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Best states for a Chemist

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Are you wondering which place in the United States is the best state for Chemists?

Knowing how challenging it is to figure out where to start your career or where to move to advance your career, we decided to bring you a list of best states for Chemist jobs.

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 Chemist jobs.

Chemistry and Biology are the most common majors for people with jobs as Chemists.

Washington is the best state, and Washington is the city with the highest pay for Chemists.

The 10 Best States in America For Chemists in 2019

  1. Washington
  2. Delaware
  3. Massachusetts
  4. New Mexico
  5. Virginia
  6. Indiana
  7. District of Columbia
  8. Connecticut
  9. Minnesota
  10. Iowa
  • (221 jobs)
  • (14 jobs)
  • (338 jobs)
  • (50 jobs)
  • (96 jobs)
  • (53 jobs)
  • (16 jobs)
  • (58 jobs)
  • (61 jobs)
  • (50 jobs)

We looked at the most recent data to rank all fifty states from best to worst for Chemist jobs.

So without further delay, here is the list of best states for Chemists.

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

The 10 Best States For Chemists in 2019

1. Washington

Total Chemist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
221 $92,000 $68,000 $123,000 1.99
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
Chemist Jobs in Washington

2. Delaware

Total Chemist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
14 $93,307 $75,000 $115,000 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
Chemist Jobs in Delaware

3. Massachusetts

Total Chemist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
338 $75,062 $57,000 $97,000 2.65
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
Chemist Jobs in Massachusetts

4. New Mexico

Total Chemist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
50 $67,656 $49,000 $91,000 2.2
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
Chemist Jobs in New Mexico

5. Virginia

Total Chemist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
96 $80,538 $54,000 $119,000 0.63
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
Chemist Jobs in Virginia

6. Indiana

Total Chemist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
53 $72,211 $50,000 $102,000 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
Chemist Jobs in Indiana

7. District of Columbia

Total Chemist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
16 $97,079 $71,000 $131,000 0.54
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
Chemist Jobs in District of Columbia

8. Connecticut

Total Chemist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
58 $68,942 $50,000 $93,000 1.2
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
Chemist Jobs in Connecticut

9. Minnesota

Total Chemist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
61 $70,378 $53,000 $92,000 0.7
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
Chemist Jobs in Minnesota

10. Iowa

Total Chemist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
50 $64,500 $53,000 $78,000 1.03
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
Chemist Jobs in Iowa

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Chemist

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

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