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Best states for a Controls Engineer

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It seems like Controls Engineers are becoming more and more common across America. But working conditions for Controls Engineers aren’t the same everywhere in the U.S.

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

To that end, we dove into our dataset of job and salary numbers to figure out which states have the best opportunities for Controls Engineers. New Mexico is the best state for Controls Engineers -- the median salary for Controls Engineers in New Mexico is $92,218.

If you are currently seeking employment as a Controls Engineer, you can find open job positions using Zippia's search tools.

The 10 Best States in America For Controls Engineers in 2019

  1. New Mexico
  2. Connecticut
  3. California
  4. New Hampshire
  5. Massachusetts
  6. District of Columbia
  7. Texas
  8. Vermont
  9. Michigan
  10. Washington
  • (184 jobs)
  • (386 jobs)
  • (4,336 jobs)
  • (231 jobs)
  • (1,006 jobs)
  • (234 jobs)
  • (2,030 jobs)
  • (76 jobs)
  • (876 jobs)
  • (839 jobs)

After looking at the our most recent data, we found that New Mexico is the best state for Controls Engineers.

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 Controls Engineers in 2019

1. New Mexico

Total Controls Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
184 $92,219 $73,000 $115,000 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
Controls Engineer Jobs in New Mexico

2. Connecticut

Total Controls Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
386 $96,552 $71,000 $130,000 1.19
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
Controls Engineer Jobs in Connecticut

3. California

Total Controls Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4,336 $98,541 $78,000 $123,000 1.31
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
Controls Engineer Jobs in California

4. New Hampshire

Total Controls Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
231 $87,458 $70,000 $109,000 1.45
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
Controls Engineer Jobs in New Hampshire

5. Massachusetts

Total Controls Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,006 $90,989 $74,000 $110,000 1.17
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
Controls Engineer Jobs in Massachusetts

6. District of Columbia

Total Controls Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
234 $102,500 $82,000 $127,000 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
Controls Engineer Jobs in District of Columbia

7. Texas

Total Controls Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,030 $90,019 $66,000 $121,000 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
Controls Engineer Jobs in Texas

8. Vermont

Total Controls Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
76 $83,435 $66,000 $104,000 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
Controls Engineer Jobs in Vermont

9. Michigan

Total Controls Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
876 $78,743 $66,000 $93,000 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
Controls Engineer Jobs in Michigan

10. Washington

Total Controls Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
839 $84,666 $67,000 $105,000 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
Controls Engineer Jobs in Washington

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Controls Engineer

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

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