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Best states for an Owner

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Executive Management careers are no different.

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

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

South Dakota has a median salary of $120,439 and South Dakota has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Owners.

South Dakota is the best state for jobs for Owners, and New Mexico is the worst.

The most common pay in South Dakota is $120,439, while the median pay in New Mexico is $41,673.

The 10 Best States in America For Owners in 2019

  1. South Dakota
  2. Illinois
  3. Texas
  4. Michigan
  5. Nebraska
  6. Pennsylvania
  7. Iowa
  8. Rhode Island
  9. Georgia
  10. Louisiana
  • (92 jobs)
  • (1,390 jobs)
  • (1,704 jobs)
  • (787 jobs)
  • (135 jobs)
  • (875 jobs)
  • (480 jobs)
  • (58 jobs)
  • (1,048 jobs)
  • (443 jobs)

After looking at the our most recent data, we found that South Dakota is the best state for Owners.

Check out the complete ranking and a full description of our methodology below.

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

The 10 Best States For Owners in 2019

1. South Dakota

Total Owner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
92 $120,440 $70,000 $205,000 1.77
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
Owner Jobs in South Dakota

2. Illinois

Total Owner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,390 $110,707 $65,000 $187,000 1.33
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
Owner Jobs in Illinois

3. Texas

Total Owner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,704 $115,006 $67,000 $195,000 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
Owner Jobs in Texas

4. Michigan

Total Owner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
787 $117,243 $94,000 $145,000 1.37
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
Owner Jobs in Michigan

5. Nebraska

Total Owner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
135 $106,256 $62,000 $180,000 1.13
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
Owner Jobs in Nebraska

6. Pennsylvania

Total Owner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
875 $110,707 $65,000 $187,000 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
Owner Jobs in Pennsylvania

7. Iowa

Total Owner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
480 $101,482 $59,000 $172,000 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
Owner Jobs in Iowa

8. Rhode Island

Total Owner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
58 $116,375 $68,000 $197,000 0.75
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
Owner Jobs in Rhode Island

9. Georgia

Total Owner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,048 $104,381 $61,000 $178,000 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
Owner Jobs in Georgia

10. Louisiana

Total Owner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
443 $97,755 $57,000 $166,000 2.04
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
Owner Jobs in Louisiana

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE an Owner

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

Detailed list of the best states for an Owner

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