiana

1.44

Iowa

1.39

Missouri

1.36

Colorado

1.30

Nebraska

1.27

Kansas

1.24

Montana

1.21

South Carolina

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Advertising Sales Agents, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

2.20

Illinois

1.46

Vermont

1.42

Montana

1.38

South Dakota

1.36

Florida

1.31

Georgia

1.29

Iowa

1.24

Nebraska

1.06

Washington

1.05
States with the highest location quotients for Retail Salespersons, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

1.35

Puerto Rico

1.29

Florida

1.23

Georgia

1.18

Hawaii

1.17

New Hampshire

1.16

Delaware

1.16

Nevada

1.14

South Carolina

1.13

South Dakota

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Parts Salespersons, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.51

North Dakota

2.04

Montana

1.99

Maine

1.79

Wyoming

1.77

Idaho

1.71

Arkansas

1.63

Kansas

1.56

Louisiana

1.47

Nebraska

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Counter and Rental Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

California

1.67

Washington

1.63

Nebraska

1.43

Colorado

1.41

Alabama

1.41

Indiana

1.40

Rhode Island

1.30

Virgin Islands

1.28

Montana

1.15

North Dakota

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

16.66

South Dakota

5.08

Mississippi

3.87

Delaware

3.22

Louisiana

2.39

Arizona

2.08

New Mexico

1.93

New Jersey

1.92

Oklahoma

1.86

West Virginia

1.83
States with the highest location quotients for Cashiers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

1.48

Virgin Islands

1.47

Alabama

1.40

New Hampshire

1.38

Louisiana

1.37

South Carolina

1.26

South Dakota

1.25

Montana

1.25

Vermont

1.23

Puerto Rico

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

1.52

North Carolina

1.50

New Hampshire

1.45

Florida

1.36

Washington

1.27

Texas

1.25

Minnesota

1.21

Indiana

1.21

Tennessee

1.20

New Jersey

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alabama

1.50

New Hampshire

1.44

Mississippi

1.41

Virgin Islands

1.36

Puerto Rico

1.30

North Carolina

1.27

Kentucky

1.27

South Carolina

1.26

Arkansas

1.25

Oklahoma

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Sales and Related Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Florida

1.23

New Hampshire

1.20

Delaware

1.09

Alabama

1.09

Puerto Rico

1.08

South Dakota

1.08

Virgin Islands

1.07

Georgia

1.07

Utah

1.06

South Carolina

1.06
States with the highest location quotients for Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

14.99

Nevada

2.41

Hawaii

2.24

New Jersey

2.16

Minnesota

2.04

Florida

1.97

Louisiana

1.86

Illinois

1.61

Maryland

1.60

New Mexico

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Residential Advisors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

8.18

Kentucky

3.73

North Dakota

3.00

Connecticut

2.62

Maryland

2.29

Alabama

1.89

Louisiana

1.82

Pennsylvania

1.66

Vermont

1.65

New Hampshire

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Recreation Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.70

Connecticut

1.50

Illinois

1.41

Virginia

1.40

New Mexico

1.37

Rhode Island

1.36

Florida

1.33

Wisconsin

1.32

North Dakota

1.30

New York

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

1.98

Maryland

1.57

Massachusetts

1.55

Kansas

1.55

Colorado

1.50

Washington

1.46

Idaho

1.43

Delaware

1.42

New Jersey

1.36

Rhode Island

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Personal Care Aides, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

3.64

Vermont

3.63

Minnesota

2.68

New York

2.15

Texas

1.94

Alaska

1.93

Kansas

1.72

West Virginia

1.70

Montana

1.57

Maine

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Childcare Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

1.75

Virgin Islands

1.58

Kentucky

1.47

South Dakota

1.41

Wyoming

1.40

Montana

1.31

Rhode Island

1.29

Iowa

1.29

Nebraska

1.27

Alabama

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Travel Guides, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Utah

7.47

Maine

4.37

Montana

2.23

California

1.78

Florida

1.61

Colorado

1.44

North Carolina

1.09

Mississippi

0.90

Pennsylvania

0.78

Virginia

0.56
States with the highest location quotients for Tour Guides and Escorts, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

12.65

Alaska

8.36

Virgin Islands

7.39

Guam

6.82

Delaware

4.49

Wyoming

3.56

Montana

3.32

Vermont

2.81

South Dakota

2.72

Rhode Island

2.23
States with the highest location quotients for Concierges, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

5.44

Hawaii

4.78

Virgin Islands

4.31

Guam

3.95

Nevada

2.83

New York

2.12

Massachusetts

2.11

Arizona

1.82

Colorado

1.81

Virginia

1.75
States with the highest location quotients for Baggage Porters and Bellhops, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

13.08

Nevada

8.06

Hawaii

6.16

Virgin Islands

5.68

District of Columbia

2.91

Florida

2.82

Arizona

2.16

Alaska

1.77

New York

1.61

Virginia

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Skincare Specialists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.28

Hawaii

1.81

Arizona

1.74

Connecticut

1.69

Colorado

1.68

Nevada

1.67

Rhode Island

1.59

Utah

1.58

Florida

1.46

Washington

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Shampooers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maryland

5.72

Delaware

5.59

New Jersey

3.43

Illinois

2.57

Virginia

2.55

New York

2.45

District of Columbia

1.59

Louisiana

1.56

Pennsylvania

1.46

Connecticut

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Manicurists and Pedicurists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

2.69

New York

2.43

California

2.32

Connecticut

2.03

Maryland

1.56

Hawaii

1.52

Washington

1.47

Pennsylvania

1.36

Massachusetts

1.34

Delaware

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

4.26

Nevada

2.99

California

2.20

Ohio

1.32

Arizona

1.04

Michigan

0.81

Massachusetts

0.76

Texas

0.34
States with the highest location quotients for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

1.63

Pennsylvania

1.53

New Hampshire

1.52

Ohio

1.44

Wisconsin

1.40

Maryland

1.34

Connecticut

1.33

Minnesota

1.27

Delaware

1.24

Virginia

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Barbers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

3.28

Missouri

2.50

Indiana

2.31

Iowa

2.22

South Carolina

2.13

Pennsylvania

2.01

Washington

1.40

Colorado

1.16

New York

0.99

Alabama

0.99
States with the highest location quotients for Funeral Service Managers, Directors, Morticians, and Undertakers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.86

Kentucky

2.18

Vermont

2.11

Mississippi

1.91

Kansas

1.90

Iowa

1.85

South Dakota

1.79

Tennessee

1.64

Indiana

1.57

Arkansas

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Funeral Attendants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.82

South Carolina

2.39

Alabama

2.15

Puerto Rico

1.98

Ohio

1.85

North Carolina

1.81

Virginia

1.58

Michigan

1.58

Delaware

1.48

Tennessee

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Embalmers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

3.03

Georgia

2.88

Rhode Island

2.85

Kansas

2.58

Massachusetts

2.48

Louisiana

2.42

Alabama

2.21

Virginia

2.00

Mississippi

1.97

Kentucky

1.95
States with the highest location quotients for Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

4.76

Louisiana

3.51

Michigan

2.46

Arizona

2.30

Nevada

2.11

Missouri

1.93

New Mexico

1.78

Texas

1.64

Alaska

1.48

Tennessee

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Colorado

3.29

Hawaii

2.85

Kansas

2.81

Massachusetts

2.26

Oregon

2.16

Nevada

1.78

Pennsylvania

1.58

Florida

1.57

Illinois

1.52

Oklahoma

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Costume Attendants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

9.22

New York

2.81

California

2.53

Florida

2.43

Massachusetts

0.74

Oregon

0.73

Indiana

0.66

Missouri

0.63

Maryland

0.61

Arizona

0.61
States with the highest location quotients for Amusement and Recreation Attendants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Florida

1.93

Nevada

1.67

Utah

1.66

Guam

1.45

South Dakota

1.40

Washington

1.37

North Carolina

1.35

South Carolina

1.29

California

1.28

Minnesota

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

2.04

Illinois

1.92

Nevada

1.57

Utah

1.54

Alabama

1.53

Arizona

1.45

Idaho

1.32

South Carolina

1.29

Pennsylvania

1.24

Alaska

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Motion Picture Projectionists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.73

Iowa

2.13

Wyoming

1.93

Utah

1.86

Vermont

1.75

Hawaii

1.73

Florida

1.69

Montana

1.60

Maine

1.56

Arizona

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming Service Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

35.26

North Dakota

8.00

California

2.87

Alaska

1.89

Arizona

1.71

New Mexico

1.34

Oklahoma

1.22

Michigan

1.20

Louisiana

1.11

New Jersey

0.81
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

13.54

North Dakota

7.28

South Dakota

5.45

Alaska

4.83

Minnesota

4.79

Delaware

3.55

Mississippi

3.11

Washington

2.98

Nebraska

2.77

Oklahoma

2.44
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming Dealers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

28.81

Mississippi

5.60

North Dakota

4.34

Washington

3.07

New Jersey

2.46

Louisiana

2.40

Arizona

2.06

West Virginia

1.77

Indiana

1.62

South Dakota

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Delaware

1.56

Nevada

1.37

Maryland

1.36

Colorado

1.34

Oregon

1.33

Arizona

1.33

Virginia

1.31

Maine

1.30

New Mexico

1.28

Connecticut

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Animal Trainers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Illinois

