Industries across the US based on the #1 hiring positions

Top 5 jobs in each state. States listed in alphabetical order. Bullets are ranked from #1 available job to #5 available job.

  1. Alabama (transportation)
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • Assistant Manager
    • Lead Sales Associate
    • Sales Associate
    • Assistant Store Manager
  2. Alaska (retail)
    • General Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • Cook
    • Crew Member
    • Driver
  3. Arizona (retail)
    • Team Member
    • Assistant Manager
    • Delivery Driver
    • Restaurant General Manager
    • General Manager
  4. Arkansas (transportation)
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • Assistant Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • Assistant Store Manager
    • Delivery Driver
  5. California (retail)
    • General Manager
    • Assistant Manager
    • Lyft Driver
    • Team Member
    • Sales Associate
  6. Colorado (retail)
    • Shift Leader
    • Restaurant Cashier
    • Guest Service Expert
    • Kitchen Coordinator
    • Cook
  7. Connecticut (misc.)
    • Sales Account Executive
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • Assistant Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • Pharmacy Technician
  8. Delaware (misc.)
    • Sales Account Executive
    • Server
    • Assistant Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • Lyft Driver
  9. Florida (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Delivery Driver
    • Sales Associate
    • Server
    • General Manager
  10. Georgia (misc.)
    • Scribe
    • Java Developer
    • Truck Driver
    • .NET Developer
    • Owner Operator
  11. Hawaii (transportation)
    • Delivery Driver
    • General Manager
    • Team Member
    • Assistant General Manager
    • Shift Leader
  12. Idaho (transportation)
    • Delivery Driver
    • Customer Service Representative
    • Server
    • RN Travel Nurse
    • Reset Merchandiser
  13. Illinois (transportation)
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • Lyft Driver
    • Assistant Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • Server
  14. Indiana (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Server
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • Sales Associate
    • Delivery Driver
  15. Iowa (retail)
    • Shift Leader
    • Crew Member
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • Server
    • RN Travel Nurse
  16. Kansas (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Delivery Driver
    • General Manager
    • RN Travel Nurse
    • Sales Associate
  17. Kentucky (retail)
    • Sales Associate
    • Assistant Manager
    • Assistant Store Manager
    • Lead Sales Associate
    • Delivery Driver
  18. Louisiana (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • General Manager
    • Assistant Store Manager
    • Lead Sales Associate
  19. Maine (misc.)
    • RN Travel Nurse
    • Cashier
    • CDL Class A Truck Driver
    • Reset Merchandiser
    • Assistant Manager
  20. Maryland (transportation)
    • Lyft Driver
    • Sales Account Executive
    • Assistant Manager
    • Delivery Driver
    • Sales Associate
  21. Massachusetts (transportation)
    • Lyft Driver
    • Sales Account Executive
    • Assistant Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • Delivery Driver
  22. Michigan (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Lyft Driver
    • Sales Associate
    • Restaurant General Manager
    • Shift Lead
  23. Minnesota (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • RN Travel Nurse
    • Sales Associate
    • Cook
  24. Mississippi (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • Assistant Store Manager
    • Crew Member
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
  25. Missouri (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • Delivery Driver
    • RN Travel Nurse
  26. Montana (retail)
    • Reset Merchandiser
    • Delivery Driver
    • Company Class A CDL Driver
    • Store Clerk
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
  27. Nebraska (retail)
    • Reset Merchandiser
    • Assistant Manager
    • Insurance Sales Agent
    • Crew Member
    • Sales Associate
  28. Nevada (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Team Member
    • Shift Lead
    • Restaurant General Manager
    • Delivery Driver
  29. New Hampshire (misc.)
    • Registered Nurse
    • Licensed Nursing Assistant
    • RN Travel Nurse
    • Sales Associate
    • Reset Merchandiser
  30. New Jersey (transportation)
    • Lyft Driver
    • Sales Account Executive
    • Assistant Manager
    • Store Team Member
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
  31. New Mexico (transportation)
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • Cook
    • Assistant Manager
    • General Manager
    • Reset Merchandiser
  32. New York (misc.)
    • Postdoctoral Fellow
    • Account Executive
    • Project Manager
    • Executive Assistant
    • Software Engineer
  33. North Carolina (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Delivery Driver
    • Sales Associate
    • Assistant Store Manager
    • Server
  34. North Dakota (retail)
    • Reset Merchandiser
    • RN Travel Nurse
    • Registered Nurse
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • Assistant Manager
  35. Ohio (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Delivery Driver
    • Shift Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • General Manager
  36. Oklahoma (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • Lead Sales Associate
    • Assistant Store Manager
    • Cook
  37. Oregon (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Cook
    • Sales Account Executive
    • RN Travel Nurse
    • Delivery Driver
  38. Pennsylvania (retail)
    • Sales Associate
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • Assistant Manager
    • Sales Account Executive
    • Assistant Store Manager
  39. Rhode Island (transportation)
    • Lyft Driver
    • Direct Support Staff
    • Registered Nurse
    • Certified Nursing Assistant
    • Pharmacy Technician
  40. South Carolina (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • Lead Sales Associate
    • Assistant Store Manager
    • General Manager
  41. South Dakota (misc.)
    • RN Travel Nurse
    • Reset Merchandiser
    • Assistant Manager
    • Insurance Sales Agent
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
  42. Tennessee (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • Assistant Store Manager
    • Lead Sales Associate
    • Lyft Driver
  43. Texas (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Sales Associate
    • General Manager
    • Cook
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
  44. Utah (retail)
    • Team Member
    • Assistant Manager
    • Delivery Driver
    • Server
    • Cook
  45. Vermont (retail)
    • Reset Merchandiser
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • Registered Nurse
    • RN Travel Nurse
    • Licensed Nursing Assistant
  46. Virginia (retail)
    • Assistant Manager
    • Delivery Driver
    • Sales Associate
    • Server
    • Assistant Store Manager
  47. Washington (misc.)
    • Project Manager
    • Program Manager
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Clinical Nurse
    • Business Analyst
  48. West Virginia (retail)
    • Sales Associate
    • Assistant Store Manager
    • Lead Sales Associate
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • Reset Merchandiser
  49. Wisconsin (transportation)
    • Class A CDL Truck Driver
    • Lyft Driver
    • Assistant Manager
    • Delivery Driver
    • General Manager
  50. Wyoming (retail)
    • Reset Merchandiser
    • Assistant Manager
    • RN Travel Nurse
    • Cook
    • Company Class A CDL Driver

 

Methodology: We took the jobs with the most available open positions from Glassdoor for each state, then compared those available jobs with research on automation by McKinsey Global and Pew Research to determine the economic perceptions and impact on each state.

A group of people having business meeting at table.

Making changes in your business can be a tough decision.

Sign up to receive the Ultimate Guide to Small Business Internet.





Call 1-800-555-1536 to ask an expert about products in this article.

Get a quote White Right Arrow

This site is a US Consumer site. You can learn more about our site and