Top High-Paying Jobs In Each State

We all want to live an enjoyable and peaceful life with our family and those we love. However, we know to achieve this fully, we need money. This is one of the reasons we pursue lucrative careers and seek high paying job --one that can sufficiently compensate us for our work input. Well, do you know wages can vary notably depending on which of the states you work in the U.S.?

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Thanks to the personal finance website -GOBankingRates, and Bureau Labour of Statistics, we have gathered a list of the top-paying jobs in 25 states in the U.S. You'd notice that the jobs in each state are pretty similar. That's not all, we have also compiled a list of fastest-growing jobs in these states from “Zippia.com,” just in case you have been thinking of a career switch. You are welcome!

50. Alabama --Orthodontist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $139.30
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $289,740

Alabama, nicknamed “The Yellowhammer State,” “The Heart of Dixie,” and “The Cotton State” is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Tennessee surrounds it to the north, Georgia to the east, Mississippi to the west, and Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. Alabama is the 30th most massive by area and the 24th-most inhabited of the U.S. states. Its capital city is Montgomery, while its largest city by population is Birmingham -which has been the most industrialized city for a long time. Alabama's oldest city is Mobile, established by French colonists in 1702.

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In the 21st century, the state's economy is primarily based on management, automotive, finance, manufacturing, aerospace, mineral extraction, healthcare, education, healthcare, technology, and retail. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Alabama (2019): Computer Numerical Controller Machinist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapist, Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Therapist, Aircraft Assembler, Emergency Medical Technician, Home Health Aid, Personal Care Assistant, and Web Developer.

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49. Florida --Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $138.68
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $288,450

Bordered to the northwest by Alabama, to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, north by Georgia, east by the Atlantic Ocean, and south by the Straits of Florida is “The Sunshine State” -Florida. It is located in the southern part of the United States.  With a 65,755 square mile mass of land, Florida is the 22nd-most extensive, the 3rd-most populous --21,312,211 residents --and the 8th-most densely populated --384.3 square miles --of the 50 states of the U.S.  The state’s capital is Tallahassee, and its other prominent cities are Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and a couple of others.

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Florida's $1.0 trillion economies are quite impressive, and it is the fourth largest in the United States. If Florida were a country, it would have the 16th largest economy in the world, and the 58th most inhabited as of 2018.as of September 2018, its unemployment rate was 3.5%. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Florida (2019): Statistician, Rod Buster, Nurse Practitioner, Miner, Pipe Insulator, Physician Assistant, Cement Mason, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, and Mechanical Installer.

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48. Maine --Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $138.00
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $287,030

The Pine Tree State -Maine is a state in the New England portion of the northeastern United States. The state is the 9th least inhabited, and 38th most densely populated. Its neighboring states to the west, southeast, northeast, and northwest are New Hampshire, Atlantic Ocean, New Brunswick and Quebec (Canadian provinces) respectively. Maine is well known for its spiky, rocky coastline, low mountains, forests, scenic waterways, and its seafood fare, particularly lobster and clams.

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The state’s capital is Augusta, and its most inhabited city is Portland. According to the estimates made by “Bureau of Economic Analysis,” Maine's total gross product for 2010 was $52 billion. Maine’s unemployment rate is 3.0%, as that May 2018. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Maine (2019): Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapist, Software Developer, Taxi Driver, Business Analyst, Occupational Therapist, Home Health Aid, Mechanic, and Registered Nurse.

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47. Delaware --Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $137.69
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $286,400

Delaware is also known as “The First State” is found in the South-Atlantic or Southern region of the United States. It is surrounded on the south, west, north, and east by Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the Atlantic Ocean. The state’s name is inspired by Thomas West (3rd Baron De La Warr) who was an English nobleman and Virginia's first colonial governor. Delaware settles in the northeastern area of the Delmarva Peninsula. The state is the 6th least populous state, the 2nd smallest, but the sixth most densely populated of the 50 U.S states. Delaware's capital city is Dover, and its largest city is Wilmington.

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The state is shared into three counties, the least number of any state. New Castle County; covers north to south, Kent County and Sussex County. The last two counties are traditionally known for their agricultural exploits, while New Castle County has a reputation for being more industrialized. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in North Dakota (2019): Home Health Aid, Personal Care Assistant, Business Analyst, Electrician, HVAC Technician, Software Developer, Carpenter, Marketing Internship, Plumber, and Registered Nurse.