2.54

Delaware

2.11

Nevada

2.04

Virginia

1.58

Montana

1.53

West Virginia

1.36

Maine

1.27

Wisconsin

1.22

California

1.20

South Carolina

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

1.66

New Jersey

1.65

Oregon

1.58

Connecticut

1.45

New Mexico

1.39

Kentucky

1.38

Minnesota

1.34

Rhode Island

1.32

Iowa

1.30

Massachusetts

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Slot Supervisors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

11.99

Mississippi

7.54

New Mexico

6.87

Louisiana

5.29

West Virginia

4.19

Oklahoma

4.18

Arizona

3.99

Montana

3.48

Minnesota

2.59

North Dakota

2.55
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming Supervisors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

36.04

Mississippi

5.75

New Jersey

2.89

Louisiana

2.61

Washington

2.22

Arizona

2.22

New Mexico

2.20

North Dakota

1.94

Oklahoma

1.75

Indiana

1.71
States with the highest location quotients for Personal Care and Service Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

2.12

New Mexico

1.59

Vermont

1.58

New York

1.41

Minnesota

1.34

Oregon

1.28

Alaska

1.23

Connecticut

1.21

Hawaii

1.19

Wisconsin

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.82

District of Columbia

3.56

Oregon

3.06

North Dakota

2.58

Illinois

2.49

Wyoming

2.31

West Virginia

1.90

Arkansas

1.86

New Mexico

1.57

Georgia

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Tree Trimmers and Pruners, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Idaho

2.72

Tennessee

2.14

Oklahoma

2.03

Arkansas

1.93

Puerto Rico

1.86

Missouri

1.84

North Carolina

1.81

Kentucky

1.71

Maine

1.54

South Dakota

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

9.85

North Dakota

4.43

Montana

4.04

Wyoming

2.86

Minnesota

2.61

Kansas

2.34

Florida

2.34

Iowa

2.15

Idaho

1.78

Nebraska

1.71
States with the highest location quotients for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.03

Virgin Islands

1.67

Florida

1.51

Colorado

1.37

Arizona

1.36

Vermont

1.33

South Carolina

1.31

Nevada

1.27

New Hampshire

1.26

Connecticut

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Pest Control Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Florida

2.30

Alabama

2.08

South Carolina

2.00

Georgia

1.75

Arkansas

1.74

Hawaii

1.71

Louisiana

1.63

Arizona

1.62

Tennessee

1.47

North Carolina

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maryland

3.18

Minnesota

2.53

New Hampshire

2.20

Oregon

1.83

Pennsylvania

1.59

Florida

1.45

New Jersey

1.27

Iowa

1.27

Michigan

0.83

Washington

0.72
States with the highest location quotients for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.07

Virgin Islands

2.45

Guam

2.37

Wyoming

1.87

Montana

1.73

North Dakota

1.67

District of Columbia

1.63

Florida

1.44

South Dakota

1.42

Mississippi

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.90

Nevada

1.62

Virgin Islands

1.42

New York

1.36

Hawaii

1.36

Guam

1.35

South Dakota

1.29

District of Columbia

1.20

Alaska

1.17

North Dakota

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.42

Hawaii

1.83

Idaho

1.71

Arizona

1.63

Wyoming

1.52

Connecticut

1.43

New Hampshire

1.42

South Carolina

1.41

Florida

1.39

Vermont

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.48

Virgin Islands

2.18

Nevada

2.14

District of Columbia

1.95

Wyoming

1.66

Hawaii

1.56

New Mexico

1.35

North Dakota

1.34

Puerto Rico

1.27

Virginia

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

1.82

Hawaii

1.76

Virgin Islands

1.75

Guam

1.53

Puerto Rico

1.38

Wyoming

1.25

South Dakota

1.23

North Dakota

1.22

Montana

1.20

Florida

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

7.36

Oregon

2.80

Tennessee

2.70

Illinois

2.70

Minnesota

2.50

Michigan

1.88

Florida

1.48

Maryland

1.36

Hawaii

1.36

New Jersey

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

2.01

Hawaii

1.73

Delaware

1.54

Colorado

1.38

Arizona

1.33

Montana

1.31

Rhode Island

1.27

Ohio

1.26

South Carolina

1.25

Florida

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Dishwashers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

2.26

Rhode Island

1.56

Guam

1.55

Florida

1.54

Virgin Islands

1.48

Montana

1.41

Vermont

1.35

Hawaii

1.33

New Mexico

1.30

Wyoming

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.25

Hawaii

2.58

District of Columbia

1.96

South Dakota

1.92

Florida

1.52

California

1.43

Arizona

1.17

Michigan

1.14

Colorado

1.11

Maryland

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

1.94

New Jersey

1.87

Kansas

1.74

Nebraska

1.65

Ohio

1.52

Minnesota

1.44

Washington

1.41

Arizona

1.39

District of Columbia

1.38

North Dakota

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Waiters and Waitresses, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

1.88

Guam

1.60

Florida

1.39

Hawaii

1.36

Montana

1.16

Arizona

1.15

Colorado

1.14

South Carolina

1.13

Oklahoma

1.13

North Dakota

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.62

South Dakota

2.31

Idaho

2.06

Washington

2.04

Maryland

1.72

Hawaii

1.63

Mississippi

1.59

Alaska

1.44

Maine

1.35

Connecticut

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

1.42

Kentucky

1.42

West Virginia

1.36

Ohio

1.36

Missouri

1.30

Indiana

1.29

Hawaii

1.27

Nevada

1.24

Utah

1.21

Colorado

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Bartenders, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.02

Montana

2.68

Wisconsin

2.46

Virgin Islands

2.41

North Dakota

2.22

Wyoming

1.77

South Dakota

1.66

Alaska

1.54

Rhode Island

1.51

Oregon

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Food Preparation Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.15

Louisiana

2.51

Guam

2.46

Mississippi

2.42

Hawaii

1.96

South Dakota

1.71

Alaska

1.66

Virgin Islands

1.50

Maine

1.45

Connecticut

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

6.00

Alaska

4.97

Washington

3.68

Hawaii

3.21

Mississippi

3.14

Illinois

2.72

Michigan

1.89

District of Columbia

1.53

Minnesota

1.50

Arkansas

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, Short Order, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

2.69

Hawaii

2.31

South Dakota

2.23

South Carolina

2.01

Louisiana

2.00

Georgia

1.91

Mississippi

1.70

New Mexico

1.69

Rhode Island

1.68

Nevada

1.68
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, Restaurant, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

1.97

Guam

1.82

Florida

1.46

Colorado

1.42

Hawaii

1.38

Oregon

1.36

Montana

1.34

Delaware

1.30

Virgin Islands

1.26

Wyoming

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

2.18

Arkansas

2.16

West Virginia

2.06

Tennessee

1.94

Mississippi

1.93

South Dakota

1.90

Oklahoma

1.88

Delaware

1.88

Montana

1.68

Iowa

1.65
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, Fast Food, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

2.37

Arkansas

2.21

New Mexico

1.92

California

1.88

Virgin Islands

1.86

Idaho

1.83

South Carolina

1.71

South Dakota

1.62

Arizona

1.62

Nevada

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

1.41

Mississippi

1.33

North Carolina

1.32

Alabama

1.32

Wyoming

1.28

New Mexico

1.22

Louisiana

1.20

Arkansas

1.20

South Carolina

1.18

Delaware

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Chefs and Head Cooks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

4.73

Guam

4.20

Nevada

3.51

Virgin Islands

3.40

Hawaii

3.25

Vermont

2.35

Connecticut

1.90

New Hampshire

1.80

Idaho

1.70

South Carolina

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

1.65

Hawaii

1.39

Montana

1.19

Guam

1.17

Florida

1.17

South Dakota

1.12

South Carolina

1.10

Rhode Island

1.10

Colorado

1.09

Missouri

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Protective Service Workers, All Other *, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.07

Wyoming

2.81

Minnesota

2.45

Colorado

2.36

Puerto Rico

2.15

Montana

1.96

California

1.95

Nevada

1.58

Utah

1.51

Louisiana

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation Security Screeners* (federal only), May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

8.50

Guam

7.70

Hawaii

5.49

Alaska

3.77

Nevada

3.08

Florida

1.94

Montana

1.60

Puerto Rico

1.57

Arizona

1.57

Virginia

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Colorado

2.30

Guam

1.92

Montana

1.91

Wisconsin

1.67

Wyoming

1.64

Kansas

1.63

Iowa

1.55

Nevada

1.51

Ohio

1.47

Idaho

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Crossing Guards, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.77

New Jersey

2.40

Pennsylvania

2.21

New York

2.20

Wyoming

2.11

Utah

2.10

Delaware

1.78

Idaho

1.62

New Hampshire

1.55

Nevada

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Security Guards, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.83

Virgin Islands

3.65

District of Columbia

2.30

Nevada

2.16

Hawaii

2.03

New York

1.43

Florida

1.35

Maryland

1.34

New Jersey

1.20

California

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

11.78

Mississippi

6.85

Oklahoma

4.30

South Dakota

4.29

New Mexico

3.54

Washington

2.98

North Dakota

2.89

Delaware

2.87

Arizona

2.63

Puerto Rico

2.51
States with the highest location quotients for Private Detectives and Investigators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maryland

2.58

Virginia

2.22

New York

2.16

South Dakota

2.07

Pennsylvania

1.82

New Hampshire

1.71

Florida

1.66

Connecticut

1.42

Missouri

1.39

Minnesota

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Animal Control Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.65

New Mexico

2.64

Wyoming

2.09

Idaho

2.06

Oklahoma

1.94

Utah

1.75

Delaware

1.74

West Virginia

1.38

Kansas

1.34

Louisiana

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Transit and Railroad Police, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

