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Best states for a Student Support Counselor

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Not all states present equal opportunity for employees, and when it comes to Student Support Counselor jobs, it's no different.

We know how hard job search can be, and in order to make your life a little easier, we have the information you need in order to determine where you might want to start your job search.

Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of Student Support Counselors in America is $62,000.

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

Our research put New Jersey at no. 1 on the list of best paying states for Student Support Counselors. Alaska, Maine, and Hawaii also ranked high on our list.

The 10 Best States in America For Student Support Counselors in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. Maine
  3. New Jersey
  4. Wyoming
  5. Pennsylvania
  6. Connecticut
  7. Nevada
  8. North Dakota
  9. Oregon
  10. Hawaii
  • (45 jobs)
  • (73 jobs)
  • (416 jobs)
  • (37 jobs)
  • (577 jobs)
  • (227 jobs)
  • (102 jobs)
  • (43 jobs)
  • (137 jobs)
  • (38 jobs)

How did we determine the ranking?

We analyzed our most recent data, particularly the employment statistics, and ranked all 50 states from best to worst for Student Support Counselors.

Check out the complete ranking and a full description of our methodology below.

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

The 10 Best States For Student Support Counselors in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Student Support Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
45 $58,262 $44,000 $76,000 2.37
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
Student Support Counselor Jobs in Alaska

2. Maine

Total Student Support Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
73 $56,748 $43,000 $74,000 1.77
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
Student Support Counselor Jobs in Maine

3. New Jersey

Total Student Support Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
416 $61,544 $46,000 $80,000 1.3
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
Student Support Counselor Jobs in New Jersey

4. Wyoming

Total Student Support Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
37 $50,810 $38,000 $66,000 2.05
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
Student Support Counselor Jobs in Wyoming

5. Pennsylvania

Total Student Support Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
577 $50,226 $38,000 $65,000 1.25
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
Student Support Counselor Jobs in Pennsylvania

6. Connecticut

Total Student Support Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
227 $51,407 $39,000 $67,000 1.72
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
Student Support Counselor Jobs in Connecticut

7. Nevada

Total Student Support Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
102 $49,655 $37,000 $65,000 1.38
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
Student Support Counselor Jobs in Nevada

8. North Dakota

Total Student Support Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
43 $48,551 $37,000 $63,000 1.42
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
Student Support Counselor Jobs in North Dakota

9. Oregon

Total Student Support Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
137 $50,226 $38,000 $65,000 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
Student Support Counselor Jobs in Oregon

10. Hawaii

Total Student Support Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
38 $53,946 $41,000 $70,000 1.36
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
Student Support Counselor Jobs in Hawaii

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Student Support Counselor

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Student Support Counselor

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