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Best states for a Data Analyst

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Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of Data Analysts in America is $92,000.

To that end, we dove into our dataset of job and salary numbers to figure out which states have the best opportunities for Data Analysts. Connecticut is the best state for Data Analysts -- the median salary for Data Analysts in Connecticut is $82,767.

a Data Analyst will most commonly be promoted to Business Analyst.

The 10 Best States in America For Data Analysts in 2019

  1. Connecticut
  2. North Carolina
  3. California
  4. Nevada
  5. Georgia
  6. New Jersey
  7. Michigan
  8. Washington
  9. New Hampshire
  10. District of Columbia
  • (631 jobs)
  • (1,384 jobs)
  • (5,769 jobs)
  • (226 jobs)
  • (1,339 jobs)
  • (1,377 jobs)
  • (730 jobs)
  • (976 jobs)
  • (170 jobs)
  • (1,067 jobs)

We found that Connecticut is the best state for Data Analysts, and California is also high in terms of median salary.

Our calculations are based on higher annual income for Data Analyst jobs, and having plenty of job openings as well.

Check out the ranking of the best states for Data Analysts below.

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

The 10 Best States For Data Analysts in 2019

1. Connecticut

Total Data Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
631 $82,768 $63,000 $107,000 1.23
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
Data Analyst Jobs in Connecticut

2. North Carolina

Total Data Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,384 $73,525 $59,000 $90,000 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
Data Analyst Jobs in North Carolina

3. California

Total Data Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
5,769 $80,000 $60,000 $106,000 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
Data Analyst Jobs in California

4. Nevada

Total Data Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
226 $74,500 $63,000 $87,000 0.78
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
Data Analyst Jobs in Nevada

5. Georgia

Total Data Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,339 $72,045 $60,000 $86,000 1.03
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
Data Analyst Jobs in Georgia

6. New Jersey

Total Data Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,377 $73,749 $59,000 $90,000 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
Data Analyst Jobs in New Jersey

7. Michigan

Total Data Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
730 $71,980 $59,000 $87,000 0.68
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
Data Analyst Jobs in Michigan

8. Washington

Total Data Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
976 $77,002 $58,000 $100,000 0.83
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
Data Analyst Jobs in Washington

9. New Hampshire

Total Data Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
170 $76,190 $57,000 $100,000 0.67
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
Data Analyst Jobs in New Hampshire

10. District of Columbia

Total Data Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,067 $73,590 $60,000 $90,000 3.35
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
Data Analyst Jobs in District of Columbia

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Data Analyst

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Data Analyst

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