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Best states for a Project Engineer

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We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for Project Engineers, considering how big the profession is in the United States.

Project Engineer positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc.

Our research found that Texas is the best state for Project Engineers, while Alaska and Washington are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

Texas has a median salary of $81,025 and Alaska has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Project Engineers.

To do that, we looked at the most recent data we have available for the following criteria -- average annual wages, and availability of jobs for Project Engineers.

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The 10 Best States in America For Project Engineers in 2019

  1. Texas
  2. Alaska
  3. Washington
  4. Connecticut
  5. Louisiana
  6. Massachusetts
  7. Michigan
  8. California
  9. New Mexico
  10. Virginia
  • (4,792 jobs)
  • (103 jobs)
  • (1,940 jobs)
  • (953 jobs)
  • (488 jobs)
  • (2,406 jobs)
  • (1,784 jobs)
  • (9,864 jobs)
  • (344 jobs)
  • (2,917 jobs)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data helped us determine the ranking.

We ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Project Engineers, to help you with your next career move.

Check out the ranking of the best states for Project Engineers below.

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

The 10 Best States For Project Engineers in 2019

1. Texas

Total Project Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4,792 $81,026 $60,000 $109,000 1.05
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
Project Engineer Jobs in Texas

2. Alaska

Total Project Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
103 $91,397 $71,000 $116,000 0.97
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
Project Engineer Jobs in Alaska

3. Washington

Total Project Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,940 $81,200 $63,000 $103,000 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
Project Engineer Jobs in Washington

4. Connecticut

Total Project Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
953 $77,901 $65,000 $92,000 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
Project Engineer Jobs in Connecticut

5. Louisiana

Total Project Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
488 $77,911 $57,000 $105,000 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
Project Engineer Jobs in Louisiana

6. Massachusetts

Total Project Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,406 $76,141 $58,000 $98,000 1.24
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
Project Engineer Jobs in Massachusetts

7. Michigan

Total Project Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,784 $71,136 $59,000 $85,000 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
Project Engineer Jobs in Michigan

8. California

Total Project Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
9,864 $79,705 $64,000 $98,000 1.32
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
Project Engineer Jobs in California

9. New Mexico

Total Project Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
344 $73,287 $57,000 $93,000 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
Project Engineer Jobs in New Mexico

10. Virginia

Total Project Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,917 $75,071 $56,000 $98,000 1.26
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
Project Engineer Jobs in Virginia

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Project Engineer

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

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