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Best states for a President

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Do you wonder which states in the U.S. are the best for Presidents?

If so, we have the full list of best to worst states for President jobs for you to check out and see if you think it's time to move and start new.

Why move?

Because not all states fare the same when it come to job opportunity and pay.

In fact, our research shows that Illinois is the best state for Presidents in America.

The best city in America for Presidents with the highest pay is Baltimore.

In order to get you the best states for Presidents, we looked at our data on jobs and wages -- specifically the average annual wage and the number of available jobs per capita.

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The 10 Best States in America For Presidents in 2019

  1. Illinois
  2. New York
  3. Rhode Island
  4. District of Columbia
  5. South Dakota
  6. Texas
  7. Pennsylvania
  8. New Jersey
  9. Nevada
  10. North Carolina
  • (1,597 jobs)
  • (2,775 jobs)
  • (89 jobs)
  • (366 jobs)
  • (48 jobs)
  • (2,040 jobs)
  • (773 jobs)
  • (896 jobs)
  • (191 jobs)
  • (689 jobs)

We looked at the most recent data to rank all fifty states from best to worst for President jobs.

Below is the list of the best states for Presidents.

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

The 10 Best States For Presidents in 2019

1. Illinois

Total President Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,597 $255,704 $148,000 $439,000 1.31
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
President Jobs in Illinois

2. New York

Total President Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,775 $232,434 $129,000 $416,000 2.09
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
President Jobs in New York

3. Rhode Island

Total President Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
89 $223,011 $132,000 $374,000 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
President Jobs in Rhode Island

4. District of Columbia

Total President Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
366 $228,206 $135,000 $383,000 1.84
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
President Jobs in District of Columbia

5. South Dakota

Total President Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
48 $232,090 $137,000 $390,000 0.79
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
President Jobs in South Dakota

6. Texas

Total President Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,040 $225,803 $162,000 $313,000 1.02
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
President Jobs in Texas

7. Pennsylvania

Total President Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
773 $248,076 $159,000 $386,000 0.69
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
President Jobs in Pennsylvania

8. New Jersey

Total President Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
896 $206,175 $129,000 $327,000 1.15
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
President Jobs in New Jersey

9. Nevada

Total President Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
191 $198,302 $117,000 $333,000 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
President Jobs in Nevada

10. North Carolina

Total President Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
689 $214,539 $167,000 $274,000 0.84
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
President Jobs in North Carolina

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a President

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

Detailed list of the best states for a President

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