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Best states for a Counselor

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Counselor opportunites vary in different parts of the country.

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

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

The highest position that you can reach as a Counselor is Clinical Program Manager.

The median salary of a Clinical Program Manager is $109,863.

The 10 Best States in America For Counselors in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. Maine
  3. Connecticut
  4. Oregon
  5. Nevada
  6. Wyoming
  7. New Mexico
  8. New Jersey
  9. New York
  10. Alabama
  • (30 jobs)
  • (55 jobs)
  • (216 jobs)
  • (138 jobs)
  • (101 jobs)
  • (22 jobs)
  • (72 jobs)
  • (402 jobs)
  • (760 jobs)
  • (76 jobs)

In order to bring you the best states for Counselors, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Counselors, but also high pay, and good career prospects.

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

Below is the list of the best states for Counselors.

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

The 10 Best States For Counselors in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
30 $48,145 $32,000 $70,000 1.5
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
Counselor Jobs in Alaska

2. Maine

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
55 $48,263 $32,000 $70,000 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
Counselor Jobs in Maine

3. Connecticut

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
216 $47,505 $32,000 $69,000 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
Counselor Jobs in Connecticut

4. Oregon

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
138 $49,355 $33,000 $72,000 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
Counselor Jobs in Oregon

5. Nevada

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
101 $43,554 $29,000 $63,000 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
Counselor Jobs in Nevada

6. Wyoming

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
22 $43,346 $29,000 $63,000 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
Counselor Jobs in Wyoming

7. New Mexico

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
72 $41,041 $27,000 $60,000 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
Counselor Jobs in New Mexico

8. New Jersey

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
402 $46,497 $23,000 $91,000 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
Counselor Jobs in New Jersey

9. New York

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
760 $42,886 $31,000 $58,000 1.32
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
Counselor Jobs in New York

10. Alabama

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
76 $51,939 $35,000 $76,000 0.58
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
Counselor Jobs in Alabama

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Counselor

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Counselor

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