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Best states for a Consultant

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We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for Consultants, considering how big the profession is in the United States.

Consultant positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc.

Our research shows that Connecticut is the best state in the country for Consultants.

The most common schools for Consultants are University of Phoenix, New York University, and George Washington University, and the most common majors are Business and Computer Science.

To do that, we looked at the most recent data we have available for the following criteria -- average annual wages, and availability of jobs for Consultants.

Connecticut is the best state, and Bethesda is the city with the highest pay for Consultants.

The 10 Best States in America For Consultants in 2019

  1. Connecticut
  2. North Carolina
  3. North Dakota
  4. Texas
  5. New Jersey
  6. Colorado
  7. Arizona
  8. Rhode Island
  9. New Hampshire
  10. Washington
  • (1,056 jobs)
  • (2,700 jobs)
  • (177 jobs)
  • (5,665 jobs)
  • (2,303 jobs)
  • (1,912 jobs)
  • (1,548 jobs)
  • (371 jobs)
  • (382 jobs)
  • (1,603 jobs)

In order to help Consultants decide where to work, we compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across the metrics mentioned above.

Our data set includes average annual wages, entry and senior wages, and the number of available jobs per capita.

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

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

The 10 Best States For Consultants in 2019

1. Connecticut

Total Consultant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,056 $83,849 $72,000 $97,000 1.24
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
Consultant Jobs in Connecticut

2. North Carolina

Total Consultant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,700 $79,368 $66,000 $94,000 1.24
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
Consultant Jobs in North Carolina

3. North Dakota

Total Consultant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
177 $82,498 $64,000 $105,000 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
Consultant Jobs in North Dakota

4. Texas

Total Consultant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
5,665 $78,541 $64,000 $96,000 1.07
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
Consultant Jobs in Texas

5. New Jersey

Total Consultant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,303 $84,608 $67,000 $105,000 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
Consultant Jobs in New Jersey

6. Colorado

Total Consultant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,912 $81,435 $70,000 $94,000 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
Consultant Jobs in Colorado

7. Arizona

Total Consultant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,548 $78,459 $67,000 $90,000 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
Consultant Jobs in Arizona

8. Rhode Island

Total Consultant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
371 $77,334 $67,000 $88,000 1.56
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
Consultant Jobs in Rhode Island

9. New Hampshire

Total Consultant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
382 $79,112 $64,000 $97,000 0.91
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
Consultant Jobs in New Hampshire

10. Washington

Total Consultant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,603 $85,381 $69,000 $104,000 0.82
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
Consultant Jobs in Washington

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Consultant

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Consultant

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