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Best states for a Chief Finance Officer

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Chief Finance Officer opportunites vary in different parts of the country.

In order to help you determine the best states for Chief Finance Officers, we ranked all fifty states from best to worst for Chief Finance Officers.

As Chief Finance Officers are popular in the U.S., we wanted to bring you a list of the best states for Chief Finance Officers. In case you are trying to decide where to start your career as a Chief Finance Officer, or if you are considering moving to a different city or state, we got you covered.

Accounting and Business are the most common majors for people with jobs as Chief Finance Officers.

a Chief Finance Officer will most commonly be promoted to Controller.

The 10 Best States in America For Chief Finance Officers in 2019

  1. Illinois
  2. Washington
  3. District of Columbia
  4. Michigan
  5. Nevada
  6. Colorado
  7. Massachusetts
  8. South Dakota
  9. Pennsylvania
  10. Rhode Island
  • (1,192 jobs)
  • (708 jobs)
  • (257 jobs)
  • (561 jobs)
  • (128 jobs)
  • (431 jobs)
  • (871 jobs)
  • (42 jobs)
  • (599 jobs)
  • (73 jobs)

How did we determine the ranking?

We analyzed our most recent data, particularly the employment statistics, and ranked all 50 states from best to worst for Chief Finance Officers.

We also have the current list of job openings for Chief Finance Officers available below.

Below is the list of best cities for Chief Finance Officer jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

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

The 10 Best States For Chief Finance Officers in 2019

1. Illinois

Total Chief Finance Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,192 $191,778 $93,000 $395,000 1.27
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
Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Illinois

2. Washington

Total Chief Finance Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
708 $192,717 $132,000 $281,000 1.25
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
Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Washington

3. District of Columbia

Total Chief Finance Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
257 $199,973 $82,000 $483,000 1.68
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
Chief Finance Officer Jobs in District of Columbia

4. Michigan

Total Chief Finance Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
561 $182,105 $88,000 $374,000 1.08
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
Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Michigan

5. Nevada

Total Chief Finance Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
128 $196,318 $122,000 $313,000 0.92
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
Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Nevada

6. Colorado

Total Chief Finance Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
431 $199,597 $119,000 $333,000 0.95
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
Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Colorado

7. Massachusetts

Total Chief Finance Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
871 $148,518 $83,000 $265,000 1.34
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
Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Massachusetts

8. South Dakota

Total Chief Finance Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
42 $163,323 $92,000 $288,000 0.9
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
Chief Finance Officer Jobs in South Dakota

9. Pennsylvania

Total Chief Finance Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
599 $198,583 $105,000 $374,000 0.69
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
Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Pennsylvania

10. Rhode Island

Total Chief Finance Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
73 $156,260 $88,000 $276,000 1.06
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
Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Rhode Island

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Chief Finance Officer

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

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