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Practical Data Science Cookbook by Abhijit Dasgupta, Benjamin Bengfort, Sean Patrick Murphy, Tony Ojeda

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Exploring where the jobs are, by industry

In the previous recipe, we saw how to visualize the top-level aggregate data on pay. The employment dataset has more granular data, divided by public/private sectors and types of jobs. The types of jobs in this data follow a hierarchical coding system called North American Industry Classification System (NIACS). In this recipe, we will consider four particular industries and look at visualizing the geographical distribution of employment in these industries, restricted to private sector jobs.

We will look at four industrial sectors in this recipe:

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting (NIACS 11)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NIACS 21)
  • Finance and insurance (NIACS 52)
  • Professional and ...

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