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Best states for a Program Director

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Do you want to become a Program Director at IBM, and you wonder what that means or entails?

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

Pay, benefits, and opportunities vary greatly by place, and it's no different for Program Directors.

We found that Washington is the best state in the nation for Program Directors, and people in Chandler earn the most in the field.

To that end, we dove into our dataset of job and salary numbers to figure out which states have the best opportunities for Program Directors. Washington is the best state for Program Directors -- the median salary for Program Directors in Washington is $81,024.

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The 10 Best States in America For Program Directors in 2019

  1. Washington
  2. Arizona
  3. Maryland
  4. District of Columbia
  5. Georgia
  6. Connecticut
  7. Massachusetts
  8. Minnesota
  9. Illinois
  10. Texas
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  • (467 jobs)
  • (632 jobs)
  • (521 jobs)
  • (599 jobs)
  • (334 jobs)
  • (1,199 jobs)
  • (531 jobs)
  • (968 jobs)
  • (1,542 jobs)

In order to bring you the best states for Program Directors, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Program Directors, 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 Program Directors.

Ready to check out the list? See below.

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

The 10 Best States For Program Directors in 2019

1. Washington

Total Program Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,024 $81,025 $45,000 $145,000 1.55
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
Program Director Jobs in Washington

2. Arizona

Total Program Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
467 $86,451 $64,000 $116,000 1.09
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
Program Director Jobs in Arizona

3. Maryland

Total Program Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
632 $76,108 $47,000 $122,000 1.18
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
Program Director Jobs in Maryland

4. District of Columbia

Total Program Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
521 $73,033 $46,000 $115,000 2.93
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
Program Director Jobs in District of Columbia

5. Georgia

Total Program Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
599 $82,249 $48,000 $140,000 0.82
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
Program Director Jobs in Georgia

6. Connecticut

Total Program Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
334 $75,153 $35,000 $158,000 1.16
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
Program Director Jobs in Connecticut

7. Massachusetts

Total Program Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,199 $64,699 $33,000 $124,000 1.58
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
Program Director Jobs in Massachusetts

8. Minnesota

Total Program Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
531 $68,380 $38,000 $121,000 1.03
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
Program Director Jobs in Minnesota

9. Illinois

Total Program Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
968 $72,645 $44,000 $118,000 0.88
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
Program Director Jobs in Illinois

10. Texas

Total Program Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,542 $71,693 $43,000 $117,000 0.86
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
Program Director Jobs in Texas

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Program Director

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

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