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Best states for a Mechanic

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Are you thinking of becoming a Mechanic and really want to work at US Army?

Turns out, your chances are better in some states than others.

Our research found that Alaska is the best state for Mechanics, while Alaska and District of Columbia are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

Alaska has a median salary of $58,613 and Alaska has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Mechanics.

US Army and US MARINE CORPS have current job openings that you can apply to using Zippia's job search tools.

The 10 Best States in America For Mechanics in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. North Dakota
  3. Nevada
  4. Connecticut
  5. Montana
  6. Colorado
  7. Wyoming
  8. Hawaii
  9. Minnesota
  10. District of Columbia
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  • (161 jobs)
  • (216 jobs)
  • (368 jobs)
  • (149 jobs)
  • (1,204 jobs)
  • (59 jobs)
  • (99 jobs)
  • (779 jobs)
  • (53 jobs)

In order to bring you the best states for Mechanics, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Mechanics, but also high pay, and good career prospects.

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

Check out the list of best states for Mechanics below.

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

The 10 Best States For Mechanics in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
92 $58,613 $41,000 $83,000 1.59
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
Mechanic Jobs in Alaska

2. North Dakota

Total Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
161 $44,891 $31,000 $64,000 1.74
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
Mechanic Jobs in North Dakota

3. Nevada

Total Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
216 $48,958 $34,000 $69,000 0.96
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
Mechanic Jobs in Nevada

4. Connecticut

Total Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
368 $49,430 $34,000 $70,000 0.91
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
Mechanic Jobs in Connecticut

5. Montana

Total Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
149 $42,988 $30,000 $61,000 1.42
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
Mechanic Jobs in Montana

6. Colorado

Total Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,204 $43,988 $30,000 $62,000 1.63
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
Mechanic Jobs in Colorado

7. Wyoming

Total Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
59 $43,482 $30,000 $62,000 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
Mechanic Jobs in Wyoming

8. Hawaii

Total Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
99 $49,992 $35,000 $71,000 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
Mechanic Jobs in Hawaii

9. Minnesota

Total Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
779 $43,988 $30,000 $62,000 1.08
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
Mechanic Jobs in Minnesota

10. District of Columbia

Total Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
53 $56,089 $39,000 $80,000 0.21
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
Mechanic Jobs in District of Columbia

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Mechanic

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Mechanic

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