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Best States For A Seismologist

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

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 Seismologist jobs.

In order to help you decide which state is the best for Seismologists, we ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia from best to worst for Seismologist jobs.

51% of people in the field are White, while 15% are Asian.

If you are currently seeking employment as a Seismologist, you can find open job positions using Zippia's search tools.

The 10 Best States In America For Seismologists in 2020

  1. Texas
  2. Oklahoma
  3. Louisiana
  4. North Dakota
  5. Maine
  6. District of Columbia
  7. Nebraska
  8. Tennessee
  9. Colorado
  10. Kentucky
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We used our most recent data to determine the states that are best for Seismologist 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.

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

Check out the list of best states for Seismologists below.

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

The 10 Best States For Seismologists In 2020

1. Texas

Total Seismologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
27 $152,606 $98,000 $236,000 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
Seismologist Jobs in Texas

2. Oklahoma

Total Seismologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3 $143,440 $92,000 $221,000 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
Seismologist Jobs in Oklahoma

3. Louisiana

Total Seismologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
6 $120,681 $70,000 $207,000 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
Seismologist Jobs in Louisiana

4. North Dakota

Total Seismologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1 $126,868 $81,000 $197,000 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
Seismologist Jobs in North Dakota

5. Maine

Total Seismologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3 $113,186 $72,000 $177,000 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
Seismologist Jobs in Maine

6. District of Columbia

Total Seismologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1 $160,510 $107,000 $240,000 0.34
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
Seismologist Jobs in District of Columbia

7. Nebraska

Total Seismologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3 $114,908 $76,000 $172,000 1.45
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
Seismologist Jobs in Nebraska

8. Tennessee

Total Seismologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
8 $107,561 $62,000 $185,000 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
Seismologist Jobs in Tennessee

9. Colorado

Total Seismologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
6 $121,280 $79,000 $185,000 0.68
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
Seismologist Jobs in Colorado

10. Kentucky

Total Seismologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
12 $104,824 $63,000 $173,000 3.03
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
Seismologist Jobs in Kentucky

How We Determined The Best States To Be A Seismologist

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