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Best states for an Executive Assistant

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Office and Administrative careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Executive Assistant jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Executive Assistants.

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

We found that Massachusetts is the best state in the nation for Executive Assistants, and people in Wilbraham earn the most in the field.

To do that, we looked at the most recent data we have available for the following criteria -- average annual wages, and availability of jobs for Executive Assistants.

Massachusetts is the best state, and Wilbraham is the city with the highest pay for Executive Assistants.

The 10 Best States in America For Executive Assistants in 2019

  1. Massachusetts
  2. Connecticut
  3. Rhode Island
  4. Alaska
  5. Washington
  6. Nevada
  7. California
  8. Pennsylvania
  9. New York
  10. Texas
  • (1,510 jobs)
  • (390 jobs)
  • (87 jobs)
  • (99 jobs)
  • (797 jobs)
  • (174 jobs)
  • (4,630 jobs)
  • (1,347 jobs)
  • (2,248 jobs)
  • (2,126 jobs)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data helped us determine the ranking.

We ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Executive Assistants, to help you with your next career move.

Curious to see how your state ranks? Here are the best states for Executive Assistants.

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

The 10 Best States For Executive Assistants in 2019

1. Massachusetts

Total Executive Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,510 $57,500 $40,000 $81,000 1.59
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
Executive Assistant Jobs in Massachusetts

2. Connecticut

Total Executive Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
390 $57,189 $35,000 $92,000 1.08
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
Executive Assistant Jobs in Connecticut

3. Rhode Island

Total Executive Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
87 $52,175 $32,000 $84,000 0.87
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
Executive Assistant Jobs in Rhode Island

4. Alaska

Total Executive Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
99 $49,025 $30,000 $79,000 1.91
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
Executive Assistant Jobs in Alaska

5. Washington

Total Executive Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
797 $50,808 $31,000 $82,000 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
Executive Assistant Jobs in Washington

6. Nevada

Total Executive Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
174 $50,902 $31,000 $82,000 0.86
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
Executive Assistant Jobs in Nevada

7. California

Total Executive Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4,630 $52,175 $33,000 $81,000 1.27
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
Executive Assistant Jobs in California

8. Pennsylvania

Total Executive Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,347 $47,470 $29,000 $77,000 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
Executive Assistant Jobs in Pennsylvania

9. New York

Total Executive Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,248 $52,859 $25,000 $107,000 1.51
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
Executive Assistant Jobs in New York

10. Texas

Total Executive Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,126 $53,500 $24,000 $118,000 0.95
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
Executive Assistant Jobs in Texas

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE an Executive Assistant

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

Detailed list of the best states for an Executive Assistant

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