3.52

Massachusetts

1.92

Texas

1.88

Missouri

1.65

Utah

1.64

Oregon

1.55

Tennessee

1.19

Illinois

1.12

Pennsylvania

0.97

Maryland

0.92
States with the highest location quotients for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

4.09

District of Columbia

1.63

New York

1.30

Mississippi

1.30

Alabama

1.27

Maryland

1.19

Louisiana

1.17

New Jersey

1.16

New Mexico

1.09

South Carolina

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Parking Enforcement Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

California

1.98

New Jersey

1.93

Massachusetts

1.91

West Virginia

1.75

Wyoming

1.55

Illinois

1.37

Iowa

1.20

New Hampshire

1.19

Wisconsin

1.16

Ohio

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Fish and Game Wardens, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

4.80

Wyoming

4.73

Maine

4.20

Montana

3.87

Idaho

3.57

Utah

2.73

Arkansas

2.66

North Dakota

2.52

Louisiana

2.31

Georgia

2.27
States with the highest location quotients for Detectives and Criminal Investigators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

4.86

New Mexico

2.87

Arizona

2.83

Texas

1.81

Montana

1.48

Georgia

1.45

Louisiana

1.36

New York

1.26

California

1.18

Mississippi

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Correctional Officers and Jailers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.76

New Mexico

1.64

Arizona

1.64

Louisiana

1.51

Mississippi

1.46

Texas

1.34

Florida

1.34

Virginia

1.32

Georgia

1.30

Arkansas

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Bailiffs, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

9.38

North Dakota

4.88

New York

3.53

Kentucky

2.89

Ohio

1.97

South Dakota

1.86

Georgia

1.83

Indiana

1.61

South Carolina

1.60

Louisiana

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

12.32

Mississippi

10.44

Oklahoma

9.16

Oregon

2.83

Alabama

2.18

New Jersey

1.18

California

0.59

Ohio

0.57
States with the highest location quotients for Fire Inspectors and Investigators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

3.04

Delaware

2.77

Connecticut

2.46

New Hampshire

1.65

Louisiana

1.50

South Carolina

1.49

Rhode Island

1.46

North Carolina

1.37

Maine

1.36

Nevada

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Firefighters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Ohio

1.67

Maine

1.65

Rhode Island

1.61

Massachusetts

1.54

Wisconsin

1.46

Hawaii

1.38

Arizona

1.38

Idaho

1.37

Florida

1.37

North Carolina

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

3.56

Hawaii

2.81

Nevada

2.64

Puerto Rico

2.07

Delaware

1.91

Guam

1.70

New Mexico

1.69

Alaska

1.68

New Jersey

1.64

District of Columbia

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.95

Arizona

2.06

Massachusetts

1.95

Oklahoma

1.88

Hawaii

1.86

Louisiana

1.83

Washington

1.67

Oregon

1.67

Alaska

1.52

North Carolina

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.62

New York

1.90

Maryland

1.63

Rhode Island

1.59

Louisiana

1.51

Hawaii

1.50

Idaho

1.48

Georgia

1.46

Wyoming

1.44

Massachusetts

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

2.65

Maryland

2.48

Arizona

2.07

Virginia

1.97

Kentucky

1.73

Wyoming

1.61

Texas

1.46

New York

1.46

Mississippi

1.43

Idaho

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Protective Service Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.70

Virgin Islands

2.58

Guam

1.60

District of Columbia

1.57

Hawaii

1.44

Nevada

1.37

New York

1.28

Arizona

1.27

Florida

1.23

New Mexico

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.49

North Dakota

1.60

Washington

1.47

Nevada

1.46

Alaska

1.45

Oregon

1.44

New Jersey

1.43

Louisiana

1.42

New Hampshire

1.38

Michigan

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virginia

1.76

Kansas

1.71

Maine

1.52

Montana

1.33

Wyoming

1.27

Ohio

1.25

Indiana

1.24

North Carolina

1.23

Tennessee

1.22

Alabama

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Pharmacy Aides, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

7.23

North Dakota

2.32

New Jersey

1.97

Louisiana

1.66

Vermont

1.60

Kansas

1.58

California

1.58

Arkansas

1.55

Florida

1.46

Oklahoma

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Transcriptionists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.42

North Dakota

2.37

Vermont

2.12

Wisconsin

2.10

Maine

1.92

Idaho

1.84

Iowa

1.83

West Virginia

1.81

Minnesota

1.72

Nebraska

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Equipment Preparers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Florida

2.09

Minnesota

1.96

Washington

1.70

Oregon

1.60

New Hampshire

1.39

Montana

1.34

California

1.30

New Jersey

1.24

Alabama

1.21

Rhode Island

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Assistants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

1.54

California

1.39

Michigan

1.37

Hawaii

1.34

Florida

1.24

Arizona

1.24

Utah

1.21

Washington

1.14

Texas

1.13

South Carolina

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Dental Assistants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Utah

1.53

Idaho

1.52

Alaska

1.52

Washington

1.49

California

1.34

Hawaii

1.29

Oregon

1.25

Colorado

1.22

Guam

1.20

Connecticut

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Massage Therapists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

3.24

Hawaii

2.64

Nevada

2.46

Washington

2.24

Colorado

2.05

Oregon

1.98

Arizona

1.72

Maine

1.68

Alaska

1.65

Florida

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Physical Therapist Aides, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

2.25

Utah

2.15

Delaware

1.90

Louisiana

1.80

Nebraska

1.75

Maryland

1.62

Wyoming

1.52

Idaho

1.50

Montana

1.44

Texas

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Physical Therapist Assistants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.83

Ohio

1.80

Alabama

1.70

Tennessee

1.66

Missouri

1.53

Oklahoma

1.50

Kentucky

1.47

Pennsylvania

1.39

Massachusetts

1.39

Michigan

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Occupational Therapy Aides, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

3.56

Idaho

2.58

New Mexico

2.51

Illinois

1.70

Wisconsin

1.66

Michigan

1.62

Pennsylvania

1.45

Georgia

1.34

South Carolina

1.25

California

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Occupational Therapy Assistants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.15

Ohio

2.08

Massachusetts

1.93

Indiana

1.88

Connecticut

1.72

Pennsylvania

1.68

Oklahoma

1.56

Missouri

1.43

Tennessee

1.40

Wisconsin

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Psychiatric Aides, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

9.27

Maine

5.67

Montana

3.60

North Dakota

2.75

Rhode Island

2.35

Massachusetts

2.19

Louisiana

1.92

New Jersey

1.70

Tennessee

1.65

New York

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

1.79

North Dakota

1.55

Arkansas

1.46

Maine

1.44

Nebraska

1.42

Missouri

1.38

South Dakota

1.36

Ohio

1.32

Kansas

1.32

Mississippi

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Home Health Aides, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

2.21

North Carolina

1.98

Ohio

1.96

Minnesota

1.96

Pennsylvania

1.56

Rhode Island

1.41

West Virginia

1.40

Michigan

1.30

New Mexico

1.18

Maine

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Support Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

1.47

Ohio

1.35

Maine

1.29

North Carolina

1.24

New York

1.23

Michigan

1.21

Minnesota

1.20

Pennsylvania

1.17

West Virginia

1.15

New Jersey

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Indiana

3.04

Rhode Island

2.97

Illinois

2.52

Louisiana

2.47

Tennessee

2.37

Maryland

1.91

New Hampshire

1.88

Pennsylvania

1.75

Michigan

1.74

Hawaii

1.68
States with the highest location quotients for Athletic Trainers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Montana

2.13

Delaware

2.10

Kentucky

1.75

Michigan

1.71

Vermont

1.69

Idaho

1.69

Connecticut

1.63

Hawaii

1.61

Wisconsin

1.51

Maine

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.19

Alaska

2.75

North Dakota

2.56

West Virginia

2.26

Washington

2.26

Puerto Rico

2.03

Wyoming

2.02

Texas

1.81

Kansas

1.72

Ohio

1.66
States with the highest location quotients for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.69

Alaska

2.52

Delaware

2.21

Guam

2.10

Washington

1.59

Texas

1.57

Montana

1.57

Kentucky

1.57

Idaho

1.56

West Virginia

1.54
States with the highest location quotients for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Ohio

1.78

Delaware

1.52

Washington

1.51

North Carolina

1.49

Illinois

1.48

Maryland

1.30

Wisconsin

1.29

Oregon

1.29

California

1.28

Louisiana

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Michigan

1.99

Georgia

1.95

South Dakota

1.94

South Carolina

1.82

Rhode Island

1.79

Minnesota

1.60

Illinois

1.56

New Hampshire

1.52

Maine

1.47

Nevada

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Opticians, Dispensing, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.21

North Dakota

1.79

Delaware

1.72

Maryland

1.48

Montana

1.46

Oregon

1.45

Illinois

1.42

Wisconsin

1.30

Ohio

1.28

Iowa

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

1.77

Montana

1.65

Arizona

1.52

Oklahoma

1.51

Washington

1.38

Mississippi

1.33

Kansas

1.33

Massachusetts

1.32

Alaska

1.32

West Virginia

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

2.12

Arkansas

1.88

Mississippi

1.74

Oklahoma

1.60

West Virginia

1.57

Tennessee

1.53

Ohio

1.49

North Dakota

1.46

Alabama

1.39

Indiana

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.33

Colorado

1.84

New Hampshire

1.77

Maine

1.74

Rhode Island

1.67

Florida

1.54

Maryland

1.53

Massachusetts

1.49

Oregon

1.47

Montana

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Surgical Technologists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

