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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Charts of the states with the highest location quotient for each occupation, May 2023


States with the highest location quotients for Material Moving Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

California

3.28

Alaska

2.80

Montana

1.99

Wisconsin

1.86

Oregon

1.61

Tennessee

1.45

Maryland

1.25

Minnesota

1.24

Texas

1.05

Nevada

1.04
States with the highest location quotients for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

10.40

Louisiana

7.03

Alaska

2.97

Texas

2.92

West Virginia

2.60

Alabama

2.36

Iowa

2.21

Ohio

1.92

Nebraska

1.86

Kentucky

1.77
States with the highest location quotients for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.18

Maine

1.90

Arkansas

1.74

West Virginia

1.63

New Mexico

1.61

South Carolina

1.57

Nebraska

1.54

Alaska

1.45

Mississippi

1.44

North Carolina

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Wellhead Pumpers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

23.14

Wyoming

11.83

New Mexico

11.74

Texas

7.10

West Virginia

4.81

Kansas

3.05

Montana

2.26

Oklahoma

1.73

Colorado

1.19

Arkansas

1.06
States with the highest location quotients for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

11.89

North Dakota

10.71

Alaska

9.62

Louisiana

7.44

Texas

3.92

New Mexico

2.97

Montana

2.05

Utah

1.83

Oklahoma

1.56

New Jersey

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

8.15

Arkansas

8.05

Texas

2.71

Nebraska

2.23

New Hampshire

2.07

Pennsylvania

1.90

Puerto Rico

1.65

Washington

1.51

Indiana

1.41

Colorado

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Stockers and Order Fillers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

1.41

Ohio

1.31

Mississippi

1.29

New Hampshire

1.26

South Dakota

1.25

Connecticut

1.22

Oregon

1.21

Illinois

1.20

Florida

1.20

Missouri

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Packers and Packagers, Hand, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

4.00

New Hampshire

1.47

North Carolina

1.35

Illinois

1.30

Pennsylvania

1.26

Indiana

1.25

California

1.21

Tennessee

1.08

Delaware

1.07

Nebraska

1.06
States with the highest location quotients for Machine Feeders and Offbearers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

5.51

Oregon

4.02

Alabama

3.93

Indiana

3.53

Arkansas

2.43

Kentucky

2.27

Mississippi

2.06

Georgia

1.82

Ohio

1.76

West Virginia

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

1.78

Indiana

1.60

Kentucky

1.57

Nevada

1.57

Georgia

1.48

Illinois

1.46

Mississippi

1.30

New Jersey

1.30

North Carolina

1.28

Pennsylvania

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

1.80

Kansas

1.64

South Dakota

1.39

Hawaii

1.30

Arkansas

1.23

North Dakota

1.21

Wyoming

1.21

Indiana

1.19

Alabama

1.19

Iowa

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Delaware

2.86

Georgia

2.40

Indiana

1.81

Alabama

1.62

Arkansas

1.55

Pennsylvania

1.46

Mississippi

1.45

Ohio

1.37

Kentucky

1.22

South Carolina

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Hoist and Winch Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

18.64

Alaska

9.87

West Virginia

8.32

Idaho

4.95

Illinois

3.19

Washington

2.88

Oregon

2.72

Mississippi

2.59

Minnesota

2.40

Maryland

2.37
States with the highest location quotients for Dredge Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alabama

16.05

Nebraska

10.03

Louisiana

9.76

Iowa

5.58

New Jersey

3.30

Ohio

1.03

Florida

0.91
States with the highest location quotients for Crane and Tower Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

3.37

North Dakota

2.54

Arkansas

2.32

Indiana

2.10

West Virginia

2.06

Texas

2.02

Alabama

1.88

Maine

1.74

Mississippi

1.58

Utah

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Conveyor Operators and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

8.37

West Virginia

5.48

Kansas

3.99

Kentucky

3.72

Nebraska

3.11

Montana

2.58

Wyoming

2.09

Iowa

2.06

Idaho

1.95

Oklahoma

1.91
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

8.14

District of Columbia

7.48

Tennessee

5.00

Nevada

4.54

Georgia

2.64

New Hampshire

2.59

Missouri

2.58

Delaware

2.12

North Dakota

1.66

Puerto Rico

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Passenger Attendants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

12.79

Hawaii

10.10

Alaska

3.26

New Jersey

2.42

Texas

2.00

Massachusetts

1.76

New York

1.73

Florida

1.43

California

1.32

North Carolina

1.06
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation Inspectors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

5.07

New Jersey

1.70

Hawaii

1.51

Montana

1.50

Texas

1.38

Arizona

1.30

South Dakota

1.12

District of Columbia

1.12

Maine

1.09

Georgia

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Traffic Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

3.52

Tennessee

2.70

Kansas

2.62

Wyoming

2.46

New Mexico

2.30

West Virginia

2.23

Missouri

1.70

Arizona

1.65

Nevada

1.58

Florida

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Aircraft Service Attendants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

4.16

Colorado

2.77

Hawaii

2.76

Nevada

2.20

Florida

2.20

Tennessee

1.99

Wyoming

1.88

Maine

1.79

Minnesota

1.75

Massachusetts

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oregon

5.02

Virgin Islands

3.85

New Jersey

3.48

South Dakota

2.05

North Dakota

1.72

Alabama

1.72

Alaska

1.65

Wyoming

1.57

Colorado

1.55

Montana

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Parking Attendants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

4.07

District of Columbia

3.54

Florida

1.79

Nevada

1.60

California

1.46

New Jersey

1.46

New York

1.42

Puerto Rico

1.29

Massachusetts

1.29

Arizona

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Bridge and Lock Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

9.49

West Virginia

3.95

Florida

2.60

Iowa

2.44

Illinois

2.13

Kentucky

1.90

Mississippi

1.83

Wisconsin

1.65

Indiana

1.59

North Carolina

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Ship Engineers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

18.05

Louisiana

8.63

Virginia

5.11

Washington

3.82

Hawaii

2.02

Florida

1.51

Texas

1.50

Alabama

1.41

Mississippi

1.38

New Jersey

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Motorboat Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

34.34

Louisiana

6.33

Alaska

6.02

Puerto Rico

3.21

Florida

2.79

Massachusetts

2.07

New Jersey

1.79

Alabama

1.70

Tennessee

1.64

Washington

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

15.09

Louisiana

14.85

Alaska

9.83

Hawaii

4.09

Kentucky

3.47

Florida

2.31

Virginia

2.06

Washington

1.89

Maine

1.70

Mississippi

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for Sailors and Marine Oilers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

23.39

Louisiana

18.61

Alaska

6.38

Kentucky

4.14

Mississippi

2.84

Virginia

2.76

Guam

2.66

Washington

2.64

Texas

2.04

Hawaii

2.03
States with the highest location quotients for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

8.06

Tennessee

4.93

Indiana

3.73

Washington

2.91

Louisiana

2.06

California

1.82

Georgia

1.04

North Carolina

0.89

Florida

0.41

Texas

0.18
States with the highest location quotients for Subway and Streetcar Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maryland

1.78

Massachusetts

1.77

California

1.01

Arizona

0.90

Georgia

0.66

Illinois

0.66

Washington

0.51

Oregon

0.48

Virginia

0.45

Minnesota

0.29
States with the highest location quotients for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

3.71

Kansas

2.60

Pennsylvania

1.84

Iowa

1.83

West Virginia

1.62

Louisiana

1.43

Mississippi

1.32

Illinois

1.30

Indiana

1.29

Arkansas

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

11.06

Nebraska

4.91

Montana

3.93

Illinois

2.71

Arkansas

2.35

Louisiana

2.26

Alabama

2.14

Missouri

2.05

West Virginia

1.93

Texas

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Indiana

6.72

North Dakota

6.21

West Virginia

5.45

New Jersey

3.13

Georgia

2.68

Arkansas

1.78

Alabama

1.61

Ohio

1.36

Kentucky

1.15

California

0.81
States with the highest location quotients for Locomotive Engineers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

9.17

Nebraska

3.46

Kansas

3.18

Iowa

2.51

Arkansas

2.25

West Virginia

1.63

Louisiana

1.61

Indiana

1.56

South Dakota

1.42

Texas

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

4.39

Montana

3.69

Vermont

2.76

Colorado

2.69

Maine

2.55

Georgia

2.46

North Dakota

2.10

Oregon

2.06

Ohio

2.01

New Hampshire

1.98
States with the highest location quotients for Taxi Drivers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

20.57

Wisconsin

2.75

California

2.01

New York

1.67

Oregon

1.42

Vermont

1.23

New Hampshire

1.19

Massachusetts

1.15

Maine

1.00

Wyoming

0.97
States with the highest location quotients for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

1.76

Massachusetts

1.74

Hawaii

1.70

Alaska

1.59

Minnesota

1.53

Puerto Rico

1.52

Pennsylvania

1.42

New Jersey

1.37

Virgin Islands

1.36

Wyoming

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.44

Washington

1.70

California

1.64

Maryland

1.45

Guam

1.25

Vermont

1.20

Oregon

1.16

Connecticut

1.12

New Jersey

0.99

Illinois

0.98
States with the highest location quotients for Bus Drivers, School, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alabama

2.35

Wyoming

1.76

Pennsylvania

1.66

North Dakota

1.59

Kentucky

1.53

Arkansas

1.51

New York

1.49

Kansas

1.43

Mississippi

1.43

West Virginia

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Light Truck Drivers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

1.43

South Dakota

1.41

Idaho

1.30

North Carolina

1.26

Kentucky

1.26

Louisiana

1.20

Delaware

1.19

Rhode Island

1.15

New Hampshire

1.15

Florida

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

2.01

North Dakota

1.99

Nebraska

1.83

Iowa

1.80

Wyoming

1.70

Mississippi

1.67

Tennessee

1.41

Alabama

1.35

Wisconsin

1.34

Indiana

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Driver/Sales Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Missouri

1.59

Kentucky

1.55

Guam

1.52

Rhode Island

1.51

New Hampshire

1.48

Indiana

1.45

Montana

1.41

Ohio

1.41

North Dakota

1.34

Idaho

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

6.04

South Carolina

4.92

Puerto Rico

4.65

Mississippi

4.34

North Dakota

4.25

Wyoming

3.80

South Dakota

3.49

Delaware

2.87

Iowa

2.78

Maine

2.68
States with the highest location quotients for Flight Attendants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

2.82

Colorado

2.58

Illinois

2.02

Florida

1.70

New Jersey

1.42

Arizona

1.30

New York

1.25

Texas

1.19

Massachusetts

1.18

Virginia

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Airfield Operations Specialists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

5.17

New Jersey

3.86

North Dakota

3.58

South Dakota

2.89

Montana

1.47

New York

1.41

North Carolina

1.41

Tennessee

1.40

Texas

1.28

Kentucky

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Air Traffic Controllers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

10.25

District of Columbia

5.88

New Hampshire

4.24

New Mexico

2.80

Hawaii

2.28

Kansas

2.02

Virginia

1.90

Colorado

1.66

Minnesota

1.48

Utah

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Commercial Pilots, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

15.38

Nevada

3.59

Ohio

2.17

Montana

2.11

South Dakota

1.94

Wyoming

1.84

Florida

1.75

New Hampshire

1.71

North Dakota

1.70

Hawaii

1.65
States with the highest location quotients for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

5.72

Colorado

3.14

Illinois

2.11

Nevada

1.79

Washington

1.70

Virginia

1.32

New York

1.25

New Jersey

1.24

Florida

1.21

Arizona

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

1.50

Alaska

1.45

Georgia

1.34

New Jersey

1.34

Hawaii

1.34

Kentucky

1.27

Kansas

1.27

Indiana

1.25

Alabama

1.25

North Dakota

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

6.59

Hawaii

5.59

Alaska

5.41

Texas

2.06

Florida

1.92

Montana

1.75

Nevada

1.70

California

1.57

New Mexico

1.32

Arizona

1.03
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

1.31

Indiana

1.30

Tennessee

1.27

New Jersey

1.25

Georgia

1.24

Arkansas

1.23

Mississippi

1.22

Illinois

1.17

Alabama

1.14

North Dakota

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Production Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

4.16

Georgia

3.13

Louisiana

3.01

Puerto Rico

2.49

Kentucky

2.16

Missouri

2.07

Arkansas

1.77

Nevada

1.71

North Carolina

1.64

Maine

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Production Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

3.96

Guam

3.86

Alabama

3.80

Mississippi

2.69

Idaho

1.92

Texas

1.71

Oregon

1.62

Puerto Rico

1.51

Iowa

1.43

Louisiana

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Tire Builders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

13.94

North Carolina

4.62

Mississippi

4.55

Alabama

3.90

Iowa

3.37

Tennessee

2.33

Illinois

1.77

Virginia

1.55

Indiana

1.53

Georgia

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

3.68

South Carolina

2.81

Alabama

2.63

Arkansas

2.49

Maine

2.05

Tennessee

1.85

Rhode Island

1.73

Indiana

1.71

Georgia

1.69

North Carolina

1.65
States with the highest location quotients for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

3.01

Vermont

2.94

Indiana

2.34

Missouri

2.12

Maine

1.77

Utah

1.74

Washington

1.71

Kansas

1.70

Nevada

1.60

Ohio

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Etchers and Engravers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

4.40

Maine

3.60

Wyoming

2.95

Wisconsin

2.64

Massachusetts

2.56

Arkansas

2.54

Indiana

2.47

South Dakota

1.99

Virginia

1.76

Kansas

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

8.92

Missouri

7.11

Arkansas

6.86

Iowa

3.20

Georgia

3.10

Kansas

2.62

Maine

2.53

Nebraska

2.43

Oklahoma

2.08

Oregon

1.92
States with the highest location quotients for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

3.16

Puerto Rico

3.07

Michigan

2.34

Ohio

2.24

South Carolina

2.11

Oregon

2.08

Indiana

1.97

Washington

1.79

California

1.75

Georgia

1.70
States with the highest location quotients for Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oregon

6.24

Mississippi

5.04

Indiana

3.34

Kansas

2.47

North Carolina

2.37

Arkansas

2.30

Vermont

2.27

Ohio

2.23

Iowa

2.17

Washington

2.05
States with the highest location quotients for Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

3.35

New Hampshire

3.10

Michigan

2.79

Kansas

2.49

Iowa

2.42

Connecticut

2.22

Ohio

2.04

Minnesota

1.93

Indiana

1.60

Oklahoma

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

4.35

Vermont

3.27

Ohio

3.25

Iowa

3.03

New Hampshire

2.68

South Dakota

2.60

Indiana

1.97

Connecticut

1.93

Michigan

1.77

Pennsylvania

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.86

Iowa

2.73

Indiana

1.96

Pennsylvania

1.94

Maryland

1.79

Idaho

1.77

Missouri

1.13

Tennessee

1.10

California

1.04

Washington

0.93
States with the highest location quotients for Semiconductor Processing Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oregon

14.14

Arizona

3.77

Texas

3.04

Massachusetts

2.54

Colorado

2.31

New Mexico

1.93

Washington

1.53

California

1.12

New York

0.97

Minnesota

0.76
States with the highest location quotients for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.70

South Dakota

2.70

Indiana

2.25

Alabama

2.06

Iowa

1.83

Mississippi

1.82

Kansas

1.74

Tennessee

1.57

Michigan

1.55

Ohio

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

3.28

South Dakota

2.45

Michigan

2.09

Utah

1.98

Indiana

1.93

Nebraska

1.86

Missouri

1.79

Oklahoma

1.78

Florida

1.76

Vermont

1.74
States with the highest location quotients for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.62

Kansas

2.26

Iowa

2.13

Puerto Rico

2.06

Illinois

1.74

Arkansas

1.61

Idaho

1.56

Kentucky

1.50

Pennsylvania

1.50

Indiana

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

3.88

Louisiana

2.04

Colorado

1.71

Texas

1.58

Kentucky

1.55

Puerto Rico

1.44

New Hampshire

1.42

Wyoming

1.34

Wisconsin

1.27

Missouri

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Appliance Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

3.33

Mississippi

2.00

Utah

1.80

Washington

1.79

California

1.72

Missouri

1.70

Connecticut

1.58

Arizona

1.56

Michigan

1.39

Wisconsin

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Dental Laboratory Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

2.85

Utah

2.30

Montana

1.86

Alabama

1.72

Oregon

1.71

Kansas

1.51

Louisiana

1.50

Missouri

1.43

Nebraska

1.32

Indiana

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

8.76

Rhode Island

7.39

Utah

2.41

New York

2.26

New Mexico

2.21

Vermont

1.80

Montana

1.74

Hawaii

1.54

New Jersey

1.49

South Dakota

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Indiana

1.86

Kentucky

1.79

Michigan

1.77

South Carolina

1.71

Mississippi

1.65

Wisconsin

1.62

Alabama

1.59

Tennessee

1.55

Connecticut

1.44

Kansas

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

4.10

Alabama

3.44

West Virginia

3.10

Montana

2.60

Arkansas

2.41

North Dakota

2.40

South Carolina

2.22

Indiana

2.21

Tennessee

2.08

Washington

2.01
States with the highest location quotients for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.75

Tennessee

2.90

Arkansas

2.52

South Carolina

2.16

Vermont

2.15

Ohio

1.83

Kentucky

1.74

Indiana

1.74

North Carolina

1.69

Utah

1.69
States with the highest location quotients for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.57

Nebraska

3.43

South Dakota

3.16

Indiana

2.26

Kansas

2.12

Wisconsin

2.10

North Carolina

2.05

Arkansas

2.03

Iowa

1.83

Kentucky

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Cutters and Trimmers, Hand, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

5.13

Mississippi

4.76

Alabama

4.70

Indiana

4.07

South Dakota

3.12

Vermont

2.64

New Jersey

2.07

Wisconsin

1.74

Kansas

1.72

Idaho

1.64
States with the highest location quotients for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Iowa

2.93

Kansas

2.24

Wisconsin

2.05

Illinois

1.99

West Virginia

1.94

Indiana

1.94

South Carolina

1.78

Alabama

1.49

Puerto Rico

1.49

Mississippi

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

4.88

Indiana

3.20

Vermont

2.25

California

1.97

Oklahoma

1.84

Wisconsin

1.67

South Dakota

1.58

Washington

1.55

Ohio

1.38

New Mexico

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.06

Iowa

2.96

North Dakota

2.92

Nebraska

2.62

Arkansas

2.60

Idaho

2.54

Montana

2.48

Indiana

2.24

Vermont

2.18

West Virginia

1.94
States with the highest location quotients for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

4.29

Idaho

3.00

New Hampshire

2.72

Vermont

2.37

Iowa

2.35

Maine

2.30

Colorado

2.27

South Dakota

2.10

Kentucky

1.85

Montana

1.82
States with the highest location quotients for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

3.78

Puerto Rico

2.66

Delaware

2.66

New Jersey

2.41

West Virginia

2.39

Nebraska

2.30

South Carolina

2.23

Indiana

2.20

Kentucky

2.08

Tennessee

1.94
States with the highest location quotients for Plant and System Operators, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

5.27

Montana

4.10

Louisiana

3.50

South Dakota

3.38

Texas

2.89

Colorado

2.86

Nevada

2.85

Maine

2.31

Georgia

2.14

West Virginia

1.66
States with the highest location quotients for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

11.89

Virgin Islands

9.28

Louisiana

9.00

Oklahoma

4.97

Alaska

4.76

Texas

3.71

Montana

3.50

North Dakota

3.26

Delaware

3.23

Kansas

2.95
States with the highest location quotients for Gas Plant Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

18.72

North Dakota

12.07

West Virginia

7.62

Louisiana

6.78

Oklahoma

3.07

New Mexico

2.87

Iowa

2.81

Mississippi

2.53

Montana

2.03

Kentucky

1.89
States with the highest location quotients for Chemical Plant and System Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

