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Best states for a Department Manager

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Are you thinking of becoming a Department Manager and really want to work at Walmart?

Turns out, your chances are better in some states than others.

Our research found that New Hampshire is the best state for Department Managers, while Rhode Island and New York are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

New Hampshire has a median salary of $94,869 and Rhode Island has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Department Managers.

The median salary for Department Managers in New Hampshire is $94,869.

Compare that to the median salary in Utah of $73,435, which ranked worst for Department Managers, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

We found that New Hampshire is the best state for Department Manager jobs, whereas Utah is the worst.

The 10 Best States in America For Department Managers in 2019

  1. New Hampshire
  2. Connecticut
  3. Delaware
  4. New Jersey
  5. New York
  6. South Dakota
  7. Rhode Island
  8. Vermont
  9. Maine
  10. Florida
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  • (309 jobs)
  • (2,599 jobs)
  • (3,974 jobs)
  • (212 jobs)
  • (206 jobs)
  • (167 jobs)
  • (415 jobs)
  • (5,254 jobs)

We used our most recent data to determine the states that are best for Department Manager positions.

In order to rank the states, we needed to figure out not just where the jobs are located, but we also needed to establish how much these jobs paid.

We also have the current list of job openings for Department Managers available below.

Check out the list of best states for Department Managers below.

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

The 10 Best States For Department Managers in 2019

1. New Hampshire

Total Department Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
601 $94,870 $59,000 $151,000 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
Department Manager Jobs in New Hampshire

2. Connecticut

Total Department Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,007 $102,968 $64,000 $163,000 0.94
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
Department Manager Jobs in Connecticut

3. Delaware

Total Department Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
309 $93,097 $58,000 $148,000 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
Department Manager Jobs in Delaware

4. New Jersey

Total Department Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,599 $100,517 $63,000 $160,000 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
Department Manager Jobs in New Jersey

5. New York

Total Department Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,974 $103,177 $62,000 $169,000 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
Department Manager Jobs in New York

6. South Dakota

Total Department Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
212 $90,789 $57,000 $144,000 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
Department Manager Jobs in South Dakota

7. Rhode Island

Total Department Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
206 $105,819 $66,000 $168,000 0.69
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
Department Manager Jobs in Rhode Island

8. Vermont

Total Department Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
167 $94,870 $59,000 $151,000 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
Department Manager Jobs in Vermont

9. Maine

Total Department Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
415 $84,760 $53,000 $135,000 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
Department Manager Jobs in Maine

10. Florida

Total Department Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
5,254 $86,157 $54,000 $137,000 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
Department Manager Jobs in Florida

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Department Manager

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Department Manager

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