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Best states for a Finance Analyst

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

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

Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of Finance Analysts in America is $109,000.

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 Finance Analysts.

We found that Connecticut is the best state for Finance Analyst jobs, whereas Oklahoma is the worst.

The 10 Best States in America For Finance Analysts in 2019

  1. Connecticut
  2. New York
  3. Washington
  4. Minnesota
  5. Massachusetts
  6. Delaware
  7. New Jersey
  8. New Hampshire
  9. Illinois
  10. California
  • (629 jobs)
  • (2,586 jobs)
  • (1,158 jobs)
  • (1,051 jobs)
  • (1,588 jobs)
  • (163 jobs)
  • (1,216 jobs)
  • (161 jobs)
  • (2,163 jobs)
  • (6,417 jobs)

In order to help Finance Analysts decide where to work, we compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across the metrics mentioned above.

Our data set includes average annual wages, entry and senior wages, and the number of available jobs per capita.

Below is the list of best cities for Finance Analyst jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

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

The 10 Best States For Finance Analysts in 2019

1. Connecticut

Total Finance Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
629 $95,999 $62,000 $146,000 1.24
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
Finance Analyst Jobs in Connecticut

2. New York

Total Finance Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,586 $91,022 $57,000 $143,000 1.24
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
Finance Analyst Jobs in New York

3. Washington

Total Finance Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,158 $78,203 $58,000 $105,000 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
Finance Analyst Jobs in Washington

4. Minnesota

Total Finance Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,051 $69,870 $50,000 $96,000 1.16
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
Finance Analyst Jobs in Minnesota

5. Massachusetts

Total Finance Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,588 $71,802 $49,000 $104,000 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
Finance Analyst Jobs in Massachusetts

6. Delaware

Total Finance Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
163 $70,635 $43,000 $113,000 1.25
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
Finance Analyst Jobs in Delaware

7. New Jersey

Total Finance Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,216 $73,945 $55,000 $99,000 0.99
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
Finance Analyst Jobs in New Jersey

8. New Hampshire

Total Finance Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
161 $77,133 $54,000 $109,000 0.65
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
Finance Analyst Jobs in New Hampshire

9. Illinois

Total Finance Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,163 $68,587 $47,000 $99,000 1.12
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
Finance Analyst Jobs in Illinois

10. California

Total Finance Analyst Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
6,417 $73,208 $51,000 $104,000 1.25
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
Finance Analyst Jobs in California

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Finance Analyst

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Finance Analyst

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