19.45

North Dakota

9.25

West Virginia

4.38

South Dakota

4.04

Alabama

2.95

Montana

2.50

Texas

2.41

Mississippi

1.49

Ohio

1.36

Tennessee

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.67

Wyoming

2.15

West Virginia

2.13

New Mexico

2.05

Arkansas

1.99

Alaska

1.93

Iowa

1.75

Oklahoma

1.71

Kentucky

1.67

Maine

1.67
States with the highest location quotients for Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

4.04

California

2.65

Alaska

2.49

Minnesota

2.46

Maine

2.20

New York

2.13

North Dakota

2.11

Wyoming

2.09

Nebraska

2.03

Idaho

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Power Plant Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

10.85

Hawaii

4.09

Wyoming

3.89

Idaho

2.58

North Dakota

2.55

Missouri

2.04

Vermont

1.94

Kansas

1.91

Mississippi

1.79

Indiana

1.78
States with the highest location quotients for Power Distributors and Dispatchers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

4.69

Arkansas

3.95

Wyoming

3.65

Maine

2.77

North Dakota

2.38

Alaska

2.32

Ohio

2.13

Alabama

2.05

Michigan

1.96

Washington

1.84
States with the highest location quotients for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alabama

5.22

South Carolina

4.94

Tennessee

2.49

North Carolina

1.90

Illinois

1.72

Ohio

0.73

New York

0.69
States with the highest location quotients for Woodworkers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oregon

8.03

Tennessee

5.65

Louisiana

4.22

Vermont

3.34

Montana

3.10

North Carolina

2.39

Georgia

2.29

Utah

1.95

Maine

1.84

New Hampshire

1.60
States with the highest location quotients for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Idaho

3.45

Indiana

3.44

Iowa

3.26

Alabama

3.02

Oregon

2.78

South Dakota

2.78

Vermont

2.70

Wisconsin

2.61

Kentucky

2.45

Arkansas

2.27
States with the highest location quotients for Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alabama

4.62

West Virginia

4.60

Arkansas

4.48

Oregon

4.39

Mississippi

4.21

Maine

4.08

Montana

2.60

Idaho

2.54

Indiana

2.30

Kentucky

2.29
States with the highest location quotients for Patternmakers, Wood, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Pennsylvania

9.72

Michigan

4.33
States with the highest location quotients for Model Makers, Wood, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Utah

8.67

Iowa

6.29

Texas

2.71

Michigan

1.91
States with the highest location quotients for Furniture Finishers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Indiana

4.06

South Dakota

3.32

Vermont

2.92

North Carolina

2.03

Kansas

1.93

West Virginia

1.78

Idaho

1.70

Wisconsin

1.59

Oregon

1.56

Arizona

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Kansas

3.23

Indiana

2.84

Utah

2.20

Idaho

2.18

Maine

2.11

Oregon

1.90

Missouri

1.85

Montana

1.84

Iowa

1.70

Minnesota

1.67
States with the highest location quotients for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

4.45

South Carolina

3.62

New Hampshire

3.35

Georgia

3.04

Nevada

1.86

Maine

1.85

Hawaii

1.69

Indiana

1.48

California

1.46

Vermont

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Upholsterers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

15.32

North Carolina

5.94

Indiana

3.41

Vermont

1.96

Michigan

1.65

Nevada

1.47

Oregon

1.26

Idaho

1.26

Kansas

1.25

Connecticut

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

4.15

Mississippi

3.52

California

2.80

North Carolina

2.31

Ohio

1.42

Missouri

0.80

Washington

0.71

Massachusetts

0.67

Indiana

0.59

New Jersey

0.54
States with the highest location quotients for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

9.47

North Carolina

6.22

Georgia

5.78

Mississippi

2.96

Alabama

2.90

Kansas

2.53

Tennessee

2.14

Michigan

1.42

New Hampshire

1.27

Ohio

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Georgia

10.51

North Carolina

6.94

South Carolina

5.28

Alabama

4.68

Rhode Island

2.99

Maine

2.19

New Hampshire

1.44

Tennessee

0.99

Arizona

0.86

Pennsylvania

0.57
States with the highest location quotients for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

9.14

Georgia

9.01

North Carolina

5.80

Alabama

4.55

Rhode Island

4.52

New Hampshire

2.63

Maine

1.58

Tennessee

1.29

Virginia

1.26

Pennsylvania

1.07
States with the highest location quotients for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

5.20

Georgia

5.20

Mississippi

5.15

North Carolina

3.73

Puerto Rico

2.66

New Hampshire

2.41

Tennessee

2.09

Maine

1.51

New Jersey

1.35

Alabama

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

7.54

South Carolina

6.51

North Carolina

5.61

Georgia

4.61

New Hampshire

2.58

Tennessee

2.30

California

1.57

Mississippi

1.31

Massachusetts

1.11

Virginia

1.06
States with the highest location quotients for Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

2.30

Massachusetts

2.11

New York

2.04

Utah

2.00

Virginia

1.66

New Jersey

1.65

Idaho

1.43

Michigan

1.39

Mississippi

1.36

Alaska

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Sewers, Hand, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Illinois

4.29

Maine

4.24

Mississippi

2.30

Alabama

1.79

Florida

1.61

Georgia

1.51

New York

1.47

Ohio

1.19

Louisiana

1.17

Indiana

1.02
States with the highest location quotients for Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maine

34.43

Oregon

2.74

Texas

2.64

Missouri

2.30

North Carolina

0.81

New York

0.35

California

0.26
States with the highest location quotients for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maine

6.88

Wisconsin

2.93

Texas

2.49

Tennessee

2.32

Utah

2.16

Massachusetts

2.06

Montana

1.75

South Dakota

1.70

Oregon

1.65

Florida

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Sewing Machine Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

7.60

Mississippi

3.85

North Carolina

2.66

Indiana

1.81

Kentucky

1.62

Alabama

1.61

Tennessee

1.49

Maine

1.37

California

1.31

Georgia

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

2.49

Nevada

2.18

New York

1.95

Mississippi

1.76

California

1.71

Wyoming

1.65

Puerto Rico

1.59

Kentucky

1.54

Nebraska

1.39

Georgia

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.40

Hawaii

2.23

Nevada

2.08

Montana

1.91

North Dakota

1.90

Idaho

1.63

New Mexico

1.39

South Dakota

1.33

Louisiana

1.32

Oklahoma

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Print Binding and Finishing Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

4.02

Minnesota

2.56

Utah

2.33

Kansas

2.18

Illinois

1.94

Indiana

1.90

Maine

1.59

Vermont

1.51

Tennessee

1.51

Kentucky

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Printing Press Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.40

Nebraska

2.23

Minnesota

2.04

Kansas

1.95

Illinois

1.63

Missouri

1.55

Indiana

1.51

Ohio

1.49

Iowa

1.41

Nevada

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Prepress Technicians and Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

3.90

Wisconsin

3.87

Kentucky

2.06

Connecticut

1.96

Kansas

1.93

Iowa

1.85

South Dakota

1.64

Illinois

1.62

Nebraska

1.49

Tennessee

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

6.63

Ohio

2.70

Nevada

2.34

Georgia

2.24

Tennessee

1.98

Oregon

1.86

Wisconsin

1.85

Michigan

1.62

Indiana

1.48

Vermont

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oregon

5.32

Michigan

3.86

Alabama

3.70

New Hampshire

3.02

Washington

2.66

Arkansas

2.61

Wisconsin

2.41

South Carolina

2.06

Idaho

1.48

Ohio

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Plating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Michigan

3.19

Indiana

2.30

Nebraska

2.23

Wisconsin

2.22

Connecticut

1.84

Illinois

1.84

Rhode Island

1.75

Ohio

1.68

Maine

1.53

Minnesota

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virginia

9.39

Maine

5.93

Washington

3.20

Wisconsin

1.39

Michigan

1.23

Maryland

0.94

Georgia

0.77

Alabama

0.76

California

0.68

Pennsylvania

0.59
States with the highest location quotients for Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Indiana

3.25

Michigan

3.04

Ohio

2.90

South Carolina

2.28

Pennsylvania

2.20

Texas

1.98

Illinois

1.85

Connecticut

1.52

Wisconsin

1.48

Arkansas

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

7.18

Iowa

4.67

Michigan

3.86

Indiana

3.48

Tennessee

3.12

Nebraska

3.09

South Dakota

2.52

Ohio

2.47

New Hampshire

2.35

Alabama

2.29
States with the highest location quotients for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.84

Wyoming

2.55

Louisiana

2.40

Wisconsin

2.18

North Dakota

2.09

Alabama

2.06

Oklahoma

2.06

Iowa

1.98

Mississippi

1.87

Arkansas

1.75
States with the highest location quotients for Tool and Die Makers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Michigan

5.40

Wisconsin

3.14

Indiana

3.11

Connecticut

2.95

Ohio

2.73

Tennessee

2.55

Kentucky

2.42

Illinois

2.13

Missouri

1.79

Vermont

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Iowa

3.89

Ohio

3.60

Kentucky

2.51

Indiana

2.50

South Carolina

2.44

Arkansas

2.24

North Dakota

2.24

Nebraska

2.08

Connecticut

1.93

Pennsylvania

1.88
States with the highest location quotients for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

3.67

Indiana

3.11

Michigan

2.74

Kentucky

2.49

Alabama

2.30

Utah

1.95

Arkansas

1.92

Illinois

1.89

North Carolina

1.81

Ohio

1.65
States with the highest location quotients for Foundry Mold and Coremakers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Iowa

5.61

Wisconsin

4.75

Alabama

3.38

Michigan

3.15

Indiana

2.68

Pennsylvania

2.32

Missouri

2.02

Oregon

1.87

Tennessee

1.81

Ohio

1.80
States with the highest location quotients for Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Michigan

7.14

Alabama

5.41

Iowa

2.74

North Carolina

2.48

Indiana

2.09

Pennsylvania

1.76

Ohio

1.59

Washington

0.92

Tennessee

0.86

California

0.45
States with the highest location quotients for Model Makers, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Michigan

8.87

Massachusetts

2.52

Ohio

2.43

Utah

2.22

Minnesota

1.99

Iowa

1.85

Connecticut

1.61

California

0.99

Indiana

0.98

Georgia

0.95
States with the highest location quotients for Pourers and Casters, Metal, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Indiana

7.84

Pennsylvania

4.23

Alabama

3.64

Wisconsin

3.32

Michigan

2.70

Iowa

2.55

Arkansas

2.41

Missouri

2.03

Tennessee

2.03

West Virginia

1.78
States with the highest location quotients for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Indiana

9.71

Ohio

3.49

Alabama

3.40

Kentucky

2.55

Tennessee

2.24

Arkansas

2.08

Michigan

2.03

Pennsylvania

1.87

Utah

1.86

Wisconsin

1.79
States with the highest location quotients for Machinists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Michigan

2.85

Indiana

2.72

Connecticut

2.15

Minnesota

2.12

Wisconsin

1.92

Alabama

1.59

Illinois

1.50

Kansas

1.49

Tennessee

1.49

Ohio

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Michigan

4.83

Iowa

3.11

Nevada

2.54

Indiana

2.47

Tennessee

2.33

Ohio

2.22

West Virginia

2.21

Kentucky

2.20

Mississippi

2.07

New Hampshire

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

5.09

Michigan

4.35

Tennessee

4.09

Indiana

3.18

Ohio

2.08

Illinois

1.89

Vermont

1.77

Wisconsin

1.52

New Hampshire

1.31

West Virginia

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

2.68

Indiana

2.67

Michigan

2.57

Wisconsin

2.41

Ohio

2.41

Illinois

2.06

New Hampshire

1.91

Alabama

1.90

South Carolina

1.81

Vermont

1.80
States with the highest location quotients for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

6.46

Indiana

4.11

Iowa

4.07

New Hampshire

2.92

Ohio

2.22

Idaho

2.18

Illinois

2.17

Michigan

1.62

Alabama

1.41

Wisconsin

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Michigan

4.96

Indiana

3.46

Kentucky

2.98

Wisconsin

2.69

Ohio

2.56

Alabama

2.45

Tennessee

1.56

Minnesota

1.51

Illinois

1.49

Arkansas

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alabama

7.75

West Virginia

5.28

Kentucky

4.55

Indiana

3.46

Tennessee

2.58

Ohio

2.38

Arkansas

2.35

Iowa

2.30

South Dakota

1.86

Mississippi

1.75
States with the highest location quotients for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

7.24

Tennessee

5.24

Michigan

4.46

Nebraska

3.16

Kansas

2.29

Connecticut

2.22

Ohio

2.06

Indiana

1.96

South Carolina

1.79

Vermont

1.73
States with the highest location quotients for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

2.97

Alabama

2.87

New Hampshire

2.69

Delaware

2.67

Indiana

2.37

South Carolina

2.34

Arkansas

2.03

Kentucky

2.03

Wisconsin

1.96

Rhode Island

1.90
States with the highest location quotients for Food Processing Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Iowa

4.80

Vermont

4.03

Nebraska

3.82

Louisiana

3.70

Arkansas

2.89

Kansas

2.50

Minnesota

2.34

Tennessee

2.26

Idaho

2.01

Maryland

1.83
States with the highest location quotients for Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Idaho

7.57

Nebraska

2.94

Tennessee

2.84

Iowa

2.43

Kansas

2.30

New Mexico

1.77

Wisconsin

1.75

Minnesota

1.63

Utah

1.52

Arkansas

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Food Batchmakers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

5.64

Iowa

3.43

Vermont

3.03

Minnesota

1.90

Kentucky

1.69

Arkansas

1.65

Indiana

1.61

Illinois

1.56

Oregon

1.56

South Dakota

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Idaho

5.50

Nebraska

3.94

South Dakota

3.04

Iowa

3.03

Minnesota

3.01

Tennessee

2.99

Missouri

2.55

Kansas

2.36

Oklahoma

2.25

Hawaii

2.23
States with the highest location quotients for Slaughterers and Meat Packers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

10.64

Iowa

6.61

Mississippi

6.28

South Dakota

3.55

Kansas

3.46

North Carolina

3.36

Minnesota

2.21

Oklahoma

2.06

Wisconsin

1.90

Georgia

1.79
States with the highest location quotients for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Delaware

12.93

Arkansas

8.42

Nebraska

7.27

Mississippi

6.55

Alaska

6.41

Alabama

5.39

South Dakota

4.76

Kansas

3.75

Georgia

2.60

Iowa

2.59
States with the highest location quotients for Butchers and Meat Cutters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.62

Iowa

2.56

Virgin Islands

1.86

Montana

1.86

Illinois

1.69

Vermont

1.55

Nevada

1.45

Nebraska

1.44

Mississippi

1.40

Alabama

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Bakers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

1.94

Vermont

1.72

Maine

1.51

Montana

1.51

Utah

1.47

Puerto Rico

1.41

Alaska

1.40

New Jersey

1.40

Oregon

1.40

Illinois

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Indiana

2.96

Michigan

2.90

Alabama

2.51

Kentucky

2.50

South Carolina

2.06

Ohio

1.85

Tennessee

1.70

Minnesota

1.66

Wisconsin

1.63

Mississippi

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Michigan

9.59
States with the highest location quotients for Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maine

4.67

Indiana

4.53

Rhode Island

3.13

Florida

2.99

Arkansas

2.92

South Carolina

2.49

Tennessee

1.84

Washington

1.76

New Jersey

1.72

Iowa

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

8.72

Maine

3.57

Alabama

2.85

Wisconsin

2.83

Indiana

2.05

Arkansas

1.96

Louisiana

1.96

Utah

1.74

Nebraska

1.72

Mississippi

1.67
States with the highest location quotients for Engine and Other Machine Assemblers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Indiana

6.83

Michigan

6.63

Kentucky

4.88

Ohio

3.68

South Dakota

3.66

Wisconsin

3.58

South Carolina

2.15

North Carolina

1.28

Oklahoma

0.90

New Hampshire

0.72
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

2.62

South Dakota

2.28

Wisconsin

2.24

Mississippi

2.19

Puerto Rico

2.07

Missouri

1.65

Idaho

1.64

Massachusetts

1.62

Pennsylvania

1.52

Alabama

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

6.52

Arkansas

5.77

Tennessee

3.66

Wisconsin

3.49

Indiana

2.91

Idaho

1.96

New Hampshire

1.85

South Carolina

1.71

Illinois

1.70

Connecticut

1.68
States with the highest location quotients for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Washington

6.83

Georgia

3.08

Alabama

1.92

Arizona

1.40

Arkansas

1.34

Oklahoma

1.21

Texas

1.19

Pennsylvania

1.11

Nebraska

0.99

Connecticut

0.89
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.04

Alabama

1.93

Arkansas

1.90

Indiana

1.85

Mississippi

1.82

Kentucky

1.65

Iowa

1.64

Michigan

1.45

South Carolina

1.30

Tennessee

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Production Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Indiana

1.99

Wisconsin

1.90

Alabama

1.81

Michigan

1.78

Kentucky

1.66

Mississippi

1.65

Iowa

1.62

Arkansas

1.59

South Carolina

1.48

Ohio

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

3.71

Nevada

2.39

Georgia

1.72

North Dakota

1.71

Maine

1.67

Maryland

1.61

Florida

1.59

Vermont

1.55

Oregon

1.45

Montana

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

7.08

Puerto Rico

3.12

Louisiana

2.95

Alaska

2.36

Virginia

1.89

Maryland

1.85

Delaware

1.81

Texas

1.76

Arkansas

1.47

Idaho

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Signal and Track Switch Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

5.65

Kansas

1.74

Illinois

1.70

Indiana

1.21

Wisconsin

1.16

Louisiana

0.98

Washington

0.83

Massachusetts

0.75

Oregon

0.71

Texas

0.61
States with the highest location quotients for Riggers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

6.18

Maine

4.40

Virginia

2.62

Texas

2.61

Nevada

2.54

North Dakota

2.41

Hawaii

1.77

Washington

1.63

Rhode Island

1.57

South Carolina

1.57
States with the highest location quotients for Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

7.20

Montana

6.95

South Dakota

6.70

New Hampshire

4.70

Washington

3.69

Texas

3.38

Alabama

2.25

North Carolina

1.49

Pennsylvania

1.37

Kentucky

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.41

Montana

2.21

New Mexico

1.44

Maryland

1.28

Florida

1.27

Virginia

1.25

California

1.25

Delaware

1.24

New York

1.15

Oregon

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Commercial Divers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

16.47

Alaska

7.63

Hawaii

4.10

Kentucky

2.44

Washington

2.07

Florida

1.87

Michigan

1.84

Virginia

1.57

South Carolina

1.45

Indiana

0.85
States with the highest location quotients for Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

4.57

Oklahoma

3.61

West Virginia

3.61

South Dakota

3.07

Rhode Island

2.13

Wyoming

2.00

North Dakota

1.89

Arizona

1.81

Ohio

1.71

Puerto Rico

1.64
States with the highest location quotients for Wind Turbine Service Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

