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Best states for a Senior Planner

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It seems like Senior Planners are becoming more and more common across America. But working conditions for Senior Planners aren’t the same everywhere in the U.S.

Our research shows that Maryland is the best state in the country for Senior Planners.

The most common schools for Senior Planners are University of Phoenix, Arizona State University, and Webster University, and the most common majors are Business and Urban Planning.

60% of people in the field are White, while 16% are Hispanic or Latino.

The bottom 10% level pay for Senior Planners is $67,000.

The median pay hovers around $92,008.

The 10 Best States in America For Senior Planners in 2019

  1. Maryland
  2. Texas
  3. Washington
  4. Alabama
  5. Alaska
  6. Wyoming
  7. District of Columbia
  8. New Mexico
  9. Virginia
  10. Michigan
  • (154 jobs)
  • (330 jobs)
  • (140 jobs)
  • (51 jobs)
  • (10 jobs)
  • (18 jobs)
  • (36 jobs)
  • (54 jobs)
  • (218 jobs)
  • (92 jobs)

We used our most recent data to determine the states that are best for Senior Planner 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.

Below is the list of best cities for Senior Planner jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

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

The 10 Best States For Senior Planners in 2019

1. Maryland

Total Senior Planner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
154 $109,201 $80,000 $148,000 1.58
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
Senior Planner Jobs in Maryland

2. Texas

Total Senior Planner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
330 $120,548 $82,000 $176,000 1.01
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
Senior Planner Jobs in Texas

3. Washington

Total Senior Planner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
140 $108,937 $80,000 $147,000 1.16
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
Senior Planner Jobs in Washington

4. Alabama

Total Senior Planner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
51 $108,937 $80,000 $147,000 1.04
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
Senior Planner Jobs in Alabama

5. Alaska

Total Senior Planner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
10 $101,848 $75,000 $137,000 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
Senior Planner Jobs in Alaska

6. Wyoming

Total Senior Planner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
18 $93,419 $68,000 $126,000 2.51
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
Senior Planner Jobs in Wyoming

7. District of Columbia

Total Senior Planner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
36 $112,213 $82,000 $151,000 1.11
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
Senior Planner Jobs in District of Columbia

8. New Mexico

Total Senior Planner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
54 $91,317 $67,000 $123,000 2.18
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
Senior Planner Jobs in New Mexico

9. Virginia

Total Senior Planner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
218 $98,726 $72,000 $133,000 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
Senior Planner Jobs in Virginia

10. Michigan

Total Senior Planner Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
92 $95,972 $70,000 $129,000 0.84
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
Senior Planner Jobs in Michigan

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Senior Planner

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Senior Planner

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