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46. North Dakota: Anesthesiologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $137.62
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $286,250

The Peace Garden State --North Dakota is a U.S. state found in the midwestern and northern regions of the United States. The state is the 19th largest in area. It is also the 4th smallest by population and the 4th least populated state. The state's capital is Bismarck, and its biggest city is Fargo. North Dakota's economy experienced significant growth in the 21st century, thanks to its natural resources. Such advancement has increased its population growth and decreased unemployment.

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After Hawaii, North Dakota has the lowest unemployment rate in the country. North Dakota has the highest man-made structure located in the Western Hemisphere -the KVLY-TV mast. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in North Dakota (2019): Personal Care Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, Software Developer, Home Health Aid, Registered Nurse, Medical Records Clerk, Loan Officer, Volunteer, Medical Director, and Certified Nursing Assistant.

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45. South Dakota --Anesthesiologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $137.44
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $285,880

Situated in the Midwestern region of the United States is the Mount Rushmore State -South Dakota. The state’s name originated from Lakota and Dakota Sioux Native American tribes, who mostly reside in the area, and historically influenced the region. South Dakota is the  5th least densely populated, 5th smallest in terms of the number of its residents, and the 17th largest landmass of the 50 U.S states. South Dakota received its statehood on November 2, 1889, alongside North Dakota.

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The state's capital is Pierre and largest city is Sioux Falls about 187,200 residents. South Dakota's economy is historically, and primarily dominated by agriculture, and rural way of life. However, recently, the state has opened up to explore other areas to develop their economy. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in South Dakota (2019): Industrial Mechanic, Machinist, Field Service Technician, Crew Member, Personal Care Assistant, Home Health Aid, Mechanic, Preschool Teacher, Sales Representative, and HVAC Technician.

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44. Louisiana --Anesthesiologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $136.76
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $284,510

The Pelican state --Louisiana is a state located in the Deep South region of the South Central United States. Louisiana is the 25th most inhabited, and the 31st most extensive of the 50 United States. The state of Texas surrounds Louisiana to the west, the Gulf of Mexico to the South, Arkansas to the north, and Mississippi to the east. Also, the Mississippi River separates a significant part of its boundary. Louisiana has political subdivisions referred to as parishes (equivalent to counties), and it is the only U.S. state to have them.

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Its state capital is Baton Rouge, and the largest city is New Orleans. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Louisiana (2019): Software Engineer, Software Developer, Home Health Aid, Physical Therapist Assistant, Operations Analyst, Business Analyst, Physical Therapy Aide, Web Developer, Personal Care Assistant, and Veterinary Technician.

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43. Arizona: Orthodontist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $136.69
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $284,310

The Grand Canyon State --Arizona is a state found in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also one of the Western and the Mountain states. It is the 6th largest and the 14th most inhabited of the 50 states. Arizona's capital and largest city is Phoenix. Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. Nevada and California border the state to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest. Southern Arizona is characterized by desert climate, with hot summers and modest winters.

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Northern Arizona has forests of pine, Douglas fir, spruce trees, and the Colorado Plateau. It has a milder summer than that of Southern Arizona, and notable winter snowfalls. Apart from the Grand Canyon National Park, there are some national forests, national monuments and national parks coupled with ski resorts in the region of Flagstaff, Alpine, and Tucson. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Arizona (2019): Miner, Rod Buster, Operations Analyst, Roofer, Cement Mason, HVAC Technician, Helper, Interpreter And Translator, Electrician, and Construction Worker.

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42. California --Anesthesiologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $136.47
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $283,860

Located in the Pacific Region of the United States, with a population of 39.6 million people is the Golden State --California. The state is the most populous U.S state and 3rd largest by landmass. Its state capital is  Sacramento. The country's 2nd and 5th most inhabited urban areas are The Greater Los Angeles Area, and the San Francisco Bay found in California. They both have a population of 18.7 million and 9.7 million people, respectively. Falling behind New York, Los Angeles is the nation's 2nd most populous city.

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The city is also the most populous in California. California has a $3.0 trillion economy, and it is more significant than that of any other state in the U.S. It is the largest sub-national economy in the world. If California were a country, it would be the 5th biggest economy in the world -more prominent than the United Kingdom, France, or India. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Nebraska (2019):  Wind Turbine Technician, Rod Buster, Miner, Roofer, Web Developer, Pipe Insulator, Statistician, Field Technician, Cartographer, and Software Developer.

