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Best States For An PHD Researcher

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Do you want to become an PHD Researcher at The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, and you wonder what that means or entails?

We have the full list of best states for PHD Researchers that you can check out, before you begin your journey.

Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of PHD Researchers in America is $81,000.

New Jersey is the best state for jobs for PHD Researchers, and Mississippi is the worst.

The most common pay in New Jersey is $70,911, while the median pay in Mississippi is $29,174.

The bottom 10% level pay for PHD Researchers is $33,000.

The median pay hovers around $52,500.

The 10 Best States In America For PHD Researchers in 2020

  1. New Jersey
  2. Arizona
  3. Delaware
  4. California
  5. Connecticut
  6. North Carolina
  7. Alaska
  8. Pennsylvania
  9. Maine
  10. Massachusetts
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We used our most recent data to determine the states that are best for PHD Researcher positions.

In order to rank the states, we needed to figure out not just where the jobs are located, but we also needed to establish how much these jobs paid.

Some of the companies that are hiring for PHD Researchers include The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Cente.

Below is the list of the best states for PHD Researchers.

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

The 10 Best States For PHD Researchers In 2020

1. New Jersey

Total PHD Researcher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
180 $70,911 $45,000 $111,000 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
PHD Researcher Jobs in New Jersey

2. Arizona

Total PHD Researcher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
153 $58,126 $37,000 $91,000 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
PHD Researcher Jobs in Arizona

3. Delaware

Total PHD Researcher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
14 $63,468 $39,000 $102,000 1.23
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
PHD Researcher Jobs in Delaware

4. California

Total PHD Researcher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
504 $64,484 $40,000 $102,000 1.12
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
PHD Researcher Jobs in California

5. Connecticut

Total PHD Researcher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
25 $67,967 $43,000 $105,000 0.56
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
PHD Researcher Jobs in Connecticut

6. North Carolina

Total PHD Researcher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
310 $54,461 $35,000 $84,000 2.74
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
PHD Researcher Jobs in North Carolina

7. Alaska

Total PHD Researcher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
22 $56,249 $41,000 $76,000 3.45
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
PHD Researcher Jobs in Alaska

8. Pennsylvania

Total PHD Researcher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
132 $59,451 $35,000 $98,000 0.85
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
PHD Researcher Jobs in Pennsylvania

9. Maine

Total PHD Researcher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
7 $61,104 $42,000 $87,000 0.51
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
PHD Researcher Jobs in Maine

10. Massachusetts

Total PHD Researcher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
331 $52,079 $34,000 $78,000 2.83
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
PHD Researcher Jobs in Massachusetts

How We Determined The Best States To Be An PHD Researcher

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

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