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Highest Paying States for Other Business Operations Specialists

The highest paying states for other business operations specialists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of other business operations specialists in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $94,800, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for other business operations specialists. It is followed by Maryland (average annual salary $85,040). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of other business operations specialists in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Business Operations Specialists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$94,800
$56,820 31,400
2 Maryland
$85,040
$49,830 21,610
3 Massachusetts
$81,380
$47,510 13,240
4 Virginia
$79,830
$50,110 31,640
5 Alabama
$79,390
$46,730 7,230
6 Rhode Island
$77,800
$46,780 2,350
7 Alaska
$77,150
$50,160 2,840
8 New York
$75,700
$43,940 26,090
9 Delaware
$75,050
$52,910 1,430
10 California
$74,810
$39,800 156,510
11 Colorado
$74,610
$42,830 40,580
12 Pennsylvania
$74,350
$44,660 15,920
13 Texas
$74,230
$41,390 78,270
14 New Jersey
$73,600
$45,430 43,460
15 Connecticut
$72,690
$41,320 7,680
16 Washington
$72,320
$43,000 34,370
17 Hawaii
$70,350
$41,800 4,610
18 Nebraska
$70,120
$38,510 4,370
19 Oklahoma
$69,120
$40,670 4,910
20 Georgia
$67,850
$36,360 36,290
21 Guam
$67,730
$37,280 280
22 North Carolina
$67,580
$41,330 31,740
23 Missouri
$67,300
$38,310 14,990
24 Kansas
$66,530
$38,510 7,680
25 South Dakota
$66,240
$42,050 670
26 West Virginia
$65,270
$33,770 2,720
27 New Hampshire
$65,000
$39,670 2,510
28 Ohio
$64,990
$35,760 34,570
29 Michigan
$64,840
$35,770 30,440
30 Utah
$64,700
$37,970 8,170
31 Wyoming
$64,700
$36,620 1,180
32 Oregon
$64,560
$35,990 17,080
33 Minnesota
$64,530
$38,900 23,220
34 North Dakota
$64,220
$40,790 2,230
35 Idaho
$64,210
$34,350 2,820
36 Nevada
$63,940
$39,460 6,580
37 Kentucky
$63,720
$35,510 9,490
38 Florida
$62,800
$34,050 74,050
39 New Mexico
$62,700
$36,210 6,650
40 Mississippi
$62,640
$33,180 3,000
41 Arizona
$62,010
$31,290 16,330
42 Maine
$62,010
$36,650 3,680
43 Illinois
$62,000
$32,470 56,230
44 South Carolina
$61,510
$34,610 4,000
45 Wisconsin
$61,180
$39,140 10,470
46 Vermont
$60,890
$40,680 1,210
47 Iowa
$60,250
$33,910 9,860
48 Virgin Islands
$57,850
$36,210 160
49 Montana
$57,800
$32,440 3,320
50 Tennessee
$56,840
$33,100 14,950
51 Arkansas
$55,770
$29,290 6,070
52 Indiana
$54,900
$23,820 12,600
53 Louisiana
$49,760
$27,910 18,100
54 Puerto Rico
$31,220
$19,620 6,110
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