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Best States For A Security System Engineer

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Do you wonder which states in the U.S. are the best for Security System Engineers?

If so, we have the full list of best to worst states for Security System Engineer jobs for you to check out and see if you think it's time to move and start new.

Why move?

Because not all states fare the same when it come to job opportunity and pay.

Our research shows that New Jersey is the best state in the country for Security System Engineers.

The most common schools for Security System Engineers are George Mason University, Colorado Technical University, and University of Phoenix, and the most common majors are Computer Science and Information Technology.

To that end, we dove into our dataset of job and salary numbers to figure out which states have the best opportunities for Security System Engineers. New Jersey is the best state for Security System Engineers -- the median salary for Security System Engineers in New Jersey is $117,613.

Our research put New Jersey at no. 1 on the list of best paying states for Security System Engineers. District of Columbia, New York, and Maryland also ranked high on our list.

The 10 Best States In America For Security System Engineers in 2020

  1. New Jersey
  2. District of Columbia
  3. Maryland
  4. New York
  5. Virginia
  6. Rhode Island
  7. Connecticut
  8. Massachusetts
  9. North Carolina
  10. California
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  • (607 jobs)
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  • (1,162 jobs)
  • (2,440 jobs)
  • (82 jobs)
  • (279 jobs)
  • (925 jobs)
  • (743 jobs)
  • (4,027 jobs)

In order to help Security System Engineers decide where to work, we compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across the metrics mentioned above.

Our data set includes average annual wages, entry and senior wages, and the number of available jobs per capita.

Some of the companies that are hiring for Security System Engineers include Harris and Northrop Grumman.

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

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

The 10 Best States For Security System Engineers In 2020

1. New Jersey

Total Security System Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
684 $117,613 $77,000 $177,000 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
Security System Engineer Jobs in New Jersey

2. District of Columbia

Total Security System Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
607 $114,605 $76,000 $171,000 3.22
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
Security System Engineer Jobs in District of Columbia

3. Maryland

Total Security System Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,229 $109,137 $72,000 $164,000 2.17
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
Security System Engineer Jobs in Maryland

4. New York

Total Security System Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,162 $114,452 $75,000 $174,000 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
Security System Engineer Jobs in New York

5. Virginia

Total Security System Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,440 $102,720 $68,000 $153,000 2.54
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
Security System Engineer Jobs in Virginia

6. Rhode Island

Total Security System Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
82 $105,219 $72,000 $152,000 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
Security System Engineer Jobs in Rhode Island

7. Connecticut

Total Security System Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
279 $106,297 $71,000 $157,000 0.91
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
Security System Engineer Jobs in Connecticut

8. Massachusetts

Total Security System Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
925 $100,097 $70,000 $142,000 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
Security System Engineer Jobs in Massachusetts

9. North Carolina

Total Security System Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
743 $98,766 $65,000 $148,000 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
Security System Engineer Jobs in North Carolina

10. California

Total Security System Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4,027 $103,850 $66,000 $161,000 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
Security System Engineer Jobs in California

How We Determined The Best States To Be A Security System Engineer

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

Detailed List Of The Best States For A Security System Engineer

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