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Best states for a Director

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

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

Pay, benefits, and opportunities vary greatly by place, and it's no different for Directors.

We found that New York is the best state in the nation for Directors, and people in Kirkland earn the most in the field.

62% of people in the field are White, while 14% are Hispanic or Latino.

Our research put Washington at no. 1 on the list of best paying states for Directors. New York, Georgia, and Texas also ranked high on our list.

The 10 Best States in America For Directors in 2019

  1. New York
  2. Washington
  3. New Jersey
  4. California
  5. Georgia
  6. Texas
  7. Connecticut
  8. Illinois
  9. Colorado
  10. North Carolina
  • (9,252 jobs)
  • (3,408 jobs)
  • (4,083 jobs)
  • (20,320 jobs)
  • (3,289 jobs)
  • (8,153 jobs)
  • (1,891 jobs)
  • (6,148 jobs)
  • (2,699 jobs)
  • (3,552 jobs)

We found that New York is the best state for Directors, and New York is also high in terms of median salary.

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

Below is the list of the best states for Directors.

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

The 10 Best States For Directors in 2019

1. New York

Total Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
9,252 $151,665 $98,000 $234,000 1.54
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
Director Jobs in New York

2. Washington

Total Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,408 $153,501 $108,000 $216,000 1.02
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
Director Jobs in Washington

3. New Jersey

Total Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4,083 $137,375 $95,000 $198,000 1.15
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
Director Jobs in New Jersey

4. California

Total Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
20,320 $132,486 $87,000 $200,000 1.37
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
Director Jobs in California

5. Georgia

Total Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,289 $150,000 $98,000 $229,000 0.89
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
Director Jobs in Georgia

6. Texas

Total Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
8,153 $141,422 $84,000 $236,000 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
Director Jobs in Texas

7. Connecticut

Total Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,891 $125,374 $72,000 $217,000 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
Director Jobs in Connecticut

8. Illinois

Total Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
6,148 $123,510 $77,000 $196,000 1.11
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
Director Jobs in Illinois

9. Colorado

Total Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,699 $119,815 $79,000 $180,000 1.01
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
Director Jobs in Colorado

10. North Carolina

Total Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,552 $114,920 $70,000 $186,000 0.96
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
Director Jobs in North Carolina

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Director

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Director

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