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Best states for a Senior Scientist

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Senior Scientist opportunites vary in different parts of the country.

In order to help you determine the best states for Senior Scientists, we ranked all fifty states from best to worst for Senior Scientists.

Although there are abundant Senior Scientist jobs in America, a large number of them are in the Midwest.

Washington is the best state in the country for Senior Scientist jobs, and Minnesota has the second-highest median salary in the country.

Senior Scientists in Redmond make the most money.

Bellevue and Everett are other high paying cities for Senior Scientists.

We found that the Midwest is best for Senior Scientists, and the Northeast is the worst.

Huntingtown is the best city in the country for Senior Scientist jobs, where as Washington is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States in America For Senior Scientists in 2019

  1. Washington
  2. Arizona
  3. California
  4. Delaware
  5. New Jersey
  6. Minnesota
  7. Connecticut
  8. Oregon
  9. Maryland
  10. Massachusetts
  • (855 jobs)
  • (219 jobs)
  • (3,842 jobs)
  • (40 jobs)
  • (647 jobs)
  • (184 jobs)
  • (185 jobs)
  • (147 jobs)
  • (475 jobs)
  • (1,780 jobs)

In order to bring you the best states for Senior Scientists, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Senior Scientists, but also high pay, and good career prospects.

To determine the above criteria, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Senior Scientists.

Check out the list of best states for Senior Scientists below.

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

The 10 Best States For Senior Scientists in 2019

1. Washington

Total Senior Scientist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
855 $155,191 $124,000 $193,000 2.03
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
Senior Scientist Jobs in Washington

2. Arizona

Total Senior Scientist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
219 $116,986 $87,000 $156,000 0.8
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 Scientist Jobs in Arizona

3. California

Total Senior Scientist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,842 $114,559 $85,000 $153,000 2.06
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 Scientist Jobs in California

4. Delaware

Total Senior Scientist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
40 $114,826 $91,000 $143,000 0.85
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
Senior Scientist Jobs in Delaware

5. New Jersey

Total Senior Scientist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
647 $106,534 $84,000 $133,000 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
Senior Scientist Jobs in New Jersey

6. Minnesota

Total Senior Scientist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
184 $118,886 $99,000 $141,000 0.56
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 Scientist Jobs in Minnesota

7. Connecticut

Total Senior Scientist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
185 $104,026 $87,000 $123,000 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 Scientist Jobs in Connecticut

8. Oregon

Total Senior Scientist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
147 $104,202 $78,000 $137,000 0.79
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 Scientist Jobs in Oregon

9. Maryland

Total Senior Scientist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
475 $100,911 $70,000 $143,000 1.4
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 Scientist Jobs in Maryland

10. Massachusetts

Total Senior Scientist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,780 $93,716 $72,000 $121,000 3.69
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
Senior Scientist Jobs in Massachusetts

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Senior Scientist

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Senior Scientist

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