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Best states for a Specialist

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Are you thinking of becoming a Specialist and really want to work at Apple?

Turns out, your chances are better in some states than others.

This way, if you are newly entering the job market, or you are looking to change jobs, you know which places are the best for Specialist jobs.

In order to get you the best states for Specialists, we looked at our data on jobs and wages -- specifically the average annual wage and the number of available jobs per capita.

We found that Oregon is the best state for Specialist jobs, whereas Kansas is the worst.

The 10 Best States in America For Specialists in 2019

  1. Oregon
  2. Massachusetts
  3. Connecticut
  4. Texas
  5. Pennsylvania
  6. Alaska
  7. Arkansas
  8. Idaho
  9. Georgia
  10. Maryland
  • (2,019 jobs)
  • (4,876 jobs)
  • (1,642 jobs)
  • (10,863 jobs)
  • (6,395 jobs)
  • (392 jobs)
  • (947 jobs)
  • (711 jobs)
  • (4,322 jobs)
  • (3,804 jobs)

We looked at the most recent data to rank all fifty states from best to worst for Specialist jobs.

Check out the ranking of the best states for Specialists below.

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

The 10 Best States For Specialists in 2019

1. Oregon

Total Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,019 $96,242 $70,000 $132,000 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
Specialist Jobs in Oregon

2. Massachusetts

Total Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4,876 $82,650 $56,000 $121,000 1.03
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
Specialist Jobs in Massachusetts

3. Connecticut

Total Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,642 $90,629 $67,000 $122,000 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
Specialist Jobs in Connecticut

4. Texas

Total Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
10,863 $79,266 $52,000 $119,000 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
Specialist Jobs in Texas

5. Pennsylvania

Total Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
6,395 $80,471 $60,000 $107,000 1.02
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
Specialist Jobs in Pennsylvania

6. Alaska

Total Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
392 $72,443 $45,000 $114,000 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
Specialist Jobs in Alaska

7. Arkansas

Total Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
947 $78,182 $52,000 $115,000 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
Specialist Jobs in Arkansas

8. Idaho

Total Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
711 $73,782 $56,000 $95,000 1.29
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
Specialist Jobs in Idaho

9. Georgia

Total Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4,322 $80,539 $57,000 $112,000 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
Specialist Jobs in Georgia

10. Maryland

Total Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,804 $78,146 $51,000 $117,000 1.14
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
Specialist Jobs in Maryland

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Specialist

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Specialist

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