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Best states for an Officer

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Officer opportunites vary in different parts of the country.

In order to help you determine the best states for Officers, we ranked all fifty states from best to worst for Officers.

Although there are abundant Officer jobs in America, a large number of them are in the South.

Alaska is the best state in the country for Officer jobs, and District of Columbia has the second-highest median salary in the country.

an Officer will most commonly be promoted to Security Officer.

The 10 Best States in America For Officers in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. District of Columbia
  3. North Dakota
  4. Virginia
  5. Massachusetts
  6. Wyoming
  7. Nebraska
  8. New Hampshire
  9. Vermont
  10. Washington
  • (106 jobs)
  • (435 jobs)
  • (90 jobs)
  • (1,372 jobs)
  • (1,180 jobs)
  • (62 jobs)
  • (180 jobs)
  • (156 jobs)
  • (37 jobs)
  • (673 jobs)

We found that Alaska is the best state for Officers, and District of Columbia is also high in terms of median salary.

Our calculations are based on higher annual income for Officer jobs, and having plenty of job openings as well.

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

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

The 10 Best States For Officers in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
106 $124,945 $88,000 $177,000 2.16
Officer Jobs in Alaska

2. District of Columbia

Total Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
435 $120,384 $84,000 $171,000 2.06
Officer Jobs in District of Columbia

3. North Dakota

Total Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
90 $100,616 $70,000 $142,000 1.14
Officer Jobs in North Dakota

4. Virginia

Total Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,372 $96,980 $68,000 $137,000 1.28
Officer Jobs in Virginia

5. Massachusetts

Total Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,180 $95,852 $67,000 $135,000 1.31
Officer Jobs in Massachusetts

6. Wyoming

Total Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
62 $89,439 $63,000 $126,000 1.33
Officer Jobs in Wyoming

7. Nebraska

Total Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
180 $91,390 $64,000 $129,000 1.21
Officer Jobs in Nebraska

8. New Hampshire

Total Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
156 $96,326 $67,000 $136,000 0.93
Officer Jobs in New Hampshire

9. Vermont

Total Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
37 $119,126 $83,000 $169,000 0.57
Officer Jobs in Vermont

10. Washington

Total Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
673 $102,993 $72,000 $146,000 0.86
Officer Jobs in Washington

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE an Officer

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

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