1.72

Mississippi

1.69

Oklahoma

1.65

Tennessee

1.56

South Dakota

1.51

Kentucky

1.44

South Carolina

1.43

Alabama

1.35

North Dakota

1.30

Wisconsin

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Respiratory Therapy Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

4.18

Arkansas

2.94

Hawaii

2.49

Louisiana

2.24

West Virginia

2.19

Mississippi

2.07

Alabama

2.01

Oklahoma

1.80

Vermont

1.78

New Mexico

1.77
States with the highest location quotients for Psychiatric Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

4.77

Missouri

3.60

Virginia

2.06

Texas

1.84

Florida

1.63

Maine

1.61

Connecticut

1.56

West Virginia

1.48

Montana

1.40

Utah

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Pharmacy Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.68

Tennessee

1.60

Kentucky

1.47

Missouri

1.33

Maine

1.33

Alabama

1.33

South Carolina

1.31

Puerto Rico

1.25

Indiana

1.25

Rhode Island

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Dietetic Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

4.92

Maryland

2.45

Massachusetts

2.28

Tennessee

2.12

South Carolina

1.97

Michigan

1.87

Connecticut

1.87

Illinois

1.74

Delaware

1.61

Arizona

1.57
States with the highest location quotients for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maine

1.81

Tennessee

1.63

Missouri

1.58

Kentucky

1.48

South Carolina

1.47

Pennsylvania

1.38

North Carolina

1.38

Delaware

1.36

Wisconsin

1.35

West Virginia

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Radiologic Technologists and Technicians*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.59

Rhode Island

1.42

South Dakota

1.37

Kentucky

1.35

Tennessee

1.30

Missouri

1.25

Mississippi

1.22

Massachusetts

1.21

Alabama

1.21

Florida

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Nuclear Medicine Technologists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.27

Florida

2.04

Maryland

1.99

West Virginia

1.83

Connecticut

1.49

Alabama

1.41

Delaware

1.32

Pennsylvania

1.26

Massachusetts

1.26

Maine

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

1.69

Florida

1.60

South Dakota

1.50

New Jersey

1.39

Iowa

1.33

Alabama

1.33

New Mexico

1.30

Michigan

1.29

Connecticut

1.17

Minnesota

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Florida

2.15

Kentucky

1.91

Michigan

1.72

West Virginia

1.58

Nebraska

1.51

Delaware

1.50

South Carolina

1.30

Pennsylvania

1.25

South Dakota

1.24

Louisiana

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Dental Hygienists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Michigan

1.63

Utah

1.44

Idaho

1.42

Connecticut

1.42

New Hampshire

1.40

Washington

1.39

Oregon

1.36

Rhode Island

1.35

Massachusetts

1.32

Wisconsin

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

1.99

Georgia

1.92

Massachusetts

1.54

Michigan

1.43

Guam

1.38

West Virginia

1.31

North Carolina

1.23

New Mexico

1.22

District of Columbia

1.22

Arizona

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.80

South Dakota

1.56

Massachusetts

1.54

Michigan

1.43

Maryland

1.43

South Carolina

1.42

New Mexico

1.40

Nebraska

1.35

Connecticut

1.32

Tennessee

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maryland

6.29

Rhode Island

3.63

District of Columbia

3.58

Florida

2.16

Georgia

2.04

Massachusetts

1.72

Michigan

1.67

Hawaii

1.62

Alaska

1.58

Arizona

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Audiologists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

2.82

Colorado

2.02

West Virginia

1.59

Oklahoma

1.51

Vermont

1.46

Delaware

1.45

Hawaii

1.42

Kansas

1.38

Missouri

1.32

Iowa

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Veterinarians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Montana

1.80

Colorado

1.76

Iowa

1.66

Idaho

1.64

Nebraska

1.61

Oregon

1.58

Vermont

1.57

Maine

1.56

Arizona

1.50

Wyoming

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Therapists, All Other*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

3.49

Rhode Island

1.99

Colorado

1.82

Connecticut

1.80

Kentucky

1.76

Michigan

1.74

Illinois

1.62

Louisiana

1.48

Wyoming

1.40

Indiana

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Speech-Language Pathologists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.80

Arkansas

1.67

Vermont

1.58

New Mexico

1.41

Illinois

1.41

North Dakota

1.38

Maine

1.37

Mississippi

1.35

Colorado

1.31

New Jersey

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Respiratory Therapists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

1.41

Tennessee

1.39

Mississippi

1.34

Indiana

1.34

West Virginia

1.32

Alabama

1.31

Ohio

1.29

Missouri

1.23

Delaware

1.16

Louisiana

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Recreational Therapists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

2.51

North Dakota

2.06

Mississippi

2.05

Massachusetts

2.03

New York

1.90

Pennsylvania

1.82

Louisiana

1.82

Wyoming

1.43

Utah

1.42

Iowa

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Radiation Therapists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Arizona

2.18

Mississippi

1.87

Vermont

1.74

Oklahoma

1.46

Montana

1.41

Florida

1.38

Michigan

1.23

Massachusetts

1.20

Pennsylvania

1.15

North Dakota

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Physical Therapists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

1.61

Vermont

1.57

Maine

1.56

Connecticut

1.52

Massachusetts

1.51

Montana

1.41

Michigan

1.32

New Hampshire

1.31

Tennessee

1.17

Pennsylvania

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Occupational Therapists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.06

Massachusetts

1.85

New Hampshire

1.64

Connecticut

1.46

North Dakota

1.44

Michigan

1.33

Pennsylvania

1.32

Wisconsin

1.26

Missouri

1.22

Maryland

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Registered Nurses*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

1.33

Mississippi

1.30

Massachusetts

1.30

Rhode Island

1.29

West Virginia

1.23

Missouri

1.23

Delaware

1.23

Kentucky

1.22

Maine

1.21

Ohio

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Podiatrists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Delaware

2.41

Maryland

2.12

Ohio

1.96

Arizona

1.87

New York

1.73

New Jersey

1.53

Illinois

1.36

Connecticut

1.30

Utah

1.24

Missouri

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Physician Assistants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

2.70

Maine

1.93

West Virginia

1.87

Idaho

1.83

New York

1.77

North Carolina

1.64

South Dakota

1.55

Maryland

1.54

Massachusetts

1.46

Michigan

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Physicians and Surgeons, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

2.17

Rhode Island

1.98

District of Columbia

1.67

Vermont

1.64

Maryland

1.62

Michigan

1.42

Delaware

1.40

Wisconsin

1.29

Maine

1.27

Pennsylvania

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Surgeons, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

2.26

Connecticut

1.61

Minnesota

1.56

Kansas

1.51

Tennessee

1.40

District of Columbia

1.39

Washington

1.38

Oregon

1.34

Iowa

1.33

Rhode Island

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Psychiatrists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.67

New York

2.12

Vermont

2.04

Rhode Island

1.98

Connecticut

1.96

Montana

1.74

Hawaii

1.63

Massachusetts

1.61

California

1.61

Oregon

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Pediatricians, General, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.69

Delaware

2.50

Rhode Island

2.22

Vermont

1.90

Ohio

1.66

California

1.62

Georgia

1.39

New Jersey

1.36

Mississippi

1.21

West Virginia

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.28

Nevada

2.08

Oregon

1.81

New Hampshire

1.66

Massachusetts

1.58

Texas

1.53

Connecticut

1.49

Ohio

1.42

New Jersey

1.41

North Carolina

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Internists, General, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.54

Michigan

2.50

Vermont

1.83

Delaware

1.78

Connecticut

1.77

Hawaii

1.71

New Jersey

1.49

California

1.42

Nevada

1.33

Georgia

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Family and General Practitioners, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

2.35

Alaska

2.07

Iowa

1.88

Wyoming

1.87

Oklahoma

1.78

West Virginia

1.76

Missouri

1.72

South Carolina

1.63

Minnesota

1.55

Hawaii

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Anesthesiologists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.24

Minnesota

1.80

Kentucky

1.49

California

1.38

New York

1.37

Puerto Rico

1.34

Kansas

1.30

Arizona

1.25

Texas

1.24

Illinois

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Pharmacists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.43

Alabama

1.29

South Carolina

1.28

Tennessee

1.24

Michigan

1.23

Arkansas

1.20

Indiana

1.19

Rhode Island

1.14

Nebraska

1.14

Louisiana

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Optometrists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.28

North Dakota

1.83

Montana

1.78

Oklahoma

1.77

Arkansas

1.71

South Dakota

1.70

Illinois

1.66

Iowa

1.58

Nebraska

1.55

Delaware

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

1.49

Rhode Island

1.46

Puerto Rico

1.36

Pennsylvania

1.34

Ohio

1.30

North Dakota

1.25

New York

1.25

Massachusetts

1.24

Kentucky

1.24

New Jersey

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Dentists, All Other Specialists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

3.88

Michigan

1.76

Oklahoma

1.69

New Jersey

1.60

Maryland

1.58

California

1.58

West Virginia

1.56

New Mexico

1.33

Kentucky

1.31

Ohio

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Orthodontists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

6.53

Indiana

3.24

Georgia

1.87

New Jersey

1.81

Arizona

1.81

Washington

1.75

Kansas

1.59

Oklahoma

1.45

Kentucky

1.45

California

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.26

New York

2.08

Florida

1.55

Tennessee

1.49

Mississippi

1.30

North Carolina

1.26

Ohio

1.23

Indiana

1.23

Iowa

1.01

Michigan

1.00
States with the highest location quotients for Dentists, General, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

