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Best states for an Event Specialist

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Event Specialist opportunites vary in different parts of the country.

In order to help you determine the best states for Event Specialists, we ranked all fifty states from best to worst for Event Specialists.

Although there are abundant Event Specialist jobs in America, a large number of them are in the South.

District of Columbia is the best state in the country for Event Specialist jobs, and Virginia has the second-highest median salary in the country.

Business and Communication are the most common majors for people with jobs as Event Specialists.

The bottom 10% level pay for Event Specialists is $31,000.

The median pay hovers around $51,421.

The 10 Best States in America For Event Specialists in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. Alaska
  3. Virginia
  4. New Jersey
  5. Rhode Island
  6. Ohio
  7. Nevada
  8. Connecticut
  9. North Carolina
  10. Oregon
  • (195 jobs)
  • (34 jobs)
  • (652 jobs)
  • (454 jobs)
  • (58 jobs)
  • (647 jobs)
  • (103 jobs)
  • (165 jobs)
  • (553 jobs)
  • (210 jobs)

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

We also have the current list of job openings for Event Specialists available below.

Check out the complete ranking and a full description of our methodology below.

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

The 10 Best States For Event Specialists in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total Event Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
195 $73,571 $44,000 $120,000 1.73
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
Event Specialist Jobs in District of Columbia

2. Alaska

Total Event Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
34 $55,978 $34,000 $91,000 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
Event Specialist Jobs in Alaska

3. Virginia

Total Event Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
652 $59,195 $36,000 $97,000 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
Event Specialist Jobs in Virginia

4. New Jersey

Total Event Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
454 $57,222 $34,000 $94,000 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
Event Specialist Jobs in New Jersey

5. Rhode Island

Total Event Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
58 $51,500 $31,000 $84,000 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
Event Specialist Jobs in Rhode Island

6. Ohio

Total Event Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
647 $48,585 $29,000 $79,000 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
Event Specialist Jobs in Ohio

7. Nevada

Total Event Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
103 $53,093 $32,000 $87,000 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
Event Specialist Jobs in Nevada

8. Connecticut

Total Event Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
165 $55,978 $34,000 $91,000 0.91
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
Event Specialist Jobs in Connecticut

9. North Carolina

Total Event Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
553 $49,048 $29,000 $80,000 1.19
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
Event Specialist Jobs in North Carolina

10. Oregon

Total Event Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
210 $50,990 $31,000 $83,000 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
Event Specialist Jobs in Oregon

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE an Event Specialist

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

Detailed list of the best states for an Event Specialist

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