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Best states for a Machinist

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In order to help you decide which state is the best for Machinists, we ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia from best to worst for Machinist jobs.

The median salary for Machinists in Wyoming is $47,656.

Compare that to the median salary in West Virginia of $32,195, which ranked worst for Machinists, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

We found that Wyoming is the best state for Machinist jobs, whereas West Virginia is the worst.

The 10 Best States in America For Machinists in 2019

  1. Wyoming
  2. North Dakota
  3. Minnesota
  4. New Hampshire
  5. Connecticut
  6. Louisiana
  7. Alaska
  8. Utah
  9. Hawaii
  10. Delaware
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  • (16 jobs)
  • (157 jobs)
  • (61 jobs)
  • (95 jobs)
  • (61 jobs)
  • (1 jobs)
  • (37 jobs)
  • (1 jobs)
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To determine the best states for Machinists, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst.

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

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

The 10 Best States For Machinists in 2019

1. Wyoming

Total Machinist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
10 $47,656 $36,000 $62,000 1.55
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
Machinist Jobs in Wyoming

2. North Dakota

Total Machinist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
16 $47,916 $36,000 $62,000 1.48
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
Machinist Jobs in North Dakota

3. Minnesota

Total Machinist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
157 $45,199 $34,000 $59,000 1.86
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
Machinist Jobs in Minnesota

4. New Hampshire

Total Machinist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
61 $43,784 $33,000 $57,000 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
Machinist Jobs in New Hampshire

5. Connecticut

Total Machinist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
95 $45,589 $34,000 $59,000 2.02
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
Machinist Jobs in Connecticut

6. Louisiana

Total Machinist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
61 $43,761 $33,000 $57,000 1.64
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
Machinist Jobs in Louisiana

7. Alaska

Total Machinist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1 $62,227 $47,000 $81,000 0.15
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
Machinist Jobs in Alaska

8. Utah

Total Machinist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
37 $45,110 $34,000 $59,000 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
Machinist Jobs in Utah

9. Hawaii

Total Machinist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1 $62,227 $47,000 $81,000 0.1
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
Machinist Jobs in Hawaii

10. Delaware

Total Machinist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3 $51,287 $39,000 $67,000 0.25
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
Machinist Jobs in Delaware

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Machinist

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Machinist

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