1.44

Maryland

1.43

Utah

1.42

Massachusetts

1.37

Michigan

1.31

New Jersey

1.30

Illinois

1.26

Idaho

1.24

Arizona

1.21

South Dakota

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Chiropractors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.24

Oregon

2.17

Montana

2.06

Nebraska

1.88

Michigan

1.79

North Dakota

1.74

Colorado

1.70

Wisconsin

1.65

Minnesota

1.61

Idaho

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.25

Massachusetts

1.23

Mississippi

1.18

Rhode Island

1.17

Maine

1.17

Tennessee

1.16

Missouri

1.16

Ohio

1.14

South Dakota

1.13

Michigan

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

6.11

Maryland

3.46

Hawaii

3.45

Alaska

3.13

California

2.37

Colorado

2.22

Nevada

2.10

Wyoming

1.85

Oregon

1.67

New Mexico

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Film and Video Editors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

2.99

Utah

2.97

California

2.63

Florida

1.86

District of Columbia

1.40

Washington

0.97

Colorado

0.97

Oregon

0.75

Wyoming

0.69

Massachusetts

0.68
States with the highest location quotients for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.30

Hawaii

2.29

Vermont

2.12

Louisiana

2.12

New York

1.97

Montana

1.86

Idaho

1.75

South Dakota

1.48

North Dakota

1.47

Oklahoma

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Photographers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.18

Guam

2.08

Nevada

1.40

Indiana

1.31

Missouri

1.30

Rhode Island

1.28

Illinois

1.26

Maryland

1.25

Utah

1.22

Minnesota

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Sound Engineering Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

3.15

California

2.22

Nevada

1.85

Tennessee

1.69

Rhode Island

1.25

Florida

1.24

Colorado

1.20

District of Columbia

1.16

Montana

1.08

Connecticut

1.05
States with the highest location quotients for Radio Operators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

26.62

District of Columbia

25.57

Louisiana

1.99

Massachusetts

1.96

Ohio

1.46

California

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Broadcast Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.88

New York

1.98

Alaska

1.79

North Dakota

1.70

California

1.63

Wyoming

1.49

Virginia

1.47

Nebraska

1.31

South Dakota

1.18

Vermont

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.85

New York

2.17

Hawaii

1.83

Massachusetts

1.80

District of Columbia

1.55

California

1.36

Connecticut

1.32

Colorado

1.28

Georgia

1.26

Alaska

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Media and Communication Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

4.54

California

3.24

Nevada

2.45

Washington

2.01

Hawaii

1.90

District of Columbia

1.61

Alaska

1.57

Oregon

1.43

Maryland

1.43

Illinois

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Interpreters and Translators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virginia

2.89

Oregon

1.94

North Carolina

1.66

Colorado

1.63

South Dakota

1.62

Nebraska

1.45

Utah

1.42

Arizona

1.42

Massachusetts

1.39

District of Columbia

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Writers and Authors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

6.56

New York

2.42

Vermont

1.72

Minnesota

1.62

California

1.45

Virginia

1.44

Oregon

1.25

New Hampshire

1.24

Maryland

1.14

Alaska

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Technical Writers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.92

Virginia

2.30

Maryland

2.29

Massachusetts

1.77

Colorado

1.72

Washington

1.68

Kansas

1.60

Connecticut

1.60

New Mexico

1.29

Utah

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Editors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

5.66

New York

2.90

Minnesota

1.62

Massachusetts

1.58

Colorado

1.32

Washington

1.23

New Jersey

1.18

Virginia

1.16

Iowa

1.16

Vermont

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Public Relations Specialists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

7.43

Colorado

1.99

Vermont

1.70

Massachusetts

1.65

South Dakota

1.63

Nebraska

1.55

Rhode Island

1.48

New York

1.46

Missouri

1.34

Utah

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Reporters and Correspondents, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

9.63

Guam

2.61

South Dakota

2.33

Iowa

2.32

Wyoming

2.26

Nebraska

2.12

Montana

1.94

New York

1.56

North Dakota

1.53

West Virginia

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Broadcast News Analysts, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

8.98

Idaho

2.53

Alaska

2.48

South Dakota

2.06

Virginia

1.96

Alabama

1.78

Iowa

1.48

Georgia

1.48

North Carolina

1.45

New York

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Public Address System and Other Announcers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

4.34

Nevada

3.75

North Dakota

3.17

Vermont

3.09

Rhode Island

2.97

Wisconsin

2.53

Missouri

1.70

South Dakota

1.68

Delaware

1.53

Texas

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Radio and Television Announcers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.95

North Dakota

3.15

Vermont

2.67

Guam

2.29

Montana

2.26

Alaska

2.16

Kentucky

2.06

Nebraska

1.92

Iowa

1.87

Alabama

1.74
States with the highest location quotients for Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

7.27

Florida

4.32

New Jersey

2.93

California

2.57

Hawaii

1.64

Kentucky

1.41

Colorado

1.14

Washington

0.74

New Mexico

0.72

Maryland

0.63
States with the highest location quotients for Musicians and Singers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

2.65

Tennessee

2.36

Oregon

2.19

Hawaii

2.14

District of Columbia

1.86

California

1.58

Florida

1.49

Nevada

1.28

Kansas

1.15

Ohio

1.05
States with the highest location quotients for Music Directors and Composers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Montana

2.93

Oregon

2.73

Kansas

2.46

Idaho

2.04

Iowa

1.80

New York

1.74

Wisconsin

1.61

Arkansas

1.55

Oklahoma

1.50

Illinois

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Choreographers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

6.62

Vermont

4.41

Arizona

3.62

Alabama

3.42

Connecticut

3.06

South Dakota

3.05

California

2.75

Kansas

2.38

Mississippi

2.18

Virginia

2.04
States with the highest location quotients for Dancers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

14.90

Nevada

8.57

New York

3.06

Alaska

2.72

Utah

2.42

District of Columbia

1.90

California

1.63

Missouri

1.25

Indiana

1.24

Tennessee

0.83
States with the highest location quotients for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kansas

7.85

Wisconsin

4.26

Colorado

4.08

Delaware

2.96

Utah

2.92

Missouri

2.51

Oregon

1.94

Iowa

1.41

Minnesota

1.17

Massachusetts

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Coaches and Scouts, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Montana

2.75

Maine

2.12

Washington

1.81

Iowa

1.74

Idaho

1.73

Kansas

1.69

Colorado

1.67

Virgin Islands

1.60

Oregon

1.58

Connecticut

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Athletes and Sports Competitors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Florida

4.15

Arizona

3.15

Louisiana

2.47

Rhode Island

2.35

Minnesota

1.84

Maryland

1.80

Connecticut

1.65

Michigan

1.64

Missouri

1.51

New Jersey

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Producers and Directors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.49

New York

2.95

California

2.62

Vermont

1.35

Connecticut

1.24

New Mexico

1.15

Massachusetts

1.12

Rhode Island

1.05

Hawaii

0.94

Oregon

0.89
States with the highest location quotients for Actors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

2.51

Hawaii

2.46

New Jersey

2.16

New York

1.86

Louisiana

1.34

District of Columbia

1.00

Nevada

0.87

Pennsylvania

0.72

Connecticut

0.56

Minnesota

0.38
States with the highest location quotients for Designers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

5.08

New Hampshire

2.81

Hawaii

2.25

Illinois

2.10

Idaho

1.95

Wisconsin

1.91

Maryland

1.86

California

1.79

Arizona

1.79

New Jersey

1.78
States with the highest location quotients for Set and Exhibit Designers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.14

California

2.86

New Mexico

1.94

Maryland

1.56

New York

1.49

Utah

1.44

Minnesota

1.31

Massachusetts

1.21

Tennessee

1.17

Oregon

1.06
States with the highest location quotients for Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.25

Alabama

3.04

South Dakota

2.84

North Dakota

2.07

Nevada

1.99

Maine

1.91

Texas

1.53

Oregon

1.53

Arizona

1.53

New Jersey

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Interior Designers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.70

Colorado

1.54

California

1.32

Maryland

1.29

Florida

1.26

Delaware

1.25

Massachusetts

1.23

New York

1.20

Minnesota

1.17

Georgia

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Graphic Designers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

1.56

Minnesota

1.47

New York

1.46

Illinois

1.27

California

1.26

Colorado

1.25

Utah

1.19

Vermont

1.15

Oregon

1.13

Wisconsin

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Floral Designers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.60

West Virginia

1.96

Utah

1.91

Wyoming

1.80

Iowa

1.79

South Dakota

1.76

Guam

1.75

Vermont

1.57

Idaho

1.56

Oklahoma

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Fashion Designers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

California

2.56

New Jersey

0.98

Washington

0.87

Maine

0.72

New Hampshire

0.63

Ohio

0.62

Wisconsin

0.52

Oregon

0.52

Hawaii

0.45

Massachusetts

0.44
States with the highest location quotients for Commercial and Industrial Designers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Michigan

4.78

Rhode Island

2.71

Wisconsin

2.29

Vermont

2.17

Pennsylvania

1.59

Maine

1.54

Indiana

1.49

Illinois

1.36

Utah

1.21

Ohio

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Artists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

35.51

Alaska

4.46

Maryland

2.70

Missouri

1.88

Georgia

1.78

Colorado

1.55

Oregon

1.52

Illinois

1.25

New York

1.12

Virginia

1.00
States with the highest location quotients for Multimedia Artists and Animators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Washington