12.51

North Dakota

11.43

Iowa

7.14

Oklahoma

5.10

Kansas

4.16

Texas

4.07

Wyoming

3.66

New Mexico

3.14

Colorado

2.48

Minnesota

1.80
States with the highest location quotients for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.04

Wyoming

1.47

New York

1.43

Guam

1.40

Alaska

1.35

West Virginia

1.30

South Carolina

1.29

Puerto Rico

1.26

Louisiana

1.22

Oklahoma

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

4.88

Hawaii

3.48

Tennessee

3.11

Delaware

2.90

Oregon

2.90

Maine

2.86

Arkansas

2.44

New Jersey

2.05

Kansas

1.86

New Hampshire

1.80
States with the highest location quotients for Watch and Clock Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Florida

4.11

Colorado

2.59

Pennsylvania

1.79

Alabama

1.49

New York

1.23

Texas

1.18

Ohio

1.09

New Jersey

1.08

Indiana

0.94

Georgia

0.76
States with the highest location quotients for Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

3.34

Maryland

3.08

Iowa

2.40

Indiana

2.13

Illinois

1.84

Arizona

1.77

Utah

1.67

Wisconsin

1.52

Kansas

1.51

Maine

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Equipment Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.17

Minnesota

1.74

Ohio

1.72

Kansas

1.55

North Carolina

1.52

Rhode Island

1.47

West Virginia

1.41

Texas

1.36

Iowa

1.36

Hawaii

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Iowa

5.34

District of Columbia

3.06

Indiana

2.69

New Jersey

1.12

Georgia

0.93

Texas

0.41
States with the highest location quotients for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.90

Puerto Rico

2.63

Rhode Island

2.25

Virginia

1.84

Virgin Islands

1.60

Maryland

1.51

New York

1.50

Guam

1.46

Maine

1.40

South Dakota

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.70

Mississippi

2.45

Wyoming

2.18

Alabama

2.05

Kentucky

1.84

Maine

1.80

Oklahoma

1.80

North Dakota

1.78

Vermont

1.71

Alaska

1.69
States with the highest location quotients for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

9.90

Alabama

7.94

Indiana

6.82

Virginia

2.65

Michigan

2.30

Texas

2.08
States with the highest location quotients for Millwrights, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alabama

4.36

Louisiana

3.38

West Virginia

3.26

Arkansas

3.02

Kansas

2.96

Mississippi

2.83

Alaska

2.63

Michigan

2.55

Wyoming

2.54

Maine

2.31
States with the highest location quotients for Maintenance Workers, Machinery, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

4.10

Kentucky

3.96

Wyoming

3.20

Utah

2.72

Tennessee

2.47

Louisiana

2.43

Kansas

2.21

Nebraska

2.03

Guam

1.97

Texas

1.88
States with the highest location quotients for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alabama

2.93

Wyoming

2.68

North Dakota

2.31

Wisconsin

2.14

Arkansas

2.13

Indiana

2.06

Michigan

1.71

Kentucky

1.66

West Virginia

1.63

Mississippi

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Home Appliance Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

2.16

North Dakota

2.00

Wyoming

1.90

Iowa

1.80

South Dakota

1.79

New Hampshire

1.75

Florida

1.61

New Jersey

1.59

Vermont

1.57

Missouri

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

1.66

Delaware

1.62

Idaho

1.52

Florida

1.49

Vermont

1.47

Arizona

1.34

Nebraska

1.31

Oklahoma

1.31

Virginia

1.30

Alabama

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.94

West Virginia

2.64

Michigan

2.28

Texas

1.95

Oklahoma

1.83

New York

1.58

Arkansas

1.53

Nebraska

1.50

Kansas

1.45

North Dakota

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Mechanical Door Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

4.49

Oklahoma

2.00

Arizona

1.97

Idaho

1.83

Nevada

1.82

New Hampshire

1.72

New Jersey

1.71

Washington

1.60

Missouri

1.54

Puerto Rico

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Tire Repairers and Changers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

2.78

Idaho

2.62

Wyoming

2.55

New Mexico

2.53

Alaska

2.06

Oregon

1.97

Utah

1.89

Arizona

1.72

Oklahoma

1.62

Texas

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Idaho

3.90

Indiana

3.62

Arizona

3.44

Alaska

2.52

North Dakota

2.40

Oregon

2.32

Iowa

2.08

New Mexico

1.85

Nevada

1.83

Utah

1.80
States with the highest location quotients for Bicycle Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

4.41

Utah

3.75

Minnesota

3.61

Alaska

3.49

Nevada

2.33

Idaho

2.30

Wisconsin

2.23

Montana

2.22

Washington

2.15

South Dakota

2.12
States with the highest location quotients for Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.19

Idaho

2.12

South Dakota

1.99

Hawaii

1.81

Nebraska

1.78

Florida

1.75

Connecticut

1.71

Vermont

1.68

Missouri

1.63

North Carolina

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Motorcycle Mechanics, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

5.50

South Dakota

4.47

Alaska

3.98

Wyoming

3.59

Vermont

3.10

North Dakota

2.77

New Hampshire

2.67

Iowa

2.65

Arizona

2.19

Arkansas

2.10
States with the highest location quotients for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

6.01

Rhode Island

4.85

Maine

3.46

Florida

2.93

Alaska

2.37

Delaware

2.28

New Hampshire

2.28

South Carolina

2.12

Vermont

1.80

Wisconsin

1.69
States with the highest location quotients for Rail Car Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

4.83

Wyoming

4.15

Kentucky

2.33

Illinois

2.08

Iowa

2.01

Massachusetts

1.88

Maryland

1.88

New York

1.83

Arkansas

1.79

Pennsylvania

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

4.66

Wyoming

4.07

Alaska

3.43

West Virginia

2.76

Louisiana

2.48

Guam

2.35

Arizona

2.34

Montana

2.16

Maine

1.92

Nevada

1.82
States with the highest location quotients for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

7.28

South Dakota

7.21

Nebraska

6.61

Iowa

5.62

Kansas

4.97

Idaho

4.03

Montana

3.42

Arkansas

2.53

Minnesota

2.33

Vermont

2.29
States with the highest location quotients for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

1.89

Wyoming

1.84

North Dakota

1.68

Indiana

1.67

Nebraska

1.62

South Dakota

1.53

Iowa

1.50

Mississippi

1.37

Alabama

1.33

Ohio

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

1.44

South Carolina

1.43

Missouri

1.35

West Virginia

1.31

New Hampshire

1.31

Idaho

1.30

Mississippi

1.25

Oklahoma

1.24

Wyoming

1.23

Kentucky

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

4.11

Louisiana

2.69

Arizona

2.58

Mississippi

2.35

Wyoming

2.17

New Hampshire

1.87

Florida

1.84

Montana

1.81

Idaho

1.81

Utah

1.72
States with the highest location quotients for Automotive Body and Related Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

2.10

Rhode Island

1.74

North Dakota

1.64

South Dakota

1.59

Indiana

1.45

Missouri

1.29

Oklahoma

1.27

North Carolina

1.21

Minnesota

1.16

Michigan

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

4.86

Alaska

4.18

Kentucky

2.50

Alabama

2.47

Hawaii

1.93

Tennessee

1.82

Kansas

1.82

Arizona

1.76

Florida

1.62

Nevada

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.64

Maryland

1.77

Florida

1.65

Arizona

1.64

Texas

1.34

Puerto Rico

1.24

Colorado

1.23

Louisiana

1.21

North Carolina

1.20

Idaho

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Audiovisual Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Colorado

2.50

Kansas

2.01

Arizona

1.85

Idaho

1.79

North Dakota

1.64

New Hampshire

1.59

Missouri

1.58

Florida

1.50

Puerto Rico

1.49

Utah

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

4.88

Kansas

3.95

North Dakota

2.92

Hawaii

2.54

Tennessee

2.46

Indiana

2.37

Delaware

2.21

Arizona

1.84

Missouri

1.73

Texas

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

2.73

Alaska

1.82

West Virginia

1.77

Alabama

1.67

Michigan

1.61

North Carolina

1.59

Ohio

1.59

Texas

1.50

Pennsylvania

1.47

Mississippi

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.70

Texas

2.05

South Dakota

2.00

Maine

1.97

Colorado

1.58

Alaska

1.52

Alabama

1.46

New Hampshire

1.45

Pennsylvania

1.42

Oklahoma

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

7.31

Maine

5.09

Maryland

4.40

Hawaii

2.02

New York

1.88

Alaska

1.86

Louisiana

1.86

Nevada

1.76

Kansas

1.46

Washington

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

5.16

Oklahoma

4.31

Louisiana

2.21

Puerto Rico

2.07

Colorado

1.94

West Virginia

1.90

Nebraska

1.63

Arkansas

1.55

Texas

1.53

Missouri

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Avionics Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Washington

10.07

Alabama

4.54

Alaska

3.19

Kansas

2.84

Georgia

2.56

Oklahoma

1.84

Hawaii

1.62

Louisiana

1.53

Florida

1.40

Nevada

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.16

Georgia

1.71

Alabama

1.59

Missouri

1.42

Idaho

1.41

New Mexico

1.34

Wyoming

1.32

South Carolina

1.26

Louisiana

1.25

Mississippi

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

4.11

Puerto Rico

3.17

New Jersey

2.96

Oregon

2.86

Maine

2.67

Washington

2.17

New Mexico

2.14

Virginia

1.84

Colorado

1.75

North Dakota

1.69
States with the highest location quotients for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

1.61

New Jersey

1.42

Maine

1.28

New York

1.27

Mississippi

1.27

Guam

1.25

Florida

1.20

Georgia

1.17

New Hampshire

1.16

Idaho

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

1.77

Virgin Islands

1.74

Alaska

1.68

Alabama

1.56

West Virginia

1.45

Mississippi

1.45

Louisiana

1.41

Arkansas

1.36

Oklahoma

1.35

Montana

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

1.59

Alaska

1.41

North Dakota

1.39

Oklahoma

1.35

Guam

1.33

West Virginia

1.32

Alabama

1.30

Louisiana

1.28

Mississippi

1.25

Arkansas

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Extraction Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

30.82

Nevada

12.56

Louisiana

11.93

Idaho

5.33

Montana

5.05

Alaska

3.12

Texas

2.77

North Carolina

1.83

Ohio

0.98

Arkansas

0.95
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Extraction Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

25.99

New Mexico

10.69

West Virginia

9.77

Nevada

8.40

Wyoming

6.63

Oklahoma

4.71

Montana

3.69

Arizona

3.44

Utah

3.20

Texas

2.10
States with the highest location quotients for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

28.47

North Dakota

21.51

New Mexico

15.22

Oklahoma

7.22

Louisiana

5.18

Texas

5.13

Alaska

4.32

West Virginia

3.29

Kansas

1.94

Colorado

1.83
States with the highest location quotients for Rock Splitters, Quarry, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

11.06

Montana

10.14

Idaho

8.34

Missouri

6.07

Arkansas

3.26

Tennessee

3.21

New Hampshire

2.69

Maine

2.68

Kansas

2.63

Minnesota

2.51
States with the highest location quotients for Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

16.48

Minnesota

15.10

Alaska

6.71

Utah

5.64

Kentucky

5.31

Nevada

3.62

Georgia

1.82

Missouri

1.51

Tennessee

1.48

Arizona

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

65.69

Nevada

13.36

Kentucky

4.67

Wyoming

4.24

Pennsylvania

1.84

Oklahoma

1.44

Colorado

1.30

Iowa

1.05

Utah

1.03

Virginia

1.03
States with the highest location quotients for Roof Bolters, Mining, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

96.39

Wyoming

30.92

Kentucky

7.46

Utah

2.93

Virginia

2.23

Colorado

0.94
States with the highest location quotients for Continuous Mining Machine Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

16.47

Nevada

12.11

Wyoming

10.30

Utah

6.94

Arizona

6.75

Missouri

3.66

Kentucky

3.03

South Dakota

1.90

Idaho

1.44

Alabama

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

9.40

Wyoming

7.59

Oklahoma

7.52

Hawaii

6.76

Indiana

4.46

Kentucky

3.91

New Mexico

3.47

Arkansas

3.43

Alaska

3.34

Montana

3.07
States with the highest location quotients for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

5.80

Nevada

4.32

Montana

4.14

Idaho

3.15

North Dakota

2.98

Wyoming

2.64

Arizona

2.63

Louisiana

2.59

Vermont

2.38

Maine

2.04
States with the highest location quotients for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

6.19

Utah

2.78

Nebraska

2.77

Vermont

2.58

North Dakota

2.37

Iowa

2.37

West Virginia

2.27

South Dakota

2.24

Virginia

2.05

Idaho

1.93
States with the highest location quotients for Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

23.68

Alaska

10.67

Wyoming

8.87

New Mexico

7.52

Oklahoma

6.61

Louisiana

5.66

Texas

4.75

Colorado

2.59

Kansas

2.39

West Virginia

1.93
States with the highest location quotients for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

17.42

New Mexico

8.03

Wyoming

6.75

Alaska

5.58

Texas

5.08

West Virginia

4.20

Louisiana

3.99

Montana

1.73

Colorado

1.58

Mississippi

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

23.18

New Mexico

16.63

Wyoming

9.90

Alaska

9.38

Oklahoma

7.18

Texas

6.22

Louisiana

3.25

West Virginia

2.51

Colorado

1.52

Kansas

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Georgia

4.54

Montana

4.37

Louisiana

4.11

North Dakota

2.92

Delaware

2.28

Maryland

2.16

Iowa

2.14

Kansas

2.11

Vermont

2.04

Nevada

1.97
States with the highest location quotients for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

4.43

Oklahoma

2.73

Washington

2.54

Iowa

2.26

Vermont

1.87

Michigan

1.78

South Dakota

1.68

Wisconsin

1.68

Delaware

1.65

Idaho

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

5.71

Wyoming

5.28

West Virginia

2.72

Montana

2.35

Kansas

1.95

Indiana

1.62

Oklahoma

1.61

Delaware

1.52

Pennsylvania

1.19

South Dakota

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Highway Maintenance Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

4.38

South Dakota

4.27

Vermont

3.35

Mississippi

3.15

Wyoming

2.85

Maine

2.81

Nebraska

2.72

Iowa

2.56

North Dakota

2.45

Montana

2.35
States with the highest location quotients for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Idaho

3.66

Alaska

3.12

New Mexico

2.79

Massachusetts

2.54

Colorado

1.79

Rhode Island

1.69

Louisiana

1.69

Washington

1.60

Guam

1.58

New Jersey

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Fence Erectors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

5.84

Wyoming

3.80

Alaska

3.22

New Mexico

2.89

Iowa

2.34

North Dakota

2.15

Nevada

2.04

Delaware

1.94

South Dakota

1.89

Idaho

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

3.05

Maryland

2.30

Hawaii

2.13

Washington

1.96

Florida

1.55

Tennessee

1.46

Puerto Rico

1.42

Maine

1.42

Illinois

1.19

Utah

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Construction and Building Inspectors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

1.79

Delaware

1.56

Maryland

1.53

Maine

1.48

Florida

1.43

Texas

1.39

Colorado

1.36

New York

1.28

Virginia

1.25

North Carolina

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

5.84

Louisiana

5.05

Guam

2.76

Maryland

2.73

Alaska

2.67

Texas

2.31

Georgia

1.65

Arkansas

1.65

Florida

1.63

California

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Roofers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.48

New Mexico

3.31

Florida

2.61

Arkansas

2.36

New Hampshire

2.20

Washington

2.20

Tennessee

1.97

West Virginia

1.84

North Carolina

1.79

California

1.54
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

3.87

Louisiana

2.82

Oklahoma

2.34

North Carolina

2.31

New Mexico

2.31

Texas

2.15

Alabama

1.97

Arkansas

1.97

Florida

1.92

Puerto Rico

1.92
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Idaho

4.85

Oregon

4.56

Louisiana

3.91

Florida

2.42

California

2.31

South Dakota

1.97

Hawaii

1.62

Arkansas

1.51

Mississippi

1.49

Washington

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Electricians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.64

Maine

3.59

Louisiana

3.32

North Carolina

3.32

Virgin Islands

2.68

Oklahoma

2.08

Florida

2.06

Guam

1.92

Georgia

1.87

Alabama

1.86
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Carpenters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

9.22

Alaska

6.11

Maine

4.98

South Dakota

4.69

Vermont

4.44

Utah

3.40

Delaware

2.84

Louisiana

2.80

West Virginia

2.23

Florida

1.99
States with the highest location quotients for Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.71

Idaho

3.44

Utah

3.22

California

2.39

Montana

2.20

Maryland

2.14

Delaware

1.84

Wyoming

1.78

District of Columbia

1.72

North Dakota

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Solar Photovoltaic Installers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

8.62

Hawaii

3.47

Vermont

3.01

Arizona

2.96

California

2.63

Utah

2.36

New Jersey

2.16

New Mexico

2.07

Texas

1.58

Maryland

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Structural Iron and Steel Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

4.38

Guam

4.14

Nebraska

2.20

Arizona

1.90

Louisiana

1.75

Indiana

1.73

North Dakota

1.53

Texas

1.47

Kentucky

1.36

Utah

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Sheet Metal Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.34

Oklahoma

2.16

Maine

2.05

Missouri

1.85

Kansas

1.77

Oregon

1.65

Indiana

1.61

South Dakota

1.56

Utah

1.55

Arizona

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Roofers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Florida

2.96

Oregon

2.13

Utah

1.81

Washington

1.79

Nebraska

1.65

Idaho

1.55

Nevada

1.55

Virgin Islands

1.44

Hawaii

1.40

New Mexico

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

58.03

Virgin Islands

15.82

Nevada

3.34

Maryland

3.34

Texas

2.96

Arkansas

2.55

Virginia

1.90

Wyoming

1.64

Utah

1.44

Kentucky

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Plasterers and Stucco Masons, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Utah

6.29

Nevada

5.31

Arizona

4.18

California

2.84

New Mexico

2.83

Florida

2.16

Colorado

1.71

Hawaii

1.18

Wyoming

1.10

Missouri

1.02
States with the highest location quotients for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

1.60

Hawaii

1.51

Massachusetts

1.50

Rhode Island

1.50

Iowa

1.50

Idaho

1.42

Wyoming

1.42

Maryland

1.41

Maine

1.35

Louisiana

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Pipelayers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

3.00

North Carolina

2.72

South Dakota

2.17

Texas

2.04

Georgia

1.99

Washington

1.82

Alabama

1.74

Florida

1.71

West Virginia

1.70

Tennessee

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Paperhangers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

4.72

Wisconsin

3.78

Arkansas

3.07

New York

2.73

Alabama

2.35

Ohio

2.06

New Jersey

1.86

Florida

1.08

Michigan

1.07

Pennsylvania

0.64
States with the highest location quotients for Painters, Construction and Maintenance, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

4.59

Hawaii

2.01

Maine

1.94

Nevada

1.86

Washington

1.86

Idaho

1.81

Oregon

1.65

Louisiana

1.57

Utah

1.57

Montana

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Insulation Workers, Mechanical, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

8.29

Maine

4.42

Nebraska

3.09

North Dakota

2.85

Idaho

2.80

Texas

2.20

Kansas

2.03

Delaware

1.88

South Dakota

1.71

Iowa

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

2.88

Louisiana

2.75

South Dakota

2.45

North Dakota

2.40

Wyoming

2.06

Idaho

1.97

Maryland

1.91

Oklahoma

1.72

Minnesota

1.69

Maine

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Glaziers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Washington

1.71

Utah

1.63

Arizona

1.62

Louisiana

1.55

Colorado

1.45

Oklahoma

1.38

Nevada

1.33

Hawaii

1.31

Florida

1.30

North Dakota

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Electricians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.37