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41. Nebraska --Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $136.43
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $283,760

The Cornhusker State -Nebraska is a state located in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern region United States. South Dakota surrounds it to the north; Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, Kansas to the south, Colorado to the southwest, and Wyoming to the west. The state's total area is about 77,220 square miles -20,000-kilometer square, while its population is about 1.9 million people. Nebraska's state's capital is Lincoln, and its biggest city is Omaha, which is found on the Missouri River.

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Nebraska has two mainland regions:  the Dissected Till Plains and the Great Plains. The Dissected Till Plains area largely consists of rolling hills and houses the state's largest cities, Omaha and Lincoln. While the Great Plains area, covering most of western Nebraska, is distinguished by treeless plains, ideal for cattle-grazing. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Nebraska (2019): Web Developer, Home Health Aid, Computer Numerical Controller Machinist, Physical Therapy Aide, Industrial Mechanic, Physical Therapist, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Occupational Therapist, and Physician Assistant.

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40. Massachusetts: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $136.23
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $283,760

Just like Virginia, The Bay State -Massachusetts is officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is found in the New England division of the northeastern United States. It flanks on the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, New York to the west, and the New Hampshire and Vermont to the north. It is the most populous states in the New England region, and one of the first thirteen states of the country.

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The state's capital is Boston, and as expected, it is the most populated city in New England. More than 80% of Massachusetts’ residents stay in the Greater Boston metropolitan region. Massachusetts is a global forerunner in engineering, finance, biotechnology, maritime trade, and higher education. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Massachusetts (2019): Photographer, Taxi Driver, Clinical Psychology Internship, Psychotherapist, Medical Transcriptionist, MRI Technologist, Tax Preparer, Physical Therapy Aide, and Orderly.

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39. New Mexico --Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $135.56
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $281,960

New Mexico -the Land of Enhancement is a state in the Southwestern territory of the United States of America. The state's capital city is Santa Fe, which also happens to be its cultural center. The largest city in the state is Albuquerque with its metropolitan area. Apart from sharing the Four Corner area with Utah, Colorado, and Arizona, New Mexico's neighboring states to the northeast, east-southeast, south, and southwest are Oklahoma, Texas, Chihuahua, and Sonora respectively.

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It is the 5th largest state by area with a landmass of 121,592 square miles, and the 36th most populated state with about two million residents in the country. Also, it is the 6th least densely populated state. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in New Mexico (2019): Personal Care Assistant, Home Health Aid, Physical Therapist, Nurse Practitioner, Speech-Language Pathology Internship, Child Care Provider, Preschool Teacher, Medical Technologist, Massage Therapist, and Crew Member.

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38. Idaho --Obstetrician and Gynecologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $135.44
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $$281,710

Idaho -the Gem state is a state found in the northwestern region of the United States. It flanks the state of Montana to the east and northeast, Nevada and Utah to the south, Wyoming to the east, and Washington and Oregon to the west. The state has an estimated population of 1.7 million and a landmass of 83,569 square miles -216,440 km2. It is the 12th least inhabited, 14th largest by area and 7th densely populated state of the 50 U.S states. Its largest city, and capital is Boise. A couple of industries such as agriculture, mining, forestry, tourism, and manufacturing have contributed significantly to the state's economy.

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Also, a fair number of science and technology companies either has its headquarters in Idaho or have factories in the states. Interestingly, Idaho is the abode of Idaho National Laboratory, the nation's biggest Department of Energy facility. Idaho is widely known for its production of the potato crop and is responsible for one-third of the country's supply. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Idaho (2019): Web Developer, Stylist, Home Health Aid, Property Manager, Software Developer, Animal Care Technician, Instructor, Marketing Internship, Drywall Sander, and Real Estate Agent.

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37. Michigan: Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $135.37
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $281,570

Michigan is a state situated in the Great Lakes and Midwestern areas of the United States. The state got its name -Michigan, from the Ojibwe word “mishigamaa,”  which means "large lake" or "large water.” Michigan has an estimated population of 10 million, which makes it the 10th most-inhabited of the 50 states in the U.S. It is also ranked as the 11th most extensive total area. Michigan's capital is Lansing, and its biggest city is Detroit. 

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Metro Detroit is one of the country's biggest metropolitan economies and most populous. Notably, Detroit is home to the country's three prominent automobile companies, and they all have their headquarters in Metro Detroit. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Michigan (2019): Credit Counselor, Operations Analyst, Interpreter And Translator, Computer Numerical Controller Machinist, Dental Laboratory Technician, Computer Numerical Controller Supervisor, Physical Therapist Assistant, Industrial Mechanic, Home Health Aid, and Occupational Therapy Assistant.

