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Best states for a Communications Specialist

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Not all states present equal opportunity for employees, and when it comes to Communications Specialist jobs, it's no different.

We know how hard job search can be, and in order to make your life a little easier, we have the information you need in order to determine where you might want to start your job search.

Although there are abundant Communications Specialist jobs in America, a large number of them are in the South.

Virginia is the best state in the country for Communications Specialist jobs, and Maryland has the second-highest median salary in the country.

The highest position that you can reach as a Communications Specialist is Vice President, Corporate Communications.

The median salary of a Vice President, Corporate Communications is $171,071.

The 10 Best States in America For Communications Specialists in 2019

  1. Virginia
  2. Maryland
  3. Alaska
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Rhode Island
  6. District of Columbia
  7. Connecticut
  8. North Carolina
  9. New York
  10. Oregon
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  • (464 jobs)
  • (39 jobs)
  • (727 jobs)
  • (83 jobs)
  • (320 jobs)
  • (235 jobs)
  • (700 jobs)
  • (1,093 jobs)
  • (276 jobs)

To determine the best states for Communications Specialists, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst.

Some of the companies that are hiring for Communications Specialists include US Army and U S Navy.

Below is the list of best cities for Communications Specialist jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

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

The 10 Best States For Communications Specialists in 2019

1. Virginia

Total Communications Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
872 $59,773 $44,000 $80,000 1.16
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
Communications Specialist Jobs in Virginia

2. Maryland

Total Communications Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
464 $59,280 $47,000 $74,000 1.05
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
Communications Specialist Jobs in Maryland

3. Alaska

Total Communications Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
39 $49,704 $32,000 $75,000 1.14
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
Communications Specialist Jobs in Alaska

4. Massachusetts

Total Communications Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
727 $49,030 $32,000 $74,000 1.16
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
Communications Specialist Jobs in Massachusetts

5. Rhode Island

Total Communications Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
83 $45,989 $30,000 $69,000 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
Communications Specialist Jobs in Rhode Island

6. District of Columbia

Total Communications Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
320 $51,460 $38,000 $68,000 2.17
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
Communications Specialist Jobs in District of Columbia

7. Connecticut

Total Communications Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
235 $49,931 $33,000 $75,000 0.99
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
Communications Specialist Jobs in Connecticut

8. North Carolina

Total Communications Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
700 $43,913 $29,000 $66,000 1.15
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
Communications Specialist Jobs in North Carolina

9. New York

Total Communications Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,093 $48,747 $35,000 $67,000 1.11
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
Communications Specialist Jobs in New York

10. Oregon

Total Communications Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
276 $45,566 $30,000 $68,000 1.14
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
Communications Specialist Jobs in Oregon

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Communications Specialist

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

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