Wyoming

1.85

North Dakota

1.62

Utah

1.44

Nebraska

1.31

Idaho

1.31

Arkansas

1.28

Louisiana

1.28

New Mexico

1.28

South Dakota

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Tapers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

6.42

Washington

5.60

Arizona

3.88

Hawaii

3.65

New York

2.82

Utah

2.59

Oregon

2.44

California

2.16

North Dakota

1.86

Connecticut

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

California

2.88

Nevada

2.51

Utah

2.39

Idaho

2.33

Arizona

2.30

Washington

2.12

Hawaii

1.61

Oregon

1.57

Maine

1.47

New Mexico

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

4.95

West Virginia

3.33

Alaska

3.18

North Dakota

3.13

Guam

2.78

Montana

2.46

New Mexico

1.95

Kansas

1.74

Idaho

1.64

Alabama

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Pile Driver Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

9.32

Louisiana

3.05

Florida

2.90

Virginia

2.43

Washington

2.31

Indiana

2.15

California

1.65

Massachusetts

1.36

South Carolina

1.20

North Carolina

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.31

Colorado

2.14

Michigan

1.98

Missouri

1.93

New Hampshire

1.77

West Virginia

1.68

Tennessee

1.59

Kansas

1.55

South Dakota

1.49

Mississippi

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Construction Laborers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.41

Louisiana

1.99

New Mexico

1.93

Utah

1.80

Idaho

1.74

West Virginia

1.64

Wyoming

1.60

Puerto Rico

1.37

Arizona

1.37

Virgin Islands

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Terrazzo Workers and Finishers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Florida

2.86

New York

1.76
States with the highest location quotients for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

8.09

South Dakota

3.67

North Dakota

2.96

Idaho

2.61

Utah

2.17

Nebraska

2.16

Kansas

1.90

Arizona

1.73

Nevada

1.68

Montana

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Tile and Stone Setters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Utah

4.14

Nevada

4.13

Hawaii

3.54

Montana

3.38

New York

2.36

Idaho

2.13

Florida

1.86

Oregon

1.75

Arizona

1.64

California

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Floor Sanders and Finishers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

5.81

Alaska

3.90

Maryland

3.65

Tennessee

3.33

North Carolina

2.73

Missouri

2.31

West Virginia

2.23

Colorado

2.06

New York

1.74

Virginia

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.96

Washington

2.35

Idaho

2.17

California

2.10

Utah

1.89

Missouri

1.77

Montana

1.63

Oregon

1.41

North Dakota

1.40

Iowa

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Carpet Installers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

5.25

Montana

3.69

Delaware

3.11

Oregon

3.07

New Mexico

2.39

Wyoming

1.98

Pennsylvania

1.94

West Virginia

1.90

New Hampshire

1.87

South Dakota

1.78
States with the highest location quotients for Carpenters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

5.46

Vermont

2.32

Idaho

2.17

South Dakota

2.11

Nevada

2.09

Wyoming

2.01

Hawaii

1.94

Montana

1.87

Washington

1.78

Maine

1.77
States with the highest location quotients for Stonemasons, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maryland

4.67

Massachusetts

4.43

Maine

4.18

Utah

3.74

Vermont

3.45

Nevada

2.67

Montana

2.52

Colorado

2.31

Kansas

1.99

South Dakota

1.98
States with the highest location quotients for Brickmasons and Blockmasons, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

3.09

Utah

2.05

Wyoming

1.95

Michigan

1.69

Indiana

1.61

Maryland

1.57

District of Columbia

1.55

Missouri

1.55

Idaho

1.53

Pennsylvania

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Boilermakers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

14.01

South Carolina

2.90

Wyoming

2.90

Montana

2.66

Alabama

2.31

Texas

2.29

Michigan

2.27

New Mexico

2.02

Kentucky

1.52

Mississippi

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.27

North Dakota

1.90

Montana

1.88

Alaska

1.63

West Virginia

1.56

New Mexico

1.50

Colorado

1.41

Louisiana

1.40

Utah

1.38

North Carolina

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Construction and Extraction Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

2.68

Wyoming

2.22

North Dakota

1.87

Montana

1.62

New Mexico

1.58

Idaho

1.55

Utah

1.55

Alaska

1.53

West Virginia

1.47

Nevada

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Logging Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oregon

23.30

Vermont

10.00

West Virginia

6.40

Washington

6.01

Louisiana

3.63

Georgia

2.92

Virginia

1.53

Tennessee

1.11

North Carolina

1.07

California

1.02
States with the highest location quotients for Log Graders and Scalers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

13.89

Oregon

7.83

Idaho

5.79

Mississippi

5.69

Maine

4.38

Alabama

3.75

Kentucky

3.46

Arkansas

2.60

Louisiana

2.45

Washington

2.38
States with the highest location quotients for Logging Equipment Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maine

9.69

Mississippi

6.96

Oregon

5.98

Alabama

5.70

West Virginia

5.26

Arkansas

5.02

Louisiana

3.45

Idaho

3.41

South Carolina

3.29

Montana

3.05
States with the highest location quotients for Fallers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Idaho

17.98

Mississippi

9.73

West Virginia

6.44

Arkansas

4.87

Oregon

4.49

Ohio

3.11

Virginia

2.81

Alabama

2.14

Tennessee

2.05

North Carolina

1.94
States with the highest location quotients for Forest and Conservation Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

35.48

Delaware

10.18

New Mexico

4.64

Hawaii

3.76

California

3.19

Louisiana

2.43

Wisconsin

2.31

South Carolina

2.14

Arkansas

2.04

Georgia

1.97
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

4.14

West Virginia

4.05

Idaho

3.87

Puerto Rico

3.82

Oklahoma

3.80

Arkansas

3.65

Montana

3.30

California

2.85

Louisiana

2.25

Hawaii

1.67
States with the highest location quotients for Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

7.44

Iowa

4.56

Wyoming

4.43

Kansas

4.11

Idaho

3.69

New Mexico

3.13

Alabama

2.91

Oregon

2.81

Missouri

2.52

Nebraska

2.49
States with the highest location quotients for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, May 2023
State Location Quotient

California

5.61

Oregon

2.41

Washington

1.39

Idaho

1.38

New Mexico

1.31

Arizona

1.21

Puerto Rico

0.82

Hawaii

0.68

Florida

0.67

Virgin Islands

0.61
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural Equipment Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Iowa

7.18

Nebraska

6.50

North Dakota

4.58

Kansas

3.11

South Dakota

2.97

Idaho

2.52

Arkansas

2.52

California

2.26

Missouri

2.01

Illinois

1.89
States with the highest location quotients for Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Idaho

6.81

Arkansas

6.23

South Dakota

5.66

Mississippi

4.41

Washington

4.06

Oregon

3.27

North Dakota

2.76

Delaware

2.54

Georgia

2.51

California

1.90
States with the highest location quotients for Animal Breeders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

7.28

New York

2.38

Indiana

1.59

Minnesota

1.21

Pennsylvania

1.13

Texas

1.00

Michigan

0.90

California

0.58
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural Inspectors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

5.39

Wyoming

5.13

Puerto Rico

5.01

North Dakota

4.99

Oklahoma

3.25

Idaho

2.57

Iowa

2.49

Washington

2.45

Kansas

2.01

New Mexico

1.86
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

California

2.93

Oregon

2.88

Montana

2.81

Washington

2.33

Maine

2.01

Mississippi

1.96

Iowa

1.82

Alabama

1.78

New Mexico

1.59

Hawaii

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

California

4.01

Oregon

2.71

Idaho

2.31

Washington

1.69

Montana

1.48

South Dakota

1.39

New Mexico

1.32

Arkansas

1.30

Iowa

1.27

Maine

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

3.22

Hawaii

3.16

Maryland

2.82

Virgin Islands

2.70

Alaska

2.36

Louisiana

2.33

Oregon

2.22

Minnesota

1.96

Florida

1.73

California

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Statistical Assistants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

8.44

Nebraska

4.53

Puerto Rico

4.31

Michigan

4.13

Indiana

3.33

Washington

2.28

Iowa

2.04

Maine

1.94

New York

1.57

Massachusetts

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Proofreaders and Copy Markers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Kansas

3.63

West Virginia

3.45

New York

2.32

Iowa

1.71

District of Columbia

1.59

New Hampshire

1.54

New Jersey

1.54

Illinois

1.49

Virginia

1.46

Maryland

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Office Machine Operators, Except Computer, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

2.99

Delaware

2.94

Minnesota

2.21

New Hampshire

2.07

District of Columbia

2.05

Kansas

1.89

Alaska

1.67

New York

1.44

Georgia

1.42

Iowa

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Office Clerks, General, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

1.60

Wyoming

1.58

Montana

1.52

Puerto Rico

1.46

North Dakota

1.38

New Hampshire

1.34

Idaho

1.33

Indiana

1.31

Arkansas

1.28

Missouri

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.97

Georgia

2.38

West Virginia

1.63

New Jersey

1.63

South Dakota

1.61

New York

1.56

Iowa

1.53

Minnesota

1.50

Wyoming

1.50

Pennsylvania

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

2.12

Ohio

1.71

South Dakota

1.56

Texas

1.47

Maine

1.43

Indiana

1.36

Georgia

1.32

Arizona

1.31

Florida

1.30

Iowa

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Desktop Publishers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

2.42

Massachusetts

2.21

Maryland

2.15

Oklahoma

2.10

New York

1.98

Maine

1.94

Wisconsin

1.66

Nebraska

1.66

Indiana

1.34

Kentucky

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Word Processors and Typists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

9.80

New York

5.73

New Jersey

3.94

California

2.11

Hawaii

1.96

Rhode Island

1.64

Pennsylvania

1.09

Iowa

0.86

District of Columbia

0.79

Florida

0.70
States with the highest location quotients for Data Entry Keyers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.69

Virgin Islands

1.98

Texas

1.73

New Hampshire

1.56

Guam

1.43

Florida

1.33

Utah

1.28

Illinois

1.27

Kentucky

1.24

Ohio

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

2.45

Alabama

1.79

Guam

1.74

Kansas

1.68

Virgin Islands

1.67

Maryland

1.64

Puerto Rico

1.58

Louisiana

1.51

District of Columbia

1.49

Delaware

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Delaware

2.35

Florida

1.91

Kentucky

1.76

Montana

1.72

Vermont

1.45

Oregon

1.45

Iowa

1.34

Puerto Rico

1.33

North Carolina

1.33

Alaska

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.36

Puerto Rico

2.92

West Virginia

2.13

Delaware

2.07

Oklahoma

1.58

Virgin Islands

1.54

New Mexico

1.45

Nebraska

1.45

Arizona

1.43

South Dakota

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

2.91

Puerto Rico

2.45

District of Columbia

2.12

Virgin Islands

1.95

Louisiana

1.79

Massachusetts

1.70

Alaska

1.66

Maryland

1.65

South Dakota

1.49

Maine

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.27

Arkansas

1.98

Mississippi

1.88

South Carolina

1.82

California

1.77

Indiana

1.73

West Virginia

1.71

Kansas

1.70

Delaware

1.60

Ohio

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Utah

1.89

Guam

1.83

Nevada

1.52

Indiana

1.49

New Hampshire

1.42

Kentucky

1.23

Texas

1.18

Wisconsin

1.17

Ohio

1.16

Mississippi

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

1.75

Tennessee

1.68

Washington

1.48

Oklahoma

1.38

Georgia

1.35

Arizona

1.32

California

1.25

Ohio

1.16

Utah

1.13

New Jersey

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

1.87

New Hampshire

1.59

New Jersey

1.45

Missouri

1.38

Illinois

1.38

Pennsylvania

1.37

Delaware

1.32

New York

1.31

Maryland

1.28

Michigan

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Postal Service Mail Carriers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

1.34

Alabama

1.32

Connecticut

1.31

Louisiana

1.27

Michigan

1.26

West Virginia

1.22

Rhode Island

1.17

Missouri

1.15

Illinois

1.14

Maryland

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Postal Service Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

4.56

Vermont

2.80

West Virginia

2.55

Alaska

2.41

Maine

2.31

Montana

1.97

South Dakota

1.91

Kansas

1.82

Wyoming

1.81

Iowa

1.69
States with the highest location quotients for Meter Readers, Utilities, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

4.02

Louisiana

2.95

New Mexico

2.90

Mississippi

2.88

New Jersey

2.21

Utah

2.15

Alabama

2.04

Oklahoma

1.88

Kentucky

1.83

South Carolina

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

1.57

Nevada

1.57

North Dakota

1.30

Oregon

1.29

Arizona

1.29

South Dakota

1.22

Texas

1.16

Mississippi

1.13

Connecticut

1.13

New Jersey

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Public Safety Telecommunicators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

1.91

West Virginia

1.87

Montana

1.85

Alabama

1.85

Mississippi

1.82

Oklahoma

1.76

Maine

1.60

New Jersey

1.59

Alaska

1.59

New Hampshire

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Couriers and Messengers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

5.25

Virgin Islands

3.99

Guam

3.43

New Jersey

1.87

Oklahoma

1.79

Wisconsin

1.71

New York

1.66

Alabama

1.56

Delaware

1.39

Maryland

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Cargo and Freight Agents, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

4.63

Virgin Islands

3.56

Alaska

2.28

Kentucky

2.10

Illinois

2.03

South Carolina

1.85

Arizona

1.51

Montana

1.33

Arkansas

1.29

Florida

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Information and Record Clerks, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Colorado

4.91

Oregon

3.21

Montana

2.66

Alaska

2.65

Puerto Rico

2.64

Guam

2.20

District of Columbia

1.93

Nevada

1.76

Hawaii

1.68

Utah

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

6.01

Hawaii

4.38

Alaska

3.55

Utah

2.00

Georgia

1.99

Florida

1.77

Nevada

1.75

Illinois

1.73

Texas

1.69

Washington

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Receptionists and Information Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.04

New Jersey

1.72

Rhode Island

1.70

Arkansas

1.55

Wisconsin

1.43

Idaho

1.36

Connecticut

1.27

West Virginia

1.25

Oregon

1.25

Arizona

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.09

New Jersey

1.94

Minnesota

1.82

Guam

1.74

Tennessee

1.65

Virgin Islands

1.59

Maryland

1.41

Vermont

1.41

West Virginia

1.34

Washington

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Order Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

2.50

New Hampshire

1.94

Nevada

1.66

Colorado

1.60

California

1.48

Florida

1.36

Tennessee

1.31

Missouri

1.30

Utah

1.28

Oregon

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for New Accounts Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Missouri

3.34

Oklahoma

3.29

Nebraska

3.18

Wyoming

3.04

New Hampshire

3.01

Michigan

2.96

Iowa

2.90

Montana

2.51

North Dakota

2.26

Kansas

2.18
States with the highest location quotients for Loan Interviewers and Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.00

Arizona

1.81

Oklahoma

1.73

Iowa

1.60

Wisconsin

1.57

North Dakota

1.55

Michigan

1.54

Wyoming

1.50

Utah

1.47

Missouri

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Library Assistants, Clerical, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

2.48

Rhode Island

2.02

Ohio

1.91

Vermont

1.88

Connecticut

1.66

Washington

1.60

Wyoming

1.54

Michigan

1.54

Iowa

1.53

Kansas

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.64

Kansas

2.60

Arkansas

2.45

Puerto Rico

2.23

Colorado

1.79

Maine

1.78

Mississippi

1.71

Nebraska

1.62

Indiana

1.55

Alabama

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

4.02

Montana

2.90

North Dakota

2.59

Wyoming

2.56

South Dakota

2.46

Hawaii

2.44

New Mexico

2.08

Nevada

1.93

Maine

1.66

Alaska

1.66
States with the highest location quotients for File Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

2.78

Delaware

2.49

Tennessee

1.92

Oklahoma

1.90

New Jersey

1.67

Nebraska

1.63

Idaho

1.54

Texas

1.38

Arizona

1.36

Florida

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.26

Pennsylvania

1.80

Missouri

1.68

California

1.64

Rhode Island

1.57

Mississippi

1.50

North Carolina

1.47

Vermont

1.42

Arizona

1.42

Utah

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Customer Service Representatives, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Utah

1.79

Arizona

1.63

Georgia

1.36

South Carolina

1.35

Florida

1.33

Texas

1.32

Idaho

1.30

New Mexico

1.28

Kansas

1.22

Kentucky

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Delaware

12.58

South Dakota

4.45

New Hampshire

2.13

Kentucky

2.04

Colorado

1.87

Arizona

1.82

South Carolina

1.69

Pennsylvania

1.63

North Dakota

1.60

Nebraska

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.76

Montana

2.41

Wyoming

2.36

Mississippi

2.17

Colorado

2.15

West Virginia

2.14

Minnesota

2.11

Idaho

1.93

Oklahoma

1.92

Delaware

1.88
States with the highest location quotients for Correspondence Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

4.93

South Dakota

3.95

Maine

3.43

South Carolina

3.42

Arizona

2.39

Texas

1.84

New York

1.70

Utah

1.31

Pennsylvania

1.19

Oregon

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Brokerage Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.88

New York

2.70

New Jersey

2.28

Montana

1.83

Delaware

1.68

Indiana

1.49

Maryland

1.36

Arizona

1.36

Minnesota

1.29

Florida

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Financial Clerks, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Delaware

3.75

Colorado

2.34

West Virginia

2.32

Louisiana

2.18

Illinois

2.05

Vermont

2.03

Maryland

1.98

Hawaii

1.70

Texas

1.70

Nevada

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Tellers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.16

Oklahoma

1.76

South Dakota

1.76

West Virginia

1.73

Kansas

1.72

Virgin Islands

1.72

Iowa

1.68

Arkansas

1.68

Alaska

1.66

Nebraska

1.65
States with the highest location quotients for Procurement Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

4.76

Tennessee

2.61

Nebraska

2.35

New Jersey

1.96

Alaska

1.93

West Virginia

1.77

Mississippi

1.70

Nevada

1.70

Hawaii

1.67

Puerto Rico

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

1.54

Indiana

1.32

California

1.27

Oklahoma

1.24

Arizona

1.22

Montana

1.21

Louisiana

1.19

West Virginia

1.12

Oregon

1.11

Florida

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Gambling Cage Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

15.27

Oklahoma

9.36

South Dakota

5.14

Mississippi

3.03

Arizona

2.57

Washington

2.36

Minnesota

1.62

New Mexico

1.61

Louisiana

1.38

Illinois

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.16

Montana

1.49

Alaska

1.49

Kansas

1.47

Guam

1.36

Tennessee

1.35

Oregon

1.34

Wyoming

1.29

Idaho

1.24

Vermont

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Billing and Posting Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.12

Nebraska

1.46

Washington

1.41

New Jersey

1.37

Rhode Island

1.28

Kentucky

1.17

Ohio

1.17

Michigan

1.17

Montana

1.16

New York

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Bill and Account Collectors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.21

Puerto Rico

2.59

Arizona

1.87

South Carolina

1.85

Utah

1.51

Georgia

1.46

Florida

1.42

Guam

1.34

Texas

1.33

Ohio

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

21.31

Michigan

2.02

Ohio

1.13

New Jersey

0.83

Illinois

0.76

California

0.30
States with the highest location quotients for Telephone Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

7.05

District of Columbia

6.82

Pennsylvania

2.49

New Jersey

2.44

Louisiana

2.32

Puerto Rico

2.19

Nevada

1.69

New York

1.54

Connecticut

1.41

Massachusetts

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

4.74

Louisiana

2.19

Nevada

2.18

Hawaii

1.88

California

1.70

Alabama

1.39

South Carolina

1.36

Vermont

1.33

Illinois

1.32

New York

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

1.93

Puerto Rico

1.86

Hawaii

1.69

Alaska

1.67

Connecticut

1.61

Tennessee

1.59

Virgin Islands

1.50

Delaware

1.28

New Jersey

1.28

Texas

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.30

Utah

1.17

Guam

1.15

New Mexico

1.14

Florida

1.13

Tennessee

1.13

Arizona

1.11

New Hampshire

1.10

Oklahoma

1.09

Virgin Islands

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Sales and Related Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Colorado

