NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Most of us have to work for a living, but that doesn’t mean we all have “conventional” jobs.

The financial news website 24/7 Wall Street reviewed job listing sites, online databases and occupation data to identify the weirdest job or job opening in every state.

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In New York, it was “fortune cookie writer.”

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In New Jersey, “gum buster” – the professional removal of chewing gum left under tables or on the street.

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In Connecticut, the job of “telephone operator” was more nostalgic than “weird,” but someone still pays humans to lend a helping voice.