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Best States For An Owner/Operator

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Are you thinking of becoming an Owner/Operator and really want to work at Knight Transportation?

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

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

North Dakota is the best state for jobs for Owner/Operators, and Idaho is the worst.

The most common pay in North Dakota is $125,142, while the median pay in Idaho is $66,275.

The bottom 10% level pay for Owner/Operators is $83,000.

The median pay hovers around $142,759.

The 10 Best States In America For Owner/Operators in 2020

  1. North Dakota
  2. Oklahoma
  3. Louisiana
  4. Arkansas
  5. Texas
  6. Kansas
  7. Arizona
  8. Missouri
  9. Indiana
  10. Nevada
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  • (335 jobs)
  • (1,490 jobs)
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In order to bring you the best states for Owner/Operators, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Owner/Operators, 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 Owner/Operators.

We also have the current list of job openings for Owner/Operators available below.

Here is the list of best states for Owner/Operator jobs.

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

The 10 Best States For Owner/Operators In 2020

1. North Dakota

Total Owner/Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
79 $125,142 $69,000 $224,000 1.3
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/Operator Jobs in North Dakota

2. Oklahoma

Total Owner/Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
234 $119,542 $63,000 $225,000 1.29
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/Operator Jobs in Oklahoma

3. Louisiana

Total Owner/Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
423 $112,455 $57,000 $220,000 2.03
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/Operator Jobs in Louisiana

4. Arkansas

Total Owner/Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
335 $110,406 $56,000 $217,000 2.31
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/Operator Jobs in Arkansas

5. Texas

Total Owner/Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,490 $125,383 $68,000 $230,000 0.9
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
Owner/Operator Jobs in Texas

6. Kansas

Total Owner/Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
277 $114,615 $59,000 $220,000 1.44
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/Operator Jobs in Kansas

7. Arizona

Total Owner/Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
240 $128,623 $71,000 $230,000 0.61
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/Operator Jobs in Arizona

8. Missouri

Total Owner/Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
669 $113,350 $58,000 $220,000 1.67
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/Operator Jobs in Missouri

9. Indiana

Total Owner/Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
751 $108,473 $54,000 $217,000 1.83
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/Operator Jobs in Indiana

10. Nevada

Total Owner/Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
86 $125,107 $68,000 $227,000 0.58
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/Operator Jobs in Nevada

How We Determined The Best States To Be An Owner/Operator

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

Detailed List Of The Best States For An Owner/Operator

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