3.88

California

2.85

Hawaii

1.55

Oregon

1.52

New York

1.48

Minnesota

1.19

Utah

0.95

Nevada

0.94

Georgia

0.91

Maryland

0.88
States with the highest location quotients for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

California

3.28

Utah

2.02

Washington

1.79

New York

1.44

Michigan

1.38

Connecticut

1.29

Florida

1.23

Massachusetts

1.01

Montana

0.98

Arizona

0.96
States with the highest location quotients for Craft Artists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.90

Wyoming

3.77

Maine

3.18

Montana

2.42

Alabama

2.42

Utah

2.12

Mississippi

1.71

Missouri

1.57

Pennsylvania

1.51

Iowa

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Art Directors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

2.91

California

1.75

Illinois

1.62

District of Columbia

1.60

Vermont

1.55

Massachusetts

1.45

Minnesota

1.40

Oregon

1.23

Missouri

1.10

New Jersey

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.96

New York

1.62

California

1.45

Vermont

1.35

Colorado

1.27

Massachusetts

1.19

Hawaii

1.16

Washington

1.13

Oregon

1.12

Minnesota

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

3.90

Kentucky

3.72

Rhode Island

3.28

California

2.48

West Virginia

2.17

North Carolina

1.99

Maryland

1.90

Nevada

1.64

Michigan

1.57

Illinois

1.57
States with the highest location quotients for Teacher Assistants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.23

Connecticut

1.56

New Hampshire

1.55

New York

1.47

Wyoming

1.45

Maine

1.43

Alaska

1.41

Kansas

1.39

New Mexico

1.38

Utah

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Instructional Coordinators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.47

Alaska

1.98

Arizona

1.88

Vermont

1.68

Maryland

1.40

Delaware

1.34

Wyoming

1.30

Michigan

1.28

Rhode Island

1.24

California

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Farm and Home Management Advisors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

6.16

North Dakota

5.05

Kansas

4.64

Kentucky

4.47

Alabama

3.54

Nebraska

2.93

Mississippi

2.85

Puerto Rico

2.80

Pennsylvania

2.74

New Mexico

2.74
States with the highest location quotients for Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.61

Puerto Rico

2.55

Minnesota

2.02

Maryland

1.85

New Jersey

1.84

Texas

1.78

Utah

1.72

Vermont

1.59

Oklahoma

1.47

Ohio

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Library Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.25

Maine

2.24

South Dakota

2.00

Iowa

1.76

Idaho

1.69

New Jersey

1.61

Connecticut

1.50

Colorado

1.48

New Hampshire

1.47

Oklahoma

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Librarians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.29

Vermont

1.94

New Hampshire

1.52

Mississippi

1.48

District of Columbia

1.46

Massachusetts

1.45

Connecticut

1.41

Montana

1.37

Virgin Islands

1.36

Rhode Island

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Museum Technicians and Conservators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

12.64

Wyoming

5.91

Maryland

3.39

Missouri

3.26

New Mexico

2.81

Alaska

2.37

West Virginia

2.24

Massachusetts

1.89

South Dakota

1.76

Kansas

1.65
States with the highest location quotients for Curators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

4.88

Wyoming

3.35

South Dakota

2.99

Montana

2.80

Vermont

2.38

Alaska

2.26

Massachusetts

2.25

Rhode Island

2.18

New Mexico

1.78

New Hampshire

1.75
States with the highest location quotients for Archivists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

11.70

District of Columbia

4.33

South Carolina

2.87

Alaska

2.75

Maryland

2.29

Delaware

2.18

New York

1.96

Rhode Island

1.72

Massachusetts

1.57

Hawaii

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Teachers and Instructors, All Other*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.58

Utah

2.09

Hawaii

1.79

Virginia

1.64

Idaho

1.64

Vermont

1.53

Alabama

1.53

Oregon

1.50

Georgia

1.49

Illinois

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

2.09

Massachusetts

1.73

Utah

1.66

New Jersey

1.66

Mississippi

1.65

Hawaii

1.59

Montana

1.53

Colorado

1.47

Washington

1.46

Minnesota

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Washington

2.23

North Carolina

2.19

Hawaii

1.91

Wyoming

1.90

Vermont

1.61

South Dakota

1.56

Arkansas

1.54

New York

1.47

Montana

1.42

Mississippi

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New York

1.76

West Virginia

1.71

Vermont

1.67

Illinois

1.53

New Mexico

1.51

Montana

1.49

New Jersey

1.40

Maine

1.37

Massachusetts

1.35

Pennsylvania

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Special Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maryland

3.07

Alaska

1.92

West Virginia

1.88

New Mexico

1.75

Georgia

1.75

Massachusetts

1.73

New York

1.64

New Jersey

1.49

Ohio

1.47

New Hampshire

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

1.81

West Virginia

1.78

Louisiana

1.74

Delaware

1.72

New York

1.71

Maine

1.71

Massachusetts

1.55

Wyoming

1.48

Vermont

1.40

North Carolina

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.97

Mississippi

2.55

North Carolina

2.10

North Dakota

2.00

Puerto Rico

1.99

Tennessee

1.92

Arkansas

1.74

Ohio

1.71

South Dakota

1.55

Connecticut

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.70

Texas

1.38

Pennsylvania

1.35

Virgin Islands

1.34

Montana

1.29

Mississippi

1.26

New Jersey

1.25

Rhode Island

1.23

Maine

1.23

Illinois

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Georgia

7.46

Montana

2.62

Michigan

2.21

North Carolina

2.16

Wyoming

2.07

Arkansas

1.94

Arizona

1.73

Oklahoma

1.39

Mississippi

1.34

New York

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

1.72

Texas

1.55

New Hampshire

1.37

New Jersey

1.36

West Virginia

1.27

Maryland

1.26

Connecticut

1.26

Arkansas

1.25

Virgin Islands

1.24

Delaware

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.65

Virgin Islands

1.53

Texas

1.45

North Dakota

1.39

Illinois

1.38

Alaska

1.18

Vermont

1.17

New Mexico

1.15

Utah

1.10

Idaho

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.17

Louisiana

1.65

Arkansas

1.65

Alabama

1.51

Tennessee

1.50

Rhode Island

1.45

New Mexico

1.33

Maine

1.27

Georgia

1.26

Wyoming

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Delaware

1.91

Massachusetts

1.66

New Hampshire

1.56

Virgin Islands

1.54

Connecticut

1.54

Oregon

1.31

Vermont

1.28

North Carolina

1.27

Ohio

1.26

Georgia

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

4.98

New Jersey

2.94

New York

2.32

Michigan

1.93

California

1.71

Illinois

1.59

Iowa

1.58

Oregon

1.52

Rhode Island

1.28

Wyoming

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

2.23

Washington

2.11

Puerto Rico

1.66

Utah

1.64

North Carolina

1.60

West Virginia

1.53

Georgia

1.53

Kentucky

1.42

Oklahoma

1.41

Hawaii

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.40

Oregon

2.05

Maine

1.91

North Carolina

1.81

Indiana

1.74

Arizona

1.72

Idaho

1.66

West Virginia

1.53

Arkansas

1.48

Washington

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kansas

3.96

Utah

2.82

New Mexico

2.56

Wisconsin

1.90

Alabama

1.83

Kentucky

1.60

Nebraska

1.49

Pennsylvania

1.39

North Carolina

1.35

Arizona

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Graduate Teaching Assistants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

3.12

Michigan

2.95

Montana

2.64

North Dakota

2.39

Georgia

2.19

Minnesota

1.60

Maryland

1.40

Idaho

1.36

Massachusetts

1.33

Texas

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.77

Maine

1.87

Rhode Island

1.84

Massachusetts

1.83

Minnesota

1.74

North Carolina

1.61

Tennessee

1.52

Pennsylvania

1.36

Hawaii

1.36

Illinois

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for History Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.31

District of Columbia

2.04

West Virginia

1.83

Kentucky

1.80

Massachusetts

1.62

North Carolina

1.51

Connecticut

1.50

Maine

1.49

Arkansas

1.42

Hawaii

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.12

Hawaii

2.08

Oregon

1.86

Rhode Island

1.76

Virginia

1.66

North Carolina

1.44

Wisconsin

1.37

Massachusetts

1.33

Pennsylvania

1.30

Ohio

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.70

Rhode Island

1.59

North Carolina

1.54

District of Columbia

1.50

Pennsylvania

1.49

Massachusetts

1.36

Kentucky

1.30

New York

1.25

Maine

1.25

Ohio

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Communications Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.23

Arizona

2.04

Ohio

1.72

Kentucky

1.52

Iowa

1.52

Wisconsin

1.40

Indiana

1.38

Utah

1.36

Kansas

1.29

Connecticut

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.28

Vermont

1.63

Rhode Island

1.59

New York

1.58

Ohio

1.39

Utah

1.34

District of Columbia

1.30

California

1.25

Tennessee

1.24

Arizona

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

2.64

Kentucky

1.94

North Dakota

1.89

Vermont

1.68

New York

1.65

Rhode Island

1.54

Ohio

1.54

South Dakota

1.49

North Carolina

1.46

Indiana

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Law Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