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36. Virginia --Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $135.16
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $281,130

Virginia is known as officially the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is a state found in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic territories of the United States situated between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains. The topography and climate of the Commonwealth are defined by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Chesapeake Bay. It serves as a suitable habitat for its flora and fauna. The capital of the state is Richmond. It's most populous city is Virginia Beach, and Fairfax County is the most inhabited political subdivision.

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As of 2018, more than 8.5 million residents are living in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Virginia (2019): Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapy Aide, Home Health Aid, Nurse Practitioner, Physical Therapist Assistant, Physician Assistant, Interpreter And Translator, Statistician, Physical Therapist, and Operations Analyst.

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35. Hawaii --Podiatrist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $135.04
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $280,880

Hawaii received its statehood status on August 21, 1959. This makes it the most recently added state and the 50th state of the United States. The state is the only one in the U.S situated in Oceania, even though it is ruled part of North America. It is also the only state entirely made of islands.  The capital of Hawaii is Honolulu found on the island of O’ahu. It is the 8th smallest by area and 11th least most-inhabited, but the 13th-most densely populated of the 50 U.S states.

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Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Hawaii (2017): Home Health Aides, Computer Systems Analysts, Physical Therapists, Personal Care Aides, Software Developers, Applications Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists, Nursing Assistants, Massage Therapists, Market Research Analysts, and Marketing Specialists, and Healthcare Social Workers. Hawaii is the 8th-smallest and the 11th-least populous, but the 13th-most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states. It is the only state with an Asian plurality. The state's oceanic coastline is about 750 miles (1,210 km) long, the fourth-longest in the U.S. after the shores of Alaska, Florida, and California.

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34. North Carolina --Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $134.39
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $279,530

Situated in the southeastern region of the United States is North Carolina. It is the 28th largest by size and 9th-most inhabited of the 50 United States. On its southern border is South Carolina, and Georgia, by the north, is Virginia, by the east is the Atlantic Ocean, and finally by the west is Tennessee. The state's capital is, and Charlotte is its biggest city.

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With an approximate population of 2,569,213 in 2018, Charlotte is the 23rd most inhabited metropolitan area in the United States, and first in North Carolina. Falling behind New York, Charlotte is the most significant banking center in the country. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in North Carolina (2019): Statistician, Credit Counselor, Nurse Practitioner, Operations Analyst, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical, Therapist Assistant, Physician Assistant, Home Health Aid, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, and Physical Therapy Aide.

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33. Wisconsin: Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $134.38
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $279,510

Wisconsin is a U.S. state situated in the north-central United States, right in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions. Minnesota surrounds it to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. It is one of the largest states by area (23rd position) and the 20th most inhabited state. The capital of Wisconsin is Milwaukee, which is found on the western shore of Lake Michigan. There are 72 counties in Wisconsin.

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The state is widely referred to as "America's Dairyland" because it is one of the states in the country responsible for dairy products, especially cheese. Information technology, manufacturing, tourism, ginseng, and cranberries have contributed immensely to the state's economic growth. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Wisconsin (2019): Operations Analyst, Personal Care Assistant, Home Health Aid, Business Analyst, Industrial Mechanic, Taxi Driver, Web Developer, Interpreter And Translator, Computer Numerical Controller Supervisor, and Marine Mammal Trainer.

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32. Rhode Island: Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $133.80
  • Mean yearly Pay: $278,300

The State of Rhode Island is a state in the New England area of the United States. It is the state with the smallest area, and the seventh least inhabited.  It is encompassed by Connecticut to the west, Massachusetts to the north and east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south through Rhode Island Sound and Block Island Sound. The capital and most populous city of Rhode Island is Providence.

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Rhode Island's official nickname is "The Ocean State," a reference to the enormous bays and inlets that amount to about 14 percent of its total area. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Rhode Island (2019): Welder, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Business AnalystInformation Technology Manager, Marketing Internship, Electrician, Physical Therapist, home health aid.

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31. Kansas: Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $133.68
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $278,060

Kansas whose capital is Topeka is a U.S. state found in the Midwestern region of the United States. Kansas’ largest city is Wichita, and it’s most inhabited county is Johnson Country. Nebraska surrounds Kansas on the north, Oklahoma on the south, Missouri on the east, and Colorado on the west. People who live in Kansas are often called Kansans. Over the years, Kansas gradually became a prominent producer of significant yields of corn, soybeans, sorghum, and wheat. In 2015, it earned a reputation for being one of the most high-yielding agricultural states.

