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Best states for a Direct Care Professional

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

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

Although there are abundant Direct Care Professional jobs in America, a large number of them are in the South.

North Dakota is the best state in the country for Direct Care Professional jobs, and North Dakota has the second-highest median salary in the country.

The median salary for Direct Care Professionals in North Dakota is $31,643.

Compare that to the median salary in Louisiana of $18,169, which ranked worst for Direct Care Professionals, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

a Direct Care Professional will most commonly be promoted to Direct Support Professional.

The 10 Best States in America For Direct Care Professionals in 2019

  1. North Dakota
  2. Alaska
  3. New Jersey
  4. Rhode Island
  5. Vermont
  6. New Hampshire
  7. Minnesota
  8. Massachusetts
  9. Maine
  10. Washington
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  • (33 jobs)
  • (361 jobs)
  • (37 jobs)
  • (22 jobs)
  • (59 jobs)
  • (821 jobs)
  • (772 jobs)
  • (88 jobs)
  • (138 jobs)

In order to bring you the best states for Direct Care Professionals, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Direct Care Professionals, 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 Direct Care Professionals.

Some of the companies that are hiring for Direct Care Professionals include RESCAR and Devereux.

Check out the list of best states for Direct Care Professionals below.

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

The 10 Best States For Direct Care Professionals in 2019

1. North Dakota

Total Direct Care Professional Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
99 $31,644 $23,000 $42,000 3.95
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
Direct Care Professional Jobs in North Dakota

2. Alaska

Total Direct Care Professional Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
33 $32,371 $23,000 $43,000 2.11
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
Direct Care Professional Jobs in Alaska

3. New Jersey

Total Direct Care Professional Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
361 $28,163 $20,000 $38,000 1.36
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
Direct Care Professional Jobs in New Jersey

4. Rhode Island

Total Direct Care Professional Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
37 $26,321 $19,000 $35,000 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
Direct Care Professional Jobs in Rhode Island

5. Vermont

Total Direct Care Professional Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
22 $26,822 $19,000 $36,000 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
Direct Care Professional Jobs in Vermont

6. New Hampshire

Total Direct Care Professional Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
59 $25,838 $19,000 $34,000 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
Direct Care Professional Jobs in New Hampshire

7. Minnesota

Total Direct Care Professional Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
821 $25,146 $18,000 $33,000 4.21
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
Direct Care Professional Jobs in Minnesota

8. Massachusetts

Total Direct Care Professional Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
772 $28,163 $27,000 $29,000 2.69
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
Direct Care Professional Jobs in Massachusetts

9. Maine

Total Direct Care Professional Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
88 $24,071 $17,000 $32,000 2.58
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
Direct Care Professional Jobs in Maine

10. Washington

Total Direct Care Professional Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
138 $27,884 $20,000 $37,000 0.55
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
Direct Care Professional Jobs in Washington

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Direct Care Professional

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Direct Care Professional

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