14.23

Massachusetts

2.68

Mississippi

2.22

Alabama

1.71

Texas

1.52

Minnesota

1.44

New York

1.42

Puerto Rico

1.15

North Carolina

1.14

Utah

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

4.14

Hawaii

2.33

Wisconsin

1.92

Ohio

1.91

New York

1.34

Kentucky

1.33

Florida

1.26

Indiana

1.20

Utah

1.16

Arizona

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

3.76

Alabama

2.78

New Mexico

2.53

Arizona

2.31

Tennessee

2.18

New York

1.78

Colorado

1.61

Pennsylvania

1.58

Wisconsin

1.44

Kentucky

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.59

Arizona

2.49

Maine

1.47

Indiana

1.46

Illinois

1.46

Vermont

1.42

Georgia

1.37

Kentucky

1.32

Pennsylvania

1.28

Missouri

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.89

Kentucky

1.74

Alabama

1.68

Oklahoma

1.66

Ohio

1.61

Wisconsin

1.41

Nebraska

1.36

Arkansas

1.34

Puerto Rico

1.33

Pennsylvania

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.68

North Carolina

1.67

Nebraska

1.53

New York

1.44

Wisconsin

1.42

Kentucky

1.40

Texas

1.34

Iowa

1.32

Massachusetts

1.27

Arizona

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

5.02

New Hampshire

2.95

Puerto Rico

2.50

Arizona

2.46

Alaska

2.26

Oregon

1.81

California

1.65

New York

1.59

Maryland

1.57

Iowa

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

1.96

Pennsylvania

1.78

Hawaii

1.77

Iowa

1.76

Vermont

1.73

South Carolina

1.70

Connecticut

1.70

Maine

1.58

South Dakota

1.50

Rhode Island

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.10

Vermont

1.80

Rhode Island

1.44

Connecticut

1.42

Pennsylvania

1.40

Massachusetts

1.33

Kentucky

1.19

Colorado

1.19

Maine

1.18

Indiana

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

12.57

Rhode Island

1.96

Massachusetts

1.65

Maine

1.58

Connecticut

1.56

Pennsylvania

1.41

Texas

1.32

New York

1.23

Missouri

1.23

Virginia

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Geography Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.12

Colorado

1.94

Kentucky

1.85

Pennsylvania

1.81

Arizona

1.72

Utah

1.69

Nebraska

1.56

Ohio

1.55

Oregon

1.54

Idaho

1.54
States with the highest location quotients for Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.83

Massachusetts

2.39

Rhode Island

2.28

Connecticut

2.03

Kansas

1.79

Pennsylvania

1.66

South Dakota

1.46

Michigan

1.46

Maine

1.42

Kentucky

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

4.64

Connecticut

4.46

Arizona

3.35

Massachusetts

2.84

New York

1.92

Ohio

1.50

Kansas

1.26

Indiana

1.20

Oregon

1.17

Maine

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

3.14

Nevada

2.05

District of Columbia

2.01

Hawaii

1.90

Rhode Island

1.82

Arizona

1.64

Washington

1.63

Maine

1.56

New York

1.53

Colorado

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Physics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.14

Connecticut

1.90

Massachusetts

1.86

District of Columbia

1.55

Pennsylvania

1.39

Colorado

1.32

Ohio

1.26

Utah

1.22

Kentucky

1.22

Oregon

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Arizona

3.47

Connecticut

3.35

Maine

3.03

Montana

2.96

Indiana

2.33

Pennsylvania

1.98

New York

1.62

Iowa

1.62

Massachusetts

1.60

Colorado

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

1.66

Rhode Island

1.64

Pennsylvania

1.54

Montana

1.51

Connecticut

1.49

Maine

1.45

North Carolina

1.44

Colorado

1.39

Massachusetts

1.33

Arkansas

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

4.90

Maine

3.24

Rhode Island

2.38

Arizona

1.98

New Hampshire

1.91

Wyoming

1.90

Colorado

1.89

California

1.64

Montana

1.62

South Carolina

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maine

4.55

Arizona

3.61

Virginia

2.29

Pennsylvania

1.76

Utah

1.75

New York

1.51

Colorado

1.50

Washington

1.41

Michigan

0.96

Minnesota

0.91
States with the highest location quotients for Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.38

District of Columbia

2.36

Alabama

2.10

New Hampshire

2.06

Connecticut

1.76

Maine

1.68

Massachusetts

1.66

Pennsylvania

1.59

Montana

1.46

Vermont

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Montana

4.55

Wyoming

3.86

Kansas

3.73

North Dakota

3.31

Arkansas

2.78

Nebraska

2.27

Virginia

2.08

Texas

2.03

Kentucky

1.66

Iowa

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

1.86

Michigan

1.85

Massachusetts

1.71

Pennsylvania

1.63

Wisconsin

1.45

Montana

1.44

Colorado

1.41

West Virginia

1.36

New York

1.30

Indiana

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

6.80

District of Columbia

3.23

Kansas

2.12

Michigan

1.97

New York

1.73

Arizona

1.57

Texas

1.38

Idaho

1.22

Virginia

1.21

Georgia

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Arizona

1.51

Alaska

1.50

Iowa

1.38

Connecticut

1.34

Rhode Island

1.33

Kentucky

1.31

North Carolina

1.29

Arkansas

1.27

Pennsylvania

1.26

Montana

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.05

Utah

1.82

Michigan

1.66

North Carolina

1.53

Virginia

1.48

South Dakota

1.44

Arizona

1.39

Pennsylvania

1.25

Kentucky

1.22

Ohio

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Business Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.07

Connecticut

1.83

Wisconsin

1.74

District of Columbia

1.61

South Carolina

1.35

Iowa

1.35

Massachusetts

1.31

Indiana

1.30

Maryland

1.27

Arizona

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Education, Training, and Library Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.53

Vermont

1.42

Connecticut

1.21

New York

1.19

New Jersey

1.17

New Hampshire

1.12

Illinois

1.10

Rhode Island

1.09

Mississippi

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Legal Support Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

7.76

Virginia

7.59

Maryland

1.99

Washington

1.64

Hawaii

1.47

Missouri

1.30

Delaware

1.28

Vermont

1.27

California

1.24

Georgia

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Montana

2.69

Guam

2.60

Wyoming

2.60

Idaho

2.34

New Mexico

1.93

Texas

1.72

Colorado

1.58

Florida

1.57

Louisiana

1.39

Utah

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Court Reporters, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Maryland

6.72

District of Columbia

2.83

Louisiana

2.27

Georgia

1.59

Indiana

1.58

Colorado

1.51

West Virginia

1.49

Arkansas

1.46

Florida

1.42

Vermont

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Paralegals and Legal Assistants*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

5.48

Delaware

1.56

West Virginia

1.54

Florida

1.52

New York

1.35

North Carolina

1.33

Connecticut

1.33

Colorado

1.30

Virgin Islands

1.21

Maryland

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates, May 2011
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

3.40

South Carolina

1.92

New York

1.91

Delaware

1.77

New Mexico

1.72

Mississippi

1.67

Georgia

1.62

North Carolina

1.54

Montana

1.49

Washington

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.90

California

1.82

Puerto Rico

1.78

Maine

1.75

New York

1.68

Delaware

1.66

West Virginia

1.65

Virginia

1.64

New Mexico

1.58

Connecticut

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

2.81

New Hampshire

2.68

Kentucky

2.25

Oregon

2.11

Maine

1.96

Delaware

1.63

Alaska

1.50

Washington

1.47

Georgia

1.37

Utah

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Judicial Law Clerks, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.72

Georgia

2.25

Delaware

2.16

Utah

2.08

Montana

1.91

Illinois

1.77

Minnesota

1.61

Arizona

1.61

Louisiana

1.55

Mississippi

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Lawyers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

10.11

New York

1.75

Delaware

1.59

Florida

1.33

Virgin Islands

1.23

New Jersey

1.20

Colorado

1.17

Massachusetts

1.16

Illinois

1.14

California

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Legal Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

7.69

New York

1.54

Delaware

1.52

Florida

1.36

Virgin Islands

1.35

Virginia

1.26

Maryland

1.23

Colorado

1.21

Montana

1.12

New Mexico

1.06
States with the highest location quotients for Religious Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

5.52

Michigan

3.23

Montana

2.57

Minnesota

2.45

Florida

2.11

Maryland

2.10

Pennsylvania

1.92

New Jersey

1.59

Washington

1.39

Ohio

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Directors, Religious Activities and Education, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

7.34

Montana

6.32

Rhode Island

4.27

New York

2.70

Michigan

2.66

Hawaii

2.33

District of Columbia

1.87

Illinois

1.36

California

1.32

Pennsylvania

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Clergy, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

7.38

Guam

6.38

Montana

4.95

New York

3.05

Hawaii

2.80

District of Columbia

1.44

Michigan

1.43

Rhode Island

1.21

Nebraska

0.99

South Dakota

0.98
States with the highest location quotients for Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other*, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.81

Hawaii

2.62

Minnesota

2.50

Louisiana

2.33

Virgin Islands

2.23

Vermont

2.17

Puerto Rico

1.95

New York

1.75

Michigan

1.64

Florida

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Social and Human Service Assistants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.62

Rhode Island

2.37

Minnesota

2.36

Maine

2.17

Puerto Rico

2.02

Utah

1.91

Connecticut

1.89

Massachusetts

1.86

Nebraska

1.75

New Jersey

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

2.30

Delaware

1.83

Idaho

1.80

Oregon

1.74

Colorado

1.62

Georgia

1.48

South Dakota

1.44

Connecticut

1.33

California

1.33

Washington

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Health Educators, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

2.37

District of Columbia

2.36

Vermont

2.22

Nebraska

1.91

Maine

1.90

Maryland

1.80

New Mexico

1.79

Georgia

1.75

Montana

1.65

Rhode Island

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Social Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