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The state has an area of 213,100 square kilometers, making it the 15th-largest state by area. Also, it is the 34th most-inhabited states with 2,911,505 population. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Kansas (2019): Interpreter And Translator, Personal Care Assistant, Marketing Internship, Logistics Coordinator, Meeting Planner, Home Health Aid, Marketing Manager, Physician Assistant, Business Analyst Web DeveloperBusiness Analyst

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30. Colorado: Obstetrician and Gynecologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $133.55
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $277,770

Colorado is a state located in the Western part of the United States. It covers a large part of the southern Rocky Mountains, the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau as well as the western edge of the Great Plains. Colorado got his famous nickname "Centennial State" because it was defined as a state 100 years (one century) following the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence. Wyoming surrounds the state to the north, Kansas to the east, Nebraska to the northeast, Oklahoma to the southeast, New Mexico to the south, Utah to the west.

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The Centennial state is well-known for its notable topography of forests, mountains, rivers, plateaus, mesas, desert lands, and high plains. With a population of 5,695,564 (2018), it is ranked as the 21st most populous of the fifty states. It is also one of the top ten most extensive states standing in the 8th position. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Colorado (2019): Interpreter And Translator, Miner, Personal Care Assistant, Diagnostic, Medical Sonographer, Home Health Aid, Esthetician, Information Security Analyst, Cement Mason, Physician Assistant, and Insulation Installer.

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29. Vermont: Anesthesiologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $133.47
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $277,620

Found in the New England province of the northeastern United States is Vermont. Massachusetts flanks the state to the south, New York to the west, New Hampshire to the east, and Canadian district of Quebec to the north. Vermont is one of the least populous states in the U.S, and it occupies a relatively small area. Notably, it is the sixth-smallest of the fifty states as regards area. It's state capital -Montpelier has the lowest population among other state's capitals.

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In 2015, Vermont was considered as the most prominent producer of maple syrup in the country. Also, it is has been regarded as the most secure state in the U.S since 2016. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Vermont (2019): Clinical Psychology Internship, Taxi Driver, Marketing Internship, Personal Care Assistant, Software Developer, Management Consultant, Packaging, Operator, Electrician, Massage TherapistComputer Technician.

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28. Georgia: Surgeon

  • Mean hourly pay: $133.30
  • Mean yearly pay: $277,260

Georgia, which is situated in the southeastern area of the United States, is the 24th largest of the fifty states. Georgia is surrounded is a state located in the southeast region of the United States. Georgia is the 24th largest and 8th-most populous of the 50 United States. On the northern region of Georgia, you'd find Tennessee and North Carolina. And it's bordered on its northeast, and southeast by South Carolina, and the Atlantic Ocean respectively.

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While on its southern and western region is Florida and Alabama. The state’s monikers include “the Empire State of the South” and “Peach State.” Georgia’s capital, and largest city is Atlanta. Other Fast-Growing Jobs In Georgia (2019): Nurse Practitioner, Physical Therapist Assistant, Physician Assistant, Home Health Aid, Physical Therapy Aide, Physical Therapist, Computer Numerical, Controller Machinist, Ophthalmic Technician, Optician, and Medical Assistant.

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27. Ohio: Anesthesiologist

  • Mean hourly pay: $133.18
  • Mean yearly pay: $277,020

Ohio is customarily known as the "Buckeye State," and its residents are called Buckeyes. It is a midwestern state situated in the Great Lakes region of the United States. Ohio is the 34th largest by area of the fifty states. It is also the seventh most populous state. Ohio's largest city is Columbus, which serves as its capital and the abode of The Ohio State University, Franklin University, Capital University, and Ohio Dominican University.

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Ohio is a prominent industrial state, as ranked 8th out of the 50 states in GDP (2015 report). Furthermore, the state is the second-biggest producer of automobiles after Michigan. About six past Presidents of the United States hailed from Ohio. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Ohio: Occupational Therapy Assistant, Home Health Aid, Physical Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapy Aide, Statistician, Physical Therapist, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Operations Analyst, Occupational Therapist.

