Wyoming’s Most Iconic Job Is Not A Cowboy, It’s –
Most iconic job: Wellhead pumpers
Employed in job statewide: 550
Median salary: $58,670
Share of all U.S. wellhead pumpers in Wyoming: 4.7%
Checking our Wyoming neighbors, we find the most iconic job in each.
Colorado: Atmospheric and space scientists,
Idaho: Forest and conservation technicians
Kansas: Metal and plastic layout workers
Montana: Forest and conservation technicians
Nebraska: Meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers
Utah: Forest and conservation technicians
South Dakota: Forest and conservation workers for just $23,820 (on the low end for salary)
Others on the low end of the pay scale include:
Missouri’s Most iconic job: Locker room, coatroom, and dressing room attendants with a median salary of just $18,850.
New Jersey: Shampooers for just $21,960.