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Best states for a Quality Assurance Engineer

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

Quality Assurance 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.

As Quality Assurance Engineers are popular in the U.S., we wanted to bring you a list of the best states for Quality Assurance Engineers. In case you are trying to decide where to start your career as a Quality Assurance Engineer, or if you are considering moving to a different city or state, we got you covered.

New Hampshire is the best state for jobs for Quality Assurance Engineers, and Montana is the worst.

The most common pay in New Hampshire is $99,728, while the median pay in Montana is $58,320.

Our research put New Hampshire at no. 1 on the list of best paying states for Quality Assurance Engineers. California, Maryland, and District of Columbia also ranked high on our list.

The 10 Best States in America For Quality Assurance Engineers in 2019

  1. New Hampshire
  2. California
  3. Maryland
  4. Washington
  5. Virginia
  6. District of Columbia
  7. Colorado
  8. Texas
  9. Alabama
  10. South Carolina
  • (315 jobs)
  • (9,396 jobs)
  • (1,751 jobs)
  • (4,253 jobs)
  • (3,043 jobs)
  • (468 jobs)
  • (1,395 jobs)
  • (3,471 jobs)
  • (545 jobs)
  • (277 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 Quality Assurance Engineers, to help you with your next career move.

Finally, here is the list of all states from best to worst for Quality Assurance Engineer jobs.

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

The 10 Best States For Quality Assurance Engineers in 2019

1. New Hampshire

Total Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
315 $99,728 $79,000 $124,000 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
Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs in New Hampshire

2. California

Total Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
9,396 $95,197 $72,000 $124,000 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
Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs in California

3. Maryland

Total Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,751 $88,503 $73,000 $106,000 1.56
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
Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs in Maryland

4. Washington

Total Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4,253 $84,353 $63,000 $112,000 3.06
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
Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs in Washington

5. Virginia

Total Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,043 $82,258 $68,000 $98,000 1.6
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
Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs in Virginia

6. District of Columbia

Total Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
468 $88,000 $73,000 $106,000 1.25
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
Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs in District of Columbia

7. Colorado

Total Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,395 $78,654 $65,000 $94,000 1.25
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
Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs in Colorado

8. Texas

Total Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,471 $76,000 $62,000 $92,000 0.92
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
Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs in Texas

9. Alabama

Total Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
545 $73,830 $63,000 $85,000 0.96
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
Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs in Alabama

10. South Carolina

Total Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
277 $80,071 $67,000 $94,000 0.44
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
Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs in South Carolina

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Quality Assurance Engineer

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

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