Brand Ambassadors are one of the most common jobs in America. Additionally, a significant number of people work as brand ambassadors in every state in the union — it’s not like they are all just concentrated in California or the South.
Since brand ambassadors are such a prominent occupation, we at Zippia wanted to look at where brand ambassadors have it the best: where there are plenty of jobs to go around and people get paid what they deserve during every phase of their career.
To that end, we dove into the numbers from the BLS to figure out which states have the best opportunities for brand ambassadors.
After all the numbers had been crunched, we were left with this list of the best of best for America’s brand ambassadors:
So there you have it — Demonstrators And Product Promoters is the best of the best when it comes to being a brand ambassador.
How did Demonstrators And Product Promoters end up here and does it really deserve this ranking? Read on to see how we completed our research on the best states for brand ambassadors and for more on the top ten states.
If you’re interested, you can read more about the job scene here:
Here at Zippia, we talk to a lot of people of all different backgrounds looking for jobs. Our research has concluded that there are two common things people want in a job:
So in order to find out the best states for brand ambassadors in America we needed to figure out where the jobs are and how well brand ambassadors get paid. This led to the following criteria taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’s Occupational Employment Statistics for 2016:
To make all the salary numbers more apples to apples across states, we compared the salary data relative to the state’s cost of living.
Applying this standardization allows us to account for that fact that it costs more to live in certain in states. For example, the average salary for brand ambassadors in California is $33,290 and the average salary in Illinois is $31,560, but the Illinois salary actually goes further in paying for life’s essentials.
In order to develop and overall ranking, we ranked each state for each criteria from 1 to 50 where 1 was the best.
We then averaged all the rankings for a state into a Job Score with the state having the lowest overall Job Score earning the distinction of being the best state for brand ambassadors in America.
So without further ado, let’s get into just what made each state so great for brand ambassadors.
Total Jobs: 410
Average Annual Salary: $35,620
Average Entry Level Salary: $21,920
Average Experienced Salary: $62,620
Location Quotient: 0.83
Total Jobs: 2,730
Average Annual Salary: $34,090
Average Entry Level Salary: $21,260
Average Experienced Salary: $49,870
Location Quotient: 1.18
Total Jobs: 2,710
Average Annual Salary: $32,220
Average Entry Level Salary: $16,620
Average Experienced Salary: $56,790
Location Quotient: 1.52
Total Jobs: 2,700
Average Annual Salary: $31,560
Average Entry Level Salary: $20,770
Average Experienced Salary: $51,800
Location Quotient: 0.74
Total Jobs: 1,200
Average Annual Salary: $28,250
Average Entry Level Salary: $19,820
Average Experienced Salary: $41,930
Location Quotient: 1.04
Total Jobs: 8,560
Average Annual Salary: $27,460
Average Entry Level Salary: $19,620
Average Experienced Salary: $38,960
Location Quotient: 1.18
Total Jobs: 670
Average Annual Salary: $27,090
Average Entry Level Salary: $19,880
Average Experienced Salary: $35,830
Location Quotient: 1.64
Total Jobs: 1,630
Average Annual Salary: $28,620
Average Entry Level Salary: $18,920
Average Experienced Salary: $42,570
Location Quotient: 0.63
Total Jobs: 3,260
Average Annual Salary: $25,570
Average Entry Level Salary: $17,880
Average Experienced Salary: $42,120
Location Quotient: 1.92
Total Jobs: 230
Average Annual Salary: $36,580
Average Entry Level Salary: $18,090
Average Experienced Salary: $66,080
Location Quotient: 0.24
If you’re looking to start out your career as a brand ambassador these are the states that should be at the top of your list. You’ll find high pay, available jobs, and chances for career advancement.
If you’re curious, here are the worst states to be a brand ambassador in America: