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Best states for a Laboratory Technician

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Not all states present equal opportunity for employees, and when it comes to Laboratory Technician jobs, it's no different.

We know how hard job search can be, and in order to make your life a little easier, we have the information you need in order to determine where you might want to start your job search.

We wanted to look at where Laboratory Technicians 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.

In order to get you the best states for Laboratory Technicians, we looked at our data on jobs and wages -- specifically the average annual wage and the number of available jobs per capita.

The highest position that you can reach as a Laboratory Technician is Director Of Quality.

The median salary of a Director Of Quality is $132,937.

The 10 Best States in America For Laboratory Technicians in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. New York
  3. Louisiana
  4. Oklahoma
  5. Massachusetts
  6. Nebraska
  7. West Virginia
  8. Delaware
  9. North Dakota
  10. Alabama
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  • (1,262 jobs)
  • (209 jobs)
  • (218 jobs)
  • (757 jobs)
  • (152 jobs)
  • (83 jobs)
  • (45 jobs)
  • (159 jobs)
  • (273 jobs)

To determine the best states for Laboratory Technicians, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst.

Some of the companies that are hiring for Laboratory Technicians include American Red Cross and UNIVERSITY OF UTAH.

Below is the list of best cities for Laboratory Technician jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

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

The 10 Best States For Laboratory Technicians in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Laboratory Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
80 $51,796 $37,000 $72,000 2.13
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
Laboratory Technician Jobs in Alaska

2. New York

Total Laboratory Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,262 $58,300 $46,000 $72,000 1.17
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
Laboratory Technician Jobs in New York

3. Louisiana

Total Laboratory Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
209 $58,099 $41,000 $81,000 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
Laboratory Technician Jobs in Louisiana

4. Oklahoma

Total Laboratory Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
218 $47,724 $34,000 $66,000 1.21
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
Laboratory Technician Jobs in Oklahoma

5. Massachusetts

Total Laboratory Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
757 $55,248 $46,000 $65,000 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
Laboratory Technician Jobs in Massachusetts

6. Nebraska

Total Laboratory Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
152 $44,915 $32,000 $62,000 1.34
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
Laboratory Technician Jobs in Nebraska

7. West Virginia

Total Laboratory Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
83 $48,026 $34,000 $67,000 0.94
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
Laboratory Technician Jobs in West Virginia

8. Delaware

Total Laboratory Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
45 $59,377 $42,000 $82,000 0.67
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
Laboratory Technician Jobs in Delaware

9. North Dakota

Total Laboratory Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
159 $43,325 $31,000 $60,000 2.64
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
Laboratory Technician Jobs in North Dakota

10. Alabama

Total Laboratory Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
273 $45,287 $32,000 $63,000 1.11
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
Laboratory Technician Jobs in Alabama

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Laboratory Technician

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Laboratory Technician

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