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Best states for an Engineer

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Do you want to become an Engineer at Tata Consultancy Services, and you wonder what that means or entails?

We have the full list of best states for Engineers that you can check out, before you begin your journey.

In order to help you decide which state is the best for Engineers, we ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia from best to worst for Engineer jobs.

To that end, we dove into our dataset of job and salary numbers to figure out which states have the best opportunities for Engineers. Washington is the best state for Engineers -- the median salary for Engineers in Washington is $96,858.

The 10 Best States in America For Engineers in 2019

  1. Washington
  2. Virginia
  3. California
  4. Arizona
  5. Idaho
  6. Utah
  7. Alaska
  8. Texas
  9. Massachusetts
  10. New Hampshire
  • (10,285 jobs)
  • (11,909 jobs)
  • (37,442 jobs)
  • (3,281 jobs)
  • (510 jobs)
  • (1,887 jobs)
  • (218 jobs)
  • (14,191 jobs)
  • (8,577 jobs)
  • (1,274 jobs)

We analyzed these data points for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Washington is the best state for jobs for Engineers.

The median salary for Engineers in Washington is $96,858.

So without further delay, here is the list of best states for Engineers.

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

The 10 Best States For Engineers in 2019

1. Washington

Total Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
10,285 $96,859 $73,000 $127,000 1.9
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
Engineer Jobs in Washington

2. Virginia

Total Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
11,909 $87,951 $71,000 $108,000 1.61
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
Engineer Jobs in Virginia

3. California

Total Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
37,442 $95,105 $70,000 $128,000 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
Engineer Jobs in California

4. Arizona

Total Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,281 $85,391 $67,000 $108,000 0.93
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
Engineer Jobs in Arizona

5. Idaho

Total Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
510 $101,386 $85,000 $120,000 0.7
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
Engineer Jobs in Idaho

6. Utah

Total Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,887 $81,382 $65,000 $100,000 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
Engineer Jobs in Utah

7. Alaska

Total Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
218 $96,130 $73,000 $125,000 0.64
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
Engineer Jobs in Alaska

8. Texas

Total Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
14,191 $80,018 $62,000 $101,000 0.97
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
Engineer Jobs in Texas

9. Massachusetts

Total Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
8,577 $81,783 $65,000 $101,000 1.38
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
Engineer Jobs in Massachusetts

10. New Hampshire

Total Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,274 $77,900 $64,000 $94,000 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
Engineer Jobs in New Hampshire

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE an Engineer

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

Detailed list of the best states for an Engineer

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