We used the most recent data to determine the best states for Detailers to open up shop.
Detailers are one of the most common jobs in America. Additionally, a significant number of people work as detailers in every state in the union — it’s not like they are all just concentrated in California or the South.
Since detailers are such a prominent occupation, we at Zippia wanted to look at where detailers 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 detailers.
After all the numbers had been crunched, we were left with this list of the best of best for America’s detailers:
So there you have it — Cleaners Of Vehicles And Equipment is the best of the best when it comes to being a detailer.
How did Cleaners Of Vehicles And Equipment end up here and does it really deserve this ranking? Read on to see how we completed our research on the best states for detailers 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 detailers in America we needed to figure out where the jobs are and how well detailers 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 detailers in California is $25,630 and the average salary in Illinois is $27,420, 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 detailers in America.
So without further ado, let’s get into just what made each state so great for detailers.
Total Jobs: 17,910
Average Annual Salary: $27,420
Average Entry Level Salary: $18,270
Average Experienced Salary: $52,690
Location Quotient: 1.22
Total Jobs: 2,910
Average Annual Salary: $26,320
Average Entry Level Salary: $19,240
Average Experienced Salary: $36,570
Location Quotient: 1.21
Total Jobs: 1,270
Average Annual Salary: $29,930
Average Entry Level Salary: $18,530
Average Experienced Salary: $49,110
Location Quotient: 1.2
Total Jobs: 4,070
Average Annual Salary: $24,500
Average Entry Level Salary: $17,090
Average Experienced Salary: $36,070
Location Quotient: 1.03
Total Jobs: 3,330
Average Annual Salary: $23,240
Average Entry Level Salary: $18,000
Average Experienced Salary: $30,620
Location Quotient: 1.13
Total Jobs: 560
Average Annual Salary: $26,510
Average Entry Level Salary: $17,630
Average Experienced Salary: $39,980
Location Quotient: 0.82
Total Jobs: 7,380
Average Annual Salary: $28,090
Average Entry Level Salary: $21,150
Average Experienced Salary: $38,240
Location Quotient: 0.97
Total Jobs: 3,870
Average Annual Salary: $23,810
Average Entry Level Salary: $16,790
Average Experienced Salary: $33,770
Location Quotient: 1.13
Total Jobs: 3,810
Average Annual Salary: $24,310
Average Entry Level Salary: $17,020
Average Experienced Salary: $32,320
Location Quotient: 1.0
Total Jobs: 6,990
Average Annual Salary: $26,950
Average Entry Level Salary: $17,330
Average Experienced Salary: $41,030
Location Quotient: 1.0
If you’re looking to start out your career as a detailer 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.
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