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Best states for a General Manager

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Do you want to become a General Manager at McDonald's, and you wonder what that means or entails?

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

We wanted to look at where General Managers have it the best -- where there are plenty of jobs to go around and people get paid what they deserve during every phase of their career.

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 General Managers.

If you are currently seeking employment as a General Manager, you can find open job positions using Zippia's search tools.

The 10 Best States in America For General Managers in 2019

  1. Ohio
  2. Nevada
  3. Minnesota
  4. Michigan
  5. Delaware
  6. Hawaii
  7. Washington
  8. South Dakota
  9. Oregon
  10. California
  • (5,097 jobs)
  • (877 jobs)
  • (2,816 jobs)
  • (3,734 jobs)
  • (437 jobs)
  • (435 jobs)
  • (2,538 jobs)
  • (327 jobs)
  • (1,359 jobs)
  • (14,213 jobs)

We found that Ohio is the best state for General Managers, and Washington is also high in terms of median salary.

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

Curious to see how your state ranks? Here are the best states for General Managers.

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

The 10 Best States For General Managers in 2019

1. Ohio

Total General Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
5,097 $103,222 $55,000 $191,000 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
General Manager Jobs in Ohio

2. Nevada

Total General Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
877 $136,790 $78,000 $239,000 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
General Manager Jobs in Nevada

3. Minnesota

Total General Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,816 $116,039 $86,000 $155,000 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
General Manager Jobs in Minnesota

4. Michigan

Total General Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,734 $88,987 $53,000 $148,000 1.13
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
General Manager Jobs in Michigan

5. Delaware

Total General Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
437 $94,033 $51,000 $172,000 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
General Manager Jobs in Delaware

6. Hawaii

Total General Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
435 $97,118 $66,000 $141,000 1.29
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
General Manager Jobs in Hawaii

7. Washington

Total General Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,538 $125,997 $68,000 $231,000 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
General Manager Jobs in Washington

8. South Dakota

Total General Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
327 $83,429 $45,000 $152,000 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
General Manager Jobs in South Dakota

9. Oregon

Total General Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,359 $107,405 $62,000 $184,000 0.85
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
General Manager Jobs in Oregon

10. California

Total General Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
14,213 $102,555 $60,000 $172,000 0.88
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
General Manager Jobs in California

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a General Manager

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

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