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Best states for a Chief Information Officer

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Executive Management careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Chief Information Officer jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Chief Information Officers.

Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of Chief Information Officers in America is $265,000.

South Dakota is the best state for jobs for Chief Information Officers, and Idaho is the worst.

The most common pay in South Dakota is $195,385, while the median pay in Idaho is $61,290.

The bottom 10% level pay for Chief Information Officers is $99,000.

The median pay hovers around $162,708.

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

  1. South Dakota
  2. Rhode Island
  3. District of Columbia
  4. Illinois
  5. New Jersey
  6. California
  7. Virginia
  8. Massachusetts
  9. Nevada
  10. Texas
  • (49 jobs)
  • (62 jobs)
  • (289 jobs)
  • (838 jobs)
  • (548 jobs)
  • (2,653 jobs)
  • (769 jobs)
  • (717 jobs)
  • (118 jobs)
  • (1,230 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 Information Officers.

Some of the companies that are hiring for Chief Information Officers include US Army and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Check out the complete ranking and a full description of our methodology below.

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

The 10 Best States For Chief Information Officers in 2019

1. South Dakota

Total Chief Information Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
49 $195,386 $120,000 $316,000 1.29
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 Information Officer Jobs in South Dakota

2. Rhode Island

Total Chief Information Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
62 $186,705 $114,000 $303,000 1.1
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 Information Officer Jobs in Rhode Island

3. District of Columbia

Total Chief Information Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
289 $192,439 $118,000 $311,000 2.33
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 Information Officer Jobs in District of Columbia

4. Illinois

Total Chief Information Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
838 $178,695 $110,000 $289,000 1.1
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 Information Officer Jobs in Illinois

5. New Jersey

Total Chief Information Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
548 $181,352 $112,000 $293,000 1.12
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 Information Officer Jobs in New Jersey

6. California

Total Chief Information Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,653 $191,035 $139,000 $262,000 1.3
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 Information Officer Jobs in California

7. Virginia

Total Chief Information Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
769 $176,516 $108,000 $286,000 1.22
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 Information Officer Jobs in Virginia

8. Massachusetts

Total Chief Information Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
717 $172,533 $106,000 $279,000 1.35
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 Information Officer Jobs in Massachusetts

9. Nevada

Total Chief Information Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
118 $167,579 $103,000 $271,000 1.04
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 Information Officer Jobs in Nevada

10. Texas

Total Chief Information Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,230 $179,457 $131,000 $245,000 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
Chief Information Officer Jobs in Texas

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

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Chief Information Officer

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