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26. New Hampshire: Physician and Surgeon

  • Mean hourly pay: $132.24
  • Mean yearly pay: $275,050

New Hampshire commonly called “The Granite State” is one of the states in the New England region located in the northeastern United States. Vermont flanks it to the west, Massachusetts to the south, Maine and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and Quebec (Canadian district) to the north. The state has a small size and is the 5th lowest by landmass. It is also one of the least populous (10th position) of the 50 states.

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New Hampshire’s capital is Concord, and its largest city is Manchester. New Hampshire has no general sales tax; neither is it taxed on personal income at the local or state stage. New Hampshire has seen a rise in major medical positions such as a physical therapist, medical assistant, and other jobs. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in New Hampshire (2019): Industrial Mechanic, Web Developer, Business Analyst, and Computer Numerical Controller Machinist.

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25. Mississippi: General Pediatrician

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $131.96
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $274,470

Mississippi well-known by its nickname "The Magnolia State" is one of the states located in the southeastern area of the United States. The state is the 34th most extensive and 34th-most inhabited of the 50 United States. Mississippi is flanked to the north by Tennessee, to the South by the Gulf of Mexico, to the southwest by Louisiana, to the east by Alabama, and to the northwest by Arkansas. The Mississippi River chiefly designates Mississippi's western boundary.

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The state's most significant and capital city is Jackson. Metropolitan Jackson has an estimated number of  580,166 residents in 2018, which makes it the current most inhabited metropolitan region in Mississippi. Also, it is the 95th most inhabited in the United States. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Mississippi (2019): Physical Therapist Assistant, Home Health Aid, Industrial Mechanic, Physical Therapist, Nurse Practitioner, Personal Care Assistant, Driller, Plastic Technician, Refuse Collector, and Software Developer.

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24. Indiana: Anesthesiologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $131.52
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $273,570

Situated in the Midwestern and Great Lakes areas of North American is "The Hoosier State" -Indiana. Out of the 50 states in the United States, Indiana is the 17th most-inhabited, and 38th most extensive by area. The state's largest, and capital city is Indianapolis. It officially got its statehood on the 11th of December, 1816. The state flanks Michigan to the north, Lake Michigan to the northwest, Ohio to the east, Illinois to the west, and Kentucky to the southeast and South.

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In 2017, Indiana was estimated with a gross state product of $359.12 billion; this implies that the economy is thriving. The state has a couple of metropolitan regions with over 100,000 residents, and some small-scale industrial towns and cities. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Indiana (2019): Occupational Therapy Assistant, Biomedical Engineer, Home Health Aid, Web Developer, Physical Therapist Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Operations Analyst, Music Therapist, Physician Assistant, and Physical Therapist.

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23. Oklahoma: Anesthesiologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $131.26
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $272,020

"Land of the Red Man" -Oklahoma is a state located in the South Central region of the United States. Missouri borders it on the northeast, Texas on the South and west, Kansas on the north, Arkansas on the east, Colorado on the northwest, and New Mexico on the west. Among the 50 states in the country, It is the 20th largest by area and the 28th-most inhabited. On the 16th of November, 1907 Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory were amalgamated into the State of Oklahoma, and it became the 46th state to emerge the union.

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People who reside in Oklahoma are often referred to as Oklahomans. The state's capital and largest city is Oklahoma City. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Oklahoma (2019): Computer Numerical Controller, Machinist, Personal Care Assistant, Industrial Mechanic, Home Health Aid, Physical Therapist Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Web Developer, Physical Therapist, Machinist, and Personal Banker

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22. Missouri: Orthodontist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $130.65
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $271,750

"Show Me State" -Missouri is one of the states in the Midwestern United States. The state is the 21st largest by area, and 18th-most inhabited state in the United States with more than six million residents. The state has some large urban regions which include St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Columbia, Jefferson City (the country's capital). Missouri's neighboring states include eight states;  Lowa (north), Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee (east), Arkansas (South), Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska (west). The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City.

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The Ozark plateaus characterize the South and forest highlands, which supplies timber, minerals and serves as a means for recreation. While in the eastern region, you'd find the Missouri River, which runs through the center of the state into the Mississippi River. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Missouri (2019): Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Operations Analyst, Physical Therapist, Interpreter And Translator, Home Health Aid, Personal Care Assistant, Millwright Web Developer, and Computer Numerical Controller Machinist.

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21. New York: Anesthesiologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $130.53
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $271,510

U.S state of New York, also commonly called "The Empire State" is located in the Northeastern region of the country. The state is one of the original thirteen colonies that established the United States. It is the 4th most populous state in the United States, thanks to its 19.54 million residents (estimated in 2018). More than 40% of the state's population lives in its most populous city -New York City. Also, about two-thirds of the state's residents live in the New York metropolitan region.

