February 6, 2015

Press Play on this Map: the Most Common Job In Every State. (via NPR)

The Most Common Job In Every State (NPR) (npr.org)

Fewer and fewer farmers and secretaries. Why? Technology, which has won out in Utah and Colorado, not just Silicon Valley or San Francisco.

Click here to play the Map year by year, plus tons of great context via NPR: 

usa map npr jobs states

Insightful Comment:

“Food for thought: The self driving car revolution is supposed to take place within the next 10 to 20 years. Shipping of goods via road, rail, and sea is one of the largest providers of jobs in the developed world. All of these are targets for automation. According to NPR this is the most common source of employment in the United States.

This could potentially create a very large unemployed and largely unskilled population. Many of these people are considered middle class.

Obama wants to make community college free so that people can retrain. Hmmmm…”

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