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Best states for a Senior Systems Engineer

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Our research found that Washington is the best state for Senior Systems Engineers, while New Hampshire and District of Columbia are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

Washington has a median salary of $116,314 and New Hampshire has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Senior Systems Engineers.

To do that, we looked at the most recent data we have available for the following criteria -- average annual wages, and availability of jobs for Senior Systems Engineers.

Washington is the best state, and Hudson is the city with the highest pay for Senior Systems Engineers.

The 10 Best States in America For Senior Systems Engineers in 2019

  1. Washington
  2. New Hampshire
  3. District of Columbia
  4. California
  5. Nebraska
  6. Massachusetts
  7. Virginia
  8. Oregon
  9. Colorado
  10. Texas
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  • (477 jobs)
  • (1,002 jobs)
  • (12,657 jobs)
  • (292 jobs)
  • (2,833 jobs)
  • (6,067 jobs)
  • (787 jobs)
  • (2,331 jobs)
  • (4,956 jobs)

In order to bring you the best states for Senior Systems Engineers, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Senior Systems Engineers, 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 Systems Engineers.

So without further delay, here is the list of best states for Senior Systems Engineers.

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

The 10 Best States For Senior Systems Engineers in 2019

1. Washington

Total Senior Systems Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,782 $116,314 $97,000 $138,000 1.48
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 Systems Engineer Jobs in Washington

2. New Hampshire

Total Senior Systems Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
477 $122,628 $95,000 $158,000 1.19
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 Systems Engineer Jobs in New Hampshire

3. District of Columbia

Total Senior Systems Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,002 $119,213 $102,000 $138,000 1.98
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 Systems Engineer Jobs in District of Columbia

4. California

Total Senior Systems Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
12,657 $110,839 $88,000 $138,000 1.52
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 Systems Engineer Jobs in California

5. Nebraska

Total Senior Systems Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
292 $104,931 $89,000 $122,000 0.82
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 Systems Engineer Jobs in Nebraska

6. Massachusetts

Total Senior Systems Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,833 $101,970 $84,000 $122,000 1.31
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 Systems Engineer Jobs in Massachusetts

7. Virginia

Total Senior Systems Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
6,067 $100,194 $80,000 $123,000 2.36
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 Systems Engineer Jobs in Virginia

8. Oregon

Total Senior Systems Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
787 $99,022 $76,000 $129,000 0.95
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 Systems Engineer Jobs in Oregon

9. Colorado

Total Senior Systems Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,331 $98,529 $77,000 $125,000 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
Senior Systems Engineer Jobs in Colorado

10. Texas

Total Senior Systems Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4,956 $93,235 $74,000 $117,000 0.97
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 Systems Engineer Jobs in Texas

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Senior Systems Engineer

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Senior Systems Engineer

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