2.89

California

2.62

New Jersey

1.92

Vermont

1.84

Virgin Islands

1.69

Texas

1.59

Washington

1.48

Maine

1.38

Pennsylvania

0.96

North Dakota

0.94
States with the highest location quotients for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Missouri

3.03

Kentucky

2.97

Wisconsin

2.97

Florida

2.29

Idaho

1.69

South Carolina

1.58

California

1.52

North Carolina

1.47

Maryland

1.41

Texas

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Telemarketers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.45

Florida

2.51

Virginia

2.30

Alabama

1.94

Arizona

1.81

Missouri

1.78

Nebraska

1.69

Texas

1.67

Utah

1.55

Oklahoma

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Sales Engineers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oregon

2.30

Massachusetts

1.98

Michigan

1.84

Colorado

1.76

Pennsylvania

1.59

Wisconsin

1.54

Texas

1.53

California

1.27

Vermont

1.23

Georgia

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Real Estate Sales Agents, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Florida

2.33

Arizona

1.89

Delaware

1.63

Colorado

1.62

Texas

1.35

Nevada

1.30

South Carolina

1.26

Washington

1.25

Utah

1.23

Virginia

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Real Estate Brokers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Colorado

4.72

Nebraska

2.93

Oregon

2.74

Maine

2.69

North Carolina

2.39

Georgia

2.25

Arizona

2.19

Alaska

2.18

South Carolina

2.07

Montana

1.96
States with the highest location quotients for Models, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

1.95

Ohio

1.88

California

1.74

Virginia

1.24

Florida

0.41
States with the highest location quotients for Demonstrators and Product Promoters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Washington

3.27

Oregon

2.70

Nevada

2.31

Texas

1.81

New Mexico

1.77

Guam

1.70

California

1.67

New Jersey

1.38

Arizona

1.37

Idaho

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

1.46

South Dakota

1.43

Minnesota

1.32

Ohio

1.29

Iowa

1.27

South Carolina

1.27

Kansas

1.27

Indiana

1.25

Rhode Island

1.25

Colorado

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Washington

2.02

Texas

1.96

New Hampshire

1.92

Oklahoma

1.68

South Dakota

1.64

Massachusetts

1.39

North Carolina

1.38

Tennessee

1.38

Arizona

1.30

Utah

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Colorado

1.91

Florida

1.48

New Jersey

1.36

Illinois

1.32

Virginia

1.31

Utah

1.24

South Carolina

1.20

New York

1.16

New Hampshire

1.15

North Carolina

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Travel Agents, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Washington

3.68

Alaska

2.88

Florida

2.55

Nevada

1.79

Guam

1.76

Missouri

1.75

Hawaii

1.72

North Dakota

1.63

Massachusetts

1.51

Georgia

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

2.09

Delaware

1.57

Florida

1.45

New Jersey

1.36

Illinois

1.34

North Carolina

1.27

Massachusetts

1.18

Arizona

1.17

Colorado

1.17

Connecticut

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Insurance Sales Agents, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nebraska

1.68

Rhode Island

1.53

Kansas

1.51

South Dakota

1.47

Florida

1.39

Montana

1.36

Indiana

1.33

Iowa

1.30

Colorado

1.30

Missouri

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Advertising Sales Agents, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

3.37

Washington

2.01

Nebraska

1.37

Rhode Island

1.36

Illinois

1.29

South Dakota

1.29

Montana

1.21

Michigan

1.18

North Dakota

1.18

Iowa

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Retail Salespersons, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.75

Virgin Islands

1.69

Florida

1.34

Wyoming

1.31

South Carolina

1.28

South Dakota

1.23

Alabama

1.22

Georgia

1.19

New Hampshire

1.19

Mississippi

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Parts Salespersons, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.49

North Dakota

2.28

Montana

1.92

Puerto Rico

1.87

Maine

1.68

West Virginia

1.62

Arkansas

1.60

Mississippi

1.45

Wyoming

1.42

Kansas

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Counter and Rental Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Colorado

1.87

Wyoming

1.74

Washington

1.65

Virgin Islands

1.56

California

1.52

Nebraska

1.46

North Carolina

1.40

Virginia

1.32

Arkansas

1.27

Florida

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

12.10

South Dakota

11.38

West Virginia

8.16

Montana

8.08

Oklahoma

6.10

New Mexico

4.48

Mississippi

3.67

Michigan

2.00

Arizona

1.90

Minnesota

1.85
States with the highest location quotients for Cashiers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.61

Guam

1.60

Mississippi

1.42

Iowa

1.33

Louisiana

1.31

New Hampshire

1.31

South Dakota

1.30

Delaware

1.26

North Carolina

1.21

Virgin Islands

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

2.36

New Hampshire

1.90

Wisconsin

1.88

Colorado

1.80

Virginia

1.58

Delaware

1.45

Florida

1.38

North Carolina

1.37

Georgia

1.29

Washington

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.07

Mississippi

1.62

Montana

1.50

West Virginia

1.49

Virgin Islands

1.48

Alabama

1.46

Hawaii

1.42

Maine

1.41

Wyoming

1.40

Louisiana

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Sales and Related Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.30

Florida

1.23

Colorado

1.21

New Hampshire

1.19

North Carolina

1.16

South Carolina

1.15

South Dakota

1.14

Virgin Islands

1.11

Georgia

1.09

Alabama

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oregon

28.75

Maryland

3.24

Hawaii

2.97

Nevada

2.93

Louisiana

2.70

New Jersey

1.91

New Hampshire

1.74

Connecticut

1.43

Georgia

1.01

Washington

1.01
States with the highest location quotients for Residential Advisors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

5.86

West Virginia

2.69

District of Columbia

2.26

Massachusetts

2.22

Kentucky

2.11

Rhode Island

2.05

Minnesota

2.00

Tennessee

1.93

Wyoming

1.67

Connecticut

1.66
States with the highest location quotients for Recreation Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Utah

1.76

New Hampshire

1.60

Arizona

1.56

Massachusetts

1.43

Vermont

1.36

California

1.34

Montana

1.31

Connecticut

1.27

Delaware

1.23

Michigan

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Colorado

1.90

Kansas

1.81

Utah

1.69

Montana

1.63

Virginia

1.50

Idaho

1.39

Massachusetts

1.38

Delaware

1.38

Washington

1.34

Illinois

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Childcare Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.84

Nebraska

2.83

Maine

2.13

Rhode Island

2.12

South Dakota

1.81

Kentucky

1.77

Louisiana

1.72

Idaho

1.60

Georgia

1.47

Oklahoma

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Tour and Travel Guides, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

13.72

Virgin Islands

10.88

Hawaii

5.10

Wyoming

3.19

Guam

2.87

Utah

2.75

Colorado

2.70

South Dakota

2.55

Vermont

2.39

Montana

2.14
States with the highest location quotients for Concierges, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

15.31

Hawaii

3.20

New York

2.54

Virginia

2.52

Nevada

2.47

New Jersey

2.28

Maryland

1.78

Florida

1.39

Nebraska

1.30

Wyoming

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Baggage Porters and Bellhops, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

12.01

Hawaii

9.14

Nevada

8.30

District of Columbia

2.83

Florida

2.33

New York

1.85

Wyoming

1.78

Vermont

1.74

Louisiana

1.35

Colorado

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Skincare Specialists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

2.20

Idaho

2.10

Arizona

1.79

Florida

1.70

Alaska

1.70

New Hampshire

1.63

Utah

1.59

Indiana

1.38

Washington

1.31

Colorado

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Shampooers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

8.07

District of Columbia

5.27

Pennsylvania

4.25

Delaware

3.65

Maryland

3.38

Virginia

2.07

Illinois

2.03

Puerto Rico

2.03

New York

1.69

Georgia

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Manicurists and Pedicurists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

2.37

New Jersey

2.33

California

2.25

New York

2.10

Massachusetts

1.60

Washington

1.57

Delaware

1.56

Pennsylvania

1.52

New Hampshire

1.27

Louisiana

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Texas

4.32

Puerto Rico

1.61

New York

1.29

Florida

1.11

Utah

1.05

Illinois

0.36
States with the highest location quotients for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

1.77

Pennsylvania

1.66

Rhode Island

1.59

Delaware

1.44

Massachusetts

1.40

North Dakota

1.29

Virginia

1.25

Ohio

1.23

Connecticut

1.20

Colorado

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Barbers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

3.16

New Jersey

3.09

Texas

1.87

Utah

1.87

Washington

1.79

South Carolina

1.77

Missouri

1.66

Colorado

1.43

Pennsylvania

1.41

New York

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Iowa

2.28

Arkansas

2.10

Ohio

2.05

North Dakota

2.02

Kentucky

1.96

Mississippi

1.73

Missouri

1.57

West Virginia

1.49

South Dakota

1.48

Oklahoma

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Funeral Attendants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.98

Puerto Rico

2.50

South Carolina

2.21

Oklahoma

2.04

South Dakota

1.99

Indiana

1.78

Nebraska

1.71

North Dakota

1.67

Iowa

1.63

Kansas

1.60
States with the highest location quotients for Crematory Operators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.74

Ohio

2.54

Indiana

2.47

Pennsylvania

2.28

Florida

2.23

Oregon

2.22

Nevada

1.72

North Carolina

1.58

Colorado

1.47

Kentucky

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Embalmers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

6.39

West Virginia

5.79

Kansas

4.01

Louisiana

3.73

South Carolina

3.21

Virginia

2.38

Mississippi

2.36

Oregon

2.19

Nevada

2.08

Alabama

1.95
States with the highest location quotients for Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

8.29

Hawaii

6.87

Tennessee

4.22

Georgia

2.60

Louisiana

2.31

Oregon

2.24

Minnesota

1.69

California

1.54

Ohio

1.46

Maryland

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maine

3.77

Hawaii

3.54

Missouri

3.41

Nevada

2.33

Iowa

2.27

Alaska

2.27

Michigan

1.75

Arizona

1.65

California

1.51

Florida

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Costume Attendants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

6.29

California

2.78

New York

2.34

Utah

2.21

Hawaii

1.97

District of Columbia

1.78

Georgia

1.09

New Jersey

0.94

Florida

0.93

South Carolina

0.92
States with the highest location quotients for Amusement and Recreation Attendants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.64

Florida

2.10

North Dakota

1.95

Nevada

1.72

South Dakota

1.59

South Carolina

1.45

Guam

1.44

Delaware

1.41

Utah

1.41

Wyoming

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

2.14

District of Columbia

1.76

Virgin Islands

1.76

Texas

1.53

Missouri

1.48

Guam

1.27

Maryland

1.18

Idaho

1.18

New York

1.15

Arizona

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Motion Picture Projectionists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Michigan

4.29

Ohio

3.48

Iowa

2.12

Tennessee

2.05

New York

1.97

Wisconsin

1.87

Washington

1.53

Kentucky

1.19

Oregon

1.08

California

0.95
States with the highest location quotients for Gambling Service Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

16.18

Minnesota

12.00

Nevada

11.65

Louisiana

4.69

Montana

3.49

North Dakota

2.57

California

1.42

Maryland

1.38

Michigan

1.26

Oklahoma

0.89
States with the highest location quotients for Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

15.92

Nebraska

5.70

Oklahoma

5.33

South Dakota

5.02

Louisiana

3.17

Minnesota

2.69

North Dakota

2.61

Mississippi

2.55

West Virginia

2.53

South Carolina

2.36
States with the highest location quotients for Gambling Dealers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

21.77

North Dakota

5.11

Mississippi

4.73

Louisiana

2.71

Oklahoma

2.66

Washington

2.17

West Virginia

1.72

California

1.67

New Jersey

1.56

Michigan

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Animal Caretakers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Kentucky

2.07

Idaho

1.39

Missouri

1.37

Iowa

1.33

Virginia

1.30

South Carolina

1.28

Colorado

1.28

New Hampshire

1.27

Kansas

1.27

Tennessee

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Animal Trainers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

2.97

Delaware

1.98

Nevada

1.84

Montana

1.70

Arizona

1.63

Oregon

1.59

Utah

1.51

Florida

1.38

Arkansas

1.32

Kentucky

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wisconsin

2.51

Oregon

1.95

New Jersey

1.82

Maryland

1.81

Montana

1.67

Rhode Island

1.65

Hawaii

1.59

Colorado

1.50

North Dakota

1.40

Nevada

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Entertainment and Recreation Workers, Except Gambling Services, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

2.72

Hawaii

2.49

Colorado

1.81

Wyoming

1.77

New Hampshire

1.57

Connecticut

1.50

Vermont

1.45

Nevada

1.42

Delaware

1.41

New Jersey

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

22.03

Montana

8.26

Mississippi

5.71

Oklahoma

4.44

North Dakota

2.59

West Virginia

2.14

Louisiana

2.06

Alaska

1.83

Puerto Rico

1.59

Indiana

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Personal Care and Service Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

1.99

North Dakota

1.53

Hawaii

1.38

Oregon

1.36

South Dakota

1.27

New Jersey

1.27

Rhode Island

1.24

Colorado

1.23

Nebraska

1.21

Delaware

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

7.59

Vermont

7.37

Louisiana

3.47

Colorado

2.68

Nevada

2.68

Oregon

2.59

Alaska

2.57

Wyoming

2.31

West Virginia

2.05

California

2.00
States with the highest location quotients for Tree Trimmers and Pruners, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.17

Michigan

2.20

West Virginia

2.15

New Hampshire

1.64

Alabama

1.60

New Jersey

1.54

South Dakota

1.51

Wisconsin

1.46

Utah

1.45

Oregon

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

8.66

Wyoming

5.87

Montana

5.63

North Dakota

3.39

Indiana

3.03

Florida

2.93

Nebraska

2.34

Minnesota

2.24

Kansas

1.87

New Hampshire

1.77
States with the highest location quotients for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

1.82

Guam

1.56

Rhode Island

1.50

Vermont

1.47

Idaho

1.45

Florida

1.41

New Hampshire

1.41

Maine

1.38

Connecticut

1.33

Colorado

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Pest Control Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alabama

1.99

Georgia

1.98

Florida

1.98

South Carolina

1.87

Hawaii

1.74

Louisiana

1.70

Virgin Islands

1.68

Arizona

1.62

Arkansas

1.56

Tennessee

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

4.70

New Jersey

3.19

Colorado

2.87

Maryland

2.78

Utah

2.73

Montana

2.39

Oregon

1.91

West Virginia

1.63

Washington

1.61

Arkansas

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

3.08

Nevada

2.95

Virgin Islands

2.47

Guam

2.27

Wyoming

2.22

Montana

2.06

Alaska

1.82

Maine

1.74

South Dakota

1.57

Vermont

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.42

Virgin Islands

1.60

Nevada

1.52

District of Columbia

1.46

New York

1.39

Connecticut

1.28

South Dakota

1.28

Montana

1.21

North Dakota

1.20

Delaware

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

1.81

Wyoming

1.69

Maryland

1.57

Colorado

1.54

Florida

1.53

New Hampshire

1.40

Virginia

1.35

Idaho

1.31

Connecticut

1.29

Utah

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.22

Nevada

2.21

Virgin Islands

2.06

District of Columbia

1.97

Guam

1.93

Wyoming

1.85

Alaska

1.79

Hawaii

1.75

Delaware

1.65

Montana

1.61
States with the highest location quotients for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

1.72

Puerto Rico

1.69

Nevada

1.68

Virgin Islands

1.64

Montana

1.39

Guam

1.34

Wyoming

1.33

South Dakota

1.27

Maine

1.26

Vermont

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

15.22

Virgin Islands

5.64

Louisiana

4.28

California

2.96

Maryland

2.94

New Jersey

2.70

Vermont

2.00

Nevada

1.58

Colorado

1.54

Illinois

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

1.61

Florida

1.50

Nevada

1.47

Virgin Islands

1.43

South Carolina

1.41

Hawaii

1.40

Tennessee

1.33

New Mexico

1.31

New Hampshire

1.25

Arizona

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Dishwashers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.56

Nevada

2.54

Hawaii

1.94

Guam

1.84

District of Columbia

1.73

Wyoming

1.52

Rhode Island

1.47

Connecticut

1.37

Florida

1.32

Montana

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

2.76

Hawaii

2.64

District of Columbia

1.69

Guam

1.61

South Dakota

1.52

Florida

1.47

New York

1.40

Maryland

1.38

Rhode Island

1.29

California

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.50

Nebraska

2.00

Minnesota

1.86

Pennsylvania

1.60

New Jersey

1.54

Ohio

1.49

Connecticut

1.46

Illinois

1.44

Colorado

1.35

New Hampshire

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Waiters and Waitresses, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

1.93

Nevada

1.75

Guam

1.70

Hawaii

1.58

Florida

1.41

Rhode Island

1.31

South Carolina

1.30

Oklahoma

1.24

Delaware

1.17

Louisiana

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Fast Food and Counter Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

1.61

South Dakota

1.40

Arizona

1.35

Indiana

1.29

Arkansas

1.28

Montana

1.27

Utah

1.25

New Mexico

1.24

Georgia

1.24

Nevada

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Bartenders, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

3.27

Montana

2.31

Nevada

2.27

North Dakota

2.23

Wisconsin

2.05

South Dakota

1.78

Wyoming

1.65

Vermont

1.52

Minnesota

1.50

Rhode Island

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Food Preparation Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

2.73

Maine

1.86

Virgin Islands

1.79

Alaska

1.57

Alabama

1.37

South Carolina

1.31

Florida

1.28

Nevada

1.27

New Mexico

1.25

Puerto Rico

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

4.42

Louisiana

3.99

North Dakota

3.21

Oregon

3.14

Hawaii

3.02

Montana

2.78

Nevada

2.70

Arizona

2.35

Tennessee

2.17

New Jersey

1.89
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, Short Order, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

5.37

South Dakota

4.90

Louisiana

3.25

Oregon

2.81

Mississippi

2.53

Vermont

2.06

Nebraska

2.01

Guam

1.99

Hawaii

1.78

Puerto Rico

1.77
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, Restaurant, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.11

Guam

1.93

Nevada

1.85

Virgin Islands

1.69

Rhode Island

1.52

Florida

1.47

Montana

1.46

Delaware

1.31

South Carolina

1.31

Colorado

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, Private Household, May 2023
State Location Quotient

California

0.80
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.14

Oklahoma

2.40

North Dakota

2.22

West Virginia

2.16

Kentucky

2.13

Iowa

2.00

Arkansas

1.99

Wyoming

1.92

Missouri

1.92

Mississippi

1.91
States with the highest location quotients for Cooks, Fast Food, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

4.84

North Carolina

4.44

Missouri

3.47

Kentucky

2.65

Alabama

2.58

California

2.07

Alaska

1.75

Oklahoma

1.49

Mississippi

1.39

Tennessee

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

1.58

Virgin Islands

1.43

Guam

1.40

Mississippi

1.34

Oklahoma

1.33

Montana

1.32

West Virginia

1.28

Alabama

1.26

Louisiana

1.25

Kentucky

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Chefs and Head Cooks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.84