3.33

Montana

3.16

Puerto Rico

2.94

New York

2.50

Oregon

1.91

California

1.81

Illinois

1.71

District of Columbia

1.54

Alaska

1.50

Wyoming

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.52

Maine

3.02

Alaska

2.06

Massachusetts

1.91

Rhode Island

1.88

Pennsylvania

1.85

Connecticut

1.78

West Virginia

1.75

New Mexico

1.70

Idaho

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Social Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

3.02

Delaware

1.94

Missouri

1.69

Mississippi

1.49

Connecticut

1.37

Alaska

1.32

Pennsylvania

1.31

Ohio

1.23

South Dakota

1.21

North Dakota

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Child, Family, and School Social Workers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.26

Kentucky

2.05

Rhode Island

1.89

South Dakota

1.84

Hawaii

1.67

Iowa

1.60

Connecticut

1.58

West Virginia

1.56

Alaska

1.56

Pennsylvania

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Counselors, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Kansas

4.32

Puerto Rico

3.32

New Hampshire

3.18

Texas

2.58

Alaska

2.28

Louisiana

2.23

Wisconsin

1.87

Utah

1.84

New Jersey

1.74

Florida

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Rehabilitation Counselors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Idaho

3.97

Washington

3.89

Connecticut

2.37

Delaware

1.76

Oklahoma

1.74

Vermont

1.66

Massachusetts

1.63

Iowa

1.57

Maryland

1.48

New York

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Mental Health Counselors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Pennsylvania

3.11

Virginia

2.34

Vermont

2.33

Massachusetts

2.18

Montana

1.97

Alaska

1.81

Oregon

1.66

Colorado

1.66

Washington

1.48

Connecticut

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Marriage and Family Therapists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

5.64

California

2.69

Delaware

1.91

Maryland

1.86

Alaska

1.63

Massachusetts

1.54

Oregon

1.51

Virginia

1.39

Minnesota

1.37

Oklahoma

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.19

Missouri

1.43

Louisiana

1.43

Vermont

1.31

South Carolina

1.28

Hawaii

1.27

Maine

1.24

Texas

1.21

New Hampshire

1.20

Connecticut

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Pennsylvania

2.90

South Dakota

2.33

Montana

2.18

Vermont

2.05

Rhode Island

1.93

Connecticut

1.85

Idaho

1.65

Alaska

1.61

Massachusetts

1.57

New York

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Community and Social Service Occupations, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.75

Rhode Island

1.51

Massachusetts

1.49

Connecticut

1.45

Alaska

1.44

Maine

1.42

Montana

1.40

Oregon

1.38

Pennsylvania

1.37

Puerto Rico

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.34

Hawaii

2.04

Maryland

1.91

New York

1.90

Oregon

1.84

Indiana

1.84

Puerto Rico

1.52

West Virginia

1.51

Michigan

1.49

New Hampshire

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Forest and Conservation Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Montana

21.56

Idaho

15.86

Wyoming

10.52

Oregon

6.92

Alaska

6.42

New Mexico

5.45

South Dakota

5.05

Utah

4.68

Arizona

2.43

Colorado

2.36
States with the highest location quotients for Forensic Science Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

4.33

Arizona

3.10

Florida

2.05

Wyoming

1.50

Maryland

1.50

North Carolina

1.40

New Mexico

1.36

Utah

1.31

Oregon

1.31

Idaho

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Guam

3.17

Alaska

3.07

West Virginia

2.50

Idaho

1.94

Massachusetts

1.77

Washington

1.72

Kentucky

1.64

Oklahoma

1.49

Tennessee

1.39

District of Columbia

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Social Science Research Assistants, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

18.60

Arizona

5.45

Massachusetts

3.75

New York

3.12

Indiana

2.25

Michigan

2.01

Maine

1.91

Oregon

1.78

North Carolina

1.53

Maryland

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Nuclear Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

10.89

Tennessee

3.36

Idaho

3.26

Pennsylvania

1.51

North Carolina

1.46

Connecticut

1.21

New York

1.06

Massachusetts

0.92

California

0.81

Maryland

0.76
States with the highest location quotients for Geological and Petroleum Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

7.81

Louisiana

7.03

Montana

5.01

Alaska

4.93

Texas

4.88

Oklahoma

3.74

Colorado

1.91

Mississippi

1.61

West Virginia

1.54

New Mexico

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Chemical Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Delaware

3.22

Wyoming

2.33

Puerto Rico

2.29

New Jersey

2.20

West Virginia

1.77

Utah

1.69

Louisiana

1.62

Massachusetts

1.60

South Carolina

1.59

Ohio

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Biological Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

3.48

Maryland

2.74

Montana

2.54

Alaska

2.31

Washington

2.26

Oregon

2.24

Idaho

2.13

Iowa

1.79

Hawaii

1.71

Wyoming

1.70
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural and Food Science Technicians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Idaho

4.61

Iowa

4.58

South Dakota

4.04

Wisconsin

2.80

Arkansas

2.45

Oregon

2.19

Kansas

2.13

Missouri

2.08

Hawaii

1.99

Vermont

1.90
States with the highest location quotients for Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

18.67

Virginia

4.13

Maryland

3.08

West Virginia

2.77

Hawaii

2.27

Alaska

2.12

Kansas

1.57

Colorado

1.33

Washington

1.25

North Carolina

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Political Scientists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

116.26

Maine

3.65

Virginia

3.32

Washington

0.91

Texas

0.73

California

0.67

Colorado

0.48

Illinois

0.25

New York

0.17
States with the highest location quotients for Historians, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

15.96

Alaska

3.99

Utah

3.56

New York

2.32

Oklahoma

2.25

New Mexico

1.76

Virginia

1.72

Kansas

1.37

Pennsylvania

1.29

Mississippi

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Geographers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Oregon

2.59

Colorado

1.86

Virginia

1.85

Illinois

1.75

Arizona

1.75

Washington

1.73

New York

1.37

Missouri

1.13

Texas

0.94

Georgia

0.75
States with the highest location quotients for Anthropologists and Archeologists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

13.59

New Mexico

9.39

Hawaii

7.96

Alaska

7.77

Arizona

3.47

Oregon

3.08

Montana

3.05

Idaho

2.66

Nevada

2.34

Utah

2.31
States with the highest location quotients for Urban and Regional Planners, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Washington

3.42

Alaska

2.66

Oregon

2.32

Hawaii

2.23

Vermont

2.21

California

2.12

Montana

1.90

Idaho

1.80

Maryland

1.54

Delaware

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Sociologists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

15.55

Washington

2.88

Michigan

2.83

California

2.83

Pennsylvania

2.34

Massachusetts

1.70

Wisconsin

1.18

North Carolina

0.95

Maryland

0.90

Arizona

0.73
States with the highest location quotients for Psychologists, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.66

Maryland

3.03

Hawaii

2.53

New Mexico

2.50

Puerto Rico

2.22

Florida

1.93

Oregon

1.88

Rhode Island

1.70

Washington

1.57

Massachusetts

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Industrial-Organizational Psychologists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

4.36

Minnesota

4.28

Ohio

1.17

Virginia

1.07

Texas

0.91

Pennsylvania

0.69
States with the highest location quotients for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

1.94

Massachusetts

1.59

Idaho

1.58

Connecticut

1.58

New York

1.54

Rhode Island

1.51

California

1.45

Vermont

1.44

Colorado

1.36

Wyoming

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Survey Researchers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

4.14

Pennsylvania

3.26

Maryland

2.73

Connecticut

2.67

New Jersey

1.95

Nevada

1.84

Michigan

1.73

Hawaii

1.67

Massachusetts

1.52

Mississippi

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Economists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

52.62

Alaska

2.72

Vermont

1.77

California

1.49

Arizona

1.35

Maryland

1.34

Oregon

1.30

Connecticut

1.30

West Virginia

1.24

Massachusetts

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Physical Scientists, All Other, May 2011
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

6.05

Maryland

3.45

Indiana

2.88

Alaska

2.57

Virginia

1.57

New Hampshire

1.53

Colorado

1.51

Oregon

1.24

Montana

1.24

Puerto Rico

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Hydrologists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Montana

8.66

Idaho

6.84

Nevada

4.07

New Mexico

4.01

Colorado

3.90

Alaska

3.74

Wyoming

3.10

Washington

3.01

Oregon

2.66

New Hampshire

2.40
States with the highest location quotients for Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

5.82

Texas

3.72

Colorado

3.53

Oklahoma

3.10

Wyoming

2.71

Nevada

2.45

Mississippi

1.91

Louisiana

1.83

Montana

1.52

Washington

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.69

Alaska

3.35

District of Columbia

3.29

Virgin Islands

2.99

Washington

2.20

Wyoming

2.02

Colorado

1.83

Hawaii

1.59

New Mexico

1.55

Virginia

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Materials Scientists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Delaware

4.71

New Mexico

3.84

Washington

2.50

Utah

2.12

Massachusetts

2.09

Ohio

1.74

Pennsylvania

1.70

Tennessee

1.68

South Carolina

1.63

Illinois

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Chemists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Delaware

8.80

New Jersey

2.37

Maryland

2.11

Puerto Rico

2.02

Massachusetts

1.89

Connecticut

1.54

North Carolina

1.49

Indiana

1.36

Utah

1.32

Missouri

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Atmospheric and Space Scientists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

Alaska

4.39

Montana

2.96

Wyoming

2.95

Maryland

2.44

Massachusetts

2.36

Oklahoma

2.27

Nevada

2.02

Idaho

1.80

New Mexico

1.51

South Dakota

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Physicists, May 2011
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

8.47

District of Columbia

6.05

Maryland

4.29

Washington

2.34

Virginia

2.11

Illinois

1.97

New