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Best states for a Behavior Analyst

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Community and Social Services careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Behavior Analyst jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Behavior Analysts.

Our research shows that Alaska is the best state in the country for Behavior Analysts.

The most common schools for Behavior Analysts are Florida Institute of Technology-Melbourne, Ball State University, and Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and the most common majors are Counseling Psychology and Psychology.

To do that, we looked at the most recent data we have available for the following criteria -- average annual wages, and availability of jobs for Behavior Analysts.

Alaska is the best state, and Piscataway is the city with the highest pay for Behavior Analysts.

The 10 Best States in America For Behavior Analysts in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. New Jersey
  3. Wyoming
  4. Maine
  5. Pennsylvania
  6. Connecticut
  7. Hawaii
  8. Oregon
  9. Colorado
  10. Nevada
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We found that Alaska is the best state for Behavior Analysts, and Alaska is also high in terms of median salary.

Our calculations are based on higher annual income for Behavior Analyst jobs, and having plenty of job openings as well.

Below is the list of best cities for Behavior Analyst jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Behavior Analysts in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Behavior Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4 $85,515 $60,000 $120,000 1.13
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Behavior Analyst Jobs in Alaska

2. New Jersey

Total Behavior Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
52 $91,452 $65,000 $128,000 0.87
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Behavior Analyst Jobs in New Jersey

3. Wyoming

Total Behavior Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4 $75,269 $53,000 $105,000 1.19
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Behavior Analyst Jobs in Wyoming

4. Maine

Total Behavior Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
7 $84,158 $59,000 $118,000 0.91
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Behavior Analyst Jobs in Maine

5. Pennsylvania

Total Behavior Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
80 $74,468 $53,000 $104,000 0.93
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Behavior Analyst Jobs in Pennsylvania

6. Connecticut

Total Behavior Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
24 $75,742 $53,000 $106,000 0.98
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Behavior Analyst Jobs in Connecticut

7. Hawaii

Total Behavior Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
30 $80,332 $57,000 $112,000 5.76
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Behavior Analyst Jobs in Hawaii

8. Oregon

Total Behavior Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
24 $74,675 $53,000 $104,000 0.97
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Behavior Analyst Jobs in Oregon

9. Colorado

Total Behavior Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
32 $75,698 $53,000 $106,000 0.71
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Behavior Analyst Jobs in Colorado

10. Nevada

Total Behavior Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
10 $73,661 $52,000 $103,000 0.73
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Behavior Analyst Jobs in Nevada

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Behavior Analyst

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Behavior Analyst

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