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Best states for a Research Associate

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Are you wondering which place in the United States is the best state for Research Associates?

Knowing how challenging it is to figure out where to start your career or where to move to advance your career, we decided to bring you a list of best states for Research Associate jobs.

Although there are abundant Research Associate jobs in America, a large number of them are in the Midwest.

Alaska is the best state in the country for Research Associate jobs, and Delaware has the second-highest median salary in the country.

47% of people in the field are White, while 25% are Asian.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Battelle have current job openings that you can apply to using Zippia's job search tools.

The 10 Best States in America For Research Associates in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. Delaware
  3. New York
  4. Washington
  5. New Mexico
  6. Minnesota
  7. Arizona
  8. Nevada
  9. District of Columbia
  10. Arkansas
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  • (967 jobs)
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We used our most recent data to determine the states that are best for Research Associate positions.

In order to rank the states, we needed to figure out not just where the jobs are located, but we also needed to establish how much these jobs paid.

Finally, here is the list of all states from best to worst for Research Associate jobs.

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

The 10 Best States For Research Associates in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Research Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
45 $87,467 $76,000 $100,000 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
Research Associate Jobs in Alaska

2. Delaware

Total Research Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
54 $83,491 $56,000 $123,000 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
Research Associate Jobs in Delaware

3. New York

Total Research Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,681 $71,059 $43,000 $114,000 1.71
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
Research Associate Jobs in New York

4. Washington

Total Research Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
967 $64,733 $50,000 $83,000 1.77
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
Research Associate Jobs in Washington

5. New Mexico

Total Research Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
138 $63,037 $44,000 $89,000 1.23
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
Research Associate Jobs in New Mexico

6. Minnesota

Total Research Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
225 $73,347 $53,000 $100,000 0.53
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
Research Associate Jobs in Minnesota

7. Arizona

Total Research Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
442 $59,045 $44,000 $77,000 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
Research Associate Jobs in Arizona

8. Nevada

Total Research Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
44 $66,234 $45,000 $95,000 0.33
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
Research Associate Jobs in Nevada

9. District of Columbia

Total Research Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
306 $63,607 $46,000 $86,000 2.08
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
Research Associate Jobs in District of Columbia

10. Arkansas

Total Research Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
48 $60,627 $45,000 $81,000 0.37
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
Research Associate Jobs in Arkansas

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Research Associate

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

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