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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 $92,980, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for other business operations specialists. It is followed by Maryland (average annual salary $84,040). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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
$92,980
$57,000 31,000
2 Maryland
$84,040
$52,180 21,060
3 Virginia
$79,730
$50,600 30,530
4 Massachusetts
$79,630
$45,330 11,550
5 New York
$78,090
$47,270 23,420
6 Alabama
$77,010
$44,810 6,870
7 Alaska
$75,500
$49,670 2,830
8 California
$75,360
$40,670 138,000
9 Texas
$74,770
$43,350 67,810
10 Rhode Island
$74,120
$41,680 2,160
11 Colorado
$73,890
$41,860 40,420
12 Pennsylvania
$72,790
$43,780 15,900
13 Washington
$71,920
$43,300 32,530
14 New Jersey
$71,830
$44,660 44,410
15 Delaware
$70,750
$44,380 1,190
16 Connecticut
$70,520
$40,310 7,870
17 Oklahoma
$69,130
$40,030 4,750
18 Nebraska
$69,110
$41,540 4,540
19 Georgia
$65,600
$36,010 34,010
20 Missouri
$65,500
$37,940 14,710
21 Kansas
$65,370
$38,320 8,330
22 North Carolina
$65,180
$38,790 34,370
23 Hawaii
$65,020
$36,970 4,770
24 Wyoming
$65,010
$38,130 1,220
25 New Hampshire
$64,630
$41,450 3,570
26 Arizona
$64,610
$34,540 12,320
27 Utah
$64,500
$35,450 7,710
28 West Virginia
$64,010
$32,320 2,740
29 Ohio
$63,930
$36,530 33,180
30 Idaho
$63,800
$34,880 2,660
31 South Dakota
$63,650
$38,790 730
32 Vermont
$63,650
$45,570 930
33 Arkansas
$63,460
$34,090 9,220
34 Minnesota
$63,160
$38,920 24,500
35 Florida
$62,680
$35,320 77,000
36 South Carolina
$61,910
$33,710 3,970
37 Illinois
$61,710
$32,560 54,880
38 Maine
$61,510
$37,530 3,430
39 Michigan
$61,230
$34,070 26,280
40 Oregon
$61,230
$32,870 15,260
41 Kentucky
$60,690
$36,290 8,280
42 New Mexico
$59,980
$32,030 7,240
43 North Dakota
$59,790
$35,690 2,550
44 Virgin Islands
$59,300
$35,480 130
45 Nevada
$59,240
$33,550 6,220
46 Wisconsin
$59,020
$32,700 11,140
47 Mississippi
$58,760
$31,450 3,220
48 Iowa
$58,650
$32,560 10,270
49 Tennessee
$56,610
$32,540 12,880
50 Montana
$55,980
$32,660 3,200
51 Indiana
$53,360
$22,120 13,600
52 Louisiana
$48,420
$26,550 17,430
53 Puerto Rico
$30,470
$19,060 6,580
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