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Best states for a Postdoctoral Scholar

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Do you want to become a Postdoctoral Scholar at University of California Press, and you wonder what that means or entails?

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

Our research found that New Jersey is the best state for Postdoctoral Scholars, while Nevada and New Jersey are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

New Jersey has a median salary of $70,425 and Nevada has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Postdoctoral Scholars.

38% of people in the field are White, while 37% are Asian.

a Postdoctoral Scholar will most commonly be promoted to Research Associate.

The 10 Best States in America For Postdoctoral Scholars in 2019

  1. New Jersey
  2. Arizona
  3. New York
  4. Delaware
  5. Connecticut
  6. Kentucky
  7. Pennsylvania
  8. Nevada
  9. Oregon
  10. Massachusetts
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  • (146 jobs)
  • (367 jobs)
  • (9 jobs)
  • (28 jobs)
  • (22 jobs)
  • (214 jobs)
  • (3 jobs)
  • (137 jobs)
  • (553 jobs)

In order to help Postdoctoral Scholars 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.

Check out the ranking of the best states for Postdoctoral Scholars below.

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

The 10 Best States For Postdoctoral Scholars in 2019

1. New Jersey

Total Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
281 $70,426 $54,000 $90,000 2
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
Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs in New Jersey

2. Arizona

Total Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
146 $64,655 $55,000 $75,000 1.69
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
Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs in Arizona

3. New York

Total Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
367 $58,452 $51,000 $66,000 1.53
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
Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs in New York

4. Delaware

Total Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
9 $60,930 $47,000 $78,000 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
Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs in Delaware

5. Connecticut

Total Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
28 $60,938 $47,000 $78,000 0.48
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
Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs in Connecticut

6. Kentucky

Total Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
22 $59,237 $51,000 $68,000 0.46
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
Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs in Kentucky

7. Pennsylvania

Total Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
214 $51,341 $44,000 $59,000 1.06
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
Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs in Pennsylvania

8. Nevada

Total Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3 $73,403 $58,000 $92,000 0.09
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
Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs in Nevada

9. Oregon

Total Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
137 $50,592 $46,000 $55,000 2.34
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
Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs in Oregon

10. Massachusetts

Total Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
553 $49,282 $43,000 $56,000 3.63
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
Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs in Massachusetts

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Postdoctoral Scholar

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Postdoctoral Scholar

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