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Best states for a Biologist

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This way, if you are newly entering the job market, or you are looking to change jobs, you know which places are the best for Biologist jobs.

The highest position that you can reach as a Biologist is Regulatory Affairs Director.

The median salary of a Regulatory Affairs Director is $159,322.

The 10 Best States in America For Biologists in 2019

  1. Massachusetts
  2. District of Columbia
  3. New Jersey
  4. California
  5. Connecticut
  6. Alaska
  7. Virginia
  8. New Hampshire
  9. Nevada
  10. Montana
  • (268 jobs)
  • (45 jobs)
  • (61 jobs)
  • (652 jobs)
  • (41 jobs)
  • (6 jobs)
  • (118 jobs)
  • (5 jobs)
  • (14 jobs)
  • (19 jobs)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data helped us determine the ranking.

We ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Biologists, to help you with your next career move.

Below is the list of the best states for Biologists.

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

The 10 Best States For Biologists in 2019

1. Massachusetts

Total Biologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
268 $65,896 $49,000 $88,000 3.28
Biologist Jobs in Massachusetts

2. District of Columbia

Total Biologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
45 $73,746 $53,000 $102,000 2.35
Biologist Jobs in District of Columbia

3. New Jersey

Total Biologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
61 $66,020 $47,000 $91,000 0.81
Biologist Jobs in New Jersey

4. California

Total Biologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
652 $65,972 $48,000 $89,000 2.07
Biologist Jobs in California

5. Connecticut

Total Biologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
41 $60,378 $43,000 $83,000 1.32
Biologist Jobs in Connecticut

6. Alaska

Total Biologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
6 $58,286 $42,000 $80,000 1.35
Biologist Jobs in Alaska

7. Virginia

Total Biologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
118 $59,881 $43,000 $82,000 1.21
Biologist Jobs in Virginia

8. New Hampshire

Total Biologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
5 $61,451 $44,000 $84,000 0.33
Biologist Jobs in New Hampshire

9. Nevada

Total Biologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
14 $55,018 $39,000 $76,000 0.8
Biologist Jobs in Nevada

10. Montana

Total Biologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
19 $54,234 $39,000 $74,000 2.34
Biologist Jobs in Montana

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Biologist

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

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