Many a job hunt has resulted in people relocating to another state for gainful employment, but that doesn’t always have to be the case. There may be jobs in your state that are not only among the highest-paid, but also in high demand.
Job site CareerBuilder has released an analysis of the best paying in-demand jobs in every state.
What are the best-paying, most in-demand jobs in your state?
The figures come from an analysis of government data based on the jobs that are most likely to be the most needed in the next several years.
Software developers and physical therapists are going to be in great demand, but there’s plenty more occupations that are going to be sought after, according to the report.
|State||Job||2018-2023 change in # of jobs
|California||Occupational therapy assistants||29%|
|Colorado||Operations research analysts||27%|
|Delaware||Financial sales agents||21%|
|Georgia||Film and video editors||49%|
|Minnesota||Occupational therapy assistants||20%|
|New Hampshire||Software developers||18%|
|New Jersey||Physical therapist assistants||28%|
|New Mexico||Software developers||21%|
|New York||Physical therapist assistants||27%|
|North Carolina||Software developers||19%|
|North Dakota||Software developers||17%|
|Oklahoma||Rotary drill operators||17%|
|Rhode Island||Software developers||14%|
|South Carolina||Software developers||26%|
|South Dakota||Software developers||19%|
|Utah||Producers and directors||28%|
|West Virginia||Software developers||22%|
|Wyoming||Business operations specialists||7%|