Guam

2.69

Nevada

2.32

Vermont

2.27

District of Columbia

2.22

Connecticut

1.85

Alaska

1.60

New Hampshire

1.54

Maine

1.46

Florida

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

1.52

Nevada

1.51

Virgin Islands

1.48

Guam

1.25

Montana

1.20

Florida

1.16

Rhode Island

1.15

South Carolina

1.15

Oklahoma

1.13

Louisiana

1.11
States with the highest location quotients for Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

California

3.27

Wyoming

3.01

Colorado

2.55

Louisiana

2.38

Alaska

1.90

Nevada

1.81

Washington

1.72

Oregon

1.70

Pennsylvania

1.37

Montana

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for School Bus Monitors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

6.35

New York

3.68

New Jersey

2.51

Wyoming

2.51

Maryland

2.12

Alaska

1.97

Illinois

1.81

Mississippi

1.42

Delaware

1.21

Kansas

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Transportation Security Screeners, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

12.78

Virgin Islands

8.55

Hawaii

5.38

Alaska

4.95

Nevada

2.86

Florida

2.05

Montana

2.01

Puerto Rico

1.77

Virginia

1.37

Colorado

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.12

Colorado

2.04

North Dakota

1.75

Nevada

1.72

South Dakota

1.59

Virginia

1.48

Utah

1.44

Illinois

1.41

Hawaii

1.39

Ohio

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Crossing Guards and Flaggers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

3.03

Maine

2.84

Pennsylvania

2.61

Oregon

1.97

Utah

1.96

Rhode Island

1.94

Vermont

1.85

West Virginia

1.81

Tennessee

1.77

Connecticut

1.75
States with the highest location quotients for Security Guards, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

4.50

Puerto Rico

3.84

District of Columbia

2.62

Hawaii

1.92

Nevada

1.92

Guam

1.86

New York

1.64

California

1.29

Maryland

1.29

Florida

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

13.16

Nevada

6.96

Mississippi

4.24

South Dakota

3.34

North Dakota

3.25

Puerto Rico

2.54

New Mexico

2.20

Washington

2.12

Arizona

1.90

Missouri

1.86
States with the highest location quotients for Private Detectives and Investigators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

2.09

Idaho

2.06

Maine

2.05

Florida

1.66

New Hampshire

1.47

Illinois

1.39

Utah

1.36

Rhode Island

1.27

Arizona

1.27

West Virginia

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Animal Control Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

2.58

Oklahoma

2.48

Vermont

2.43

Maine

2.20

Wyoming

2.14

Connecticut

1.99

Arkansas

1.88

Rhode Island

1.86

West Virginia

1.82

Mississippi

1.60
States with the highest location quotients for Transit and Railroad Police, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

4.73

Georgia

4.29

New York

3.40

Utah

2.65

Texas

1.80

Illinois

0.72

Tennessee

0.63

Pennsylvania

0.45

Florida

0.45
States with the highest location quotients for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.03

District of Columbia

1.68

Louisiana

1.61

Mississippi

1.51

Alabama

1.46

South Carolina

1.30

New Mexico

1.27

Illinois

1.19

New Jersey

1.19

Oklahoma

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Parking Enforcement Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

6.07

Maryland

2.55

Massachusetts

2.36

Vermont

2.26

Idaho

2.25

Pennsylvania

1.96

New Hampshire

1.75

Montana

1.62

West Virginia

1.53

California

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Fish and Game Wardens, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

6.31

Maine

5.85

Montana

3.94

Hawaii

3.83

West Virginia

3.75

Arkansas

3.45

Delaware

3.14

Vermont

2.97

Idaho

2.87

Tennessee

2.74
States with the highest location quotients for Detectives and Criminal Investigators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

3.05

Arizona

2.39

Texas

1.73

Georgia

1.47

New York

1.37

North Dakota

1.34

Montana

1.28

Virginia

1.22

Maine

1.14

New Jersey

1.14
States with the highest location quotients for Correctional Officers and Jailers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Arizona

1.83

Mississippi

1.70

New Mexico

1.65

Alaska

1.63

West Virginia

1.63

Louisiana

1.62

Arkansas

1.56

Delaware

1.49

Kentucky

1.39

Wyoming

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Bailiffs, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

8.35

North Dakota

3.72

New York

3.57

Maine

3.52

Kentucky

2.93

Kansas

2.91

Ohio

2.43

Massachusetts

2.19

Delaware

2.00

Alaska

1.87
States with the highest location quotients for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

8.00

Maine

5.93

Mississippi

5.63

Georgia

4.98

Oklahoma

4.39

Oregon

3.68

New Jersey

3.58

Louisiana

2.58

Colorado

2.52

Utah

1.96
States with the highest location quotients for Fire Inspectors and Investigators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

3.21

Florida

2.81

Alabama

2.78

Connecticut

2.47

New Jersey

2.46

Delaware

2.17

Tennessee

1.79

Maine

1.71

Nevada

1.37

West Virginia

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Firefighters, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

1.81

Maine

1.78

Alaska

1.75

North Carolina

1.70

Rhode Island

1.70

Alabama

1.63

Massachusetts

1.56

Ohio

1.52

South Carolina

1.45

Indiana

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

4.07

Wyoming

3.07

Nevada

2.59

New Mexico

2.46

Hawaii

2.23

Colorado

1.91

Washington

1.68

Virginia

1.63

Montana

1.58

New Hampshire

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Security Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

3.89

Nevada

3.69

Puerto Rico

2.54

Guam

2.31

Hawaii

1.97

Oklahoma

1.92

District of Columbia

1.90

Alaska

1.66

Delaware

1.60

New York

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

3.04

Louisiana

1.80

Kansas

1.74

Mississippi

1.69

New Mexico

1.64

Washington

1.61

Florida

1.55

Alaska

1.48

Connecticut

1.47

North Carolina

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.62

Maryland

3.05

District of Columbia

1.93

Rhode Island

1.91

New Jersey

1.79

Massachusetts

1.75

Tennessee

1.75

Arkansas

1.67

Kansas

1.67

Wyoming

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Florida

2.10

Kansas

2.09

Louisiana

2.04

Maryland

2.01

New Mexico

1.78

Virginia

1.61

Kentucky

1.52

Delaware

1.42

Illinois

1.38

Arkansas

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Protective Service Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.95

Guam

2.57

Puerto Rico

2.50

District of Columbia

1.75

Hawaii

1.39

Nevada

1.38

New Mexico

1.26

Louisiana

1.26

New York

1.25

Alaska

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

4.22

Louisiana

3.46

Maryland

2.10

Minnesota

2.01

Vermont

1.80

West Virginia

1.72

Arizona

1.65

Oregon

1.65

California

1.45

Missouri

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Phlebotomists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.70

Rhode Island

1.62

Arizona

1.57

Louisiana

1.52

Illinois

1.44

Georgia

1.38

Alabama

1.34

Kentucky

1.33

South Carolina

1.32

Mississippi

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oregon

1.68

Maine

1.68

Oklahoma

1.62

Washington

1.60

Montana

1.58

North Carolina

1.57

Virginia

1.55

Arkansas

1.35

Kansas

1.30

Maryland

1.25
States with the highest location quotients for Pharmacy Aides, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

4.92

Louisiana

2.32

Oklahoma

1.97

Nebraska

1.92

California

1.87

Iowa

1.71

Kentucky

1.56

Washington

1.54

Vermont

1.28

Kansas

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Transcriptionists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

1.88

Arizona

1.73

Tennessee

1.64

New York

1.60

Georgia

1.39

Illinois

1.30

North Dakota

1.29

Nebraska

1.27

Alaska

1.23

Connecticut

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Equipment Preparers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

1.72

Maine

1.72

Guam

1.61

New Hampshire

1.57

Missouri

1.49

West Virginia

1.47

South Carolina

1.35

Nebraska

1.33

Oregon

1.33

Idaho

1.32
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Assistants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

1.55

Arizona

1.41

Alaska

1.37

Indiana

1.27

Maine

1.27

Kentucky

1.26

Rhode Island

1.26

Hawaii

1.25

California

1.22

Michigan

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Dental Assistants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Utah

1.53

Idaho

1.52

Washington

1.44

California

1.30

Alaska

1.24

Montana

1.21

Puerto Rico

1.10

Oregon

1.09

Oklahoma

1.09

Florida

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Massage Therapists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

3.40

Colorado

2.53

Nevada

2.38

Alaska

2.22

Guam

2.12

Oregon

1.96

Utah

1.86

Washington

1.65

Florida

1.53

Arizona

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Physical Therapist Aides, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.89

Louisiana

2.48

New Jersey

2.45

Rhode Island

2.33

Utah

2.25

Idaho

1.95

Delaware

1.94

Arizona

1.59

Maryland

1.52

Oregon

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Physical Therapist Assistants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

1.83

Ohio

1.75

West Virginia

1.74

Rhode Island

1.51

Kentucky

1.49

New Mexico

1.48

Mississippi

1.43

Alabama

1.41

Kansas

1.40

Florida

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Occupational Therapy Aides, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

5.76

New Mexico

3.56

Massachusetts

3.03

Oklahoma

2.01

South Carolina

1.99

Mississippi

1.93

Nebraska

1.88

Missouri

1.75

District of Columbia

1.68

Oregon

1.66
States with the highest location quotients for Occupational Therapy Assistants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.35

Ohio

1.73

Illinois

1.62

Kansas

1.52

Texas

1.48

Mississippi

1.44

Oklahoma

1.41

Connecticut

1.40

Massachusetts

1.34

Florida

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Psychiatric Aides, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

10.73

Vermont

6.13

West Virginia

6.06

Alaska

3.61

Arkansas

2.81

Oregon

2.38

New York

2.28

Rhode Island

2.14

New Jersey

2.03

Alabama

2.00
States with the highest location quotients for Orderlies, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Carolina

2.76

New Jersey

2.07

Connecticut

1.88

Pennsylvania

1.78

Puerto Rico

1.77

Indiana

1.71

Maryland

1.58

South Dakota

1.52

New York

1.50

Ohio

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Nursing Assistants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.32

Rhode Island

1.92

Nebraska

1.86

Kansas

1.77

Arkansas

1.56

South Dakota

1.49

Iowa

1.47

West Virginia

1.42

Delaware

1.38

Maine

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Home Health and Personal Care Aides, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

2.48

California

1.83

New Mexico

1.78

Minnesota

1.60

Pennsylvania

1.47

Massachusetts

1.28

Missouri

1.19

West Virginia

1.18

Maine

1.14

Wisconsin

1.07
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Support Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

1.73

California

1.41

New Mexico

1.37

Minnesota

1.27

Pennsylvania

1.26

West Virginia

1.24

Maine

1.17

Massachusetts

1.15

Missouri

1.10

Connecticut

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

9.11

Maryland

4.53

Rhode Island

3.73

Nevada

3.56

Hawaii

3.11

Tennessee

1.90

Alaska

1.81

Arkansas

1.75

New Hampshire

1.72

Connecticut

1.68
States with the highest location quotients for Surgical Assistants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

2.67

Oregon

2.52

New Mexico

2.51

South Carolina

2.38

Georgia

2.37

Indiana

2.06

Kentucky

2.04

Oklahoma

1.99

Idaho

1.81

West Virginia

1.75
States with the highest location quotients for Genetic Counselors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

5.96

District of Columbia

2.82

Pennsylvania

2.80

Minnesota

2.71

Massachusetts

2.71

Washington

2.12

New York

1.73

Wisconsin

1.68

Connecticut

1.59

Missouri

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Athletic Trainers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Minnesota

2.42

Vermont

2.37

Pennsylvania

2.07

South Dakota

1.81

Ohio

1.71

Maine

1.67

Georgia

1.57

Kentucky

1.51

Kansas

1.48

Hawaii

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.00

Kentucky

2.77

Maryland

2.65

Kansas

2.58

Montana

2.54

Alaska

2.46

Missouri

2.09

Hawaii

2.08

Idaho

2.04

Oklahoma

1.85
States with the highest location quotients for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.35

Louisiana

2.20

Alaska

2.16

Ohio

1.54

Nevada

1.54

District of Columbia

1.53

Hawaii

1.53

Iowa

1.47

South Carolina

1.45

Wisconsin

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Hearing Aid Specialists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Utah

2.77

Iowa

2.61

Michigan

2.43

Hawaii

2.36

South Carolina

2.24

Illinois

1.77

Oregon

1.69

Missouri

1.60

Minnesota

1.51

Indiana

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

2.97

Maine

2.91

Louisiana

2.47

Michigan

2.42

West Virginia

2.10

North Carolina

2.00

Washington

1.97

Missouri

1.97

Pennsylvania

1.42

New Mexico

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Opticians, Dispensing, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.41

South Dakota

1.86

North Dakota

1.68

Nevada

1.57

Delaware

1.44

Michigan

1.42

Iowa

1.38

Indiana

1.36

Montana

1.31

Illinois

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Records Specialists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.71

South Dakota

2.02

Montana

1.57

Idaho

1.56

Kentucky

1.56

West Virginia

1.54

Iowa

1.50

Mississippi

1.48

Florida

1.41

Puerto Rico

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

2.33

West Virginia

2.29

Arkansas

2.02

Mississippi

1.97

Oklahoma

1.72

Ohio

1.60

North Dakota

1.45

Tennessee

1.41

Connecticut

1.24

Pennsylvania

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

2.02

North Dakota

1.82

Kentucky

1.72

Ohio

1.68

Alabama

1.53

Florida

1.42

Virginia

1.40

South Dakota

1.37

North Carolina

1.30

Kansas

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Colorado

1.93

New Hampshire

1.88

Delaware

1.80

Vermont

1.77

Minnesota

1.76

Maine

1.72

Montana

1.62

Connecticut

1.41

Wyoming

1.38

Florida

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Surgical Technologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

1.66

South Dakota

1.66

Oklahoma

1.61

Alabama

1.56

South Carolina

1.50

Kentucky

1.48

Puerto Rico

1.34

Mississippi

1.29

Alaska

1.27

Wisconsin

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Psychiatric Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

3.52

Arizona

2.90

Indiana

2.24

Vermont

1.99

Idaho

1.91

Wisconsin

1.79

Alaska

1.71

Missouri

1.69

Florida

1.68

Michigan

1.62
States with the highest location quotients for Pharmacy Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.10

Kentucky

1.71

West Virginia

1.69

Alabama

1.34

Florida

1.31

Tennessee

1.27

Illinois

1.26

Arkansas

1.18

Maine

1.18

Arizona

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Dietetic Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

7.14

Michigan

2.99

West Virginia

2.32

Idaho

1.94

California

1.78

Utah

1.67

Pennsylvania

1.66

Delaware

1.56

Nevada

1.39

Vermont

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Paramedics, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.83

Missouri

1.87

Kentucky

1.86

Tennessee

1.84

Puerto Rico

1.81

Louisiana

1.60

North Carolina

1.57

South Carolina

1.50

Mississippi

1.50

Arkansas

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.26

West Virginia

1.95

South Carolina

1.78

Delaware

1.77

North Dakota

1.76

South Dakota

1.64

Virgin Islands

1.62

Maine

1.60

Montana

1.47

Wyoming

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Medical Dosimetrists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.16

Kentucky

1.90

Texas

1.63

Arkansas

1.57

Virginia

1.55

Mississippi

1.55

Michigan

1.39

Kansas

1.36

New Jersey

1.19

Arizona

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.54

Rhode Island

2.10

Delaware

1.82

Missouri

1.75

Illinois

1.62

South Dakota

1.32

Pennsylvania

1.25

Maine

1.23

Florida

1.21

Kentucky

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Radiologic Technologists and Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.61

Mississippi

1.60

South Dakota

1.44

Oklahoma

1.36

Kentucky

1.25

Maine

1.24

Iowa

1.24

Ohio

1.23

Idaho

1.21

North Dakota

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Nuclear Medicine Technologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.71

Puerto Rico

2.38

Delaware

1.96

Arkansas

1.63

West Virginia

1.54

Ohio

1.52

Maryland

1.48

Michigan

1.41

Mississippi

1.39

Florida

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

1.60

West Virginia

1.42

South Dakota

1.39

Michigan

1.35

Rhode Island

1.30

North Carolina

1.29

Nebraska

1.20

Tennessee

1.19

New York

1.16

New Jersey

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.95

Delaware

1.88

Georgia

1.68

Alabama

1.61

Florida

1.56

Puerto Rico

1.54

Oklahoma

1.40

Pennsylvania

1.33

Michigan

1.31

Mississippi

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

1.70

Utah

1.64

Massachusetts

1.63

Puerto Rico

1.62

Missouri

1.39

Alabama

1.37

North Dakota

1.37

Virgin Islands

1.32

Kansas

1.31

South Dakota

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maryland

10.83

District of Columbia

3.42

Georgia

2.89

Alaska

2.58

Maine

2.17

Oregon

1.69

Montana

1.60

West Virginia

1.37

Washington

1.29

Vermont

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Dental Hygienists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Hampshire

1.58

Alaska

1.40

Michigan

1.38

Connecticut

1.37

Washington

1.36

Vermont

1.33

Montana

1.33

Hawaii

1.31

Utah

1.29

Minnesota

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Acupuncturists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oregon

4.76

New York

2.91

New Jersey

2.61

Alaska

2.40

California

2.19

Kentucky

1.27

Idaho

1.25

North Carolina

0.92

Maryland

0.90

Minnesota

0.87
States with the highest location quotients for Surgeons, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

2.56

New York

2.47

New Hampshire

2.43

Minnesota

2.16

Wisconsin

2.13

Kentucky

2.05

West Virginia

1.89

Oregon

1.55

Massachusetts

1.39

Washington

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Pediatric Surgeons, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Michigan

2.28

New York

1.31

Arizona

1.29

Illinois

0.80

California

0.26
States with the highest location quotients for Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.12

New Hampshire

3.08

Georgia

2.35

Wyoming

2.04

Maine

1.74

Indiana

1.74

Hawaii

1.68

Kentucky

1.60

Vermont

1.58

Virginia

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

1.87

California

1.73

New Hampshire

1.67

New York

1.62

Ohio

1.60

Iowa

1.38

Maine

1.27

Texas

1.22

Oregon

1.20

Massachusetts

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Physicians, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Pennsylvania

1.79

Hawaii

1.76

Ohio

1.68

West Virginia

1.67

Kansas

1.62

Michigan

1.50

Illinois

1.44

Rhode Island

1.42

North Carolina

1.36

Maryland

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Radiologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

4.30

New Mexico

3.04

New Jersey

2.25

Washington

2.05

Delaware

1.99

Nebraska

1.44

Wisconsin

1.40

Pennsylvania

1.36

Rhode Island

1.24

Missouri

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Psychiatrists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

2.91

Rhode Island

2.74

Vermont

2.09

Massachusetts

2.00

District of Columbia

1.83

Connecticut

1.69

Maryland

1.66

California

1.47

Hawaii

1.34

Florida

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Physicians, Pathologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

4.65

Arizona

2.73

Alaska

2.62

Indiana

2.12

Kentucky

2.01

Nebraska

1.82

Florida

1.69

South Carolina

1.50

Massachusetts

1.48

Connecticut

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Pediatricians, General, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

3.37

Rhode Island

2.67

Delaware

2.52

New York

2.11

Vermont

1.79

Arizona

1.62

Oregon

1.52

Illinois

1.30

Pennsylvania

1.29

Alaska

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

8.07

Hawaii

2.79

New York

1.92

Alaska

1.82

Delaware

1.68

Georgia

1.57

Massachusetts

1.55

New Hampshire

1.53

Colorado

1.48

South Dakota

1.41
States with the highest location quotients for Neurologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Pennsylvania

