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Best States For A Medication Aide

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Healthcare Support careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Medication Aide jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Medication Aides.

This way, if you are newly entering the job market, or you are looking to change jobs, you know which places are the best for Medication Aide jobs.

The median salary for Medication Aides in Alaska is $34,808.

Compare that to the median salary in Louisiana of $19,920, which ranked worst for Medication Aides, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

a Medication Aide will most commonly be promoted to Certified Nursing Assistant.

The 10 Best States In America For Medication Aides in 2020

  1. Alaska
  2. North Dakota
  3. Minnesota
  4. New York
  5. Michigan
  6. Oregon
  7. Hawaii
  8. Nevada
  9. Nebraska
  10. Connecticut
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  • (122 jobs)
  • (290 jobs)
  • (274 jobs)
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In order to help Medication Aides decide where to work, we compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across the metrics mentioned above.

Our data set includes average annual wages, entry and senior wages, and the number of available jobs per capita.

We also have the current list of job openings for Medication Aides available below.

Here is the list of best states for Medication Aide jobs.

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

The 10 Best States For Medication Aides In 2020

1. Alaska

Total Medication Aide Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
38 $34,808 $27,000 $44,000 3.84
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
Medication Aide Jobs in Alaska

2. North Dakota

Total Medication Aide Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
23 $29,923 $24,000 $37,000 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
Medication Aide Jobs in North Dakota

3. Minnesota

Total Medication Aide Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
122 $30,055 $24,000 $37,000 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
Medication Aide Jobs in Minnesota

4. New York

Total Medication Aide Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
290 $31,228 $24,000 $39,000 1.02
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
Medication Aide Jobs in New York

5. Michigan

Total Medication Aide Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
274 $26,997 $20,000 $34,000 1.9
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
Medication Aide Jobs in Michigan

6. Oregon

Total Medication Aide Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
77 $27,992 $22,000 $34,000 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
Medication Aide Jobs in Oregon

7. Hawaii

Total Medication Aide Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
24 $30,175 $23,000 $38,000 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
Medication Aide Jobs in Hawaii

8. Nevada

Total Medication Aide Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
27 $29,163 $24,000 $35,000 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
Medication Aide Jobs in Nevada

9. Nebraska

Total Medication Aide Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
48 $25,910 $21,000 $31,000 1.6
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
Medication Aide Jobs in Nebraska

10. Connecticut

Total Medication Aide Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
74 $27,881 $22,000 $35,000 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
Medication Aide Jobs in Connecticut

How We Determined The Best States To Be A Medication Aide

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

Detailed List Of The Best States For A Medication Aide

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