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Also, about 40% stays on Long Island. Notably, New York City is the most inhabited city in the United States, with an estimated population of 8.62 million (2017). New York City has a reputation of being the media, economic, cultural capital of the world. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in New York (2019): Gaming Cashier, Statistician, Home Health Aid, Writer, Web Developer, Interpreter And Translator, Physical, Therapy Aide, Nurse Practitioner, Biomedical Engineer, and Personal Care Assistant.

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20. Kentucky: Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $129.95
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $270,300

"Bluegrass State" -Kentucky is officially known as the Commonwealth of Kentucky is a state situated in the east south-central area of the United States. Kentucky is one of four U.S. states commissioned as a commonwealth; the three others are Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. Kentucky was initially a part of Virginia, however,  in 1792 it was separated from it and became the 15th state to enter the Union. The state is the 37th largest by area and 26 most inhabited of the 50 United States.

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Kentucky is widely known for Kentucky Fried Chicken, the "My Old Kentucky Home," historic state park, tobacco, college basketball, automobile manufacturing, horse racing, moonshine, and coal. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Kentucky (2019): Home Health Aid, Physical Therapist Assistant, Operations Analyst, Physical Therapy Aide, Physical Therapist, Certified Nursing Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Tour Guide, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, and Nurse Practitioner.

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19. Maryland: Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $129.61
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $269,590

The "Old Line State" -Maryland is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic area of the United States. It borders West Virginia, Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Delaware to its east, and Pennsylvania to its north. While the state's capital is Annapolis, its largest city is Baltimore. Apart from "Old Line State," Maryland also has other nicknames; "the Free State," "Little America," "America in Miniature" and the "Chesapeake Bay State." The state is named after the English Queen Henrietta Maria.

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She was known in England as Queen Mary, the wife of King Charles. Maryland is one of the states in the U.S with the highest median income. Other Fast-Growing Job in Maryland (2019): Interpreter And Translator, Information Security Analyst, Home Health Aide, Personal Care Assistant, Meeting Planner, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Marketing Internship, Fitness Trainer, Diagnostic, and Medical Sonographer.

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18. Connecticut: Anesthesiologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $129.50
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $269,350

"The Constitution State" -Connecticut is the southernmost state found in the New England area of the United States. According to the 2010 Census, it has the highest Human Development Index -0.962, median household income, and per-capita income. Rhode Island borders the state to the east, Massachusetts to the north, Long Island Sound to the South, and New York to the west. Connecticut's capital is Hartford, and its city with the highest number of residents is Bridgeport.

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As of 2012, the total gross state product was $229.3 billion, compared to $225.4 billion in 2011. As reported in 2013, the state's per capita personal income was estimated at $60,847, which was the highest of any state. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Connecticut (2019): Operations Analyst, Web Developer, Nurse Practitioner, Business Analyst, Personal Care Assistant, Home Health Aid, Software Engineer, Computer Numerical Controller Machinist, Software Developer, and Industrial Mechanic.

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17. Nevada: Anesthesiologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $129.29
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $268,920

"The Silver State" -Nevada is a state located in the Western United States. Oregon flanks it to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, Utah to the east California to the west, and Arizona to the southeast. Nevada is the 7th largest by area, the 32nd most inhabited, but the 9th smallest densely populated of the U.S. states. The capital of Nevada is Carson City, but most of its residents stay in Clark County, where Las Vegas-Paradise metropolitan region can be found. Nevada has many industrial products, which include mining, tourism, machinery, electric equipment, printing and publishing, and food processing.

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According to The Bureau of Economic Analysis in 2018, the state's total state product was $170 billion. Also, Nevada's capita personal income was $43,820 (2018), ranking it as the 35th out of the 50 states in the country. Nevada's unemployment was said to be at 6.8% in 2014. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Nevada (2019): Electrical Assembler, Industrial Engineer, Assembler, Line Leader, Machinist, Inspector, Cement Mason, Production Operator, Taxi Driver, and Electrician.

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16. Pennsylvania: Anesthesiologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $128.83
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $267,960

Pennsylvania, the "Keystone State" is officially regarded as the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is a state situated in the northeastern, Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic areas of the United States. Delaware flanks it to the southeast, Maryland to the South, Ohio to the west, West Virginia to the southwest, Lake Erie and Ontario (Canadian province) to the northeast, New Jersey to the east, and New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east. Pennsylvania is the 33rd-most extensive state, and the 5th-most inhabited while the cities such as Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. It's capital city is Harrisburg.

