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Best states for a Research Manager

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Average Salary:

We wanted to look at where Research Managers have it the best -- where there are plenty of jobs to go around and people get paid what they deserve during every phase of their career.

The median salary for Research Managers in Washington is $127,441.

Compare that to the median salary in Mississippi of $48,131, which ranked worst for Research Managers, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

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The 10 Best States in America For Research Managers in 2019

  1. Washington
  2. California
  3. Colorado
  4. Virginia
  5. Rhode Island
  6. New Jersey
  7. Connecticut
  8. Massachusetts
  9. Arkansas
  10. Pennsylvania
  • (1,998 jobs)
  • (8,158 jobs)
  • (1,017 jobs)
  • (1,452 jobs)
  • (172 jobs)
  • (1,297 jobs)
  • (433 jobs)
  • (2,050 jobs)
  • (178 jobs)
  • (1,256 jobs)

How did we determine the ranking?

We analyzed our most recent data, particularly the employment statistics, and ranked all 50 states from best to worst for Research Managers.

We also have the current list of job openings for Research Managers available below.

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 Research Managers in 2019

1. Washington

Total Research Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,998 $127,441 $88,000 $183,000 1.85
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 Manager Jobs in Washington

2. California

Total Research Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
8,158 $123,286 $83,000 $181,000 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 Manager Jobs in California

3. Colorado

Total Research Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,017 $96,782 $65,000 $143,000 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
Research Manager Jobs in Colorado

4. Virginia

Total Research Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,452 $97,834 $65,000 $145,000 0.98
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 Manager Jobs in Virginia

5. Rhode Island

Total Research Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
172 $88,242 $59,000 $131,000 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
Research Manager Jobs in Rhode Island

6. New Jersey

Total Research Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,297 $95,752 $64,000 $142,000 1.14
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 Manager Jobs in New Jersey

7. Connecticut

Total Research Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
433 $97,678 $75,000 $127,000 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
Research Manager Jobs in Connecticut

8. Massachusetts

Total Research Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,050 $87,837 $59,000 $129,000 1.66
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 Manager Jobs in Massachusetts

9. Arkansas

Total Research Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
178 $87,385 $58,000 $129,000 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
Research Manager Jobs in Arkansas

10. Pennsylvania

Total Research Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,256 $84,912 $57,000 $126,000 0.77
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 Manager Jobs in Pennsylvania

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Research Manager

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

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