3.34

Vermont

3.15

New York

2.10

Tennessee

2.08

Massachusetts

1.52

New Hampshire

1.43

New Jersey

1.23

Connecticut

1.22

Florida

1.15

West Virginia

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for General Internal Medicine Physicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

5.60

New York

3.11

Maryland

2.69

Georgia

2.44

Tennessee

1.82

Indiana

1.53

Nebraska

1.53

Minnesota

1.41

Guam

1.26

Rhode Island

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Family Medicine Physicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

2.13

Alaska

1.93

Pennsylvania

1.85

Montana

1.74

Arizona

1.71

Missouri

1.66

Colorado

1.66

South Dakota

1.60

Delaware

1.54

Nebraska

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Emergency Medicine Physicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.86

Oregon

3.07

Wisconsin

2.37

New Hampshire

2.05

New York

2.04

New Mexico

1.73

California

1.72

Colorado

1.66

Nebraska

1.60

Virginia

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Dermatologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

3.55

Florida

2.63

Arkansas

2.59

Massachusetts

2.20

Nevada

1.94

Kentucky

1.86

Minnesota

1.83

New York

1.58

Michigan

1.46

West Virginia

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Cardiologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

2.47

Rhode Island

2.46

Delaware

2.07

New York

2.01

Wyoming

1.92

Iowa

1.83

Maryland

1.74

New Hampshire

1.70

New Jersey

1.67

Tennessee

1.43
States with the highest location quotients for Anesthesiologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.34

Michigan

2.14

Maine

1.75

Tennessee

1.52

New Hampshire

1.45

Minnesota

1.37

California

1.36

Oregon

1.34

Washington

1.28

West Virginia

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Audiologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Colorado

2.89

South Dakota

2.48

Maine

1.92

Alaska

1.82

Utah

1.80

West Virginia

1.77

Ohio

1.77

New Mexico

1.66

New Hampshire

1.54

Pennsylvania

1.54
States with the highest location quotients for Nurse Practitioners, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

2.36

Mississippi

1.89

New Hampshire

1.50

West Virginia

1.47

Arkansas

1.41

Missouri

1.40

Kentucky

1.33

South Carolina

1.33

Delaware

1.31

Vermont

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Nurse Midwives, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

6.56

District of Columbia

2.60

Maine

2.15

Colorado

2.15

Rhode Island

1.99

Maryland

1.82

Minnesota

1.79

New York

1.71

Utah

1.66

Delaware

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Nurse Anesthetists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Tennessee

2.91

South Dakota

2.57

Minnesota

2.56

West Virginia

2.19

Maine

2.01

Alabama

2.00

Puerto Rico

1.84

Ohio

1.83

North Carolina

1.78

Michigan

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Registered Nurses, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

1.57

West Virginia

1.45

Missouri

1.22

Delaware

1.20

Mississippi

1.20

Kentucky

1.19

North Dakota

1.19

Puerto Rico

1.18

Alabama

1.18

Ohio

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Veterinarians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.10

Montana

1.90

Oregon

1.63

New Hampshire

1.54

Colorado

1.52

Maine

1.48

Nebraska

1.40

Oklahoma

1.39

Kansas

1.36

Wyoming

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Therapists, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

4.83

New Jersey

4.03

Louisiana

3.94

Maryland

2.66

Georgia

2.27

Kentucky

2.23

Arkansas

1.86

Nevada

1.85

Wisconsin

1.85

Alaska

1.70
States with the highest location quotients for Exercise Physiologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Idaho

3.00

Delaware

2.67

Michigan

2.27

Colorado

2.00

Wisconsin

1.98

South Carolina

1.69

Utah

1.64

West Virginia

1.62

Texas

1.53

New Hampshire

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Speech-Language Pathologists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

1.56

Arkansas

1.55

Vermont

1.40

Louisiana

1.33

North Dakota

1.30

Colorado

1.27

New Jersey

1.25

Texas

1.22

Illinois

1.21

Mississippi

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Respiratory Therapists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.84

Mississippi

1.64

Kentucky

1.62

Arkansas

1.54

Ohio

1.27

Alabama

1.26

Indiana

1.23

Oklahoma

1.23

Michigan

1.22

Louisiana

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Recreational Therapists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Kansas

4.16

Iowa

2.29

Utah

1.80

Colorado

1.76

Mississippi

1.69

Nevada

1.65

Maryland

1.52

Wisconsin

1.45

Delaware

1.44

Connecticut

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Radiation Therapists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Missouri

1.93

Arizona

1.92

Ohio

1.56

Kentucky

1.52

New Jersey

1.43

Wisconsin

1.39

Texas

1.20

Virginia

1.17

Florida

1.17

South Dakota

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Physical Therapists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

1.60

Montana

1.52

Maine

1.47

Connecticut

1.44

Delaware

1.42

Vermont

1.35

South Dakota

1.28

Arkansas

1.27

Kansas

1.27

North Dakota

1.27
States with the highest location quotients for Occupational Therapists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Connecticut

1.87

Maine

1.78

Massachusetts

1.52

New Hampshire

1.37

Indiana

1.35

Arkansas

1.32

Colorado

1.31

Illinois

1.27

Pennsylvania

1.25

New Jersey

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Podiatrists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

2.42

Delaware

2.16

Michigan

1.95

Maryland

1.92

New Jersey

1.86

New Hampshire

1.77

Rhode Island

1.42

Florida

1.36

Wisconsin

1.30

Utah

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Physician Assistants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

1.85

Connecticut

1.85

North Carolina

1.78

Alaska

1.72

Pennsylvania

1.53

Idaho

1.48

New Hampshire

1.45

Montana

1.37

South Dakota

1.37

Delaware

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Pharmacists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.68

Kentucky

1.28

Washington

1.24

Missouri

1.23

Ohio

1.22

Mississippi

1.21

South Dakota

1.21

Alabama

1.21

Kansas

1.19

Puerto Rico

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Optometrists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.16

South Dakota

1.59

Hawaii

1.45

Virginia

1.37

Delaware

1.37

California

1.27

Ohio

1.25

Idaho

1.25

Colorado

1.24

Iowa

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Utah

1.60

Missouri

1.56

Delaware

1.52

Rhode Island

1.44

West Virginia

1.43

Puerto Rico

1.33

Massachusetts

1.32

Pennsylvania

1.25

Minnesota

1.23

Montana

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Dentists, All Other Specialists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

4.69

Oregon

3.29

Montana

2.67

Oklahoma

2.09

Arizona

1.92

Kansas

1.65

New Mexico

1.49

California

1.31

Ohio

1.30

Washington

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Orthodontists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maine

4.48

South Carolina

2.74

New Jersey

2.07

Oregon

2.03

Alabama

1.76

Virginia

1.60

Connecticut

1.50

California

1.40

Utah

1.33

Michigan

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

5.89

Massachusetts

4.80

Iowa

3.29

Pennsylvania

2.10

Illinois

1.90

Tennessee

1.69

New York

1.41

Kentucky

1.18

North Carolina

1.17

Florida

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Dentists, General, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

1.50

Maryland

1.38

Colorado

1.32

California

1.31

Alaska

1.28

Rhode Island

1.26

New Mexico

1.24

New Jersey

1.22

Illinois

1.21

Utah

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Chiropractors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.25

Nebraska

2.21

Iowa

2.21

Wyoming

1.92

South Dakota

1.79

Wisconsin

1.72

Vermont

1.61

Illinois

1.57

Montana

1.52

Minnesota

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

1.43

South Dakota

1.28

Mississippi

1.20

Kentucky

1.17

Ohio

1.16

Pennsylvania

1.14

Arkansas

1.12

Missouri

1.12

Vermont

1.12

Rhode Island

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

8.40

Hawaii

6.44

District of Columbia

5.77

Georgia

4.37

Maryland

3.13

Colorado

2.81

Montana

2.32

Nevada

2.22

New Jersey

2.04

Alaska

1.91
States with the highest location quotients for Film and Video Editors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.31

California

2.98

New York

2.71

District of Columbia

1.69

Utah

1.41

Connecticut

1.39

Montana

1.27

Idaho

1.26

New Mexico

1.08

New Jersey

1.07
States with the highest location quotients for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Film, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.41

Vermont

2.45

Montana

2.35

New York

2.20

California

2.09

New Mexico

1.81

Massachusetts

1.40

Hawaii

1.32

Nevada

1.31

Louisiana

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Photographers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.19

Minnesota

1.80

Utah

1.61

Nevada

1.60

California

1.28

Colorado

1.24

Florida

1.23

New York

1.22

Illinois

1.14

Nebraska

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Lighting Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

California

3.20

Nevada

3.04

Puerto Rico

2.60

New Jersey

2.43

Tennessee

1.87

Kansas

1.71

Utah

1.61

Florida

1.54

New York

1.28

District of Columbia

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Sound Engineering Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

California

3.52

Maryland

2.10

Utah

2.09

New York

1.61

Tennessee

1.48

Hawaii

1.30

Nevada

1.29

District of Columbia

1.14

Washington

0.92

Florida

0.84
States with the highest location quotients for Broadcast Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

California

2.52

District of Columbia

2.51

Indiana

1.44

South Dakota

1.38

Nevada

1.30

Ohio

1.27

New York

1.21

Tennessee

1.19

Puerto Rico

1.10

Kentucky

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Audio and Video Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

3.49

New York

2.04

District of Columbia

1.92

Utah

1.89

Rhode Island

1.58

Minnesota

1.35

Arizona

1.29

Florida

1.27

California

1.23

Missouri

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Media and Communication Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

California

3.54

Florida

2.75

Vermont

2.06

Louisiana

1.79

Nevada

1.66

District of Columbia

1.62

Georgia

1.46

Hawaii

1.36

Maryland

1.27

Tennessee

1.20
States with the highest location quotients for Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Indiana

3.19

North Dakota

2.22

Louisiana

2.19

West Virginia

2.18

Arkansas

1.96

Puerto Rico

1.56

Iowa

1.55

Pennsylvania

1.49

Connecticut

1.48

Illinois

1.40
States with the highest location quotients for Interpreters and Translators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oregon

2.99

Nebraska

1.99

New Mexico

1.95

Massachusetts

1.65

South Dakota

1.62

Arizona

1.56

Virginia

1.55

Washington

1.39

Wisconsin

1.39

Idaho

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Writers and Authors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

5.61

New York

2.47

Oregon

1.66

California

1.51

Virginia

1.48

North Carolina

1.47

New Jersey

1.32

New Hampshire

1.23

Illinois

1.22

Utah

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Technical Writers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

3.13

Maryland

2.09

Virginia

1.99

District of Columbia

1.85

Arizona

1.79

Colorado

1.76

Massachusetts

1.72

Utah

1.58

Alabama

1.52

Oklahoma

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Editors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

7.41

New York

3.02

Connecticut

1.53

Massachusetts

1.44

California

1.42

Vermont

1.40

Virginia

1.26

Washington

1.25

Illinois

1.15

Colorado

1.10
States with the highest location quotients for Public Relations Specialists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

13.60

Vermont

2.11

Missouri

1.72

New York

1.47

Rhode Island

1.46

Alaska

1.38

Oregon

1.37

Montana

1.34

Minnesota

1.33

Hawaii

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

11.91

New York

2.14

Montana

2.13

Nebraska

1.93

South Dakota

1.71

North Dakota

1.48

Vermont

1.45

Maine

1.41

Washington

1.39

Iowa

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

3.12

North Dakota

2.67

Kansas

2.40

Tennessee

2.22

Montana

1.99

West Virginia

1.91

Indiana

1.91

Arkansas

1.71

Vermont

1.68

Maine

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

10.92

Nevada

9.81

Hawaii

5.79

Florida

2.55

California

1.52

Georgia

1.49

Montana

1.28

Arizona

1.19

Nebraska

1.11

New York

1.05
States with the highest location quotients for Disc Jockeys, Except Radio, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

3.29

North Dakota

3.11

Arizona

2.90

South Dakota

2.40

California

2.37

Washington

1.80

Nevada

1.74

Hawaii

1.68

New York

1.59

Wisconsin

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Musicians and Singers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

5.47

Tennessee

2.48

Nevada

2.15

New York

1.86

Oregon

1.58

Connecticut

1.55

Montana

1.52

Maryland

1.43

Illinois

1.39

Nebraska

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Music Directors and Composers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

5.30

Rhode Island

5.00

Montana

3.54

Oregon

3.38

Connecticut

2.24

District of Columbia

2.02

Alaska

1.96

California

1.67

Washington

1.60

Pennsylvania

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Choreographers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

South Dakota

20.42

Louisiana

7.11

Nebraska

3.91

Utah

3.21

Maine

3.18

California

2.51

South Carolina

1.96

Texas

1.84

New York

1.08

Maryland

0.99
States with the highest location quotients for Dancers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

11.48

Nevada

3.97

California

3.58

New York

2.35

Utah

1.35

Missouri

1.04

Indiana

0.90

Colorado

0.80

Oregon

0.75

Tennessee

0.66
States with the highest location quotients for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

7.34

Utah

5.49

Alaska

4.22

Montana

3.70

Missouri

3.62

Kansas

2.79

Vermont

2.53

Colorado

2.53

South Dakota

2.10

West Virginia

1.79
States with the highest location quotients for Coaches and Scouts, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Kansas

2.01

North Dakota

1.93

Ohio

1.84

Washington

1.74

Iowa

1.71

Connecticut

1.65

Puerto Rico

1.47

South Dakota

1.42

Montana

1.41

Michigan

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Athletes and Sports Competitors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Georgia

3.50

Alabama

3.44

Utah

3.03

Arizona

2.33

Nevada

2.20

Massachusetts

2.18

Texas

2.07

North Carolina

1.74

Washington

1.54

Missouri

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Producers and Directors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.97

New York

3.05

California

2.45

Connecticut

1.34

Massachusetts

1.21

Nevada

1.09

Rhode Island

1.03

Vermont

1.02

Washington

0.93

Hawaii

0.90
States with the highest location quotients for Actors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

California

3.01

Georgia

2.75

Illinois

2.61

Florida

2.17

New York

1.58

Louisiana

1.43

Utah

1.01

Virginia

0.60

Maryland

0.57

Indiana

0.55
States with the highest location quotients for Designers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

5.39

Georgia

2.57

Montana

2.43

California

2.17

Rhode Island

2.14

Oregon

2.12

New York

2.05

New Jersey

1.76

Vermont

1.76

Washington

1.72
States with the highest location quotients for Set and Exhibit Designers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

5.10

Utah

3.55

Kansas

2.48

California

2.46

New York

2.42

Puerto Rico

2.11

New Mexico

1.37

Missouri

1.33

Georgia

1.27

New Jersey

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Delaware

1.77

Alaska

1.67

Arkansas

1.64

Idaho

1.58

Nevada

1.50

Georgia

1.47

Hawaii

1.42

Virginia

1.41

Arizona

1.39

Michigan

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Interior Designers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

1.97

Colorado

1.96

Montana

1.86

New York

1.65

Florida

1.55

Arkansas

1.52

Utah

1.49

Rhode Island

1.17

Michigan

1.16

South Carolina

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Graphic Designers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

1.63

Oregon

1.58

Vermont

1.54

Nebraska

1.43

New York

1.39

Wisconsin

1.31

Colorado

1.28

Rhode Island

1.23

Minnesota

1.20

Utah

1.19
States with the highest location quotients for Floral Designers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Missouri

1.85

Utah

1.84

Idaho

1.75

Hawaii

1.73

Vermont

1.64

Nebraska

1.57

Montana

1.53

Michigan

1.50

North Dakota

1.34

Louisiana

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Fashion Designers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

6.43

Oregon

3.32

California

2.10

Washington

1.12

Arkansas

1.05

Massachusetts

0.92

Utah

0.92

New Hampshire

0.89

Minnesota

0.68

Colorado

0.66
States with the highest location quotients for Commercial and Industrial Designers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

3.21

Iowa

2.51

Utah

2.44

Michigan

2.37

Vermont

1.89

New Jersey

1.68

South Dakota

1.67

New York

1.60

Minnesota

1.52

Ohio

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Artists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maryland

4.98

Alaska

3.59

Oregon

3.30

New Jersey

2.22

Georgia

2.05

Colorado

1.77

Tennessee

1.47

West Virginia

1.47

Minnesota

1.11

Kentucky

1.05
States with the highest location quotients for Special Effects Artists and Animators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

California

3.81

Washington

3.61

Georgia

1.67

Oklahoma

1.36

Nevada

1.33

New York

1.05

Oregon

0.95

Florida

0.90

Utah

0.75

Maryland

0.74
States with the highest location quotients for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.73

California

1.99

North Carolina

1.87

New Mexico

1.82

South Carolina

1.76

Utah

1.73

Oregon

1.64

Georgia

1.58

Texas

1.52

Wisconsin

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Craft Artists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Michigan

6.75

Maine

5.94

Connecticut

5.08

Vermont

3.29

New Hampshire

2.12

South Carolina

2.02

South Dakota

1.78

Idaho

1.52

Iowa

1.39

Louisiana

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Art Directors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

2.74

District of Columbia

2.53

California

1.87

Illinois

1.74

New Jersey

1.46

Oregon

1.40

Utah

1.26

Connecticut

1.16

Washington

0.99

Minnesota

0.96
States with the highest location quotients for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.77

New York

1.63

California

1.45

Vermont

1.24

Hawaii

1.13

Oregon

1.11

Utah

1.09

Nevada

1.07

Montana

1.07

Washington

1.06
States with the highest location quotients for Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Georgia

3.67

Louisiana

3.29

Hawaii

2.67

Oregon

2.46

California

2.17

New Mexico

1.80

Texas

1.53

Kentucky

1.51

Colorado

1.44

Tennessee

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Teaching Assistants, Except Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.09

Iowa

1.80

New York

1.60

North Dakota

1.60

Kansas

1.59

Wyoming

1.58

Maine

1.58

Alaska

1.46

Connecticut

1.44

New Jersey

1.42
States with the highest location quotients for Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Michigan

4.31

Connecticut

2.44

Missouri

2.20

Illinois

2.15

Maryland

2.08

Arkansas

1.95

Puerto Rico

1.90

New York

1.79

California

1.39

Utah

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Instructional Coordinators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

2.02

Texas

1.74

Alaska

1.67

Guam

1.62

Iowa

1.55

Delaware

1.53

Vermont

1.49

Arizona

1.48

New York

1.39

Utah

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Farm and Home Management Educators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

11.54

Wyoming

9.35

West Virginia

4.97

Iowa

4.41

Kentucky

4.12

Kansas

4.11

New Mexico

3.68

Montana

3.63

North Dakota

3.47

New Hampshire

3.13
States with the highest location quotients for Library Technicians, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.08

Wisconsin

2.08

South Dakota

1.93

Colorado

1.84

Iowa

1.82

Ohio

1.82

Maine

1.77

Oregon

1.73

Louisiana

1.71

Montana

1.59
States with the highest location quotients for Librarians and Media Collections Specialists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.27

Rhode Island

1.81

New Hampshire

1.81

Wyoming

1.77

Louisiana

1.70

Oklahoma

1.63

Massachusetts

1.62

Puerto Rico

1.61

Connecticut

1.55

District of Columbia

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Museum Technicians and Conservators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