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The state is one of the 13 first states that was established as the United States. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Pennsylvania (2019): Interpreter And Translator, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapy Aide, Nurse Practitioner, Operations Analyst, Home Health Aid, Physical Therapist, Biomedical Engineer, and Web Developer.

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15. South Carolina: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $128.83
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $267,960

"The Palmetto State" -South Carolina is a state found in the Southeastern United States and the easternmost of the Deep South. It is flanked to the north by North Carolina, to the southwest by Georgia through the Savannah River, and the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean. South Carolina is the 40th largest by area and 23rd most populated U.S. state. As of 2013, the state's GDP was $183.6 billion, with a yearly increase rate of 3.13%. South Carolina has 46 counties, and its capital is Columbia. In 2017, Columbia's population was estimated as 133,114. However, its largest city is Charleston, with a population of 134,875 (2017).

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Furthermore, the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin metropolitan region is the largest in the state, with a population of approximately 895,923 (2017). South Carolina is named in tribute to King Charles I of England, who first established the English colony. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in South Carolina (2019): Home Health Aid, Nurse Practitioner, Computer Numerical Controller, Machinist, Operations Analyst, Physical Therapist Assistant, Web Developer, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapist, Lineman, and Industrial Mechanic.

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14. Alaska: General Pediatrician

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $127.76
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $265,750

Alaska "The Last Frontier" is a state located in the northwest end of the United States West Coast, over the Bering Strait from Asia. The state is bordered by the Canadian province of British Columbia and region of Yukon to the east and southeast. Its most farthest western part is Attu Island, and it has a maritime border with Russia --Chukotka Autonomous Okrug-- to the west over the Bering Strait. And to the north are the Chukchi and Beaufort seas— found in southern areas of the Arctic Ocean, while the Pacific Ocean sprawl to the South and Southwest.

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Alaska is the most extensive by region, and 3rd least inhabited out of the 50 states in the U.S. It's capital city is Juneau and largest city is Anchorage. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Alaska (2019): Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Personal Care Assistant, Pedicab Driver, Home Health Aid, Receptionist, Crew Member, Billing Specialist, Kitchen Steward, and Cook.

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13. Iowa: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $127.36
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $264,910

"The Hawkeye State" -Iowa is a state located in the Midwest region of the United States.  Mississippi River borders it to the east and the Missouri River and Big Sioux River to the west. It's neighboring states includes; Illinois to the east, Wisconsin to the northeast,  Missouri to the South, South Dakota to the northwest, Minnesota to the north, and Nebraska to the west. Iowa's agricultural economy made a conversion to a developed economy of modern manufacturing, processing, information technology, green energy, and biotechnology in the final half of the 20th century.

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The state's capital and the largest city by several residents in Des Moines. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in Iowa (2019): Operations Analyst, Information Security Analyst, Physical Therapist Assistant, Web Developer, Home Health Aid, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Business Analyst, Nurse Practitioner, and Industrial Mechanic.

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12. New Jersey: Orthodontist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $126.87
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $263,880

"The Garden State" -New Jersey is a state situated in the Mid-Atlantic area of the United States. New Jersey is a peninsula, flanked on the north and east by the state of New York, on the southwest by the Delaware Bay and Delaware, on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean, and the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania. With about an estimated number of 9 million residents (2017), New Jersey is the most densely populated, and 11th most inhabited of the 50 states in the U.S.

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However, by area, it is the fourth-smallest state. Its capital city is Trenton, while its largest city is Newark. Other Fast-Growing Jobs in New Jersey (2019): Home Health Aid, Operations Analyst, Physical Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapy Aide, Physical Therapist, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Optometrist, and Diagnostic Medical Sonographer.

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11. Wyoming: Obstetricians and Gynecologist

  • Mean Hourly Pay: $126.68
  • Mean Yearly Pay: $263,490

Found in the mountain area of the western United States is the "Equality State" -Wyoming. The state is the 10th most extensive by area, the least inhabited, and the second most sparsely inhabited state in the country. Montana borders the state on the north, South Dakota, and Nebraska on the east, Colorado on the South, Idaho, and Montana on the west, and Utah on the southwest. As of 2018, the state's population was estimated at 577,737 which is lower than 31 of the most inhabited U.S. cities as well as Denver in Colorado.