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Best states for a Lead Engineer

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

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

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

We found that Maryland is the best state in the nation for Lead Engineers, and people in Layton earn the most in the field.

The bottom 10% level pay for Lead Engineers is $59,000.

The median pay hovers around $73,819.

The 10 Best States in America For Lead Engineers in 2019

  1. Maryland
  2. Utah
  3. Virginia
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Connecticut
  6. New Hampshire
  7. New Mexico
  8. Texas
  9. District of Columbia
  10. Alaska
  • (2,182 jobs)
  • (597 jobs)
  • (4,137 jobs)
  • (3,216 jobs)
  • (860 jobs)
  • (546 jobs)
  • (261 jobs)
  • (5,081 jobs)
  • (714 jobs)
  • (69 jobs)

We analyzed these data points for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Maryland is the best state for jobs for Lead Engineers.

The median salary for Lead Engineers in Maryland is $97,591.

Finally, here is the list of all states from best to worst for Lead Engineer jobs.

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

The 10 Best States For Lead Engineers in 2019

1. Maryland

Total Lead Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,182 $97,591 $87,000 $109,000 1.45
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
Lead Engineer Jobs in Maryland

2. Utah

Total Lead Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
597 $100,598 $79,000 $127,000 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
Lead Engineer Jobs in Utah

3. Virginia

Total Lead Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4,137 $82,424 $69,000 $98,000 1.62
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
Lead Engineer Jobs in Virginia

4. Massachusetts

Total Lead Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,216 $81,513 $73,000 $90,000 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
Lead Engineer Jobs in Massachusetts

5. Connecticut

Total Lead Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
860 $81,660 $71,000 $93,000 1.06
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
Lead Engineer Jobs in Connecticut

6. New Hampshire

Total Lead Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
546 $78,535 $64,000 $95,000 1.38
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
Lead Engineer Jobs in New Hampshire

7. New Mexico

Total Lead Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
261 $84,638 $69,000 $103,000 0.68
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
Lead Engineer Jobs in New Mexico

8. Texas

Total Lead Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
5,081 $76,586 $65,000 $90,000 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
Lead Engineer Jobs in Texas

9. District of Columbia

Total Lead Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
714 $87,326 $71,000 $106,000 1.43
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
Lead Engineer Jobs in District of Columbia

10. Alaska

Total Lead Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
69 $83,846 $68,000 $102,000 0.59
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
Lead Engineer Jobs in Alaska

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Lead Engineer

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Lead Engineer

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