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Best states for a Residential Counselor

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

Residential Counselor 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 shows that New Jersey is the best state in the country for Residential Counselors.

The most common schools for Residential Counselors are University of Phoenix, Liberty University, and Capella University, and the most common majors are Psychology and Social Work.

In order to get you the best states for Residential Counselors, we looked at our data on jobs and wages -- specifically the average annual wage and the number of available jobs per capita.

The 10 Best States in America For Residential Counselors in 2019

  1. New Jersey
  2. Alaska
  3. Maine
  4. Wyoming
  5. Nevada
  6. Connecticut
  7. Rhode Island
  8. Massachusetts
  9. Hawaii
  10. North Dakota
  • (314 jobs)
  • (18 jobs)
  • (36 jobs)
  • (23 jobs)
  • (85 jobs)
  • (178 jobs)
  • (30 jobs)
  • (760 jobs)
  • (22 jobs)
  • (15 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 Residential Counselors, to help you with your next career move.

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

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

The 10 Best States For Residential Counselors in 2019

1. New Jersey

Total Residential Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
314 $36,509 $28,000 $46,000 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
Residential Counselor Jobs in New Jersey

2. Alaska

Total Residential Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
18 $34,336 $26,000 $43,000 1.5
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
Residential Counselor Jobs in Alaska

3. Maine

Total Residential Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
36 $33,538 $26,000 $42,000 1.38
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
Residential Counselor Jobs in Maine

4. Wyoming

Total Residential Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
23 $30,044 $23,000 $38,000 2.02
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
Residential Counselor Jobs in Wyoming

5. Nevada

Total Residential Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
85 $29,431 $23,000 $37,000 1.81
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
Residential Counselor Jobs in Nevada

6. Connecticut

Total Residential Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
178 $30,360 $23,000 $38,000 2.14
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
Residential Counselor Jobs in Connecticut

7. Rhode Island

Total Residential Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
30 $29,431 $23,000 $37,000 1.29
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
Residential Counselor Jobs in Rhode Island

8. Massachusetts

Total Residential Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
760 $29,218 $22,000 $37,000 3.46
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
Residential Counselor Jobs in Massachusetts

9. Hawaii

Total Residential Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
22 $32,047 $25,000 $40,000 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
Residential Counselor Jobs in Hawaii

10. North Dakota

Total Residential Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
15 $28,557 $22,000 $36,000 0.78
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
Residential Counselor Jobs in North Dakota

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Residential Counselor

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Residential Counselor

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