8.46

Missouri

3.39

Alaska

2.51

Illinois

2.10

Wyoming

1.89

Maryland

1.77

Delaware

1.73

New Mexico

1.70

Massachusetts

1.67

South Dakota

1.64
States with the highest location quotients for Curators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.35

Alaska

2.45

New Mexico

2.26

District of Columbia

2.24

Delaware

2.17

New York

1.95

Vermont

1.90

Maine

1.89

South Dakota

1.83

Iowa

1.64
States with the highest location quotients for Archivists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

5.07

Maryland

4.33

Washington

3.43

Connecticut

2.72

New York

2.46

Rhode Island

2.21

Delaware

1.99

Massachusetts

1.68

New Mexico

1.67

New Hampshire

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Teachers and Instructors, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Georgia

4.19

Puerto Rico

3.33

Guam

2.33

District of Columbia

1.97

Kentucky

1.92

Nevada

1.91

California

1.83

Connecticut

1.65

Louisiana

1.61

Maryland

1.56
States with the highest location quotients for Tutors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.98

California

2.00

Connecticut

1.51

Alaska

1.46

New York

1.32

Wyoming

1.24

Massachusetts

1.23

Georgia

1.23

New Jersey

1.20

Ohio

1.16
States with the highest location quotients for Substitute Teachers, Short-Term, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

2.85

West Virginia

2.32

Kansas

2.05

Alaska

2.04

Vermont

1.84

Virginia

1.75

Idaho

1.64

Iowa

1.58

Nevada

1.57

California

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Self-Enrichment Teachers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.95

New Jersey

1.81

Hawaii

1.76

New York

1.73

Utah

1.72

Colorado

1.66

Rhode Island

1.64

Minnesota

1.51

Wyoming

1.49

Massachusetts

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

3.39

Minnesota

2.83

District of Columbia

2.27

Mississippi

1.86

Massachusetts

1.72

Maryland

1.66

Delaware

1.65

Florida

1.48

Washington

1.42

Vermont

1.39
States with the highest location quotients for Special Education Teachers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Nevada

2.72

Maryland

2.72

Connecticut

2.46

Puerto Rico

2.31

Michigan

2.28

Oregon

2.27

Louisiana

1.95

New Mexico

1.95

Massachusetts

1.92

West Virginia

1.91
States with the highest location quotients for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.16

Delaware

2.41

Ohio

1.78

Rhode Island

1.69

Minnesota

1.66

Pennsylvania

1.63

New York

1.54

Maine

1.52

Wyoming

1.48

Virginia

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Special Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Jersey

2.94

Vermont

2.15

Ohio

1.95

Maryland

1.76

New Hampshire

1.69

Kentucky

1.47

Wyoming

1.43

New York

1.42

Georgia

1.40

Pennsylvania

1.23
States with the highest location quotients for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

3.48

West Virginia

2.28

Vermont

2.02

New Jersey

1.92

Delaware

1.67

Georgia

1.61

Wyoming

1.54

Illinois

1.49

Rhode Island

1.45

Mississippi

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Special Education Teachers, Preschool, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Missouri

3.47

Minnesota

3.24

New Jersey

3.16

New York

2.70

Vermont

2.56

Alaska

2.23

Wyoming

1.85

Colorado

1.74

Arkansas

1.59

Washington

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.81

West Virginia

2.35

Texas

2.13

Nebraska

2.12

Florida

1.99

North Dakota

1.83

Vermont

1.68

Virginia

1.64

Connecticut

1.61

Mississippi

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

2.20

Hawaii

1.76

Ohio

1.58

Oklahoma

1.58

Rhode Island

1.47

Mississippi

1.43

Arkansas

1.41

Delaware

1.37

Vermont

1.34

Guam

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

5.00

Alabama

3.78

Nebraska

3.15

North Dakota

2.75

Texas

2.39

Mississippi

2.39

Virginia

2.31

North Carolina

2.27

Washington

2.22

New York

2.07
States with the highest location quotients for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Guam

1.89

New Jersey

1.61

Georgia

1.33

Maryland

1.30

Connecticut

1.28

Texas

1.24

Arkansas

1.22

West Virginia

1.22

New Mexico

1.22

New Hampshire

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

1.71

Virgin Islands

1.71

Guam

1.32

Louisiana

1.27

Iowa

1.26

Idaho

1.22

Missouri

1.22

New York

1.21

North Dakota

1.19

Maine

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.42

Montana

2.26

Wyoming

2.03

New Mexico

2.00

Guam

1.88

South Dakota

1.86

North Dakota

1.78

Arkansas

1.72

Washington

1.71

New Jersey

1.66
States with the highest location quotients for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.82

Connecticut

1.64

Delaware

1.51

New Jersey

1.49

Massachusetts

1.48

New Hampshire

1.46

Minnesota

1.33

Wisconsin

1.32

Pennsylvania

1.27

West Virginia

1.26
States with the highest location quotients for Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Louisiana

3.83

Hawaii

2.80

Kansas

2.21

Idaho

1.96

Kentucky

1.93

Wyoming

1.81

Oregon

1.79

Georgia

1.61

Virgin Islands

1.55

South Carolina

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oklahoma

2.62

North Carolina

2.25

Utah

2.04

Puerto Rico

1.95

Alaska

1.65

North Dakota

1.47

Washington

1.34

Kentucky

1.32

Alabama

1.31

Texas

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.50

Mississippi

2.11

North Carolina

2.03

Arkansas

1.94

Indiana

1.82

South Dakota

1.58

Pennsylvania

1.56

South Carolina

1.56

Oregon

1.52

Illinois

1.44
States with the highest location quotients for Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Utah

4.73

Mississippi

3.73

Iowa

3.38

North Carolina

2.52

Kentucky

2.50

Indiana

2.42

Alabama

2.37

Oklahoma

2.25

Missouri

2.21

Illinois

1.76
States with the highest location quotients for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

4.06

Vermont

2.25

South Dakota

1.89

Rhode Island

1.86

New Hampshire

1.83

Massachusetts

1.63

Pennsylvania

1.60

Indiana

1.52

New York

1.49

Connecticut

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for History Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.73

Arkansas

2.57

Vermont

2.19

Rhode Island

2.12

Massachusetts

1.80

Mississippi

1.46

District of Columbia

1.40

New Mexico

1.33

Connecticut

1.31

New York

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

4.59

Vermont

3.25

Alaska

2.79

Massachusetts

2.23

Delaware

1.89

New Hampshire

1.76

Pennsylvania

1.65

Puerto Rico

1.63

Indiana

1.61

Connecticut

1.58
States with the highest location quotients for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.21

New York

1.81

Massachusetts

1.81

Alabama

1.67

Hawaii

1.56

District of Columbia

1.53

Pennsylvania

1.25

West Virginia

1.25

North Carolina

1.24

Mississippi

1.18
States with the highest location quotients for Communications Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.32

New Mexico

2.69

New York

1.88

West Virginia

1.83

Illinois

1.64

Arizona

1.52

Massachusetts

1.47

Iowa

1.39

Hawaii

1.31

South Dakota

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

3.09

Massachusetts

2.11

Pennsylvania

1.42

Rhode Island

1.39

Vermont

1.34

Hawaii

1.22

Illinois

1.18

Ohio

1.17

Indiana

1.09

Maryland

1.08
States with the highest location quotients for Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

4.01

Hawaii

3.48

South Dakota

2.69

New York

1.98

Illinois

1.88

Minnesota

1.86

Kentucky

1.85

Ohio

1.77

Arkansas

1.73

North Carolina

1.70
States with the highest location quotients for Law Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

9.04

Massachusetts

3.04

New Hampshire

2.98

New York

2.27

Oregon

1.53

Michigan

1.22

Florida

1.18

Pennsylvania

1.17

California

1.12

North Carolina

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Carolina

3.52

Wyoming

2.27

Wisconsin

1.99

Arizona

1.61

Pennsylvania

1.56

Rhode Island

1.53

Colorado

1.53

Missouri

1.33

Mississippi

1.27

New Jersey

1.17
States with the highest location quotients for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Mississippi

3.44

Alabama

2.69

North Carolina

2.47

Idaho

2.36

Tennessee

2.30

Puerto Rico

2.23

Oklahoma

1.99

Illinois

1.88

Minnesota

1.88

Missouri

1.30
States with the highest location quotients for Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

2.95

Vermont

2.43

Nebraska

1.93

Illinois

1.78

Arizona

1.78

Massachusetts

1.53

Ohio

1.52

South Carolina

1.35

Indiana

1.35

Puerto Rico

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

1.81

Arkansas

1.47

Connecticut

1.46

Pennsylvania

1.40

New Hampshire

1.40

Massachusetts

1.37

Kentucky

1.36

Puerto Rico

1.34

Mississippi

1.34

Alaska

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

2.40

West Virginia

2.08

Pennsylvania

2.02

Maryland

1.92

Massachusetts

1.85

Colorado

1.73

New York

1.59

North Carolina

1.53

New Mexico

1.51

District of Columbia

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

5.19

Hawaii

2.76

New York

2.57

Maryland

2.51

Arizona

2.32

Rhode Island

2.22

Illinois

2.18

Missouri

2.05

Vermont

1.58

Kentucky

1.47
States with the highest location quotients for Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Massachusetts

2.61

Puerto Rico

2.33

Indiana

1.77

Delaware

1.70

New York

1.63

Maine

1.58

Vermont

1.58

South Dakota

1.50

Virginia

1.42

Connecticut

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.30

Hawaii

2.02

Massachusetts

1.64

Pennsylvania

1.59

New York

1.49

Colorado

1.36

Connecticut

1.29

Vermont

1.26

California

1.24

Arizona

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

15.85

Vermont

2.69

Massachusetts

2.33

Indiana

1.76

Oregon

1.66

Connecticut

1.63

New York

1.50

Virginia

1.41

New Hampshire

1.40

Wyoming

1.21
States with the highest location quotients for Geography Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

7.33

Oregon

2.91

Colorado

2.14

Utah

1.79

North Carolina

1.70

Minnesota

1.67

Maryland

1.63

Pennsylvania

1.60

Illinois

1.50

Oklahoma

1.45
States with the highest location quotients for Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

3.36

Massachusetts

2.71

District of Columbia

2.60

Rhode Island

2.34

Delaware

2.11

New York

2.06

Connecticut

1.92

New Hampshire

1.80

Wyoming

1.51

Maine

1.34
States with the highest location quotients for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

4.57

District of Columbia

3.31

New York

2.81

Maryland

2.78

Massachusetts

2.70

North Carolina

1.60

New Jersey

1.53

Alaska

1.42

Connecticut

1.34

Pennsylvania

1.33
States with the highest location quotients for Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

2.95

District of Columbia

2.32

Maine

2.01

New Mexico

1.99

New York

1.97

Colorado

1.78

Connecticut

1.76

Massachusetts

1.68

North Carolina

1.63

Pennsylvania

1.60
States with the highest location quotients for Physics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

2.16

Delaware

2.13

Vermont

1.88

Massachusetts

1.67

New Jersey

1.60

Puerto Rico

1.57

Virginia

1.57

Pennsylvania

1.47

Connecticut

1.37

New York

1.35
States with the highest location quotients for Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

7.19

Montana

3.71

South Carolina

3.01

New Jersey

2.35

Colorado

1.92

Maine

1.74

Arizona

1.57

Maryland

1.53

Massachusetts

1.50

Virginia

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Puerto Rico

2.08

Vermont

2.01

Pennsylvania

1.89

Delaware

1.60

Massachusetts

1.50

North Carolina

1.46

Montana

1.45

New York

1.44

Connecticut

1.41

New Jersey

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

3.44

Maine

2.78

Connecticut

2.16

Wyoming

2.01

Colorado

1.60

Montana

1.54

Massachusetts

1.54

Arizona

1.46

Pennsylvania

1.46

Alaska

1.37
States with the highest location quotients for Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

18.30

Maine

10.48

West Virginia

7.77

Wisconsin

5.32

Colorado

4.12

Minnesota

1.97

North Carolina

1.92

Washington

1.33

Georgia

0.92

Texas

0.66
States with the highest location quotients for Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Arizona

2.40

Wyoming

1.86

Vermont

1.83

Maine

1.65

Alabama

1.58

Virginia

1.52

District of Columbia

1.51

Nebraska

1.39

Puerto Rico

1.33

Mississippi

1.31
States with the highest location quotients for Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

8.06

Montana

5.79

North Dakota

5.57

Nebraska

5.21

Wyoming

4.99

Oklahoma

4.92

Delaware

4.38

Iowa

3.16

Kansas

2.91

Mississippi

2.64
States with the highest location quotients for Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Pennsylvania

2.52

Delaware

2.48

Puerto Rico

2.24

West Virginia

1.72

Massachusetts

1.66

Indiana

1.63

Colorado

1.60

Michigan

1.57

Wyoming

1.54

Montana

1.46
States with the highest location quotients for Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

3.37

Rhode Island

3.29

Massachusetts

2.18

Pennsylvania

2.14

New Jersey

1.94

Kansas

1.71

Oregon

1.54

Utah

1.41

Nebraska

1.24

Puerto Rico

1.24
States with the highest location quotients for Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New Mexico

1.42

Rhode Island

1.41

New York

1.40

Florida

1.39

Alabama

1.38

New Jersey

1.33

Vermont

1.31

West Virginia

1.29

Wyoming

1.25

Massachusetts

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Rhode Island

1.73

New York

1.68

Massachusetts

1.66

South Dakota

1.59

Delaware

1.54

Indiana

1.49

New Jersey

1.44

Pennsylvania

1.44

Utah

1.41

District of Columbia

1.36
States with the highest location quotients for Business Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2023
State Location Quotient

North Dakota

2.52

Massachusetts

2.21

District of Columbia

2.17

New York

1.67

New Hampshire

1.65

Ohio

1.61

Puerto Rico

1.54

Hawaii

1.51

Maryland

1.49

Rhode Island

1.48
States with the highest location quotients for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

1.56

Connecticut

1.31

New York

1.29

Wyoming

1.25

Iowa

1.20

New Jersey

1.18

Massachusetts

1.16

Rhode Island

1.15

Virgin Islands

1.15

Hawaii

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Legal Support Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

9.37

Virginia

3.91

Maryland

3.48

Delaware

3.08

Colorado

2.58

Louisiana

1.95

Iowa

1.70

Georgia

1.52

California

1.37

Illinois

1.28
States with the highest location quotients for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Wyoming

3.54

Utah

2.70

New Mexico

2.62

Oklahoma

2.45

Idaho

1.87

South Dakota

1.79

Arizona

1.77

Colorado

1.76

Missouri

1.72

Montana

1.69
States with the highest location quotients for Paralegals and Legal Assistants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

3.26

Florida

1.57

Delaware

1.45

New York

1.41

South Carolina

1.36

Rhode Island

1.27

Connecticut

1.25

New Jersey

1.16

Louisiana

1.12

Illinois

1.12
States with the highest location quotients for Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

3.35

Puerto Rico

2.87

Alaska

2.84

Ohio

2.59

New Mexico

2.07

Idaho

2.02

South Carolina

1.96

Kansas

1.89

Vermont

1.85

Washington

1.82
States with the highest location quotients for Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

2.18

North Dakota

1.98

Wisconsin

1.91

Delaware

1.64

Puerto Rico

1.44

New York

1.37

Michigan

1.31

New Mexico

1.29

Maine

1.21

Illinois

1.13
States with the highest location quotients for Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Arkansas

2.53

Oregon

2.48

New Mexico

2.19

New Hampshire

2.05

Maine

2.04

Montana

1.95

Connecticut

1.75

Kentucky

1.74

West Virginia

1.58

Virginia

1.50
States with the highest location quotients for Judicial Law Clerks, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Hawaii

6.19

West Virginia

3.65

Alaska

2.46

Delaware

2.16

North Dakota

1.73

Washington

1.67

Minnesota

1.64

Pennsylvania

1.61

Connecticut

1.60

Florida

1.51
States with the highest location quotients for Lawyers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

10.25

New York

1.90

Virgin Islands

1.42

Florida

1.33

New Jersey

1.27

Delaware

1.25

Massachusetts

1.24

Colorado

1.22

Maryland

1.14

California

1.09
States with the highest location quotients for Legal Occupations, May 2023
State Location Quotient

District of Columbia

7.39

New York

1.63

Florida

1.37

Delaware

1.37

Virgin Islands

1.24

New Jersey

1.17

Maryland

1.16

Colorado

1.16

Massachusetts

1.07

Illinois

1.05
States with the highest location quotients for Religious Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oregon

6.07

Montana

4.40

Washington

2.67

New Jersey

2.31

Hawaii

1.97

New York

1.96

District of Columbia

1.92

Colorado

1.89

Pennsylvania

1.87

Florida

1.49
States with the highest location quotients for Directors, Religious Activities and Education, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Montana

6.22

Oregon

5.95

Hawaii

5.05

New York

4.69

Rhode Island

3.69

District of Columbia

1.46

California

1.43

Michigan

1.34

Alaska

1.03

Pennsylvania

1.02
States with the highest location quotients for Clergy, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Oregon

6.45

Montana

3.66

New York

2.26

Hawaii

2.10

Guam

1.96

Michigan

1.44

Connecticut

1.24

Arizona

1.20

Alaska

1.19

Pennsylvania

1.15
States with the highest location quotients for Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Vermont

10.98

Louisiana

5.53

Hawaii

3.85

Colorado

2.56

Maryland

2.51

New Jersey

2.44

New Hampshire

2.27

Alaska

1.97

Minnesota

1.90

Virgin Islands

1.53
States with the highest location quotients for Community Health Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

4.49

New Mexico

3.28

Maryland

2.36

Oregon

2.08

Hawaii

1.98

Missouri

1.90

New York

1.76

Montana

1.68

Washington

1.55

Massachusetts

1.55
States with the highest location quotients for Social and Human Service Assistants, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.92

Puerto Rico

2.65

Oregon

2.23

Vermont

2.12

Rhode Island

1.87

Connecticut

1.85

West Virginia

1.70

Minnesota

1.58

Massachusetts

1.54

Alaska

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

West Virginia

2.30

Idaho

1.50

Tennessee

1.43

Colorado

1.42

Delaware

1.39

Missouri

1.35

Arkansas

1.32

California

1.32

Pennsylvania

1.30

Arizona

1.29
States with the highest location quotients for Health Education Specialists, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

2.51

District of Columbia

2.47

Puerto Rico

2.26

Maine

2.07

Maryland

1.78

New Mexico

1.70

Guam

1.66

Georgia

1.63

Montana

1.59

Delaware

1.52
States with the highest location quotients for Social Workers, All Other, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Virgin Islands

4.28

Minnesota

3.41

Oregon

3.31

Alaska

3.21

Maine

2.72

Wisconsin

2.45

Colorado

2.38

Montana

2.35

New Mexico

1.64

Tennessee

1.63
States with the highest location quotients for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Maine

2.51

Vermont

2.01

Massachusetts

1.98

Rhode Island

1.73

New York

1.72

Montana

1.51

Minnesota

1.48

Mississippi

1.45

Ohio

1.40

Kansas

1.38
States with the highest location quotients for Healthcare Social Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

New York

2.18

Massachusetts

1.83

Tennessee

1.69

Missouri

1.55

Maryland

1.36

Washington

1.32

Ohio

1.24

Guam

1.23

Indiana

1.23

South Dakota

1.22
States with the highest location quotients for Child, Family, and School Social Workers, May 2023
State Location Quotient

Alaska

2.22

Rhode Island

1.88

District of Columbia

1.79

South Dakota

1.73

Puerto Rico

1.64

Oklahoma

1.59

Kentucky

1.57